Alexandra Block, M.A., is a Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist (#105759) with Inneractions Treatment Center. She is extensively trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy, and applies this knowledge in addition to multiple other evidence based approaches to her work with people struggling with addiction. She has experience in working with the particular difficulties that can occur all across the lifespan and for all members of the family adoption triad. She is ASIST certified, competent in assessing and addressing suicidal thoughts, behaviors, and applying interventions.
A native Californian, Alexandra developed her drive and empathetic skills by competing in the equestrian arena from a very young age. During her initial training is when she began to discover her belief that honoring and respecting the humanity in each client is of the utmost importance and integral to her clinical work. Within this includes a strong reverence for a corehuman need—a connection to other human beings.
Alexandra holds her M.A. in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University, she focused her studies in Spiritual and Depth Psychology — an integration of mindfulness, transpersonal, and Jungian modalities, where the therapist’s goal is to help the client unite their conscious with the unconscious in a quest for wholeness and spiritual connectedness. Alexandra formerly worked with clients across the age and gender spectrum at Counseling West where she utilized Sandtray therapy. She has experience and extensive training in crisis management and suicide prevention through Didi Hirsch.
Alexandra is currently pursuing her doctorate at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology to further advance her knowledge in the field.