Ms. Alissa Blackman, LMFT

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

Education & Experience

Selected Education and Experience: *Monthly Attachment-focused EMDR Consultation with Laurel Parnell *Bi-Weekly Somatic Attachment consultation with Karen Rachels *EMDR Part 1, 2 & 3 Advanced Refresher with Laurel Parnell *Treating Headaches with EMDR training with Steven Marcus *Treating Chronic Pain with EMDR training with Mark Grant *Certified in Brainspotting *Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Center for Stress Reduction *Professional Trainings in Psycho-Physical Therapy with Bill Bowen (Somatic Psychotherapy & Somatic Resourcing) *MA, Counseling Psychology (Somatics): California Institute of Integral Studies *Adjunct Faculty: California Institute of Integral Studies *Co-Director: California Council on Youth Relations *Youth Services Department Coordinator and Staff Psychotherapist: New America Media *Private Practice

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Gender Identity
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors


  • English


California Victims of Crime (CA VCP)