About Michelle

Michelle Alexander, LCSW-R, received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Hofstra University, and her Master's in Social Work from Adelphi University.

Michelle began her career as a Clinical Social Worker in the pediatric unit of Mercy Hospital as well as the adult inpatient psychiatric/substance use unit at Holliswood Hospital. As the Clinical Coordinator of The Renfrew Center of Long Island, an outpatient facility for women's mental health, she worked with individuals and groups. She also provided case consultation to other clinicians.

Over the years, Michelle has worked with a varied population and specializes in helping adults with challenges related to anxiety, depression, adjustment, parenting, and relationships.

Additionally, Michelle is driven and passionate to support a better life for the families with individuals on the Autism spectrum. She has worked with parents and facilitates groups for NSASA (Nassau Suffolk Autism Society of America) for siblings of special needs children and adults.

Michelle has completed advanced coursework and certifications from the SWEET Institute in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychotherapy, Behavior Modification, Goal Achievement, Anxiety and Depression. She brings her expertise to the Advisory Board of the SWEET Institute and SWEET Center (Supporting Wellbeing Through Empowerment, Education, and Training) by recommending ways to improve access and delivery of clinical trainings to mental health professionals.