Alex Stephenson

Alex Stephenson is a licensed professional counselor, author, and artist. He has served as a therapist for the Cherokee Nation since 2014.  Alex has written and illustrated books on friendship, acceptance, anxiety, and treating others compassionately, with the goal of helping children and parents discuss difficult topics in a comfortable way.

The First Fire is the third Cherokee children’s book that Alex has collaborated on with his coauthor and longtime friend, Brad Wagnon.