I am licensed in Wisconsin with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, motivation, self esteem, confidence, & career difficulties. 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: Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Blended Family Issues, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Divorce and Separation, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Money and Financial Issues, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
MA LICSW LICSW126988
NV LCSW 11058-C
WI LCSW 11307-123
Carissa has been an awesome therapist helping to guide me through things going on in my life.
Written on Nov 06, 2023 after therapy with Carissa for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and compassion fatigue
Carissa is very attentive and provides helpful tools.
Written on Aug 21, 2023 after therapy with Carissa for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues
Carissa is so empathetic and genuine. She has a very kind and caring countenance and that helped me trust her with my emotions and open up more and more. She is just wonderful and has been helping me cope with being a new mom and with my struggles at workplace
Written on Aug 16, 2023 after therapy with Carissa for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd
I like her methods. From the first time we met, she provided me things that were helpful and different. She created goals we want to accomplish together and it keeps me on a path as well
Written on Aug 15, 2023 after therapy with Carissa for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes