Richmond Creative Counseling- Southside


Richmond Creative Counseling- Willow Lawn


Alyssa Dahn, LPC (she/her)


Practice Location:

Southside & Virtual 

Ages Treated:

Adults: 18+

Primary Areas of Clinical Interest and Expertise:

· Somatic Therapy
· Relationship Issues
· Anxiety/Depression
· Trauma/Stress/Grief


Alyssa is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a counseling style focused on warmth, empathy, and non-judgment. Her approach is mostly person-centered, frequently incorporating CBT, mindfulness skills, Gestalt, solution-focused, and motivational interviewing techniques. Alyssa also finds it very effective to help clients see their struggles as stories and empowers them to rewrite the stories of their lives. She finds multicultural competency essential to her work and encourages clients to discuss any cultural matters openly. Additionally, Alyssa helps clients understand how physical health directly impacts their mental health and encourages lifestyles that promote holistic well-being.

Alyssa’s experience includes working with adults with the following concerns: anxiety, depression, stress management, communication issues, self-worth and self-esteem issues, addiction, relationship issues, stage of life transitions, symptom management, and more. Most of her work has been in the inpatient psychiatric and partial hospitalization settings, with additional experience providing online therapy. Alyssa is currently pursuing training in Somatic Experiencing.

When not working, Alyssa enjoys hiking, traveling, singing, and cooking.


Master of Arts (Counselor Education) – Virginia Tech

Bachelor of Science (Psychology) – James Madison University

Licenses & Certifications:

Licensed Professional Counselor (VA) - 0701008056

While Alyssa is contracted with the following insurance payers, we recommend contacting your insurance company to determine if your plan has any restrictions or limitations: 

- Anthem (Commercial and Medicaid)
- Aetna (Commercial)
- Bright
- Cigna
- Molina Complete Care of Virginia Medicaid
- Optima (Commercial and Medicaid)
- Optum/ UnitedHealthcare (Commercial and Medicaid)

Richmond Creative Counseling

Willow Lawn

Richmond Creative Counseling