Aleksandra Bessent, Professional Counselor (Pre-Licensed) in Texas

Aleksandra Bessent, MD, MA, LPC-Associate, NCC

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I specialize in OCD, mood disorders, personality disorders and adjustment to major life transitions.

Are you trying to cope with constant worry, intrusive thoughts, sadness or anger? Would you like to improve your relationships with partner/spouse/family? Are you struggling to adjust to major life changes, such as acute or chronic disease, divorce, death of a loved person, career transition? There are times in life when we need professional help to feel better and live a more fulfilling life. I am here to help you to deal with distress, sense of despair, get your symptoms under control and experience happiness. As a Medical Doctor, I possess advanced training in neuroscience, medicine, and psychiatry and my passion is understanding the origins of the issues, breaking patterns that don’t’ serve well and finding effective ways to cope with life circumstances that are out of control. Take a first step to your healing journey and contact me today!

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Betrayal Trauma
  • Binge Eating
  • Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
  • Body Image
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Chronic Illness
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Eating Disorders
  • Existential Crisis
  • Family Conflict
  • Fertility, Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Grief & Loss
  • Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs)
  • Life Transitions
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Neuropsychological Issues
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pet Loss
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Suicide Loss
  • Trauma & Ptsd
  • Women's Issues

Therapy Types

  • Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Somatic Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Autism
  • Cancer Survivors
  • Immigrants
  • Refugees
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterans

Faith Based Specialties

  • Atheism/Agnosticism
  • Christianity

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$100.00 - $150.00
Sliding Scale
Yes
Pay By
Cash, Check, Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Licenses & Certifications

License(s)
License #
state
Professional Counselor (Pre-Licensed)
Texas
Board Certification(s)
ECFMG
Professional Certification(s)
Organization
Date
National Certified Counselor
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)
2020
Professional Association(s)
Membership Type
Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International
Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society in Social Sciences
Graduate School(s)
Degree
Year Graduated
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
2022
AIETI Medical School
Medical Doctor
2009