Alex Mendez, PH.D.

Community Mental Health Services Director

Alex has spent 20 years providing mental health clinical and professional consultation services in various community settings and institutions. Through this work, Alex has a developed profound respect and appreciation for the challenges faced by consumers, collaborating partners, and fellow mental health clinicians, due to the disparity between the high need for community mental health services and limited access to such quality services. Alex leads Girls Inc.’s case management program, further enhancing family access to resources and services. Other aspects of Alex’s scope of work include psychotherapy and clinical supervision to pre- and post-doctoral interns placed in Girls Inc.’s internship program. He earned his B.A. from the University of California at Santa Barbara and completed his Ph.D. in Psychology from the Wright Institute Graduate School of Clinical Psychology, in Berkeley California.