Alejandro Z.

Mental health counselling & mindfulness practice professional, & academic researcher

United States of America

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate, Grief Counselor, Mindfulness Coach with Transitions LifecCare in Raleigh, North Carolina. I integrate mental health counseling with my extensive ex...see more

  • Healthcare Wellness & Fitness
  • Education & Edtech
  • Professional Services
  • Higher Education
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  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Grief Counselor, Mindfulness Instructor

Transitions LifeCare (founded as Hospice of Wake County in 1979)
2 years
Current position
Aug 2020 - Present
Deliver grief counseling services in individual and group settings via tele-counseling and video counseling sessions. Design and facilitate emotional resilience support groups for Trans...see more

Grief Counselor, Mindfulness Instructor

3 years
Sep 2017 - Aug 2020
Delivered grief counseling services in individual and group settings via in-person, tele-counseling and video counseling sessions, including Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) cu...see more

Mindfulness-Based College for Young Adults (MB-College) Instructor

Brown University
5 years
Current position
Aug 2017 - Present
This 9-week program and research study is offered through the Brown University Mindfulness Center and Cardiovascular Health Lab and includes training in mindfulness meditation and mindf...see more

Director of Learning and Wellbeing

Virgin Pulse (formerly ShapeUp Inc.)
3 years
Aug 2014 - Jul 2017
Developed leading-edge onsite, video-conference and technology-facilitated wellness-centered onboarding, organizational development, learning and leadership programs for innovative glob...see more

Mindfulness and Organizational Development Consultant

Center For Resilience
5 years
Apr 2012 - Aug 2017
Center for Resilience seeks to empower people to empower themselves through the practice of mindfulness which fosters success in the classroom, community and workplace. Our trained staf...see more

Training and Quality Coordinator, Interim Director, End-user Support

ShapeUp, Inc.
4 years
Jan 2011 - Aug 2014
Dynamic digital health and wellness start-up that delivers workplace wellness programming via online platforms and smartphone apps.

Corporate Wellness Account Manager

ShapeUp, Inc.
3 years
Jun 2009 - Dec 2011
ShapeUp joint with Virgin Pulse. At Virgin Pulse, we’re passionate about changing lives and businesses for good. We want to make a difference in the world by helping people be their bes...see more

Private Practice

Certified Yoga Instructor
9 years
Jun 2004 - Dec 2012
Private practice as a certified yoga instructor.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Higher Education
  • Healthcare Wellness & Fitness
  • Education & Edtech
  • Professional Services

Role experience

  • Healthcare Services
  • Education