Alexandria Office and Staff

Family Innovations – Alexandria
121 5th Avenue West
Alexandria, MN 56308
Voice: 320-759-3096
Fax: 320-759-3097

Alexandria Therapists – Therapy and Counseling Services for Alexandria, Minnesota

Our counselors serving the community of Alexandria are committed to supporting your social-emotional well-being, and to help you address your therapy concerns.  These concerns may include family counseling, couples therapy, child therapy and/or mental health counseling. To Contact Us Click Here.

Family Therapy

Family Innovations provides professional counseling services to the Alexandria community in order to rebuild and ensure the well-being of your family. Our Alexandria counseling services include a variety of specialties such as couples therapy, family counseling, child counseling and adult or individual cognitive health therapy.

Marriage Counseling and Couples Therapy

Our expert relationship counselors offer marriage counseling, pre-marriage counseling, divorce counseling and couples therapy in the Alexandria area. Whether you are experience communication problems in your marriage or you are going through a difficult divorce, our relationship counselors can help you through this difficult time.

Child Therapy

The years of childhood are crucial to the mental health foundation of an individual. It’s important to establish healthy behaviors and responses to life situations and circumstances. Family Innovations offers child therapy services specific to disorder or incident, such as ADHD or child trauma. If you think your child could benefit from child therapy services, contact our therapists today.

Mental Health Counseling

Our caring therapists specialize in mental health counseling for depression, personality disorders, PTSD, anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. We also offer grief counseling, anger management, and abuse counseling services.

Our quality therapy services support the process of healing and offer a helping hand through challenging circumstances life can present. If you or a loved one is in need of individual, couples or family counseling services in the Alexandria, MN area, contact Family Innovations today.

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Alexandria Staff

  • Jeff CrossJeff Cross - MA, LMFT
    Clinical Supervisor & Therapist - Alexandria

    Jeff earned his MA in Counseling Psychology from Bethel University and is licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist. He has additional training and experience in the use of Evidence Based Practices for treating anxiety, depression, and disruptive behaviors. He uses Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) to treat children and adolescents with histories of trauma. Jeff also has experience in the field of addiction. He enjoys working with individuals, families, couples, adolescents, and children to address the challenges life presents.
    Licensure, Certificates, Affiliations, & Evidence Based Specialties

    • MN Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Minnesota State Approved LMFT Supervisor
    • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT)
    • Evidence Based Practices for youth with anxiety, depression, ADHD or disruptive behaviors
  • Ben NesbittBen Nesbitt - MSW, LICSW
    Therapist - Alexandria

    Ben completed his Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Cedarville University in 2002 and his Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Minnesota in 2005. Prior to joining Family Innovations in 2012, he worked for nine years with children and families, including refugees, asylum seekers, and individuals and families impacted by domestic and international adoption.  He has been trained in working with children ages 0-5 and in diagnostic assessments using the Diagnostic Classification: 0-3 R (DC:0-3R), a best practice model for early childhood mental health assessments. He enjoys working with children and families of all ages. His areas of interest include attachment, adoption/foster care, early childhood mental health, family of origin issues, parenting, trauma, abuse and neglect, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, child and brain development, parent-child relationships, and communication.

    Special areas of interest:

    • Attachment
    • Adoption
    • Parent-child relationships
    • Early childhood mental health

    Licensure, Certificates, Affiliations, & Evidence Based Specialties

    • MN Licensed Clinical Social Worker #17537
    • DC:0-3R diagnostic protocol for children birth - 5 years of age
    • Circle of Security Registered Parent Educator
    • Trust-based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner
    • Trauma Informed Child Parent Psychotherapy
    • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Jeff Cross
  • Ben Nesbitt
  • Jeff Cross, MA, LMFT
  • Ben Nesbitt, MSW, LICSW