Alexis Okeke



Alexis promotes the individuality of clients by utilizing strengths-based and client-centered approaches to care, while also maintaining a collaborative relationship with clients. Her practice is highly informed by theories of Black Feminism and Womanism. 

Alexis strives to create an environment for clients that promotes healing for those with histories of trauma. She has specialized experience in working with LGBTQ people of color, people experiencing homelessness, as well as people dealing with intimate partner violence, depression, anxiety, childhood trauma, and identity formation.

Education and Training

MSW • University of Pennsylvania

BA • Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies • Georgia State University

Areas of Specialization

Gender, sexuality, race, racism, childhood trauma, depression, anxiety, intimate partner violence, homelessness, late adolescence, identity formation

Theoretical Orientation

  • Psychodynamic

  • Relational

  • Trauma-informed

  • Multicultural

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