• Alex Malich, LCSW LCSW-MT-24797

    I have a masters degree in Social Work from the University of Montana. For nearly ten years I have worked with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of therapeutic environments including schools, wilderness therapy, and in home and outpatient settings. Since completing my masters program I have studied

    • Circle of Security is an attachment therapy model for caregivers and children that aims to increase caregivers appropriate responses to needs for soothing and exploration, increase caregivers ability to self reflect on their own and their child’s behavior, and reflect on how their own history affects their current caregiving. I am also certified to facilitate the 8-week circle of security parenting group. https://www.circleofsecurityinternational.com/

    • Trauma Resiliency Model explores the biology of fear and threat and the automatic, natural defensive responses that occur when faced with a life-threatening and/or dangerous situation. Most importantly, this model explores the concept of resiliency and how to restore balance to the body and the mind after traumatic experiences. https://www.traumaresourceinstitute.com/home

    • Mindful Schools Training helps provide counselors with the ability to offer practical mindfulness skills for children, adolescents, and adults to lower stress and return balance to the nervous system.

    • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy is the gold standard for couples therapy at this time. https://iceeft.com/what-is-eft/

    • Currently in training for Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. https://www.sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org/about.html