She/Her/HersLicensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Alexandra Steen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor located in Seattle, WA. Alexandra works with young adults and adults who struggle with intense feelings of shame. Her clients often experience low self-esteem, trust issues, and codependency in relationships, which may be the result of past trauma. Alexandra enjoys working with women and parents as they work through emotions like anxiety, sadness, and reaction to change.
In sessions, Alexandra employs a wide range of therapy approaches to help clients, including a focus on holistic health psychology that brings together the mind, body, and spirit. With a client-centered framework, she encourages clients to be the expert in their own lives. Clients benefit from Alexandra’s unconditional support as they talk through their challenges, with Alexandra providing perspective or reflection questions to consider. She takes a psychoanalytic and attachment-based approach so clients can learn more about their inner worlds, including how their ideas about relationships came to be.
Alexandra earned a Master’s degree from Bastyr University. She has over 10 years of experience as a counselor and enjoys working closely with clients as they engage in self-exploration and find a deeper sense of meaning in their lives.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
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
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Shame - Exploring how shame shows up in one’s life and the origins of this shame, especially in specific situations or environments; processing through this shame and developing an empowerment to feel less ashamed in daily life
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Years of Experience: 8 years
Cedar Valley Counseling, therapist, 2016 - 2020
Bastyr University, Master's in Counseling Psychology, 2015
University of Washington, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, 2012