Alisha obtained her Master's of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of West Georgia. Alisha is currently working under the supervision of Teresa Woodruff, LPC, ATR-BC, CPCS. Her clinical experience includes working with children, teens, and young adults in individual and group settings. Alisha is a culturally diverse counselor who embraces clients from all walks of life and adapts treatment based on the client and their cultural background.
Alisha believes that by providing a safe space for her clients and by being authentic, that she can aid them in surmounting behavioral and mental health struggles. Alisha utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy with an integration of art expressive therapy and play to help identify and challenge intrusive thoughts, develop coping skills for life changes, anxiety, and depression, and identify how to healthily manage and express emotions.
Alisha believes that increased emotional knowledge at a young age can provide a strong foundation for a healthier and happier life in adulthood. She believes that art can be a vehicle to aid in expression of inner workings of the mind that cannot always be verbalized. Alisha strives to provide a warm and empathetic counseling setting to assist clients in achieving their goal. She enjoys helping clients of all ages who struggle with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, ADHD, behavioral challenges, identity formation, gender identity discovery, and interpersonal struggles.