Elexus Edwards

Counseling Intern

816-246-4465, ext. 27

 

Elexus joined Healing Grace Counseling Center as an intern in July 2019. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice with a double minor in Psychology and Child and Family development from the University of Central Missouri in May 2018. She is currently working on her master’s studying Human Development and Family Science with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy, expected to graduate May 2020.  

Elexus is a trained PREPARE/ENRICH Facilitator. PREPARE/ENRICH is a strengths-based relationship program designed to help couples identify strengths, growth areas and learn relationship skills to maximize their potential and effectiveness in their relationship.

Elexus currently works as an Addiction Recovery Technician at Compass Health Network in Warrensburg, Missouri. Prior to working at Compass, she completed an internship with Jackson County Family Court, Prevention and Diversion in Kansas City.  

 Elexus is passionate about seeing others grow through their trauma and becoming their best selves. She enjoys working with adolescents, young adults, couples, and families of all diverse backgrounds. She strives to be creative in therapy and help others use their strengths to externalize and recreate their stories.

 Elexus is currently teaching herself how to play the acoustic guitar. She loves watching movies in her spare time and she LOVES food!