Join us in welcoming our new therapist Alicia McAllister to our growing eTalkTherapy family, who brings with her a wealth of experience and a refreshing perspective on the importance of therapy and what makes therapy successful. Alicia’s areas of focus include depression and anxiety. Get to know more about Alicia in this Q&A:
What does therapy mean to you?
To me, therapy means that there is always a path to recovery. It is a safe space for everyone to feel accepted and heard.
What makes therapy successful?
What makes therapy successful is the collaboration and strong therapeutic relationship that a therapist and their client have. Having that relationship allows for the therapist and client to work as a team to help the client achieve their goals.
How has COVID-19 shaped your role as a therapist?
COVID-19 has shaped my role as a therapist by helping me learn how to overcome unexpected obstacles, both in my personal and professional life, so that I can still offer support to those in need.
What is your life philosophy?
“The meaning of life is to find your gift, the purpose of life is to share it” -unknown
Describe yourself in three words?
Funny, Motivated, Loyal
What was the last movie you saw? Thoughts on it?
The last movie I watched was Enola Holmes on Netflix. I thought that it was a cute movie and I liked how the protagonist was witty and smart.
If you could meet someone living or dead, who would it be AND why?
I would want to meet Fannie Lou Hamer because she played a major role in the women’s rights and civil rights movements.
Share something about yourself that others would be surprised to learn?
Others would be surprised to learn that I love musicals.
If you are looking to make positive changes in your life, we can help! Please contact us today about how to register and schedule your live video counseling session with Alicia.