Alissa Vincenti, M.A., Canadian Certified Counsellor (C.C.C.)
Schools of ISoN, SPOT, SCSD Wellness Consultant
Alissa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Specialization of Psychology from Concordia University and a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from Yorkville University. She has experience working for non-profit organizations and in community settings. Alissa is a caring, genuine, and insightful professional who creates a safe therapeutic space to foster self-awareness, personal growth, and mindfulness. She is familiar with wellness environments and strives to promote a holistic view on wellness and mental health. Alissa has experience working with a variety of issues including self-confidence, coping with stress, overcoming adversity, fears, perfectionism, identity, communication, resiliency, and addressing trauma and loss. Alissa uses person-centered, strengths-based, and trauma-based approaches in her counselling sessions.
In her experience as a Counsellor at the West Island Cancer Wellness Centre, she helped clients overcome and find acceptance in many life adversities that developed her experience in understanding the intricate elements in helping others process and overcome trauma, loss, and grief. She also worked as a Youth Protection Delegate at Batshaw Youth and Family Centres, where she helped foster the wellbeing of youth and families, and mitigate the leading causes of intergenerational patterns of mental health. Alissa works effectively and sensitively with clients from different cultural, racial, religious backgrounds, and sexual orientations. Alissa has special training and interest in cultural awareness and Indigenous studies that provide her with important knowledge in protecting and conserving the culture, values, and traditions of people.
Alissa is a Certified Canadian Counsellor and a member in good standing with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. Alissa is currently the President of the Quebec Counselling Association Board of Directors since 2020.