Alex is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working and training at TBC for CBT since January 2019 when she began her MSW internship under the supervision of Sarah Coker, LCSW. 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). After graduating, Alex stayed with TBC for CBT as an MSW, Registered Clinical Social Work Intern under the supervision of Nancy Gordon, LCSW, clinic owner. During those two years, she has trained intensively in DBT, and other evidence-based treatments and is working towards DBT-LBC Certification and achieved her license in July, 2022.
Prior to being at TBC for CBT, Alex had 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. This experience, plus her training at TBC for CBT has made her an amazingly competent therapist who can work with teens and adults with just about any complex clinical needs.
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 to achieve their ‘Life Worth Living Goals”.