Alex Bauman, LMSW
Alex graduated from Fordham Graduate School of Social Service with a master’s degree in Clinical Social Work in 2012. He received his Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI) from Hunter College School of Social Work in 2017.
Alex has over ten years of experience working with adults who suffer from severe mental illness in a community based mental health setting. Alex has aided individuals of all ages to finish school, complete jobs, and become more active in their own recovery while feeling less isolated. He successfully built an indispensable men’s group that has been going strong for over four years where members can feel comfortable talking about their insecurities, relationships, and sex life.
Alex is dedicated to working with clients on their individual needs with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and interpersonal relationships. He defines the role he takes on as a life coach with a strength-based approach. He is easy to trust and builds a lasting rapport with his clients. Alex is caring, empathetic, and compassionate while maintaining a realist outlook when helping clients overcome specific roadblocks in life. He uses a variety of approaches that include Object Relations Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and mindfulness.
Alex lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and three-year-old daughter. He enjoys team sports, traveling (in a non-pandemic world), golf, film, the arts, and staying active.
Alex’s view of happiness is being around the people you love, doing the activities you love, and living your life the way you want to live it as long as you’re not causing hurt to anyone or anything.