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About Me

Rebecca Alexander, LCSW, MPH, is a psychodynamic psychotherapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy.  I currently maintain a private practice in Manhattan.

With over 9 years of experience as an individual, couples, and family therapist, I am a graduate of the American Institute for Psychoanalysis specializing in psychodynamic psychotherapy.  I am currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among my areas of expertise are: depression and anxiety, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, relationship issues, family problems, divorce,  job stress, disability, and chronic illness.

I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges.  I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with individuals to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Education
American Institute for Psychoanalysis (Certified 2010)

Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health (MPH, 2005)
Sociomedical Sciences: Health Promotion Disease Prevention

Columbia University School of Social Work (MSW, 2005)
Advanced Clinical Practice

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (BA, 2001)
American Culture

License, Certifications & Awards

Licenced Clinical Social Worker

Distinguished Alumnus of the Year (Head Royce, 2013)

Additional Training:

Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)

Fluent in American Sign Language and Tactile Sign Language

Professional Activities and Memberships:

National Association of Social Workers

National Eating Disorders Association

Eastern Group Psychotherapy Society

American Institute for Psychoanalysis board member

Columbia University Alumni Association

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