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Meet Alexis Cohen, LCSW

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Alexis is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) specializing in Anxiety, Depression, OCD, Phobias and related disorders. Alexis earned her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, complemented by a minor in Communications specialized in healthcare. Furthering her education, she obtained a Master of Arts from The University of Chicago, specializing in Clinical Mental Health. With a wealth of experience spanning from adolescents to adults across diverse environments, Alexis employs a therapeutic framework blending Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT). Alexis champions a collaborative approach to treatment, empowering her clients to leverage their strengths for progress and healing. Additionally, Alexis has undergone Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training.

Characterized by empathy, compassion, and a touch of humor, Alexis cultivates a safe and inclusive environment for her clients, ensuring they feel supported throughout their therapeutic journey.

Alexis has been a phenomenal therapist! She is genuine, compassionate, and extremely great at listening and adapting to what I need during session. She has been a pleasure to work with!

— LOA Patient

Education:

University of Chicago

Master of Social Work

University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Bachelor of Arts in Social Work

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Clinical Interests:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)Adolescent AnxietyBlood Injury PhobiaBody-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs)Career Anxiety & CounselingContamination OCDDepressionDialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)Fear of DogsFear of FlyingGeneralized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)Health AnxietyInsomnia & Sleep AnxietyLGBTQIA+ CommunityMaternal & Postpartum AnxietyMindfulnessMotivational InterviewingObsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)Panic DisorderPerfectionismPerformance Anxiety & Public SpeakingPhobiasRelationship OCDSeparation AnxietySex & AnxietySexual Orientation OCD (SO-OCD)Social AnxietyTourette Syndrome & Tic DisorderVomit Phobia (Emetophobia)Women's Health

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