Alexandra (Alex) Trahnstrom, LICSW

Licensed therapist


Approach to treatment

Alex uses a soul-led and insight-oriented approach to treatment with an emphasis on navigating both our inner worlds as well as the ever changing world around us. She believes that there is wisdom and power in gaining a deeper understanding of ourselves, and that each person is able to harness energy from within to cultivate a life that is in alignment with their soul. Alex will meet you with compassion and non-judgment while working alongside you to create a safe and empowering space to help foster your journey of healing and wellness.

Alex’s therapeutic style is influenced by themes from: Spirituality, universal archetypes, astrology, story-telling, tarot, symbolism, philosophy, nature, and the chakras.


Theories & Interventions

Alex’s approach is influenced by:

  • Mind-Body-Spirit Integration
  • Humanistic/Person-Centered Approach
  • Mindfulness and Meditation Practices
  • Insight-oriented
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Archetypal Psychology
  • Transpersonal (Psycho-Spiritual)
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Active Imagination
  • Expressive Therapy
  • Attachment & Interpersonal Relationship Theory
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy


Specialties & Expertise

  • Self-exploration

  • Spirituality & spiritual awakening

  • Mindfulness & present awareness

  • Self-compassion & self-acceptance

  • Codependency & attachment

  • Relationship & familial issues

  • Intergenerational trauma

  • Inner child work

  • Shadow work & the unconscious

  • Authenticity

  • Releasing guilt & shame

  • Perfectionism

  • People-pleasing

  • Challenging limiting beliefs & old narratives

  • Trauma

  • Anxiety

  • Mood/Depression

Alex is a great match for you if:

  • You’re experiencing any of the above-mentioned topics and would like to work alongside someone to go deeper than the surface level to cultivate self-understanding and healing.

  • You are getting an intuitive nudge that you are resisting something that you’re being called to focus on (or maybe you’re struggling understanding what it is that life is asking of you).

  • You are curious what stepping into a place of authenticity, self-compassion, and empowerment would look like.

  • You’d like to learn how to challenge what has always been and make room for you to begin writing your own narrative in a way that supports you as you are right now.

  • You would like to incorporate tools such as tarot, astrology, breath-work, meditation, mindfulness, creative self-expression, journaling, and chakra work into your therapy.