Alexandra Laramee, LCSW

Alexandra Laramee, LCSW

(757) 668-7525
Practice
Education

College: La Salle University

Graduate school: Bryn Mawr College

Bio

Laramee, clinical manager for Behavioral Health, utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, non-directive play therapy, parent training and family-based therapies in the treatment of children, adolescents and young adults with depressive and anxiety disorders, ADHD, sleep disorders, specific phobias, anorexia nervosa, conduct and impulse control disorders, as well as chronic medical illness and pain.

She completed her master’s level clinical training at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, working with military veterans who suffered from serious mental illness and addiction issues.  She also trained at the Beck Institute in cognitive behavioral therapy, a modality that is evidenced-based for the treatment of depressive and anxiety disorders, as well as, anger issues, chronic pain, poor body image, low self-esteem, troubled sleep, managing relationship stress, coping with physical illness and more. She utilizes other modalities, such as acceptance and commitment therapy, image rehearsal therapy, interpersonal therapy and others, depending on the needs of each child.

Laramee serves on the CHKD Wellness committee and the CHKD Schwartz committee which seeks to promote compassionate care so that patients and medical staff relate to one another in a way that provides hope to the patient, support to caregivers and sustenance to the healing process.

Clinical Interests
  • Legal system involvement
  • Maudsley Approach for children with an anorexia nervosa diagnosis
  • Support of children coping with parental divorce 
(757) 668-7525