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Counselors & Appointments

Alexandra Malin, LMHC

For Telehealth/Online Appointments

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Counseling Style

Alexandra takes a nurturing and empathic approach to her work with clients.  She believes that building a therapeutic relationship and creating a safe space for clients to share is essential to the work.  Alexandra believes that it is important to provide guidance and direct feedback in an effort to facilitate positive change.  She is flexible, understanding, and adjusts her style to meet the needs of her clients.  This person-centered lens allows for individuals to feel a sense of support that is free from judgment. 

Experience

Alexandra has been a practitioner in the field for 16 years.  She has a Masters of Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University and is licensed as a Mental Health Counselor in the state of Massachusetts.  She has worked in outpatient, residential and school-based settings as well as having been the Director of a partial hospitalization program.  Alexandra has had the pleasure of training masters and doctoral level clinicians and interns and truly loves teaching others about mental health. 

Specialties

  • Self-Injurious Behaviors/Self-harm
  • Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD/ADD)
  • Peak Performance/Performance Anxiety
  • Academic/Occupational/Work Issues/Career
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety/Panic/Phobias
  • Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Health/Medical Problems

Clinical Modalities + Treatments

  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Expressive Arts Therapy (Art/Music/Dance Therapy)
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT)

If you are looking for a safe space to explore feelings and receive support, please don’t hesitate to reach out.  Take a deep breath, we are in this together!

Authored Articles & Interviews

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Clinical Supervisor and Mental Health Counselor in MA: Interview with Alexandra Malin, LMHC

November 28, 2022

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4 Tips for Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder

December 9, 2022

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Codependency: How to Break Codependency in Relationships

January 12, 2023

How to Help Your Loved One Who Self-Harms

March 23, 2023

Mental Health Tips for College Students

August 24, 2023

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How to Support a Loved One at Risk of Suicide

September 15, 2023