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Ryan Alexander

Ryan Alexander, MA, LAC is a Licensed Associate Counselor. Ryan dedicates himself to understanding his clients by utilizing empathy, nonjudgement, and a strengths-based approach. He seeks to provide safety and support for his clients to discover the best ways to meet their own goals through counseling. He works from an Adlerian counseling modality (a holistic, goal-oriented approach) but also draws from a variety of empirical techniques from different modalities including cognitive-behavioral orientations, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, attachment-based counseling, and humanistic approaches.

Ryan is passionate about supporting couples in their journey to re-establish their connection. Utilizing his training in EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy) he provides a non-judgmental space for couples to examine a deeper line of communication that can allow for each partner in the relationship to better support one another.

Ryan also has training in ERP (Exposure Response Prevention) and enjoys working with individuals struggling with symptoms of OCD, phobias, and social anxiety.

Ryan spent 6 years in business intelligence prior to pursuing his passion, the field of counseling. He has also spent another 3 years working in higher education at his alma mater La Salle University. He volunteers for the Crisis Text Line and has been on a crisis on-call rotation at La Salle University providing him with training, and experience dealing with individuals in crisis.

“Know all the theories, master all the techniques, but as you touch a human soul be just another human soul” -Carl Jung

Expertise:

  • Older children, adolescents, adults, and couples
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP) for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Life changes/transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance use
  • Grief and loss

NJ license 37AC00651500

Fee: $120 per 45 – 50 minute session ($150 for the initial appointment)