Approach: Integrative, Person-Centred and Humanistic Counselling-Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Qualification: Master of Science in Clinical Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Alisha is a qualified and licensed counsellor/psychotherapist with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (IACP), an accredited member of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI), in addition to, being a Licensed Mental Health Counsellor (LMHC) in the United States. She completed her B.Sc. in Psychology at Eastern New Mexico University before going on to complete a M.Sc.(Hons) in Clinical Psychology at Capella University in the United States. Since 2010, Alisha has worked in a variety of clinical settings working therapeutically with people of all ages from diverse demographic and cultural backgrounds including; adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities in a community based setting, inpatient psychiatric facilities, adolescents and adults in an outpatient clinical behavioural health programs, Project ECHO: Integrated Addictions & Psychiatry (IAP), collegiate counselling services and a private counselling/psychotherapy practice.
Alisha’s approach to psychotherapy is grounded in a unified approach to the science of clinical psychology that assimilates and integrates key insights from the major approaches (ie. CBT, DBT, MBSR) into a more coherent whole, depending on the client’s needs. Alisha’s clinical focus is to facilitate a safe and confidential space whilst emphasizing a collaborative therapeutic relationship as the core vehicle through which to support people to achieve meaningful positive change.
Areas of specialism:
- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
- Suicide Prevention
- Personality Disorders
- Grief, bereavement and loss
- Relationship-Intimacy conflicts
- Self-Esteem/Personal Exploration