Alex is a Registered Clinical Social Work Intern therapist who has been working and training at TBC for CBT since January 2019. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology and Criminology in 2018 and Master’s in Social Work in 2020 at the University of South Florida (USF). During her Master’s program, she completed an intensive internship under the supervision of Sarah Coker, LCSW.
Alex has over 2 years of experience as a Sexual Assault Victim Advocate and On-Call Advocate at the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay and USF Victim Advocacy where she provided crisis intervention, safety planning, psychoeducation, community referrals, emotional support and responded to forensic medical exams 24/7 for survivors of sexual violence. Alex has worked with adolescents in DJJ (Department of Juvenile Justice) by providing CBT, TF-CBT, and Family Therapy to help reduce recidivism and aid in reintegration. She also has past experience working with children who have experienced abuse, neglect, or abandonment through Guardian Ad Litem.
Alex’s interests include eating food from different countries all over the world and animal welfare. She is passionate about helping others, DBT, and continuing her work with people who have experienced trauma by becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.