Alex Peuser

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Alex (he/they) is a therapist-in-training pursuing their doctorate in clinical psychology at Adler University. Before training as a psychologist, Alex was trained as a music therapist and has been board certified since 2019. Alex works with adolescents, emerging adults and young adults, and queer individuals to explore and understand their lived experiences. Alex is in his fourth year of his doctoral program. His research explores the impact of anti-LGBTQ legislation and policy on parental acceptance of their queer children.

Education and Credentials

  • Adler University
    • Doctoral Student, Clinical Psychology, 4th Year
  • Adler University, MA in Clinical Psychology
  • Colorado State University, MM in Music Therapy
    • Graduate Certificate – Advanced Clinical Behavioral Health
  • University of Missouri – Kansas City, BA in Music Therapy & Psychology

I work with

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Emerging Adults
  • Adults
  • Parents

Therapeutic Modalities

  • Person-Centered
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution-Focused

Areas of Interest

  • Trauma (Childhood Trauma, Relational Trauma, Regulation and Attunement)
  • Life Transitions
  • Queer Issues (Identity Exploration, Coming Out, Finding a Chosen Family)
  • Neurodivergence (Identity Exploration, Unmasking, Rejection Sensitivity, Self-Advocacy)
  • Identity exploration in relation to diagnoses
  • Insight-oriented work

What specific modalities do you practice and are you certified?

MT-BC (Music Therapist Board Certified)

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