Masters Level Intern
Focus: Children & Adolescents, Creative Expressive
Play Therapist in Training
Alyssa holds a Bachelors in Psychology with a minor in Criminology from the University of West Georgia. She is working towards her Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Mercer University. She has experience working with children as a part-time nanny and volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) with Fulton county juvenile court system.
Alyssa values empathy and acceptance, she has always had a passion for working with children and adolescents. In her clinical work she strives to provide a safe and non-judgmental environment for clients to feel understood and share their experiences. Alyssa hopes to make clients feel heard and work collaboratively to build resilience, achieve goals, and focus on strengths. Alyssa clinical interests with children and adolescent include anxiety, depression, self-esteem and self-worth, grief, family issues, and trauma. However, working with children and adolescents who have experienced trauma has allows been a career goal and what drew her to counseling. Alyssa is currently a member of Chi Sigma Iota, after graduation she hopes to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and obtain her certification in Play Therapy and is under Supervision with Dr. Amanda
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