Alyssa Hennessy describes herself as a professional encourager and heartfelt storyteller. With over 20 years of experience in storytelling, she dedicates her time to helping others discover power and purpose in their own stories. She is currently working on her debut novel, loosely based on her personal experience as a cancer survivor. With contagious peace and a kind heart, Alyssa uses the power of encouragement and laughter to bind up lies and dig out truth.
Alyssa lives in the coastal plains of North Carolina with her husband, their three children, and two wacky dogs.
You can usually find her sipping coffee on her deck, sipping wine on her couch, or sipping tea at her desk . . . generally, she likes to be somewhere hydrating.
2017 - Completed over 100 hours of training and certification in Dream Interpretation through various ministry prgrams including the following: Cindy McGill Ministry, Scarrellas Ministries, and Doug Addison Ministries.
2016 - Alyssa graduated with honors from Summit Bible College, receiving a Bachelor of Theology with a focus in Christian Counseling.
2012 - Completed 80 hours of Master of Resiliency Training and Certification under the Fort Drum Garrison Command and DPTMS.
2012 - Completed 80 hours of SHARP Victim Advocate Training and Certification. Acted as the on-call SHARP Representative for all SHARP related situations within the department of DPTMS.
2012-2013 - Received Crisis Worker Certification through DPTMS. Acted as an advisor to senior leadership on highly controversial issues such as Fallen Soldier memorial practices, Memorial Protocol Development, SHARP issues, Public Affairs, and Internal Affairs.
2010-2013 - Completed Suicide Prevention Training and Certification through DPTMS
2005 - Completed Crisis Intervention and Prevention Certification with the Kern County Department of Human Services