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Counseling Intern

    -Adolescents & Adults (16+)

    -QTBIPOC & LGBTQIA2+

    -Mixed race, bicultural and/or third culture

    -Highly sensitive people, empaths & helpers

    -Trauma & Complex Trauma

    -Attachment & Family of Origin

    -Identity Development & Self Esteem

    -Internalized Oppression

    -Racial Trauma & Acculturation

    -Life Transitions

    -Grief & Loss

    -Emotional Regulation & Mindfulness

    -Anxiety & Depression

*Art Therapist

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CC does not accept insurance. Fees are on a sliding scale which will be agreed upon before meeting for a full session.

CC's fees:

  • 50-minute session for individuals: $35-$100

  • 50-minute session for families and relationships: $35-$100;

  • 80-minute session for families and relationships: $50-$150.

CC Alexander, Clinical Intern

Pronouns: she/they

"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." -James Baldwin

I view therapy as a way of unpacking the internal and external barriers that keep us from living a life aligned with our values and from becoming our true authentic selves: it is never too late to experiment with new ways of being.

 

As a queer, transracially adopted, Korean Filipinx American femme, the intersection of these identities of oppression and privilege perpetually challenge and inspire me in all arenas of life, including this work. I wholeheartedly believe in learning how to creatively harness the innate wisdom and power of one's own body towards personal and collective liberation. In addition to talk therapy, I invite clients to explore their full range of expression through art making, breathwork, and movement. I show up to every therapeutic relationship with an intent to foster a collaborative, consensual, brave, and radically affirming space in order to honor this courageous work.

My approach...

I am a trauma-informed art therapist. I work from an anti-oppression, intersectional, and multicultural lens. My individualized approach aims to build affirmative relationships with clients from a creative, somatic and attachment focus. I integrate elements of attachment theory, feminist theory, internal family systems, somatic techniques and the creative arts within session.

 

My areas of speciality include identity exploration and reclamation, coming out, transitioning, racial trauma, boundary work, increasing self-esteem and confidence, meaning making amidst times of change, navigating loss, and striving for balance in life and trust within self.

 

I work with many clients who are survivors of childhood trauma. I also gravitate to working with historically underserved populations and individuals who navigate multiple marginalized identities, including those who identify as QTBIPOC and/or LGBTQIA2+, mixed race, bicultural and/or third culture individuals. Together we will work to detect, reject, and replace the spectrum of internalized oppressive messaging that surrounds early relational and systemic trauma, including experiences with race, ethnicity, generation, gender, sexuality, class, ability, neurodiversity, religion, spirituality, multiculturalism, family of origin, self-identity, and visibility from a trauma-informed and culturally responsive foundation.

 

We will begin wherever you are, however you’re able: micro shifts are often trailheads to big transformation.

Professional training & memberships...

I am currently pursuing a dual Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy from Antioch University Seattle, both a CAAHEP & CACREP-accredited institution. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Photography and Psychology from The Evergreen State College.

 

I have worked in a variety of settings, including a community mental health agency that specializes in trans and LGBQIA+ affirming care. I have served across the developmental lifespan with preschoolers, refugee youth, and elders, celebrating work in anti-bias education, social emotional learning, and community-based art therapy.