Alyson Whitaker


About Me

Hello! My name is Alyson, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field. I have spent over half of my profession working with clients in crisis. I have worked with clients experiencing issues with depression, anxiety, trauma, life changes, stress management, those managing disabilities and student (college) populations.

I have a person centered, solution focused style. I believe in honesty, dignity and respect as core values. My goal is to meet you where you are and assist you with moving to where you want to be.

I am aware it takes courage to seek professional help. My goal is to provide you with a safe, nonjudgmental space, to assist you with the tools and skill sets to help you be the best you in moving forward. I’d love to help guide you along the way.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , ADHD , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 8

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #0904008244 (Expires: 2021-06-30)


Written by H.E. on May 03, 2021 after counseling with Alyson for 3 weeks on issues concerning self esteem

Alyson has been very helpful so far, our discussions and the supplementary material she sends me have been useful in understanding myself better.