Dr. Alexandra Kenna is a psychologist in Winchester, MA specializing in anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety, social anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr. Kenna also has expertise in work and career challenges, depression, trauma, and relationship issues. Having trained at a college counseling center, she has abundant experience in helping students and young professionals navigate career transitions and manage career stress. Drawing on her extensive experiences as a psychologist at the VA, Dr. Kenna also has a marked expertise in helping individuals recover from trauma.
Dr. Kenna specializes in career and workplace challenges, supporting clients as they discover their professional identity and search for meaningful work. She helps clients identify their unique strengths, build self-confidence, and take proactive steps towards their career goals, whether that is starting a first job, seeking promotions, shifting fields, or returning to the workplace after being away for any duration of time.
Dr. Kenna utilizes a variety of evidence-based treatment modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and takes a trauma-informed approach to therapy. She also incorporates psychoeducation, engaging each client as an active partner in determining treatment goals and offering warm, supportive guidance along the way.
Generalized anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks
Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)
Work and career stress - Navigating work-life balance and challenges related to unemployment, taking parental leave, transitioning career fields, and finding meaning and purpose in work
Relationships - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; communication challenges; addressing issues of power and voice; contemplation of separation; questioning one’s place in the relationship; breakups, friendships, dating
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
Mild traumatic brain injury - Supportive and rehabilitative services for clients recovering from concussions and other brain injuries
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Private Practice, 2017 - Present
VA Boston Healthcare, 2008 - Present
Career Counselor, 2001 - 2003
Boston College, PhD, 2008
Boston College, MA in Counseling Psychology, 2001
Georgetown University, BS, 1996