Alexandra Tesnakis

Accepting Clients

Speciality- tweens, teenagers, and young adults. I help my clients with trauma, anxiety, depression, self-esteem and identity concerns.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Brooklyn, NY

About My Clients

People enter therapy for a multitude of reasons, whether it’s due to a significant trauma, difficulty navigating relationships or just to feel supported and heard in their lives. In today’s burdensome world, it’s important to take time to care for our minds and address any areas that may be hindering us from living our most authentic lives. I help clients identify their intentions for therapy, provide genuine support and provide them with the tools that allow them to unlock their own potential.

My Background and Approach

I take a collaborative, anti-oppressive, queer positive and eclectic approach when working with clients and strive to meet each client where they are in their healing journey. I have experience treating adults, teenagers and adolescents who come to therapy to address trauma, anxiety, depression and self-esteem and identity concerns. I believe that the therapeutic relationship provides clients with the model for healthy and supportive relationships outside of therapy and creates a safe space for clients to feel comfortable being vulnerable. Therefore, I show up for my clients however I can and provide genuine empathy and support. I utilize CBT, DBT and Relational Therapy to help clients explore their unhelpful thoughts and build concrete skills for building solid relationships not just with others, but with themselves. I also work to provide a safe space for client’s to explore how the trauma of oppression and systematic injustices have played a role in our lives and contribute to our m

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Optum
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare UMR
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 7 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $120 - 140/session


7184756779 Email Alexandra
347 State St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
121 Colony Ave
Staten Island, NY 10305

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