Welcome Chloe Koutsos, MS, NCC, LGPC
Alexandria Place Therapy, LLC welcomes Chloe Koutsos, MS, NCC, LGPC to our team as a Resident Therapist. Chloe’s background and clinical skills include working with children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and families and she has an expertise in treating eating disorders, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. Chloe’s clinical experience to date has been working with adolescents and young adults in an inpatient treatment setting, providing individual, family, and group therapy. To learn more about Chloe, we invite you to read her full bio here.
Chloe is now accepting referrals for her new group, a supportive therapy group for persons with eating disorders. This is a process group and is open to anyone with an eating disorder that is seeking support. This will start as an open group. Group goals include: creating a safe space for members to share and receive feedback and support, to create connections and acceptance among group members, and to expand current coping mechanisms. All interested clients will be asked to participate in an intake/screening session to determine whether the group is the right fit for their present needs. Please reach out to our intake coordinator at 703.963.4261 to set up a screening appointment or contact Chloe directly at 571.488.1860 with any questions.
Self-esteem is such a critical element in the development of children’s confidence, security, and joy in tackling the hard task of growing up. As important adults in our children’s lives we help shape the way our children feel about themselves. Take a look at this article for more ideas about how you can make a difference in developing a […]
As we approach the holiday season, it is important to remember that, while holidays are exciting and fun for children, they often produce extra stress for children and adults alike. Children’s routines are often disrupted through holiday events and celebrations. Keep expectations realistic and provide structure to the holiday to help children remain jolly through the season! Below are some […]
ADHD Evaluations and Psychoeducational Testing: Now that the school year is well under way, questions arise about testing for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Specific Learning Disorders (in reading, writing, math, etc.). What is included in testing and what does the process look like? ADHD Evaluations: ADHD evaluations includes gathering information through testing and […]
Our very own Dr. Megan Fiore will be presenting this Friday, September 25th from 10:30am-12:30pm about how to incorporate therapeutic children’s books into the work we do as play therapists. This workshop is presented by the Northern Virginia Chapter of the Association for Play Therapy. Check out the attached flyer for more information: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1g89Hh1Kh_Exu5hDOrp8YSutiuqvDP8qEoU30uNvrwww/viewform […]
Check out this excellent article with insightful tips on how we can better talk to our children so they feel heard, validated and are given the opportunity to learn how to try it differently. Website: http://www.parents.com/parenting/better-parenting/positive/what-to-say-to-kids/
Pattie Fitzgerald’s Safely Ever After website is described as “Innovative, Non-Fearful Safety Programs for Parents and Kids”. It offers tools and tips for how parents can effectively talk to their children about how to keep themselves safe. The ‘Super Ten Play-It-Safe Rules’ provide kid-friendly language that empower parents and kids to focus on staying safe. […]