Alex is an Addictions Counsellor, Case Manager & Expressive Arts Coach at the Alliance Recovery Program. With significant previous experience working in the addiction and treatment industry, Alex brings a plethora of skills and knowledge to the table which allows him to help each person he comes into contact with. An upbeat individual, he delivers passion, care, optimism and wisdom to the table each and every day.
Alex studied Fine Arts at Emily Carr University, Community Health Care at Vancouver Career College; most recently he graduated with his Addictions Counselling Certification from Vancouver Community College, and became a member of the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation, CACC. As a person in recovery himself, combined with health care training, Alex is able to connect on many levels through empathy & compassion. He is dedicated to creating authentic connections & genuine client centered therapies with his clients.
With theoretical approaches grounded in Family systems, Attachment styles, Expressive Arts, 12 steps & Cognitive Behavior Therapy – Alex believes there are many ways to help clients discover their unlocked potential & live a life free from addiction.
Fun Fact – In Alex’s spare time you could find him tending to one of his 50 house plants or cuddling up with his cat Max