Inner Essence Therapy, Consulting & Diagnostic PLLC

Empowerment is not a destination, but a journey. Dedicated to empowering you every step of the way.
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Do you feel overwhelmed by anxiety and worry or like you are at a complete standstill in life due to depression and/or unresolved trauma? Are you tearing yourself apart every time you fall short or always feeling like you’re about to crumble at any second? If so, Alisa is here to help you reach the point of loving yourself and your life again, the point in your life when you wake up each day with purpose, feel hopeful about your future, and ready to enjoy deep and meaningful relationships without your past getting in the way. Alisa Zachery is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional (CCATP) from Oakland, CA. Alisa earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette and her Master of Social Work degree from Southern University, New Orleans. Alisa has a diverse background in the health/mental health field with more than fifteen years of experience. Alisa's clinical work has equally been with adolescents learning how to approach and navigate their later teen years, as well as adults and seniors needing support to work through family and mental health concerns, and those in residential and medical settings. Clients come to Alisa in need of a professional who can relate to their experiences, help get to the root of their concerns, and develop the most effective plan to achieve their desired outcomes. Alisa's approach is always non-judgmental, compassionate, and individualized to the unique situation of each of her clients. Alisa draws from a number of methodologies which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Seeking therapy is a courageous step toward managing your mental health. You've done it! In working with Alisa, you will experience a compassionate and supportive environment. Alisa will support you in exploring your current mindset, and as your goals become more apparent, you will create new and more powerful ways of connecting with yourself as well as engaging in the world. You will better understand the core of who you truly are – your inner essence. Alisa's unwavering commitment stems from her passion and dedication to helping others and the fulfillment that comes once you are able to live the life you most desire by transforming old patterns, thoughts, and beliefs into strength, satisfaction, and authenticity. Alisa warmly welcomes you into a safe and secure space that is being held especially for you. Call or email today to schedule your free 10-minute consult.
Alisa Zachery, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Mindfulness
  • Peer Relationships
  • PTSD
  • School Issues
  • Stress
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues


  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Family/Marital Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychotherapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Therapeutic Journaling
  • Trauma Focused

Insurance Accepted

  • Self Pay
  • Anthem BCBS - CA and BCBS-LA (pending)
  • Out of Network
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