My Approach to Helping
Janet Alexander - LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist,
Certified EMDR Clinical Therapist and Consultant
Janet is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 20 years of experience in helping individuals break free from the symptoms of PTSD; trauma; physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse; domestic violence; depression; anxiety; grief and loss; substance abuse; and personality disorders.
She uses a holistic approach to therapy - a balance of positive psychology and coping skills focusing on healing and wellness.
Janet earned a Master’s degree in Spiritual Psychology from Santa Monica University and then went on to earn a second Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Thomas University. She has specific training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
In addition, she is a Certified EMDR clinical trauma therapist and Consultant. Her advanced training and experience in trauma informed care techniques allows her to work in a uniquely effective way with those who are struggling with unresolved distress, anxiety, depression, disturbing memories, and post-traumatic stress disorder. It is thrilling to see individuals finally become free from these mental health symptoms and truly live a life worth living! Janet’s personally developed integration of DBT, CBT and EMDR allows for her clients to reach for full healing.
Janet coaches individuals to create balance in their lives, as she too creates balance in her life with meditation, yoga, and prayer. She loves to dance, especially Zydeco dancing and spending time with family and friends.
In addition, Janet is a EMDR Consultant providing supervision hours for therapists seeking EMDR certification. She is available for individual and group consultation.