Alexandria Gohla, LSW

Therapist
South Naperville

Alexandria Gohla, a Licensed Social Worker, attended Illinois Wesleyan University for her Bachelors degree in Sociology, Loyola University Chicago for her Masters in Social Work, and National Louis University for her Masters in Educational Administration and Supervision.

Throughout her career, Alexandria has worked with many parents, children, and families. Alexandria’s most recent experience was within the school setting (Pre-K through 12th grade) where she was a school social worker. She has also worked in community mental health and sexual assault trauma through the YWCA and has spent time as an ABA therapist assisting children and families with autism.

Alexandria enjoys helping children and families with social issues, learning disabilities, peer relationship struggles, coping skills, behavioral issues, self-esteem, and school issues. She enjoys working with adolescents and adults in the areas of stress reduction, anxiety, depression, parenting, postpartum issues, family conflict, trauma, domestic violence and sexual assault, and relational issues.

Alexandria develops a strong rapport and works collaboratively with her clients in order to assist each individual to reach his or her personal goals. She takes a non-judgmental and empathetic approach while considering the daily struggles and obstacles of life. Alexandria uses a direct but caring approach to help elicit positive changes that will help both children and adults overcome obstacles and achieve goals.

Alexandria utilizes different treatment approaches based on the unique needs of each client, which may include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solutions-Focused Therapy, Art and Play Therapies, Mindfulness, Family Systems as well as a person-centered approach to assist clients in developing and strengthening skills to set and achieve goals.