Alyssa Pesavento is a Contract Therapist at The Refuge Center. Alyssa is passionate about working with highly sensitive and neurodivergent individuals, as well as those experiencing mood disorders, grief and loss, trauma, LGBTQIA+ issues, and life transitions. Alyssa approaches her work with clients through the lenses of trauma, attachment, and brain development. She believes that every person has the potential for growth and healing across the lifespan, and that safe, supportive relationships are the cornerstone of resilience.

Alyssa is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-MHSP) and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). Alyssa’s therapeutic work is holistic and considers mind, heart, body, and spirit as avenues for healing.”