Alex Courtin, MA, LPC, ATR-BC, ATCS, CYT

Behavioral Health Therapist, Oncology

Alex joined Inova Life with Cancer in 2023 and is currently providing inpatient care at Inova Fairfax Hospital.  Alex received her Master’s Degree in Art Therapy and Counseling from The George Washington University, specializing in trauma.  Alex is a board-certified art therapist, licensed professional counselor, supervisor, certified yoga teacher and adjunct professor.  Areas of expertise in include trauma, anxiety, chronic illness, loss, and working with folks with non-normative identities.  She has previous experience in community, school, and private practice settings.  She seeks to provide trauma sensitive, affirming, liberation centered care, and her practice is informed by art therapy, somatic therapy, IFS, mindfulness, and radical self-compassion.  She believes that when words are not enough, these integrative approaches can enter the space to bring about healing.  She honors each of her client’s stories, while continuously focusing on their here-and-now experiences.