Clarissa Wadley, LCSW

Clarissa Wadley, LCSW

Clarissa Wadley, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Pennsylvania with almost 5 years of experience working as a psychotherapist with adolescents and young professionals. She has worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, PTSD, relationship issues, and adjustment concerns. Additionally, she has helped many people who have experienced physical, sexual, or emotional abuse and complex trauma. Clarissa also has experience working with the LGBTQ+ community and has been trained in TF-CBT for trauma-impacted youth

Clarissa describes her counseling style as “compassionate, empathetic and interactive”. She believes in treating everyone with respect and allowing individuals to be the experts on their treatment journey. Clarissa has been trained in counseling techniques, such as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. She uses a trauma informed approach, which includes cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and psychodynamic techniques. Clarissa is intentional about tailoring her therapeutic approach to meet the specific treatment needs of each individual.

Clarissa also contributed her expert opinions to the op-ed,  Black Children Are Disproportionately Hurt By Gun Violence—How Did We Get Here and What Do We Do Next?

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1518 Walnut Street Suite 1100
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 720-1456

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