Alicia strives to create a therapeutic environment that is comfortable, non-judgmental and empathetic. Using a range of therapeutic techniques and a collaborative style, Alicia will work with you to establish a treatment plan that is tailored specifically to your needs.
Alicia has built her experience in a variety of settings, including the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), Open Doors for Lanark Children and Youth, and the Ottawa Carleton District School Board (OCDSB). In addition to her work at Cappelli & Associates, Alicia continues to work at CHEO where she is actively involved in both research and clinical practice.
As part of Cappelli & Associates, Alicia provides both individual and family support. Her particular interests include working with young people who are struggling with mood regulation, general and social anxiety, school avoidance, trauma, and the parent-child relationship. She is well suited to working with children and youth who are struggling with mild to moderate mental health concerns and families looking to improve their communication and resolve conflicts. Additionally, she can provide support and guidance to caregivers who are hoping to play a significant role in their loved one’s mental health and well-being.
As part of her integrative approach, Alicia draws on elements of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT), and Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS).Clients and colleagues both enjoy working with Alicia. She is an insightful person with a warm and easy-going personality and an attentive therapeutic style.
Alicia holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Masters in Social Work, and is registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers.