Mr. Alexander West Furches, LMFT

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

About Me

Please visit my website at for extensive information about me and my practice. As a full-time trauma therapist, EMDR Institute Facilitator, and EMDRIA Certified Approved Consultant, my cases range from simple PTSD to complex trauma and more severe dissociation.

Education & Experience

Education MMFT, Trevecca Nazarene University (2010) BA, Vanderbilt University (2004) Experience Outpatient Therapist (Pride in NC, LLC) Facilitator for trainings (EMDR Institute) Outpatient Therapist (Private practice) Family therapist (Youth Villages, Inc.) Inpatient trauma therapy intern (The Mary Parrish Center)

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDR Institute (Facilitator and Approved Consultant) EMDRIA (Certified EMDR Therapist and Approved Consultant) American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Sliding Scale
  • UnitedHealth

I can accept uninsured clients for *free* due to being a Medicaid Preferred Provider. Additionally, my cash rate is on an affordable sliding scale with a maximum fee of $75/session.