She/Her/HersLicensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Alexa Rillman, LCSW is a New York based psychotherapist that offers individual therapy to adults and adolescents who are experiencing concerns related to depression, anxiety, self-esteem, grief, relationship and intimacy issues, and LGBTQIA+ issues. Her aim is to create a therapeutic environment that allows for curiosity and exploration of what keeps you stuck right now and what can help move you forward. She also has a particular interest in how cultural and societal factors impact that way we see ourselves and the challenges we face.
Her style is warm, collaborative, integrative, and client centered. She is interested in uncovering the patterns and narratives from your past and/or present that impact you currently. Identifying and understanding these patterns helps to create space to make new choices and ways of thinking.
Alexa is here to foster a compassionate, accepting, and non-judgmental environment for you to really listen and engage with all parts of yourself. Whether you are currently struggling with a particular challenge at this moment or interested in self-reflection, she'll meet you where you're at. Let's help you to show up as your most authentic self.
Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping
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
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Years of Experience: 5 years
New York University , Master of Social Work , 2019
New York: 095264