Alex Shea

Alex Shea



Relationships, Life Coaching, copywriting


Michigan State University



Alex Shea (she/her) is a practicing therapist, artist, entrepreneur, self-published author, and life coach based in Florence, Oregon. She helps people feel at home in their bodies so they can live life however they want. She also created a copywriting business, Alex Copy Co., before becoming a life coach and writer.

In addition to Verywell Mind, her bylines—which largely focus on interpersonal relationships—have been published in HuffPost, Byrdie, Mindbodygreen, Shape, and The Wellnest. Before she was a journalist regularly writing for Allbodies, Alex was many things: barista, production assistant, salesperson, manager, and bridal stylist.


Alex received her certificate for Journalism from Michigan State University.

About Verywell Mind

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