Education and Training
Alissa Tomanek is a therapy extern pursuing her doctorate in clinical psychology at Adler University. Alissa views her clients as the experts of their own lives and perceives therapy as a working alliance between the clinician and the client. She sees her own role as someone to help guide, not someone who needs to instruct. Drawing from a blend of humanistic and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) therapy approaches, Alissa strives to acknowledge her client's strengths and help them learn to work with their weaknesses. Alissa provides individual therapy for patients across the lifespan and is under the supervision of Dr. Montesano and Dr. Guada.
More information about Alissa
Alissa chose to pursue a doctorate in clinical psychology because of her passion for helping others understand their struggles and make the changes they want to see in their lives. She has worked across the lifespan but has spent much of her time volunteering and working with children and adolescents.