Alisa Kyle is an Associate Marriage Family Therapist grounded in strength-based client centered therapy where fostering an empathic and collaborative environment to empower client resiliency and growth is at the center. Alisa has a passion for meeting clients where they are at and walking with them together through the therapeutic journey.
Alisa received her M.S. in Counseling with an emphasis on Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling from San Francisco State University. During her graduate program she interned at a university clinic, as well as at an elementary school in partnership with a UCSF trauma program. Alisa received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California Berkeley, where she volunteered as a peer counselor providing one-on-one support to fellow undergraduate students, as well as a student volunteer at the UC Berkeley Early Childhood Education Program.
Alisa has worked with children and their families, adolescents, and young adults from diverse backgrounds both in-person and over telehealth. Alisa interweaves various evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Mindfulness into her work tailored to each individual to build on their strengths. She has experience supporting clients with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, self-esteem, peer and family relationships, and life transitions. Alisa is also fluent in Japanese.
In her free time Alisa can be found hiking, on a yoga mat, cooking, spending time with family and friends, or cozying up to a good book or movie with a cup of tea.