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RPRS
LMHP-R
CSAC-A
Alexa Edwards, AAS

RPRS
LMHP-R
CSAC-A

Client Focus

Adults

Specializations

Substance Use Peer Recovery
IOP Administration
Substance Use Disorders
Co-Occurring Disorders

Alexa Edwards is a Certified CSAC-A and DBHDS Registered Peer Recovery Specialist and is almost at the completion of obtaining her AAS degree in Human Services from J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. Alexa started her internship at Humane Resources Inc., one of the methadone clinics in Richmond, VA. Due to the circumstances of the COVID-19 epidemic, this process came to a halt.

When the smoke cleared, she went to River City Comprehensive Counseling Services and completed her internship in March 2022. Upon doing so, she was hired part-time as an administrative assistant with the intensive outpatient services program in May 2022. She works full-time at RiverCity in various capacities as a Registered Peer Recovery Specialist, IOP Admin Assistant, and part-time Residential Specialist at RiverCity Residential.

Alexa is a hard-working, driven individual who isn't afraid to face challenges. She is passionate about her work and believes in advocating for her peers in the recovery community. Alexa is in long-term recovery and has worked with a diverse culture. She would describe herself as a committed, open, and honest person who doesn't believe in misleading others and is fair in everything she does.

Compassionate and empathetic regarding educating and supporting those suffering from mental illness and drug addiction. Facilitating and co-facilitating peer support groups, individual peer support, and administrative work at River City.

RPRS
LMHP-R
CSAC-A
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