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Alexandra Portnoy

MS, LMFT, Counseling
Licensed in: CA
Board Certified Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Alexandra Portnoy

With over 14 years of experience in the mental health field, Alex is a licensed therapist dedicated to helping individuals on their path to healing. Graduating with honors from Cal State University of Northridge with a Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy, Alex has a proven track record of making a positive impact on her clients.

Alex's career has been marked by a commitment to helping vulnerable populations. She worked closely with probation-based youth, DCFS, and foster youth for over 11 years, gaining invaluable experience in addressing complex mental health and substance use issues. Her role evolved into Clinical Program Director, showcasing her leadership and clinical skills.

For the past 2.5 years, Alex has been a Clinical Lead in telehealth, specializing in adult therapy. She employs evidence-based approaches like CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) to customize treatment plans to each client's unique needs.

Alex's patient-centered philosophy ensures clients feel heard and valued, promoting healing and personal growth. Outside of her profession, she enjoys hikes, yoga, and quality time with family and friends, fostering a holistic approach to wellness.

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