About Us

Alex, LPC

Alex Gross, LPC

Personal Statement

I am a dedicated professional with a passion for helping my clients overcome their personal and mental health challenges. I appreciate the courage it takes to enter therapy and the hard work it entails. I am committed to providing my clients with the empathy, support, and guidance they deserve and need for a successful treatment outcome.

Alex, LPC - Professional Background


  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Master’s in Education in Professional Mental Health Counseling, William Paterson University
  • Bachelors in Psychology, Kean University

Relevant work Experience/History

  • Clinician, Lakeside Counseling Associates LLC, Sparta NJ
  • Counseling Intern, Wayne Counseling and Family Services, Wayne NJ
  • Suicide Hotline Volunteer at Caring Contact, Westfield NJ


  • Individual, Couples, and Family Treatment
  • Adolescents/Teenagers (11 to 17) 
  • Adults (18 to 65)

Presenting Difficulties

  • Depression (Major Depression, Dysthymia, Bi-Polar Disorder)
  • Anxiety (Social Anxiety, General Anxiety)
  • ADHD
  • Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Life Stressors and adjustments (Family, Academic/Learning, Social, Employment, and Developmental Problems)

Treatment Philosophy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Supplemental Therapies

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Psychodynamic Therapy


Please note that our therapists are independent contractors and not employees of Strength for Change, LLC. Each therapist is independently licensed and insured and takes sole responsibility for his or her clients and the quality of care provided.