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Alisa Hannum, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist who offers in person and telepsychology services in Colorado and telepsychology services to all PSYPACT participating states. Dr. Hannum’s practice centers on transformation and psychological growth especially in the context of trauma and PTSD.
Dr. Hannum received her PhD from West Virginia University in 2010. She completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She then worked for more than 10 years for the Veterans Administration as a clinical psychologist with a focus on working with Veterans who experienced military sexual trauma. Dr. Hannum is board certified in geropsychology and has specialized training in the treatment of posttraumatic stress (including certifications in all the gold standard, evidence-based treatments for PTSD, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Prolonged Exposure). She also has received intensive training in Psychedelic Assisted Therapy (her practice offers Ketamine Assisted Therapy) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Her work is heavily informed by Internal Family Systems.
When she is not practicing psychotherapy, Dr. Hannum is engaged in volunteering, meditation practice, hiking, and spending time with her partner and two children (usually at the hockey rink).
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Sexual harassment & assault - Caring support along the pathway to safety, wellbeing, and healing for survivors of sexual abuse and assault
Values clarification - Exploring one’s values, including their origins and how they impact daily decision-making and behaviors; making life changes according to these values and living a life aligned to one’s values
Psychedelic Integration and Harm Reduction - Providing psychotherapy for individuals that have used psychedelics or plan to do so in the future
Sensitivity - Developing an understanding of one’s sensitivity, including exploring what triggers emotional reactions and the origins of the sensitivity; practicing self-compassion by acknowledging that everyone has emotions and it’s natural to react to what’s around you
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Years of Experience: 13 years
Colorado College, Staff Psychologist, 2022 - Present
Veterans Administration, Program Manager/Staff Psychologist, 2012 - 2022
MAPS MDMA Assisted Therapy, certificate, 2021
EMDR International Association, EMDR Certification, 2019
West Virginia University, PhD, 2010
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, MA, 2005
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, BA, 2003