Hello, I'm Alyssa

Beginning October 4th ~ Now with immediate availability!

(More info on Alyssa coming soon.... initial introduction below)

My specialties are in treating adults (18 and up) with issues related to:

  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Grief
  • Spirituality

In particular, I enjoy working with: 

  • clergy
  • first responders
  • military
  • law enforcement
  • older adults
  • care partners of those with chronic and terminal conditions.

Alyssa is Level 1 & Level 2 trained in EMDR


Alyssa Szymanski Botte, MA, MDiv, LPCA, received her Masters of Arts (MA) in clinical mental health counseling and a Masters of Divinity (MDiv) from Wake Forest University in 2017. She earned undergraduate degrees from at Samford University in Family Studies and Religion in 2013. Alyssa was ordained in 2016 as a minister by the Baptist denomination and is currently a CBF-endorsed pastoral counselor. Her clinical experience includes work with Gentiva Hospice, the WFUBMC Chaplaincy program, the Memory Counseling Program at Baptist Hospital, and Heartstrings Pregnancy and Infant Loss program. Additionally, she has worked with numerous faith communities as both a minister and as lay leadership in children/youth ministry, preaching, senior adult ministry, and clinical support to clergy members. She is Level I & Level II trained in the use of EMDR therapy. Her specialties includes trauma-informed and/or spiritually-integrated psychotherapy for clergy, first responders, military and law enforcement, older adults, and care partners of those with chronic and terminal conditions.

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