About Dr. Rorer

Dr. Alisha Rorer was born in Russellville, AL. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Clark Atlanta University, a M.S. in Family Studies: Marriage and Family Therapy from University of Kentucky, and a Ph.D. in Family Therapy from Saint Louis University. Dr. Rorer is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) in the states of Georgia and Missouri. She offers individual, couple, family, and group therapy to a diverse population. In addition, Dr. Rorer provides consultation services to psychotherapists, students, community organizations, and helping professionals.

From an attachment, narrative, and emotionally focused approach, Dr. Rorer promotes restoring relationships, overcoming life's obstacles, renewing the mind, empowerment, and recovering from the pain of trauma. Rather than only treating the symptoms, she focuses on the core problem that leads to healing and growth. 

 

Experience

Dr. Rorer has over 10 years of experience providing clinical services to individuals, couples, and families from various racial, ethnic, sexual, cultural, socioeconomic status, and religious backgrounds. She has worked with clients in mental health centers, in-patient mental hospital, correctional facility, outpatient medical clinic, residential facility, and home-based.

 

She has worked with a wide variety of clients including pre-marital and marital issues, couple conflict, domestic violence, childhood sexual abuse, sexual abuse survivors, parents who are incarcerated, parent-child conflict, childhood trauma through play therapy, long distance relationships, identity development, grief and loss, homeless mothers and children in transition, adolescents struggling with mood and behavior disorders, adults struggling with anxiety and mood disorders, PTSD, substance abuse treatment, infidelity, and integrated health care.

 

Dr. Rorer is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She is an adjunct professor at universities teaching psychology and areas of marriage and family therapy. Dr. Rorer has published peer-reviewed journal articles and has over a decade of experience presenting at local, national, and international conferences on topics related to couples and families.