Lais Alexander
MA
Lais Alexander
MA

Psychotherapist

Pronouns: She/Her/Ela
Self-exploration can be challenging yet liberating. Learning who we are and who we are meant to become is rewarding for ourselves and others. There are many ways to get there, and therapy is one. Therapy is a safe space for this self-examination. After a while, you will learn your rhythm and feel more confident applying the learned tools. The most crucial piece is the relationship between therapist and client for a true transformation.
I work primarily with two counseling frameworks, Gestalt therapy, and Feminist therapy. I take a multicultural and social-justice approach in my sessions. I mainly utilize talk therapy and creative tools whenever that makes sense for your clinical work and personality. What matters the most is that you feel comfortable being here while accomplishing the goals you set up for your life.

We also embrace the natural uncomfortable feeling of undergoing therapy.
I am confident in my listening skills, empathy, humor, desire to learn from others, and being genuine. Our time together is meaningful and powerful. I create a non-judgemental and transparent space to grow. I have years of experience working with communities and helping clients thrive outside our clinic walls (virtual or physical) by utilizing and developing their personal and external resources. I support individuals and families through transitions and challenges involving relationships and communication. Managing our various moods and self-regulation is also one of my strengths. I have vast experience working with youth and families in different clinical settings. Among the diverse group, I also work with immigrants and refugees. Moving to a different culture can be difficult, and every help counts. I am here to help you increase wellness and find your priorities. I am an affirmative therapist, and you can be your true self in session. I can offer my services both in English and Portuguese.
I will help you become more aware of your feelings, thoughts, and actions and work towards integrating them so you can feel wholeheartedly in the world. Together, we will identify the limitations and the possibilities of your environment. That way, we know when/where to fight and when to redirect the energy somewhere else.
Self-exploration is a journey;

I would be honored to witness your growth.

Age Groups
Adolescent
Young Adult
Adult
Older Adult
Age 12-18
Age 19-21
Age 21-64
Age 65+
Specialties:
● Life transitions
● Confidence and esteem issues
● Relationships
● Family dynamics
● Trauma
● Anxiety/Depression
● Mood Disorders
● Play therapy
● LGBTQIA+ Counseling
● College and School issues
● Self differentiation and exploration in teenager/youth years
● Parenthood
● Self-Advocacy

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