More about Alisha Thacker

Thank you for taking the time to stop by and read through my profile. The information below will give you a better understanding of my therapeutic approach, areas of interest, and specialties.

I understand that no single approach works for all individuals. I work with my clients to discover their unique needs and tailor my therapeutic approach to help support their journey. I utilize a variety of therapeutic techniques from multiple theoretical backgrounds with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). I also specialize in dealing with highly sensitive personalities and behavioural issues.





Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, Yorkville University

Bachelors of Psychology, Mount Royal University





College of Alberta Psychologists.

Psychologist’s Association of Alberta



The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques (workshop)

CSS Conference- Psychologists Insomnia Workshop

Highly Sensitive Personality (workshop)

Suicide and Crisis Intervention (workshop)

ASIST-Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training



  • English

My Areas of Specialty:

  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD / ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Child & Youth Stress and Trauma
  • Children’s Mental Health

I can also help with these areas:

  • Adolescent & Teen Issues
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Grief and Loss
  • Panic Disorder
  • Parenting Issues & Support
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self Harming
  • Self-Esteem Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Supporting Teenagers with Depression

Mental Health Disorders:

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder

My Treatment Approaches:

  • Behavioural Therapy
  • Client Centered Therapy (Rogerian therapy)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy

Assessment Services:

  • Assessments For Developmental Disabilities
  • Gifted / Intellectually Advanced Assessments
  • Intelligence, Psycho-educational and Memory Assessments
  • Personality and Behavioural Assessments