Hi my name is Meredith Alper and I am a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern. I completed my Bachelors of science in Applied Psychology at Hodges University and Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the same institution, graduating summa cum laude. I have experience in Southwest Florida providing individual and group psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults. My specialty areas include but are not limited to Adjustment disorders, depression, generalized anxiety disorder, PTSD and various mood disorders. I have experience helping clients from diverse cultural backgrounds. My approach integrates diverse therapeutic modalities maintaining a holistic Person-Centered approach and utilize TF-CBT, Internal Family Systems and play therapy interventions. I am currently in training to specialize as a Registered Play therapist and I strive to provide my clients with a safe and compassionate environment where the client feels comfortable expressing their thoughts and emotions.