I am licensed in California & Ohio with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & coping with grief and loss.
My therapeutic orientation/expertise is cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic and systems. I enjoy working with the family, as well as with the individual client to provide a holistic approach to care.
I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Adoption and Foster Care, Blended Family Issues, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
OH LISW I.2002204
CA LCSW LCSW84401
These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Alaina Bigger. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.
The first appointment I had Alaina made me feel comfortable enough to open up and work on my situations. I left with a lot to think and reevaluate that I had no idea I had buried away .
Written on Jan 31, 2023 after therapy with Alaina for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and compassion fatigue
Alaina is very knowledgeable in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She is very understanding and positive and has helped me out a lot! It has been life changing.
Written on Dec 08, 2022 after therapy with Alaina for 3 weeks
Alaina is real with me and remembers intricate details about what I’ve said in previous sessions. She is so helpful.
Written on Dec 04, 2022 after therapy with Alaina for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, eating disorders, and self esteem
Alaina is very kind and understanding. She offers a range of help and is a straight talker. I really appreciated her
Written on Oct 31, 2022 after therapy with Alaina for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes
Alaina , feels like someone who understands my issues and my needs and wants the best for me.
Written on Oct 21, 2022 after therapy with Alaina for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd
First time trying therapy and I found someone who clicked.
Written on Oct 06, 2022 after therapy with Alaina for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd