St. Johnsbury Community Health Center
McGill University, BA in English & Anthropology
McGill University, Master of Social Work
Internship at the Montreal General Hospital in Outpatient Psychiatry
Internship at Expression LaSalle – Community Mental Health and Art Therapy Center
Integrated behavioral health, persistent & acute mental health, Dialectical Behavior Therapy
To recharge, Claudia enjoys cooking, skiing, going on adventures with her dog Murphy and training her young horse Maya.
Claudia Alexander (she/her/hers) was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec but always had ties to the Northeast Kingdom. She completed a Bachelor’s degree in English and Anthropology at McGill University.
After volunteering at the student sexual assault crisis center, she turned her focus towards a Master in Social Work at McGill University. Claudia then moved to Northern Vermont to work in community mental health for several years with individuals living with persistent and acute mental health. More recently, she has worked as an integrated social worker at Planned Parenthood of Northern New England offering support navigating resources and short-term counseling. Her passion is Dialectical Behavior Therapy – an approach that believes in each person’s wisdom, provides concrete tools to manage intense emotions and works towards building
a life worth living.