Alicia Bruzek, LMHC (she/her)
Alicia graduated from Western Illinois University-Quad Cities in 2018, where she earned her Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Alicia is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Iowa.
Alicia’s counseling theory is narrative therapy, which focuses on the client as an expert on their own life and the co-creation of change in the client’s life. Please visit this site if you would like to learn more about narrative therapy. Alicia has engaged in further study of narrative therapy, and anticipates graduating with a Masters degree in Narrative Therapy and Community Work in 2023. Alicia utilizes creative and art-based techniques as part of her practice to support clients in different modes of expression.
Alicia provides individual counseling to ages 8 and older, as well as couples counseling. She has a special interest in working with clients experiencing anxiety, trauma, suicidal thoughts, OCD, and issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. She welcomes clients of all sexualities, genders, bodies and sizes, abilities, races, and religions.
Alicia has also received further training in suicide bereavement, play therapy for trauma, suicide assessment, habit reversal, perinatal mental health, and emotion focused therapy for couples.
Alicia is currently a member of the American Counseling Association and Iowa Mental Health Counselors Association. Alicia is available for speaking topics related to mental health, suicide, and narrative therapy.