alexandra abela junior associate family & systemic psychotherapist
Alexandra is a member of the Malta Association of Psychotherapists. She graduated from the University of Malta with a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) in 2015, after which she completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Systemic Psychotherapy through the Institute of Family Therapy Malta. She then continued her training through a Masters in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice within the same institute. Alexandra has experience in the educational and social field, working with children and adults with learning difficulties and intellectual disabilities, together with their families. Throughout these experiences she collaborated with other local state agencies and non-governmental organizations in the field of individual and family wellbeing and mental health.
As a systemic psychotherapist at Polaris, Alexandra helps individuals, couples and families with challenging certain beliefs and behaviours, thus empowering them to create healthier and more functional ways of relating. Other areas of interest include personal and professional well-being and growth, parenting, intimate relationships and emotional regulation.