Alycia Bedrosian Zagaglia, LICSW, MSW, MSCJ
Alycia is a graduate of the Rhode Island College School of Social Work and is currently a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Rhode Island. Alycia also holds a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Roger Williams University. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Rhode Island College.
Alycia has spent the past 10 years of her career as a child and family clinician, working primarily with families involved in the state child welfare system. She specializes in foster care and adoption issues, custody, divorce, co-parenting issues, family therapy, and specialized parenting education and coaching. Alycia also specializes in child and adolescent mental health. In her private work, Alycia provides individual and family therapy for children and adults. She utilizes animal assisted interactions with her certified therapy dog, Cyrus Bean. Cyrus and Alycia work together to help children with learning appropriate social skills, personal space, and safe hands and safe body. Cyrus provides general comfort in sessions to those who need it, can provide kisses (on command), and overwhelmingly creates a safe and calm presence in the office setting. If you are allergic to, or are not comfortable around dogs, Cyrus and Alycia may not be the best therapeutic team for you.
Alycia specializes in working with youth and adults who may be experiencing acute stress, anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma, and other behavioral, developmental, and psychiatric disorders. Alycia has worked with children with autism spectrum disorder and also is well-versed on educational planning/specialized instructional services in schools.
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Adoption & foster care - Support around pre- and post-adoption challenges including family dynamics, challenging behaviors, attachment issues, and navigation of the child welfare system or adoption agencies
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
$100 - $150
Years of Experience: 5 years
Children's Friend, Family Preservation Supervisor/Clinician, 2013 - Present
East Coast Mental Wellness, Child and Adult Therapist, 2019 - 2021
Providence Public Schools, School Social Worker, 2019 - 2020
Rhode Island College, Master of Social Work, 2017
Roger Williams University, Master of Science in Criminal Justice, 2012
Rhode Island College, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, 2010
Rhode Island: ISW03205