Alyssa Mandel,MSW, LCSW, CEDS

Alyssa Mandel,MSW, LCSW, CEDS

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Psychotherapist, Social Worker
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Evening Availability


8120 East Cactus Road
Ste 310
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260

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My Approach to Helping

Alyssa Mandel, LCSW, founder and Director of The Mandel Center of Arizona, has created an environment to promote psychotherapeutic healing to people in need. Ms. Mandel's philosophy centers on empowering clients through the therapeutic relationship. She feels that by working with patients from a non-judgmental perspective, fostering a comfortable and trusting environment and "being where the client is", the time spent in treatment is made more productive for all involved.

Alyssa Mandel, LCSW founded the Center under the mission of helping clients achieve better living through the accomplishment of their therapeutic goals. She provides personalized support and guidance to clients, tailoring the therapeutic experience to the individual needs of each person.

The Mandel Center of Arizona recognizes the importance of an interdisciplinary team approach to therapy - I work in partnership with many Behavioral Health Professionals such as Social Workers, Psychiatrists and Psychologists. Physicians and NutritionistsR.D.'s are also used when deemed appropriate. This well-rounded approach ensures that the relevant aspects of each client's health are addressed appropriately and in a coordinated fashion.

More Info About My Practice

I would like to introduce myself. I am Alyssa Mandel, LCSW, CEDS, founder and Director of the Mandel Center of Arizona. Through the Center, I have created an environment that promotes psychotherapeutic healing for my clients. My philosophy centers around empowering my clients through the therapeutic relationship. I feel strongly that by working with patients from a non-judgmental perspective, fostering a comfortable and trusting environment reduces treatment times and becomes more productive for all involved.

I earned my Masters degree from Columbia University's School of Social Work in New York City, and have been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 19 years. My supportive philosophy is based on years of experience working with people from diverse backgrounds with numerous presenting problems.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorder, OCD, CouplesMarriage Counseling, Eating Disorders, Substance Abuse, Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, Compulsive Over-Eating, Alcoholism, Opiate Addiction, Co-occurring Disorders, Co-Dependence, Family Therapy, Sex and Porn Addiction

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, CouplesMarriage Counseling, Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Substance Abuse, Alcohol Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Eating Disorders

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Pain
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

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