Alexander Pitaluga, LCSW

Alexander Pitaluga, LCSW

Alexander received his BS in Community Health Education from the University of Puerto Rico in 1985 and his Masters of Social Work from Florida International University in 1991. He received his LCSW in 1994. Alexander is a Qualified Supervisor and has been a Field Instructor for Florida International University. He has over 30 years of experience as a social worker working with diverse and vulnerable populations such as foster care and at risk youth, young adults aging out of foster care, victims of sexual abuse, domestic violence and LGBTQ individuals. He has also worked with the homeless mentally ill, inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and forensic populations. He has experience in working with individuals, families and groups He has treated individuals with depression, anxiety, PTSD among other diagnoses. He has received training in Crisis Management, Reality Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal and Motivational Therapy as well as Family and couples therapy. Alexander served 11 years as a Field Artillery Officer in the Army National and received an Honorable Discharge as a Captain. He is bilingual (English and Spanish).