Alexandra Salerno, MS, NCC

Alexandra has a passion for assisting clients in building awareness and learning adaptive coping skills to enhance their overall performance. She earned her Master’s in Clinical Rehabilitation & Mental Health Counseling from The University of Pittsburgh, while providing counseling services at the Hiram G. Andrews Center in Johnstown, PA. Alexandra spent time with the Cognitive Skills Enhancement Program (CSEP), working with transition-aged adolescents with cognitive and/or physical disabilities. Alexandra also completed a clinical internship with a focus on adolescents and eating disorders, encompassing individual and family therapy components.

While pursuing a professional dance and musical theater career, Alexandra completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with a concentration in sport, at Robert Morris University. She also holds a minor in Musical Theater.

Alexandra is certified by the National Board for Certified Counselors, and has attended conferences focused on eating disorders, crisis management, suicide assessment and prevention, and the effects of social media on mental health. She has collaborated with KPEX Consulting to provide workshops and skill building to young dancers and athletes in the Pittsburgh area. Alexandra has an interest in the intersection and collaboration of mental skills and psychological wellness.

Alexandra is currently working towards licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Pennsylvania. She enjoys hot yoga, traveling abroad, and spending time with friends and family. Alexandra resides East of Pittsburgh.