Alexa Sutherland

Alexa joined Soul Friends in 2022 after moving back to her home state of CT. Alexa graduated from Tulane University in 2014 alongside her now retired therapy dog with a Masters of Social Work and specialized certificate in Disaster Mental Health and Trauma Studies. Alexa works primarily with children, teens and families and has worked in a variety of settings including extended day treatment, psychiatric hospitals and public schools. Alexa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has extensive training in play therapy, DBT, therapeutic crisis intervention and animal assisted therapy.

Alexa believes strongly in the power of play and respecting individual differences and sensory needs in therapy and enjoys utilizing creative interventions with her clients.