Ms. Alexandra Keirstead, LPC

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About Me

Warm and friendly, known for her infectious smile and positive outlook, Alexandra characterizes herself as a cheerful, compassionate counselor. She understands the effort it requires to seek and use counseling. Many people struggle with mental, emotional, and life issues, and Alexandra sees tremendous hope for those who make the effort to reach out to find help. Alexandra is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a varied background in teaching, banking, and national corporations marketing and customer service. Alexandra’s BA in Modern European History and Music from Brown University and MACC from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary inform her support of the client’s culture and worldview. Her systems-focused approach views the client in an environment of relationships, occupation, and culture. Individuals, couples, and families have internal and external influences in addition to mental health, developmental, and life-stage transitions challenges. As a person-centered counselor, Alexandra seeks to support the client in identifying and achieving their own goals for the life they prefer to lead. Alexandra’s clinical experience includes individual, couple, and family therapy; mental health issues including anxiety, depression, bi-polar, ADHD, PTSD, and complex trauma; and work with domestic violence and sexual abuse survivors and perpetrators.

Education & Experience

The Pragmatic Therapist, Fairfax, VA Thriveworks Counseling, Sterling, VA Winchester Community Mental Health Center, Winchester, VA North Spring Behavioral Health, Leesburg, VA Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC, Master of Arts in Christian Counseling Brown University, Providence, RI, Bachelor of Arts in Modern European History, Music

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Virginia Community Resource Network

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military

Language

  • English

Insurance


Self Pay $200