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Dr. Gene Alexander, LPCC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions Relationships Family conflicts Grief
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About me

Thank you for checking out my BetterHelp profile. My name is Gene "Steven" Alexander, I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) in Kentucky with 35+ years of professional work experience. My education includes a BS in Theology - Mid-Continent University, EdS in Clinical Counseling - Murray State University, PhD in Psychology - Madison University, and post graduate studies at Southern Illinois University and John Hopkins University. In the past I have served as a mental health therapist, clinical supervisor for a residential substance abuse treatment center, administer for a regional mental health agency, and 22 years in private practice with offices in four cities. My clinical experience includes treating a wide range of mental health disorders, family & marriage issues, and substance abuse & dependence. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process. Best wishes, Steven

Professional experience

36yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions Relationships Family conflicts Grief

Additional areas of focus: Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment issues, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Chronic pain illness and disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication problems, Control issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Divorce and separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / loneliness, Jealousy, Life purpose, Men's issues, Midlife crisis, Mood disorders , Narcissism, Panic disorder and panic attacks, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Post-traumatic stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social anxiety and phobia, Women's issues

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Services offered


License information

KY LPCC 284130


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Dr. Gene Alexander. 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.

I truly appreciate Dr. Alexander and what he brings to the table with coping skills and down-to-earth advice on stress management. I have found him to be insightful, tuned in to my concerns both big and small. I highly recommend him!

Written on Jun 05, 2024 after therapy with Gene for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Dr. Alexander always actively listens to what I have to say and offers great advice!

Written on May 21, 2024 after therapy with Gene for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, and anger management

I really appreciate the help Dr. Alexander gives me. He is good for me.

Written on May 20, 2024 after therapy with Gene for 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues

I am thankful for Dr. Alexander and appreciate him for the sessions

Written on Feb 11, 2024 after therapy with Gene for 1 month on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Fantastic listener, great advice and direction. Best therapist I’ve seen.

Written on Feb 07, 2024 after therapy with Gene for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

His experience and expert opinion on the stuff going on in my life is unmatched. I'm able to be open about everything in my life that I feel like I need help with. I'd recommend him to anyone needing help

Written on Jan 11, 2024 after therapy with Gene for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and adhd