Last updated: 8/2/2020

Alexander Laorenza, LICSW, LCDP (401) 263-4361
Last Updated: 8/2/2020
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Chemical Dependency Professional

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Addictions/Substance Depression Dual Diagnosis Family Issues Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Abuse and/or Neglect Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Domestic Violence Education/Personal Development Gender Identity Grief/Loss Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Suicidal Thoughts Women's Issues
Office and Contact Information
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Changespace Center for Counseling and Development, LLC
147 County Road
Suite 300 A-B
Barrington, RI 02806
(401) 263-4361

Contact: Alexander Laorenza, LICSW, LCDP

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 12 Hours
Weekends: 12 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 13

RI - LICSW [ISW02166]
RI - Chemical Dependency Professional [CDP00753]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Counselor (CADC)
Chemical Dependency Counseling, Professional, Fellow & Diplomate
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $75
Couples: $80
Group: N/A
Family: $80

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Crisis Intervention
Information & Referral
Initial Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice) Neighborhood Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO) Tufts Associated HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Tufts Health Plan (PPO)
CIGNA HealthCare United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Healthcare
MultiPlan United Healthcare of New England

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) College Students
Adopted Biracial Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness Corrections Officers Disabled Entertainment Industry First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Step Families Suicidal Transgender Unemployed
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Evaluation/Diagnostic Existential Psychotherapy Humanistic
Other theoretical approaches:
Case Management Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Holistic Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Relational
Methods - focus areas:
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Arabic Armenian Asian Brazilian Cape Verdean Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Irish Italian Portuguese
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)