Carissa is a counseling intern under the direct supervision of Julia Dooley, MA, LPC, RPT. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Saint Louis and is currently studying at Lindenwood University to receive her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling with an emphasis in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is a student member of the American Counseling Association.
Carissa takes a thoughtful, trauma-informed approach when working with her clients. She seeks to build a positive, collaborative therapeutic relationship with clients based on her belief that each person is inherently worthy and deserving of dignity and respect. Recognizing that everyone experiences the world around them differently, she strives to provide a safe, caring, compassionate, validating, and non-judgmental counseling environment for each of her clients. Carissa tailors each therapy session to the unique needs of her client and moves at the pace that is comfortable for them.
Carissa has a special interest in working with trauma, crisis intervention, grief, and non-suicidal self-injury. She also has experience working with parents of young children with disabilities.
10 AM to 10 PM
10 AM to 2 PM
2 PM to 7 PM
9 AM to 11 AM
Psychotherapy, Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy
Relationship Stressors, Stress, Trauma, Self-Harm
15-17, 18-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55-64
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