Dr. Alise G. Bartley is a marriage and family therapist and mental health counselor that has been helping families, couples, and individuals for over 25 years. She earned her MA in Counseling and Human Development from Walsh University and her Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from The University of Akron.

Her focus is helping those who are struggling with their mental wellness from a relationship perspective. She believes that no one lives life in isolation and that we are greatly impacted by those around us.

Since no one therapy fits everyone, she uses a combination of theoretical orientations to provide a customized therapeutic experience including Emotionally Focused Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Her areas of expertise include relationship issues such as communication issues, parenting, healthy sexual functioning, along with depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder and personality disorders.

She has helped clients work through a diversity of situations. She has been a faculty member at The University of Akron and is presently a Clinical Assistant Professor at Florida Gulf Coast University and Clinic Director at the Community Counseling Center at FGCU and maintains licenses to practice in Ohio and Florida.