Alexandra Kadish

MHC-LP

Alexandra Kadish

MHC-LP

Professions: Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a therapist practicing under supervision. Supervisor: Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Primary Credential: Mental Health Counselor - Limited Permit - 104068-01
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • NYSHIP Empire Plan
  • United Health Care
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

Douglas Psychotherapy Services, PC
77 Water Street
New York, New York 10005

My Approach to Helping

Alexandra sets up clients for therapy success by utilizing a strengths-based and trauma-informed approach, incorporating mindfulness, person-centered, family systems, psychodynamic, and other therapies as appropriate for each individual. She works with clients who are navigating abuse, family conflict, separation, ambiguous loss, trauma, anxiety, and depression as well as helping them to explore life transitions, identity, relationships, and self-esteem concerns. She views each client as author of their own story and strives to understand the context from which they come. She is committed to journeying alongside clients as they seek healing.

Her prior therapeutic work involves assisting clients in overcoming both short and long-term mental and emotional issues/disorders from conducting initial assessments to defining patient goals and building trusting relationships. She has supported adults and children experiencing challenges like trauma exposure, mental illness, and psychosocial stressors in both the non-profit sector and hospital settings.

She strives to empower children, youth, adults, and families to overcome the obstacles they face by helping them discover their personal strengths and capacities. While Alexandra challenges her clients to reach their potential, she also acknowledges that therapy is an active, involved, and effortful process. Therapy involves committed participation on the part of the therapist and client. Just as in a physical workout, people must challenge their limits of strength, flexibility, and stamina to improve.


Alexandra earned her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Georgia, with other studies devoted to Human Development and Family Sciences. Soon after graduating from UGA, she attended Fordham University’s Graduate School of Education where she completed the Mental Health Counseling program that earned her a Master’s of Science in Education.

More Info About My Practice

Douglas Psychotherapy was founded in 2005 out of a desire to create a different kind of private psychotherapy experience, one in which the most recent evidence based practices and more traditional psychodynamic psychotherapies go hand in hand while also offering innovative prevention resources that support wellness and thriving.



Douglas Psychotherapy offers a comprehensive range of therapy services for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in order to address varied challenges. Our practitioners are an interdisciplinary multi-specialty suite of independent providers with locations on the upper east side and midtown. We share a unified goal: To support the health, vitality, purpose, and quality of life of everyone we serve.



With two easily accessible locations in Manhattan, Douglas Psychotherapy Services offers you both convenience and scheduling flexibility. Furthermore, we accept most insurance plans. Please feel free to contact us to learn more about Douglas Psychotherapy Services and arrange an appointment.

Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Parenting
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • School issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
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