Alexandra Clarysse, MSW, RSW, RP

Preferred Name: Alex

Online Therapy

About Me

I believe that each individual has unique experiences to share which impact how they see and are in the world. My focus is on collaboration and uncovering the strengths each individual already holds. Alexandra Clarysse is a Registered Psychotherapist with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and a Registered Social Worker. Alexandra completed the Master of Social Work program at Wilfrid Laurier University and also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology as well as a Post-Graduate Certificate in Addiction: Treatment and Prevention. She has also completed a certificate program in Advance Trauma Treatment with The Ferentz Institute. Alex has a variety of specialized training, including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and has recently completed intensive training to offer Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy. At Läka, Alex is a group facilitator and individual therapist with a focus on addictions, trauma and borderline personality disorder. In her (limited) free time, Alex is often chasing her kids or Lab mix dog around the house. Alex also enjoys baking, cake decorating and watching hockey. Take a step towards wellness and contact Alex for more information.

Education & Experience

Master of Social Work (Wilfrid Laurier University) Bachelor of Arts Psychology (University of Guelph) Addiction: Treatment and Prevention (Georgian College) Advanced Certificate in Trauma Training (The Ferentz Institute) EMDR Basic Training (Niagara Stress and Trauma Clinic) Mental Health Worker (CMHA BHN 2014-2019) High Risk Addiction Counsellor (St. Leonard's Community Services 2013-2015) Addiction Services Worker (County of Wellington Ontario Works 2015-2016) Registered Psychotherapist (Ways to Wellbeing 2019-2020) Addiction Counsellor and DBT Therapist (CAMHS 2016-Present) Psychotherapist/Co-Founder (Läka Wellness October 2020-Present)

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • First Responders
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Sliding Scale