Personal Bio & Interests
Ms. Alexander completed her Masters of Social Work at the University of Utah and has been licensed for over 17 years. She currently works with adolescents and adults in individual, family, and couples therapy in addition to facilitating several types of therapy groups. She helps those who suffer from depressive and anxiety disorders, various types of grief and personality disorders. She works with survivors of domestic violence and more specifically those who have endured physical, sexual and emotional abuse. In particular, she is experienced with those suffering developmental and complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and often co-occurring substance and behavioral addictions. She has worked with military families in multiple settings. Some of the treatment modalities Ms. Alexander employs are Cognitive Processing Training, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and the Stage of Change model of Motivational Interviewing. She is certified as a Substance Abuse Counselor and has a Certificate from the University of Utah Alcohol and Drug Program. She also has training in Seeking Safety. Ms. Alexander has worked for the House of Hope Mother and Childrens Substance Abuse Program, Center for Family Development, Department of Corrections, Davis Behavioral Health Substance Abuse, Odyssey House, and St. Johns Therapy. Ms. Alexander is originally from the Oregon Coast where she grew up and had seven children. She is the proud Gramee of 25 grandchildren and Great-Gramee of one.