Alex Rivera-Fernandez, PhD, LADC 1


Alex provides counseling to individuals experiencing psychiatric disability, dual diagnosis, substance abuse, addiction, isolation and trauma, among others. Services delivered from a multicultural competence perspective through the Wraparound Framework and Systems of Care Philosophy to a broad spectrum of ethnic backgrounds.

He has Post-doctoral Re-specialization in Psychology with an emphasis in health psychology, substance abuse and addiction and clinical pastoral counseling. Alex specializes in emotional distress, psychiatric disability, dual diagnosis, substance abuse and addiction, trauma, and serious emotional disturbances.

Alex is an ordained minister of pastoral care and Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor with Advanced Certification in specialties such as clinical pastoral counseling, domestic violence, crisis-and-abuse, marital and premarital counseling, therapeutic mediation and conflict resolution.  *Now a certified Prepare/Enrich Facilitator

Clinical Focus

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety/Panic
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Codependency
  • Trauma

Demographics Focus

  • Adults 21+

Treatments Offered

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


  • Certified Clinical Pastoral Counseling
  • Certified Domestic Violence Counselor

Additional Services

  • Teletherapy Available


  • English


  • West Springfield