Alexandra’s intention is to create a safe, attuned, compassionate and non-judgmental presence in which healing, growth and connection is possible.
She has worked more than 16 years in non-profit community mental health and addiction agencies, as well as child-welfare. Currently, she’s employed at a hospital providing clinical services in the outpatient, mental health and addictions department. Alexandra has her Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto and has her Certificate in Couple and Family Therapy Studies from the University of Guelph. She is a Compassionate Inquiry Facilitator, Practitioner and Circle Leader. Alexandra also has a private practice where she works with diverse populations including individuals, couples and families.
She is an associate member of the Canadian Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
English, Spanish, German
Other Certified Training
Compassionate Inquiry Certified Practitioner (2021), Completed Compassionate Inquiry year training (2020), completed compassionate inquiry Mentorship (2020), and continue to grow as an intern with the CI facilitator team (2020-2021). EFT Externship (2019), CBT for anxiety and depression(2019), Solution Focused Brief Therapy Model with EFAP (2018), Safe-T Risk Suicide Assessment (2016), Practical Treatment of Anxiety and Panic attacks(2016), Ontario Problem Gambling Provincial Forum-CAMH (2016), Healing trauma through the emotional brain, Lakeridge Health (2016), Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist-National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (2016), Introduction ti problem gambling, CAMH (2015), Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training- ASIST (2014), Harm Reduction Strategies, Dr Gabor Mate (2013), “The Myth of Normal Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective/In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts-close encounters with addictions.” Mutual Aid Support Groups, Lakeridge Health (2012), Ericksonian Psychotherapy &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Hypnotherapy: fundamentals with Jeff Zelig, PhD- The Milton Erickson Institute (2010), Solution Focused Interviewing, Family Services Durham, (2009). Associate member of Canadian Association of Family Therapists (CAMFT), Psychology Today Verified.
Registered Social Worker
addiction, ADHD, adolescents, anxiety, couples, depression, eating disorders, grief and loss, LGBTQI2, sexual abuse, trauma