Alissa Woolfolk, LPC

Alissa received a Bachelors degree in English & Creative Writing from George Mason University, a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling from Central Michigan University, and a Play Therapy Certificate from Old Dominion University.

Alissa’s work experience includes wilderness and adventure therapy, in-home counseling, parenting and substance abuse groups, mental health support services, play therapy, individual and family outpatient therapy, and clinical supervision. She has worked in the mental health field for over 13 years in a variety of settings.

Alissa provides teletherapy at MySpectrum so that you don’t have to come to an office to meet with her. You, or a loved one, can receive the benefits of her experience virtually! You can read more about our teletherapy service here.

Alissa mostly uses a Solution-Focused approach to therapy, helping clients identify realistic solutions to their problems. She enjoys working with individuals and families, helping them create rules and boundaries, and improving communication. Alissa especially enjoys working with young people (middle school through college) helping them deal with the current stressors in their lives. She also uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and play therapy techniques with all her clients when appropriate.

When not working, Alissa enjoys reading, going to food festivals, cooking, playing with her three tabby cats, and camping, fishing, and kayaking with her husband and two children.

Call us today to schedule an appointment with Alissa: 804-924-2236. You may also request a teletherapy appointment by clicking here.

Below are some specific areas that this Therapist has identified as being in their clinical skillset to treat. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list, but is presented to serve as a guide as you learn more about the Therapist and their potential match with you.

  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Art Therapy
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • CBT
  • Chronic Health Issues
  • Chronic or Other Health Issues
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss
  • Family Therapy
  • Life transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motherhood
  • Peer Relationships
  • Phobias
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • School Issues (College or Other)
  • Solution Focused Brief
  • Stress
  • Young-Adult Issues
  • Foster/Adoption Issues