Founder Alexis Cate is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker & Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She has worked in New York City the entirety of her career. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Wagner College and went on to earn her Masters in Social Work Degree from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College.
Alexis has experience working across all age groups treating a variety of psycho-social concerns, including: depression, anxiety, mood dysregulation, substance misuse, complex trauma, personality disorders, pervasive mental health disorders, suicidality, self-harm, community violence, and domestic/family violence.
Empowered Psychotherapy & Consulting was born to bridge Alexis' passion for helping others with her love of education. She is a compassionate and highly motivated self-starter. Alexis has a strong desire to empower the individuals and families with whom she works. She believes it is vital to ensure fellow/future therapists have a nurturing continuing education experience. Alexis believes in the importance of holistic health, highlighting the mind-body connection, the practice of mindfulness, and enhancing clinical care by comprehensively understanding each clients needs both in and outside of the therapeutic experience.