Alessandra Sax, Therapist

Alessandra Sax holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Child Development from Hampshire College (USA). She graduated from New York University (USA) with a Clinical Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work, Children, Adolescents and Adults and completed her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology and Supervision in Counselor Education at Argosy University (USA).

She has been an instructor in Clinical Interviewing and Consultation, Child Psychology, Life-Span Development, Cultural Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Advanced Psychopathology, and Group Music Therapy. She is also a licensed psychotherapist who has been in private practice for over twenty-five years, working with children, adolescents, and adults.

From 2006 until 2019, she was working at the American Community Schools of Athens (ACS), as the Elementary School Counselor and then School Psychologist, and additionally, was the coordinator of the Psychology Intern Program within the Department of Student Affairs. She is an editorial board member and peer reviewer for the International Journal for Elementary Education for SciencePG, the American Journal of Applied Psychology and the International Journal of Progressive Education. She has published several book chapters and articles, and regularly presents her clinical work and research at international conferences both in Europe and the USA.

She is a member of EB-ACA and ACA. At Hellenic American University Dr. Sax is an Associate Professor and Director of the Psychology Department, including the University Counseling Center.

Awake Therapy provides on-demand video and telephone psychotherapy, counseling, and coaching to individuals in over 40 countries worldwide.