Alexis Cruz, MA, LPC-A ~ Counselor
Alexis obtained a bachelor's degree in psychology with a concentration in mental health from Southern Connecticut State University in 2019 and received a master's degree in clinical mental health counseling from the University of Saint Joesph's. Alexis completed an internship at Rushford during her undergraduate program, facilitating group therapy for adults struggling with substance abuse. Upon graduation, Alexis began working as a milieu counselor at Waterbury Hospital in the adult psychiatric unit assisting in crisis intervention and facilitating a variety of daily groups.
During her graduate career, Alexis completed a yearlong internship at Pinnacle Behavioral Health to become familiar with the adolescent population in hopes to provide support and treatment to the younger population and their families during their therapeutic process. Alexis enjoyed her role as an intern at PBH and is excited to continue working within this IOP setting.