Alexandra Sarah Portnoy, LMFT

Preferred Name: Alexandra

About Me

As a therapist, my goal is to provide compassionate, personalized care to help you set clear and attainable goals, while utilizing cutting edge, evidenced based practices. We will collaborate and tailor our sessions to what is relevant for you and your experiences, so you can work on increasing life satisfaction at your own pace.

Education & Experience

Hello, I am Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who earned her Master’s degree with distinction from Cal State University, Northridge in 2015. I have more than 10 years of experience working in residential treatment facilities with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders. I have a great deal of experience working with substance use, trauma, depression, anxiety, and mood dysregulation. I use a wide array of interventions to help foster strengths, and identify areas of growth to help clients achieve their personal goals.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management

Population Served

  • Adults
  • LGBTQ+
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English
  • Hebrew