Alexa Grayson, M.Ed
Alexa is passionate about advocating for folks who struggle with eating disorders and removing barriers to reach accessible care. Alexa wholeheartedly believes everyone deserves equal treatment and care and that healing is possible.
Alexa is the Insurance Navigation Program Manager at Project HEAL, a national non-profit focusing on equitable access to eating disorder healing. Alexa joined the Project HEAL team in 2020 as a national volunteer and later became Lead Insurance Specialist for the Insurance Navigation Program. Alexa brought her experience in insurance and mental health to help Project HEAL’s directors develop and implement the Insurance Navigation Program.
Alexa graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Minor in Business Administration. In 2016, she received her Master of Education in Counseling Psychology from Temple University.
Alexa brings lived as well as professional experience from a variety of settings, including private practice and higher level of care eating disorder and substance use programs. Most of her clinical experience comes from working with folks of all genders who struggle with eating disorders. She has also worked with those experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety, grief, chronic pain, substance use and trauma. Alexa has held positions such as individual and group therapist, admissions clinician, and those involving extensive work in insurance and utilization review, advocating for insurance to approve higher levels of eating disorder care.