I am a licensed professional counselor in Virginia and Arizona with 17 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients manage chronic illness and chronic pain, trauma and abuse, grief and loss, post-partum anxiety and depression, women's issues, aging issues, loneliness, phobias, career changes, and lack of purpose or direction in life. I practice Existentialism, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Psychology, Rogerian Counseling, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychosocial Theory, and Adlerian Therapy, in my counseling sessions depending upon the client’s needs, goals, and personality. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Somatization, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CA LPCC 14373
DC LPC PRC200001643
ME LCPC CC6967
WA LMHC 61476702
AZ LPC 17575
VA LPC 0701010381
MN LPCC 489
Dr. Fahr is so kind, compassionate and thoughtful. I have been a client for over a year and she has helped me through many life challenges. So thankful for her.
Written on Oct 16, 2023 after therapy with Alicia for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Had a great time with Dr.Fahr!
Written on Mar 03, 2023 after therapy with Alicia for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, and adhd
Dr. Fahr helped with my grief through the loss of my cat and other issues that came up for me. She is a great listener who offered me some questions to consider in my healing process. I can see a difference in how I am coping since I have been working with Dr. Fahr.
Written on Jan 04, 2023 after therapy with Alicia for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and grief
Written on Nov 14, 2022 after therapy with Alicia for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd
I had one session with her so far and I can tell that she is genuine and wants to help. She listens and gives great advise. Her energy is very comforting. I honestly feel like i've know her forever.
Written on Nov 07, 2022 after therapy with Alicia for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and adhd
I love Dr. Fahr. She is incredibly easy to talk to and makes me feel so at ease. She has really helped me make peace with some incredibly difficult situations. I would recommend her to anyone.
Written on Oct 18, 2022 after therapy with Alicia for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes