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Biography

Alexa is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Maryland with a Bachelor’s of Science in Family Science and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Johns Hopkins University. Alexa comes to us with years of experience working with diverse populations in various settings of the mental health field, such as homeless outreach, crisis intervention, and substance use. As a certified addiction counselor, Alexa strives to create an empathic, compassionate, and non-judgmental environment for clients to feel safe as they explore and gain deeper insight into their emotions, thoughts, relationships, and experiences. Alexa believes that everyone deserves a place to feel acknowledged and validated.

On recovery

"Recovery is the gift that keeps on giving; my greatest privilege is the ability to witness growth and change and to watch people rediscover who they are and what their passions are."

It may surprise you to know...

Alexa lived and studied in Florence, Italy for half a year and have dreamt of becoming an Italian expat ever since.

Contact

9800 Falls Road

Suite 7
Potomac, MD 20854

301-983-5130

liss@
secondchancecare.com

Alexa Liss, ADT

Clinician

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