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Couple by a Lake
Couple by a Lake

About Me

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

With over 11 years of experience as an individual, couples, and family therapist, Rebecca holds two master's degrees from Columbia University in Public Health (Sociomedical Sciences: Health Promotion Disease Prevention) and Clinical Social Work. Rebecca received post-graduate training at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and earned her psychodynamic psychotherapy certification from the American Institute for Psychoanalysis. Rebecca is also certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) and she is fluent in American Sign Language and Tactile Sign Language.   

Rebecca is a very interractive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges.  She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, She works with individuals to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

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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