Founder • Licensed Therapist
Alex is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned a Master of Social Work degree from the USC with a concentration in Children and Families and a sub-concentration in Military Social Work.

Welcome to Thrive In Life Therapy, where your story is honored, your struggles understood, and your healing journey embraced. I’m Alexandra, a compassionate and trauma informed therapist who specializes in anxiety, depression, and trauma. With 20 years of experience, I’ve walked alongside individuals like you, empowering them to navigate life’s challenges with resilience and strength.

As a therapist deeply committed to healing, I recognize the profound influence of childhood experiences & trauma and its impact into our adult lives. Our early years lay the foundation for the patterns, cycles, the way we view ourselves and the world. By exploring the intricacies of your upbringing with compassion and insight, we can unravel the threads of these patterns, fostering awareness and insight. Together, we'll navigate the terrain of your past, uncovering how it shapes your present reality. Through this journey of self-discovery, healing becomes not just a possibility, but a transformative reality.

My approach is tailored to your unique needs, blending evidence-based techniques with empathy and understanding. Whether it's exploring the roots of your anxiety, untangling the complexities of depression, or gently addressing past traumas, our sessions will be a space for growth and healing. Beyond mere coping strategies, my goal is to equip you with the tools to thrive.

I believe in the inherent resilience of the human spirit and the profound capacity for transformation that lies within each of us. No matter how daunting the journey may seem, know that you're not alone. With dedication, courage, and support, we'll navigate the path toward a brighter, more fulfilling tomorrow.

‌If you're ready to embark on this journey of self-discovery and healing, I encourage you to take this step forward. Reach out today, and let's begin this transformative voyage together. Your healing journey starts here, and I'm here to support you every step of the way.

Specialties: Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Multicultural issues, Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence, Neglect, Sexual Assault, Abandonment, Combat Trauma, Military Families, Military Sexual Assault, Racial/Social Injustice, Sexual Exploitation/Trafficking, Incarceration, Work/Life Balance, Healthy Boundaries, Life Transitions, Stress Management, Self Esteem, Confidence, Fitness/Mental Health Alliance, LGBTQIA+ Populations, College Students, Attachment Issues

‌Approaches to Treatment: EMDR, CBT, Inner Child Work, Trauma Processing, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Strengths Based, Polyvagal Theory, Psychodynamic Theory, Attachment Theory

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