Alexis Monroe earned both her MA in General Psychology with a focus on Substance Abuse Counseling and her CASAC-T from Adelphi University. Before that, she completed a BA in Psychology at Stony Brook University with a minor in Sociology. Alexis is continuing her studies in the Forensic Mental Health Counseling program at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
Over the last 3 years, she has provided treatment to individuals with co-occurring mental health diagnoses and substance use disorders in outpatient settings, and she has a particular interest in the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) in the treatment of Opioid Use Disorders. She also has experience assisting individuals in acute psychiatric inpatient facilities, who suffer from severe and persistent mental health diagnoses. Alexis utilizes a person-centered, integrative approach by incorporating psychoeducation, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Psychodynamic theory into therapy. She is passionate about providing accessible and effective treatment options to underserved and minority populations. She spends her free time in advocacy for the underserved. She has worked with many community-based organizations to lend her support including Pittsburgh Center for Victims, Habitat for Humanity, Project Bundle-Up, Auberlee’s Home for Boys, and Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank.
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