Alex Zima

MS Ed., MA, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate

Alex Zima

MS Ed., MA, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision. Supervisor: Hannah Tosch, LCMHCS, License # S11536
Primary Credential: Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate - A16139
Billing and Insurance:

I do not work with insurance companies

Fees: Free initial phone consultation​
Regular counseling sessions are typically 50 minutes long.
​My out-of-pocket counseling fee for treatment is $110.00 (+3.5% processing fee) per 50-minute session, payable at each visit.

Initial session fee of $130.00 (+3.5% processing fee) for a full 60 minutes to complete initial intake.

I accept credit or debit cards through electronic processing as payment.

Creditdebit cards will be charged an additional 3.5% electronic processing fee per transaction.

I do not bill insurance.
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability


Raleigh, North Carolina 27604

My Approach to Helping

I specialize in helping clients navigate the deep inner journey of grief and loss, end-of-life, anxiety, sleep dysregulation, post-traumatic symptoms, caregiver stress, psycho-spiritual integration, and major life transitions-combining proven holistic, mind-body clinical mental health counseling and mindfulness-based methodologies.

I also offer ​individualized mindfulness coaching to focus and deepen your mindfulness practice, navigate roadblocks and integrate insights into your mental health journey-including an 8-week MBSR curriculum delivered as a personalized weekly class.

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA)
Masters degree in Holistic Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Salve Regina University, Newport, RI
Qualified Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Instructor trained at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, Center for Mindfulness, Shrewsbury, MA
10+ years delivering wellness education through online, video, and in-person formats, 6 years grief counseling experience, 3 years full time in-person and telecounseling grief and mental health counseling experience
20+ year personal mindfulness, meditation, and yoga practice

I am committed to serving clients that reflect diversity in race, culture, gender identity, expression and orientation, and stage of life.

All services are offered via secure, safe, and convenient telecounseling video or phone sessions.

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More Info About My Practice

My approach: Client-centered, strengths-based, compassionate and grounded in evidence-based methods including:

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
​Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Somatic Experiencing
Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC)
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness
Existential Psychology
Positive Psychology​​

8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) curriculum delivered as a personalized weekly class and customized mindfulness instruction
unlock potential for leadership and creativity
optimize academic performance
focus and deepen your mindfulness, meditation and contemplative practices
navigate common challenges in a personal meditation practice, including trauma safety
integrate insight and intuition into your mental health journey
​build emotional resilience for HSPs, intuitives and empaths
explore mindfulness as a path through grief

Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • Spanish

Industries & Communities Served

  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Depression
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Fear
  • First Responders
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Individuation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Panic
  • Perfectionism
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Love
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Somatization
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Terminal Illness
  • Values Clarification
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Depth Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Positive Psychology
  • Transpersonal Psychotherapy

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