Alexis Acevedo was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y! She earned her undergraduate degree from St. Francis College and graduate degree in Mental Health Counseling from Brooklyn College. In addition to being a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Alexis, is also a Master’s level Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor.
Alexis uses an integrative counseling approach with emphasis on person-centered and holistic exercises. She believes we all carry the weight of our experiences, which help to shape how we perceive and move though our world. Alexis works mindfully with the intention to understand unique perspectives and welcome them, which is why she encourages her clients to bring all parts of themself into therapy sessions. It’s Alexis’s goal to use connection, compassion, and curiosity, to help center clients as the expert of their own experience; she achieves this by offering a welcoming, affirming, space free of judgement and negativity.
Alexis has specialized training and expertise in not-for-profit leadership and program development. Her work in the not-for-profit sector has led to collaborating with individuals working through anxiety, depression, relationship issues, matters connected to chemical dependency, in addition to symptoms related to serious and persistent mental illness and life transitions.
In her spare time Alexis enjoys horseback riding, hiking, reading, traveling and exploring new restaurants all throughout New York.