Alex Messbarger is a Licensed Master Social Worker and Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher. She received her Master of Social Work from Columbia University on the clinical track with a concentration in Mental Health. Alex has experience in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Trauma-Informed Care. She is invested in an approach emphasizing a more integrative, dynamic, and holistic take on mental health, identifying all aspects of an individual’s life that impact their wellbeing. Alex believes in working in partnership with clients, utilizing their strengths to help them sort out their challenges and achieve their goals. Through her work, she is passionate about fostering a safe, healing, and non-judgmental space where clients can tell their stories, gain insight into how that has impacted them and create a new reality that is more fulfilling. Alex is also a Reiki Master and in her free time, she enjoys traveling, writing poetry, and making jewelry.
Only two things can reveal life’s great secrets: suffering and love. - Paulo Coelho