Lexie Cox is a dedicated Counselor Trainee with a passion for making a positive impact on individuals’ mental health and well-being. With a rich background in both private practice and community mental health, Lexie has honed her skills through various internships, offering a diverse range of experiences in different settings.
Lexie’s journey into counseling began with a high school psychology elective, sparking an enduring interest that led her to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a Minor in Sociology. Currently working towards her M.Ed in Counseling with a focus on Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Lexie is committed to continuous growth and learning in the field.
Lexie’s counseling philosophy revolves around meeting clients where they are, emphasizing strengths, and building confidence to tackle life’s challenges. Her client-centered approach is characterized by a genuine and non-judgmental space, fostering a strong therapeutic alliance.
Specializing in working with children and adolescents, Lexie’s expertise extends to addressing issues such as anxiety, depression, perfectionism, self-esteem, and confidence. She employs counseling modalities such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT) to tailor her approach to each individual’s needs.
Lexie’s professional experience includes impactful internships at Pathways Inc., Greenup County High School, and the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities. These experiences have shaped her practice, providing invaluable insights into working with diverse populations and diagnoses.
In her counseling sessions, Lexie focuses on creating a supportive and empowering space, celebrating small victories and accomplishments. Her goal-oriented approach is tailored to each client, aiming to improve their day-to-day functioning and overall mental well-being.
Lexie navigates challenges in sessions with a thoughtful use of silence and a commitment to holding space for clients to process difficult situations. She excels at helping clients break down obstacles, identifying root causes, and initiating positive changes.
Known for her personable and unbiased approach, Lexie establishes a strong therapeutic alliance by taking the time to get to know her clients and building trust. Clients appreciate her structured approach tailored to their unique needs.
As Lexie progresses in her career, she stays informed about current counseling trends through Continuing Education courses. While not currently involved in community initiatives, she contributes to mental health awareness by educating peers and sharing reliable resources.
In the realm of telehealth, Lexie seamlessly applies her in-person counseling approach, adapting to different environments. While not currently incorporating specific technologies, she remains open to embracing innovations that enhance the counseling experience.
Lexie Cox is on a mission to empower individuals to navigate life’s challenges and build a foundation for lasting mental health. As she continues her educational journey, Lexie looks forward to further contributing to the field of counseling and making a meaningful difference in the lives of those she serves.