Alexa Connors (she/her/hers)
Alexa Connors is a highly skilled and empathetic social worker who has dedicated her career to helping young adults and adolescents overcome the challenges they face. With a Master of Science in Social Work degree from Columbia School of Social Work, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Fordham University, Alexa brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her work.
Throughout her career, Alexa has worked extensively with young adults and adolescents struggling with a variety of mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, identity, life transitions, substance abuse, and trauma. She specializes in working with individuals from the LGBTQ+ community, individuals who are exploring their identity, and individuals who have experienced sexual violence. Her clients consistently praise her compassionate approach and her ability to create a safe and supportive environment where they can explore their thoughts and feelings without judgment.
Alexa’s training in Motivational Interviewing (MI), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) allows her to tailor her approach to each individual’s unique needs and preferences. She also incorporates a variety of other models, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Psychodynamic Therapy, and Mindfulness in her work.
One of Alexa’s core beliefs is that all individuals hold multifaceted identities, and that all aspects of identity are important and worth exploring. She understands the importance of acknowledging and honoring each person’s unique experiences and perspectives, and she is committed to creating a collaborative and empowering therapeutic relationship with her clients.
Alexa’s dedication to her clients and her passion for helping others make her a highly sought-after social worker and mental health advocate. She is a valuable asset to any organization, and her work is a testament to the positive impact that compassionate and evidence-based mental health care can have on individuals, families, and communities.