Alexandra Ebken, LCSW


  • The Pennsylvania State University, Psychology (B.A.)
  • Smith College, School for Social Work (MSW)

Other Training: Continuing education in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, facilitator for various groups including adolescents and expectant mothers.

Other Credentials: Licensed Social Worker, Pennsylvania; Licensed Graduate Social Worker, Washington, D.C.

Clinical Specialties: Grief and bereavement, end of life care, depression, anxiety, trauma, life changes, women’s issues, group work and sexual abuse/assault. Populations served include children, adolescents, adults and seniors.

Practicing Since: 2011

Positions Held and Honors Received: Clinical work highlighted in Minority Nurse Magazine (“CenteringPregnancy: Better Birth Outcomes, Happy Caregivers, Satisfied Patients”).

Treatment Approach/Philosophy: I’m passionate about empowering my clients with a psychodynamic approach, using strength based practices, mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy and holistic approaches. I believe that all components of ones’ life are interrelated, and I strive to create a safe and nurturing atmosphere for self-exploration and change, and to help clients reconnect with their strengths and dreams.