Alex graduated from Ball State University in 2017 with an M.A. in Counseling Psychology and an M.A. in Physical Education with a concentration in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Alex holds credentials as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Ohio and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Indiana. He is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC). Alex is a husband and father of two, with ten years of clinical experience, working to serve the needs of individuals in various settings, including private practice, community outpatient services, intensive youth rehabilitation, hospital chaplaincy, and collegiate sport performance. His most recent role was as a provider with Reflections Counseling in South Bend, Indiana, serving the needs of Catholic and non-Catholic adolescents and adults, including seminary candidates, professed religious, and laity. Alex is particularly passionate about supporting and collaborating with individuals, couples, and families who are navigating challenges, grieving a loss, facing a significant decision, or yearning to grow and strengthen. Alex utilizes a combination of evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Positive Psychology, and Motivational Interviewing to promote and help clients sustain valuable change. He has also received specialized training in providing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and has completed Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. In addition, Alex finds great value in respectfully integrating religious and spiritual elements of one’s life when applicable.