Alissa Shanahan

  • Washington
  • Washington Telehealth

Accepting New Patients

  • Individual Therapy
  • she/her/hers
  • Serves Ages 14 to 65

Primary Specialties

  • Attachment Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Women's Issues
Also Experienced With
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Therapy
  • CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy)
  • Depression
  • Holistic Therapy
  • LGBTQ Friendly
  • Mind-Body Connection
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Self-Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Yoga


Alissa has a master's in social work from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and a bachelor's from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Alissa approaches mental health through a decolonial lens, and works to incorporate the body and spirit in healing work. Her work with clients aims to increase coping skills, embodiment, resiliency, and neuroplasticity. She offers creative approaches including movement, spirituality, breathwork, mindfulness, and more.

Alissa is a multi-systemic therapist, and also works to address external barriers that may keeping you from accessing rest, healing, and stability. She provides individual therapy specializing in Anxiety and Depression, Attachment, Sexuality, Trauma, Regulation Skills, Women's Issues, Highly Sensitive People, Boundary Work, Self-Esteem, and Spirituality.

Alissa finds enjoyment in connecting with other humans and nature. Her free time is filled with dance, astrology, tarot, and seeking sensory pleasure through slow, intentional living.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Cigna EAP
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kaiser Permanente Northwest
  • Regence
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare EAP