Alease is a warm, attentive, insightful, and down to earth clinician. She walks with you in your journey towards enhancing your resiliency and growing a greater sense of positive self-esteem to improve your overall well-being. Alease also creates a safe, non-judgmental environment to express your thoughts and feelings and validates them.
Alease especially enjoys working with children, adolescents and adults. Some of her areas of expertise include working with women who struggle with post-partum depression, trauma, relationship problems, self-esteem, work environment stress, and generalized stress. Alease is trained in evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) to treat long standing trauma, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectal Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. Her approach to therapy is strengths-based, and she helps you focus on internal strengths and resourcefulness.
Alease is a licensed graduate social worker in Washington, D.C., and holds a Master’s in Social Work from The Catholic University of America. She is a member of theNational Association of Christian Social Workers, Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work, Council for Behavioral Health, and the National Association of Black Social Workers in the D.C. Metro Chapter.