Education

Ph.D., City University London; M.A., University of Brighton; B.A., Sheffield Hallam University

Research Interests

Acute inpatient mental health care; male depression; community mental health

Background

In addition to being a faculty member for Walden’s School of Counseling, Dr. Alexander is the director of Undergraduate Studies for Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences. Previously, she held lecturing and research posts in the U.K. and in Ireland at Trinity College Dublin. As a Senior Research Fellow at University of Lincoln, she worked on several U.K. Department of Health-funded projects investigating new ways of working in acute mental health and increasing access to psychological therapies. She has an M.A. in Counseling Psychology and provides supervision for psychodynamic psychotherapists. In addition to being published in various psychiatric journals, Dr. Alexander spent many years working in community mental health services and in various inpatient psychiatric settings in the U.K.