Alyssa Hamilton, MSW, LSW, LCAC-A
Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor Associate
Alyssa received her Master of Social Work degree from the IU School of Social Work. She is a Licensed Social Worker as well as a Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor Associate. She is currently working towards her clinical licensure. Alyssa has experience providing outpatient and intensive outpatient treatment to adolescents and adults with substance use disorders through a community mental health center.
Alyssa works with individuals using various therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She understands that beginning therapy can sometimes be an uncomfortable process as it requires individuals to be vulnerable and honest with themselves. She works with individuals to establish a therapeutic rapport to allow them to feel more comfortable with the therapy process. She has experience working with individuals with PTSD, substance use disorders, depression, and anxiety. Alyssa is currently working towards obtaining her Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) certification.
Getting to Know Alyssa
Alyssa enjoys spending her free time reading, relaxing outdoors, and vacationing in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
"You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending."
— C.S. Lewis