Alexa Yassi, LMFT
Alexa is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has worked with children, adolescents, adults and families affected by trauma and adversity. Being trained as a Marriage and Family Therapist, she takes a systems approach in working with the family as an emotional unit where the expectations, needs, and desires of all family members are considered. Alexa has advanced training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a psychotherapy technique that can provide significant relief from trauma-related symptoms, ineffective belief patterns and many other emotional problems. In addition to helping children and adolescents, Alexa also specializes in working with couples who find themselves stuck in negative communication patterns. Alexa utilizes Emotion Focused Couples Therapy (EFT), an attachment-based model, to help partners rebuild their emotional connection and find new ways of communicating.
Alexa takes a collaborative approach with her clients and focuses on creating an open and safe space to help clients feel understood and able to find the tools they need to heal from the past, find meaning and joy in the present, and embrace hope for their future. She incorporates a Christian faith-based approach in helping individuals find emotional and spiritual health.
In her spare time, Alexa enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with loved ones. She cherishes moments of connection with others and a connection with God.