ALISHA FLETCHER, LCSW
Alisha Fletcher is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years. Alisha graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Masters in Social Work. Alisha will return to University of Pennsylvania this fall as a doctoral student of Clinical Social Work. She splits her time between the Center for Disabilities Studies at the University of Delaware and Delaware Psychological Services. She also owns Child's Play by the Bay, an early childhood development center.
Alisha is certified in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She has successfully used PCIT principles in numerous cases and understands the real-world application of this evidence-based treatment modality. Clients benefit from her technical understanding of these theories as well as her clinical expertise.
Teachers are lifelong learners who are constantly growing and evolving. She is an adjunct instructor at Wilmington University, teaching undergraduate Psychology classes in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. She is an approved provider of through the State of Delaware, teaching the Separating and Divorcing Parenting Education Program. At the Center for Disabilities Studies, Alisha works as a mental health coach, providing training to other professionals working with and supporting individuals with autism.
As a Certified Autism Specialist (CAS), Alisha has expertise working with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She runs numerous social skills groups and is a Certified PEERS for Young Adults social skills group leader.
Alisha is a member of the American Psychological Association and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Anxiety, Depression, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Adjustment Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorders, Specific Fears, and Other Specified Neurodevelopmental Disorders. She is married and parents four school-aged children.
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Offices team up to provide adolescent care in Milton
Shown are (l-r) Katie Elder, owner and psychologist at Delaware Psychological Services; Alisha Fletcher, child/adolescent mental health therapist; Kelly Phillips, pediatric nurse practitioner; and Dr. Jay Ludwicki.