Alicia Summers brings considerable training and experience to her work with individuals and couples. She offers a free initial session so that you can meet and discuss how counseling can help with your specific needs. Within each of us lies the power to create a meaningful life. Alicia believes the therapeutic process offers you the opportunity to address and heal from painful past experiences, recognize and overcome self-defeating behaviors, strengthen important relationships, and utilize personal strengths to create your best life. Healing is possible. Acceptance, happiness, and contentment are within reach.
She has a passion for helping people with acceptance and understanding, and walking alongside them as they journey toward their goals. Alicia believes that through mental health therapy everyone can become who they long to be and live the life they imagine for themselves.
At Foundations Counseling, Alicia Summers works with a wide variety of clients who may be seeking services that include:
- Children, Adolescents and Teen Counseling – anxiety, depression, drugs and alcohol, trauma, cutting and self-injury, PTSD, assertiveness training, criminal behavior
- Mental Health Counseling and Wellness – severe anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, grief and loss, addictions, self-esteem, trauma and abuse recovery, adjustment, assertiveness, life transitions
- Individual Counseling – abuse, addictions, anger management, empowerment, communication, assertiveness, self-esteem, PTSD, stress, worrying, social anxiety, fears and phobias, trauma
- Growth Oriented Counseling – grief and loss, burn out and lack of motivation, relocation, empowerment, individual development
Alicia Summers has a Master of Arts Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Clinical Psychology, both from Franciscan University of Steubenville. Alicia utilizes techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Alicia Summers has been involved in the mental health field for many years, and has been personally invested in helping people with mental health struggles since high school, encouraged by her love of supporting peers who had experienced loss, grief, suicidal ideation, and other struggles common in high school. This inspired a pursuit of the mental health field throughout college as well as several volunteer positions and internships including behavioral health programs and after school programs for children with incomplete homes and unhealthy home lives.
Over the last several years Alicia has focused on helping those struggling with anxiety and depression, PTSD, and substance abuse, as well as adolescents within the juvenile probation system. In her spare time, she is a Behavioral Health Specialist for the United States Army Reserves.
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