Alex K

Other Info

Pronouns: she/her/hers/them/their/theirs

Credentials: Ph.D, Marriage & Family Therapist (SC: #4653, NY: #001850), CAC, CASAC II

General Availability: Mon – Fri evenings

Specialties: Addiction, Couples, Anxiety, Depression, Gender non-conforming, Transgender identity exploration, Teens, Suicide Prevention Care

Guiding Principle: There is nothing like seeing my community go from being in a desperate state, seemingly lost, to finding a place of belonging and validity in their lived experiences.

Additional Training or Expertise: Certified Death Doula – International Association of Professions Career College; 2021 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace Certificate – University South Florida, 2021; Certified Dialect Behavior Therapy (DBT) Therapist – BTECH, 2019 & Evergreen, 2021; Certified Personality Disorder Treatment Provider (C-PD) – Evergreen, 2021; Certified Grief Counseling Specialist (CGCS) Certification – Evergreen, 2021; Psychological Autopsy Interviewer – American Association of Suicidology, 2019; Certified SafeTALK, ASIST, and Suicide 2 Hope Trainer – Living Works; SPRC Certified Assessment and Management of Suicide Risk Trainer; Certified Connect Suicide Postvention Trainer – Level 1; Certified Youth Bereavement Support Group Facilitator Trainer – America Foundation Suicide Prevention
Additional Professional Affiliations: Gay & Lesbian Medical Association
Undergrad / Grad Schools: Bond University / Northcentral University
What I’m most proud of in my work with clients:

Being witness to another person’s personal growth.

What inspires me:

My child – They are Queer Deaf youth that battles congenital disorder and amazes me everyday with their power to perseverance.

What someone would be surprised to know about me:

I’m an introvert

Favorite movie: Anything with zombies!
Favorite book: Too many to name by one of my top five “The invitation” by Oriah Mountain Dreamer
Where I’m from originally: South Africa