Alisha Powell, PhD, LCSW

Alisha Powell, PhD, LCSW


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C) in the states of Colorado, Georgia, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Maryland and District of Columbia
  • Level 1, 2, and 3 Certification in Research Based Approach to Couples Therapy, Gottman Institute
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy

Areas of Focus:

Mental Health, Work Life Balance, Racial Trauma, Religiously Abusive Organizations, Therapy Implications for working with Minority Populations


PhD in Social Psychology from Walden University
Master of Social Work (MSW) from University of Denver
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from Oakwood University

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Professional Background

Alisha has experience working in a variety of settings that have included long term care, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and residential treatment centers working with clients from all walks of life. She is well versed in case management, social work education, assessment, and couples therapy. She is passionate about being a lifelong learner and empowering individuals to develop and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships.

Alisha has also conducted family assessments for couples and collaborated on an interdisciplinary team with professional colleagues. In addition to her practical experience, she’s experienced in motivational interviewing, sex therapy, multi-problem families, and substance abuse. She’s also completed Level 1, 2, & 3 of the Gottman Institute Training (Advanced Training).

Also Published In:

Bustle, Yahoo Lifestyle, Fast Company, Parade, Healthline, Romper, Social Work Guide, Thrive Global, MedTravelers, and Up Journey