Alexandra is an Associate Social Worker with a background in working with children and teens in various settings. She has taught yoga and creative writing to incarcerated youth and designed Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction groups for caregivers and parents of children with cancer. Through these experiences, she has come to appreciate and fully recognize the value in starting where the client is and honoring them as the expert in their own lives. She is particularly inspired by the challenge of formulating unique and individualized interventions that stem from a strengths based perspective and utilize aspects of mindfulness, movement and expressive arts. She is also an avid surfer and lover of all things aquatic.