Seeing your worth
Hi! I'm Lyss (Alyssa, officially). As your counselor, I will work to create a space for you to feel welcomed, protected and cared for. You will find the freedom to bring your truest self: all of your joys, shame and pain. Here we will walk together—at your pace—towards a deeper understanding of yourself in order to build an authentic and abundant life. I have found my passion in working with women (both adolescents and adults) who find themselves in painful places, whether from traumatic experiences or from the inner voices of shame, and working together towards healing and peace.
I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in California (see credentials below). I specialize in individual therapy and couples therapy. I use an integration of Catholic spiritual and religious beliefs into psychological treatment. My approaches include integrating cognitive-behavioral, attachment, experiential and mindfulness-based psychotherapy techniques including EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Therapy, AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy), and EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy).
I feel privileged accompanying my clients through some of the hardest times of their lives, and believe my work is part of my vocation: called to love and to be the hands and feet of Christ on earth.
Colorado Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC.0014051
California Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC 8313
Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Northern Colorado
EMDR Certified Clinician, EMDRIA
EMDR Consultant-in-Training, EMDRIA
AEDP Level 2
Catholic Psychotherapy Association
I am currently accepting both in-person and telehealth appointments.
In person two locations:
- Clairemont, San Diego
- Del Mar, San Diego
I am currently only offering telehealth appointments for clients living in Colorado.