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Alisha Fletcher, LCSW

Alisha Fletcher is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over two decades of experience in the mental health sector. Alisha earned a Master's degree in social work from the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania as a clinical social work doctoral student. She divides her time between the University of Delaware's Center for Disabilities Studies and working in private practice. Additionally, she co-owns Child's Play by the Bay, a center for early childhood development.

Alisha is a certified practitioner of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She has effectively applied PCIT principles in numerous cases and is knowledgeable about its real-world applicability. Clients benefit from both her technical knowledge and clinical skills about these theories.


Teachers are lifelong learners who are always growing and expanding. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Wilmington University, where she teaches in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences' graduate and undergraduate programs. She is an approved provider of the Separating and Divorcing Parenting Education Program in the state of Delaware. Alisha works as the director of the Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism where she trains other professionals who work with and support individuals with autism. ​


Alisha is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Selective Mutism Association. She specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of anxiety, depression, oppositional defiance disorder, adjustment disorders, attention deficit disorders, specific fears, selective mutism, and other specialized neurodevelopmental disorders. She is married and parents four school-aged children.












Wilmington University faculty researchers are making real-world contributions to the real world


Center offers comprehensive services for young people 

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.

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