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Carissa Fenster, MS, LPC

Carissa graduated from the University of Mary in 2011 with her Masters in School Counseling and went on to complete her Masters in Clinical Mental Health from the University of Mary in 2020.


Carissa brings her passion for helping clients in session utilizing art, play, sandtray, and talk therapy. Carissa enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults. Carissa’s approach to counseling is holistic, looking at the whole person: Mind, body, and spirit. She takes a person-centered approach to helping her clients. Carissa is easily able foster trust and a caring relationship in therapy.


When she is not working Carissa enjoys spending time with her family and friends, being involved with her church community, doing art and crafts, and playing volleyball.



  • Certified in EMDR

  • Everyday Parenting and Family Check-up

  • Experiential Play Therapy: Trained by Developer Dr Byron Norton

Check out a playlist of videos featuring Carissa, here.

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