Alex  Petro
Vetted

Alex Petro

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Master of Social Work, MSW Practice: Mindloft Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
California, Hawaii Accepting Online
Updated December 1, 2023

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Trauma
  • Work stress
  • Burnout

Professional statement

Meet Alex Petro. Alex is a licensed clinical social worker with over 8 years of experience helping individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, and trauma. He has dedicated his career to supporting and empowering individuals to overcome their challenges and achieve their goals.

Alex approaches therapy with compassion, understanding, and a deep commitment to helping his clients feel heard, understood, and supported. He has a talent for creating a safe and welcoming space for his clients to share their struggles. He will work with you collaboratively to develop personalized treatment plan that meets your specific needs.

In his free time, Alex enjoys scuba diving, spending time with his family, and exploring the outdoors.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses

Burnout - Managing and recovering from stressors that lead to feelings of decreased motivation and disconnection from the self; practicing effective self-care and finding ways to relax both physically and mentally




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna (in-network in CA, HI)
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance (in-network in CA)
  • Blue Shield of California (in-network in CA)
  • Loyola Marymount University Student Health Insurance (Aetna) (in-network in CA)
  • Magellan Health (in-network in CA)
  • Optum (in-network in CA, HI)
  • Pomona College Student Health Insurance (Aetna) (in-network in CA)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in CA, HI)
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan (in-network in CA)
  • University of Southern California Student Health Insurance (Aetna) (in-network in CA)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $250 (60min)
  • Sliding scale: $125 - $250

Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-5:30pm
  • Tue 8:00am-5:30pm
  • Wed 8:00am-5:30pm
  • Thu 8:00am-5:30pm
  • Fri 8:00am-5:30pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Hawaii)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 7:00am-4:00pm
  • Tue 7:00am-4:00pm
  • Wed 7:00am-4:00pm
  • Thu 7:00am-4:00pm
  • Fri 7:00am-4:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 7 years

Mindloft, Clinical Lead & Therapist, 2021 - Present
DaVita, Clinical Social Worker, 2018 - 2021
LA Family Therapy, Case Management Intern, 2016 - 2017
Veterans Affairs , Sleep Research and Case Management Intern, 2015 - 2016
Telecare Mental Health, Mental Health Worker, 2014 - 2015

California State University Northridge, MSW, 2017


Licensure

California: 103595

Hawaii: LCSW-5030


Languages

Arabic

English

French