Allison provides individual therapy to adults ages 18+ and is known for being patient, straightforward and kind. Allison is an experienced clinician working with trauma, mood disorders, relationship issues, OCD and stress from navigating life’s challenges. She uses humor and a relaxed approach to help clients feel safe while addressing difficult topics.
Allison uses a trauma-informed approach to emphasize client autonomy and safety in every session. She guides clients to better understand themselves and their relationship with the world around them. She uses a combination of CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Psychoeducation, Mindfulness and attachment theory to help clients meet their goals. It is Allison’s personal value to hold boundaries and cultural humility to manage privilege as a cisgender white woman. She uses strengths-based, relational and attachment-informed approaches to encourage self-compassion and healing.
Every person’s path looks different and each client’s goals for healing need to be unique for their experiences. Allison enjoys getting to know each individual and helping them close the discrepancy between where they are and where they want to be in life.