Alexis is a Licensed Master Social Worker specialized in behavioral health. Alexis is supported by clinical supervision as she guides adults, children, couples and families through anxiety, life transitions, trauma, reclaiming pleasures in everyday life, grief and loss, and breakdowns of trust and communication. She prioritizes building and maintaining an alliance with her clients. Alexis utilizes therapeutic modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, and trauma focused therapy to further a client’s growth. Alexis' areas of interest included but are not limited to Women's mental health, child and adolescent development, family dynamics and relationships. She is skilled in providing supportive guidance through childhood trauma, grief and loss, life transitions/adjustments, and behavioral health related disorders.
Message to clients: “My clients are the experts on their lives, and I work from a client-centered approach to help them experience meaningful gains. I am known for supporting and educating clients throughout their journey. Life can be hard and throw some serious curveballs our way! I help you learn to navigate through those curveballs and function as your best self with a tribe of supporters! I know getting started can be intimidating, but just by coming this far proves you’re brave enough to schedule your consultation call today! I can’t wait to meet you!”
Currently, Alexis is a primary therapist at JEM Wellness and Counseling, PLLC. In her spare time, she serves as a supportive group counselor for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault at the Houston Area Women's Center.
Alexis received her Master’s degree from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work in 2019. During that time, she practiced as an inpatient Social Worker at Memorial Hermann Health System where she provided brief crisis counseling to children (ages: 8 to 12 years old), adults, couples and families experiencing homelessness, trauma, and newly diagnosed behavioral health disorders. In 2016, Alexis practiced as an individual counselor and co-facilitated groups at Austin Recovery for women experiencing substance abuse.
Alexis has extensive experience in working with those experiencing depression, anxiety, and trauma. Alexis currently offers both in-person therapy sessions and online distance counseling sessions. Distance counseling can be beneficial for those who have barriers that prevent them from attending in-person office appointments.