I am a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Kentucky with 5 years of experience of providing therapy to adults. My passion is providing a listening ear and evidence-based approaches to help clients, like yourself, manage their struggles and problems. I believe in treating the whole person, being attentive to mental health, physical health, and social health.
I am glad you have taken the difficult step of reaching out for help.
I have a wide array of mental health needs I have helped clients with and here are some of my specialties:
-Substance use disorders (including tobacco)
-Post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma (childhood abuse, sexual abuse, first responder and military trauma)
-Anxiety and Depression
My degree is in clinical health psychology, which has given me great experience in working with clients that present with mental health and physical health issues that occur together (from a mental health lens), including:
-High blood pressure and/or cholesterol
My training is in working with adults, ages 18+ and I have worked with adults across the life span.
I am more than happy to answer any questions you have about me! I hope to join you on your journey to health and recovery!
Additional areas of focus: Abandonment, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Cancer, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Control Issues, Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
KY Psychologist 265972
Dr. Hershberger was a great therapist, she always gave me the space to vent and gave me resources to better myself/my reactions.
Written on Sep 24, 2023 after therapy with Alexandra for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, coping with life changes, and adhd
she has been very supportive and has given me a new perspective on my thoughts and some tools to get me threw them , seems like she understands me , very lucky to find her. been a very big help to me and a work in progress.
Written on Sep 09, 2023 after therapy with Alexandra for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, and relationship issues
I have enjoyed having Dr. Hershberger as my therapist. She's a good listener and excellent at following up and giving advice. I really like that she gives me actionable items where I can see progress in overcoming my anxiety! Highly recommend her!
Written on Aug 10, 2023 after therapy with Alexandra for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and coping with life changes
I'm very grateful for Dr. Hershberger's help. I always feel really supported and valued as a client. She has great insight, asks helpful questions, and offers tools for me to use.
Written on Aug 08, 2023 after therapy with Alexandra for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, and intimacy-related issues
She made me feel heard and very comfortable with texting back & forth to discuss my problems & feelings. Glad I could text instead of waiting for a phone call date. I felt more comfortable to express my thoughts & feelings this way.
Written on Aug 01, 2023 after therapy with Alexandra for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd