Clinical Staff

Alicia Feghhi, LAC
Biography for Alicia Feghhi, LAC.

Alicia Feghhi, MA, LAC is a Licensed Associate Counselor. She earned her Master’s Degree in Counseling with a concentration in Higher Education, completed an Advanced Counseling post-master's program, and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies, all from Montclair State University.

To supplement her interest in mental sport performance training and her own athletic pursuits as a competitive runner, she also obtained a certificate in Sport and Exercise Psychology from Seton Hall University. Alicia has also completed a specialized mindfulness-based training that allows her to lead group and individual sessions focused on stress reduction. Alicia is currently working under a licensed clinical supervisor at the Institute to gain required supervised hours for her Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) license.

Alicia’s extensive experience in higher education has provided her with a keen understanding of college student development and common mental health concerns that students face. She has more than 10 years of experience working with undergraduate college students, high-achieving honors students, student athletes, and medical students— helping students with “adulting”, transitioning to college/professional school, and exploring career interests. Her therapeutic philosophy is that the counseling relationship is a holistic, collaborative effort to identify one’s strengths and provide tools to enhance the individual’s overall life satisfaction and wellness.

In session, Alicia demonstrates warmth, empathy, patience, and an acceptance of where the client is, in a non-judgmental, safe, and trusting manner. Alicia uses a variety of techniques depending on the needs and comfort of the client, such as strengths-based, cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, psychoeducation, reality therapy, and mindfulness strategies. In the therapeutic relationships she develops, she strives to support her clients as they confront difficulties due to life challenges or mental health concerns and guide them throughout their journey to wellness.

NJ State Board of
Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners
Practicing Licensed Associate Counselor
License#  37AC00475600