Welcome Jennifer Lerma, MSW
Alexandria Place Therapy, LLC welcomes Jennifer Lerma to the Alexandria Place Therapy team.
Jen is a Supervisee in Social Work and received her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Shepherd University and her Master’s of Social Work degree from George Mason University.
Jen has experience working in elementary school social work with children and adolescents, along with their families. Jen works with children and families, adolescents and adults experiencing ADHD, anxiety, family changes, depression, adjustment, and grief and loss.
To learn more about Jen, we invite you to read her full bio here . We are excited to have her on the team and as a resource to the community.
Thanks to the community’s continued trust in us, Alexandria Place Therapy is expanding and we are hiring. We are currently seeking a licensed therapist to add to our growing practice. Alexandria Place Therapy is a small group practice in Old Town Alexandria. We work with children, adolescents, adults, and families. We incorporate play and expressive therapies in […]
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