Alex Ribbentrop is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and founder of Live Free Psychotherapy, a private practice licensed in Virginia, Maryland, and Florida. Alex is a Qualified Supervisor, EMDR Trained Clinician, and certified in the treatment of complex trauma and family system trauma. He is also a two time recipient of George Mason University's, "Outstanding Master of Social Work Award" and a two time finalist for Best Mental Health Practitioner of Loudoun County, Virginia.
Alex's clinical career and training has focused on the areas of complex trauma, family systems, personality disorders, and substance use disorders; his approach integrates trauma informed care and existential considerations to support individuals and families in the development of personal meaning and value for their lives. In addition to clinical practice, Alex works as a consultant and speaker.
His approach has been described as warm, empathetic, and authentic.