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Associate Marriage Family Therapist
License: AMFT139987

Clinical Supervisor: Rachael Gelgand, LMFT - 126207

Hello, my name is Alexis Tektonopoulos. I’m an Associate Marriage Family Therapist. I have a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from California State University San Marcos, and a Master’s of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from California Baptist University.

During my studies, I have gained knowledge and experience from residential inpatient/ outpatient mental health services as well as therapeutic sessions at a nonprofit organization.

I strive to create a safe space for my clients to explore their thoughts and feelings while using evidence-based techniques to help guide them toward healing and growth. I have an appreciation for the unique backgrounds and identities of my clients and a deep commitment to understanding how culture, race, ethnicity, and other factors influence their experiences. I believe in creating an inclusive space where all clients feel valued and respected.  Therapy can be a tough place to start for individuals, families, and couples so I believe therapy is more of a collaboration between the client(s) and myself to see how we can best support your growth and needs.

I like to incorporate techniques such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based approaches, and Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) among many others to help my clients. I take a very Systemic approach to get a better understanding of my clients to best navigate into the deeper issues that may be impacting them.

My goal as a therapist is to do more for my clients and find the motivation from within themselves and build upon it in a way that truly works best for them. I believe everyone deserves a voice and deserves to feel seen in this world.

This website contains information about Novell and Novell’s mental health services, our therapists, how to access our services as well as general mental health information. The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for the advice of a mental health professional, diagnosis or treatment. Additionally, this website does not contain or represent a complete listing of all mental health services available or appropriate. Users of this website are strongly encouraged to call or see a mental health professional with any related questions.