Alesia  Dumas
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Alesia Dumas

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Pennsylvania, Delaware Accepting Online
Updated February 5, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Attachment issues
  • Couples counseling
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Alesia is a Licensed Professional Counselor who helps clients in finding their authentic selves and aligning with their core values and goals. She believes in utilizing various therapeutic approaches, including Internal Family Systems (IFS), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and a person-centered approach to achieve optimal results.

She recognizes the different parts within an individual and acknowledges that these parts may have conflicting beliefs, emotions, and needs. By acknowledging and addressing these parts in conflict, she can guide individuals in better understanding and compassion in their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, leading to a greater sense of internal harmony and self-acceptance.

Alesia also encourages her clients to focuses on accepting difficult thoughts and emotions while committing to actions aligned with what they value most. By challenging and changing unproductive beliefs and behaviors, individuals can increase flexibility in thinking and create a more fulfilling life.

Furthermore, Alesia places the client at the center of the therapeutic process. She recognizes that every individual is unique and has their own set of experiences, values, and goals. By providing a safe, non-judgmental environment, Alesia encourages clients to explore their thoughts and emotions openly, allowing for self-discovery and personal growth.

Through her expertise and compassionate and gentle guidance, Alesia assists clients in developing coping skills that are in alignment with their values and goals. She helps clients identify and challenge maladaptive interactions and patterns, ultimately empowering them to make positive changes in their lives.

If you are seeking a counselor who can support you in finding your authentic self, developing effective coping skills, and aligning with your values and goals, Alesia's approach utilizing Internal Family Systems, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and a person-centered approach may be the right fit for you. Together, you can work towards personal growth, improving emotional well-being, and building meaningful relationships.


Message to clients

I want to acknowledge that reaching out for therapy can include a mixture of fear, apprehension, and hope.Therapy should be your safe space to explore your emotions, experiences, and vulnerabilities without judgment. Your healing journey is unique and deeply personal.

I believe that you hold the wisdom and strength within you to create the change you desire, and my role is to provide guidance, support, and tools to help you access that inner wisdom. I will work collaboratively with you to understand your goals, challenges, and desires, to do the work that most resonates with you. My ultimate goal as your therapist is to support you in finding the healing and the path to your authentic self that you deeply desire. I will facilitate a therapeutic process that encourages self-reflection, self-compassion, and growth. You will have the opportunity to explore your thoughts, emotions, and beliefs, and together, we will work towards creating positive changes in your life.

I encourage you to embrace this moment as an opportunity to invest in yourself, your well-being, and your future. Whether it's your first time seeking therapy or you've tried therapy before without success, I am committed to providing you with an experience that is affirming, empowering, and transformative. I'm honored that you are considering working with me, and I look forward to joining you on your journey towards healing, growth, and self-discovery. Together, we will navigate through the challenges, celebrate your successes, and work towards the life you envision for yourself.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $150 (55min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Courtesy billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • IvyPay
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • As needed

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Pennsylvania)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9am - 3pm
  • Wed 9am - 3pm
  • Thu 9am - 3pm
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Delaware)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 9am - 3pm
  • Wed 9am - 3pm
  • Thu 9am - 3pm
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

Alesia Dumas, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor, 2019 - Present
Private Group Practice, Pre-licensed Therapist, 2014 - 2019

Capella University, Masters of Mental Health Counseling, 2014


Licensure

Pennsylvania: PC011328

Delaware: PC-0011513


Languages

English