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Alexis “Lexi” Coticchio

Master Level Therapist | MS

Lexi joined KP in 2020 as an intern, before joining the team in 2021. She grew up in the Rockford area attending Rockford Christian High School before going on to gain a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Capella University and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Judson University. Lexi has an extensive background and experience in animal assisted therapies including training and volunteering with therapy dogs and being certified in Equine Assisted Psychotherapy.

Over the past several years Lexi has worked at several different organizations in the community providing crisis intervention, case management, counseling, and community support to adolescents and young adults. In addition she has experience working in an inpatient memory care unit at a nursing facility and working with veterans from all walks of life including those struggling with combat and non-combat related PTSD. She also has experience providing animal assisted therapy with both dogs and horses. Among other therapeutic approaches, Lexi likes to incorporate experiential techniques in session including, but not limited to, meditation, breathing techniques, music, and holistic body movement.

When not at work you can find Lexi enjoying time in the horse stables riding, or spending time with her family and pets outdoors.