Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT 123454)
Alexander Gorbis obtained his master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University and is a BBS registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT 123454). He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Economics from the University of California, Davis. As a student, he volunteered at Sandy Segal Youth Health Center providing mental health services to youth and teens suffering from anxiety, depression, and grief. Concurrently, Mr. Gorbis worked with adults (18-55) with neurodevelopmental disabilities such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, etc. for three years. His main role as an independent living skills (ILS) instructor, was assisting clients in learning domains such as safety, nutrition, social & communication skills, housekeeping, community access and money management. Since graduating from Pepperdine, Mr. Gorbis is practicing exposure and response prevention therapy and gaining clinical experience with highly comorbid and extreme cases of OCD and related anxiety disorder. His experience has included administering supervised assessments to new patients, providing support in developing and executing exposures with patients, and assigning daily homework while maintaining a high standard of care. His current goal is to begin working toward his doctoral degree, while continuing to train, learn and grow as a clinician. Mr. Gorbis’s clinical services at Renewed Freedom Center are provided under the license and supervision of Jennifer Lynch, Psy.D. (PSY30626).