Allison is an experienced licensed social worker, having worked with children and adolescents of all ages. She has worked in a variety of settings, including mental health clinics, early intervention programs, preschools, day treatment centers, and family homes. Allison has extensive experience working with young children in general and many early childhood age clients having Developmental Disabilities, such as Autism.
Allison takes a highly engaging approach to therapy. She works collaboratively with clients to create individualized plans for therapy to ensure that they achieve maximum benefits from the therapy process and ultimate success. She believes therapy is not a one size fits all approach. Allison focuses on identifying individual client strengths in order to work towards goals. She provides a safe, understanding and encouraging space. Allison is warm, energetic, and humorous. She will provide you with the support, guidance and the tools needed to make effective change.
Allison received training from Columbia University School of Social Work. She was trained in clinical work with a specialty in Family, Youth and Children studies. She has received training in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), DAYC-2 Developmental Assessment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Advanced Trauma Treatment, and Strengths Based Perspectives.
Allison enjoys trying new restaurants, eating french fries and spending time with her orange cat, Roarie!