Alyssa Burkholder

Graduate Intern

I am so excited to be joining the Adagio House team for my practicum!


I am currently a graduate student in Eastern Mennonite University’s counseling program. The counseling field has always felt like the right fit for me, and the journey towards it has been incredibly rewarding so far. Working and communicating with other individuals is a deep passion of mine, and I look forward to growing alongside others as we collaborate together.


I am still exploring the approaches I will choose to take, but as a whole I value person-centered work, open dialogue, meaning making, and accessing core emotions. I want to provide a safe space to process feelings, foster growth, and invite healing. Therapy should not be a place of judgment or forcefulness, so rest assured this space is welcoming.


In my free time, I enjoy spending time with loved ones, traveling somewhere tropical, or cozying up at home with my cat. Although I enjoy the work I do, self care such as this is always necessary for me!