Alisha Powell

Alisha Powell Therapist

Amethyst Counseling and Consulting

Graduating Class: 2015

Industry: Education & Training and Social Impact/Community Service


Alisha Powell, PhD, LCSW, graduated from the University of Denver with her graduate degree in social work (MSW) and completed her undergraduate degree (BSW) at Oakwood University. Alisha also completed post-graduate studies in Marriage and Family Therapy and completed her doctorate in Social Psychology at Walden University. She has experience working in a variety of settings that have included long term care, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and residential treatment centers working with clients from all walks of life. Alisha currently works as a therapist and a Social Work professor where she serves as a doctoral mentor to students completing their dissertation and teaches several clinical classes to graduate students. Her areas of special practice include couples therapy, assessment, mental health and working with minority populations. Alisha is also passionate about being a lifelong learner and empowering individuals to develop and maintain healthy interpersonal relationships. In her spare time, Alisha enjoys international travel and blogging about her experiences. Her reviews of attractions and restaurants throughout the world have been read by over 50,000 readers.


Oakwood University (BSW) 2011

University of Denver (MSW) 2012

Denver Family Institute (Post-Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy) 2013

Walden University (PhD) 2018


Walden University -Contributing Faculty

Amethyst Counseling and Consulting- Founder, Therapist

Medical Center of Aurora-Assessment Clinician

AMN Healthcare- Travel Social Worker