ALEXANDRA WHICKER, M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT
Licensed Psychotherapist / Art Therapist & Trauma Specialist
Alexandra (Alex) Whicker is a Trauma-Informed Licensed, Registered & Nationally Board Certified Art Therapist.
Alex received a BA from Converse College in Art Therapy & Psychology and a MA from Long Island University in Clinical Creative Arts Therapy & Counseling. She is is currently on track to receive an additional MA in Mental Health Counseling and will pursue dual licensure.
Alex completed training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) through the Medical University of South Carolina, a week-long intensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) with Lane Pederson, Psy.D and receives ongoing DBT-informed mentoring within the practice. Alex was recently selected to participate in a year-long training with the Kint Training Institute which focuses on the integration of creative therapies with trauma-informed practices. Alex has experience working with a range of populations including adults with anxiety, depression, personality disorders, PTSD and survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking. She’s also extensively worked with children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disorders.
Alex creates space for individuals to explore and express themselves authentically and safely. She encourages and supports her clients to gain insight and foster personal growth as they work towards achieving their goals. She is passionate about supporting those who are undergoing transitions and working towards being the self they deserve to be.