Alexa Barach, LCSW, Eating Disorder Specialist
Alexa is passionate about providing individual therapy to adolescents and adults at Amplify Wellness + Performance. She received her Masters in Clinical Social Work at Boston College School of Social Work with a concentration in Neuroscience. Alexa believes in incorporating the mind and the body in her practice with clients as they journey toward recovery and self-discovery. Living in the Boston area for the majority of her life, she has witnessed first hand the fast pace and competitive environment that can feel impossible to keep up with. Alexa strives to empower her clients to find healthy solutions to heal, and manage the stress in their lives.
Alexa specializes in eating disorders, anxiety, trauma, and working with athletes. She brings compassion and empathy to her client-centered approach, and believes that all people have the ability to achieve their goals for change given the right support. Alexa integrates Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and mindfulness techniques into her work with her clients. She believes in fostering a nonjudgmental setting where the collaborative process of therapy can take place.
Prior to joining Amplify Wellness + Performance, she worked as an eating disorder coach providing meal support and emotion regulation skills. Alexa also gained experience at Tufts Medical Center in their Outpatient Psychiatry and Child and Family Services In-Home Therapy team. In her free time, Alexa enjoys running, hiking, cooking, and reading.