Allison is a compassionate Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Mount Holyoke College and Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston College. Allison has experience providing individual and group therapy to individuals living with eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression, psychosis, substance use, self-harm, suicidality, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), and bipolar disorder. She is adaptive in her therapeutic style, bringing compassion, humor, authenticity, knowledge, and honesty. Allison pulls from her various skills in trauma-informed, strength-based, CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), harm-reduction, de-escalation, and motivational interviewing.
Allison has worked in various settings after getting her Master’s Degree. She most recently was Lead Adult Clinician at Walden Behavioral Care’s Westborough Partial Hospitalization Program, working closely with individuals with eating disorders and co-occurring disorders at PHP and IOP levels of care. Prior to Walden, she worked at Saint Vincent Hospital’s Partial Hospitalization Program, serving individuals with various mental health needs and co-occurring substance use recovery. Allison has also worked in Emergency Services at Riverside Community Care. From these different settings, Allison has a robust blend of experience working with various mental health presentations, managing crisis situations with care, and meeting clients where they are in their mental health journey.
In her free time, Allison enjoys time with her child, husband, and pet rabbits. She loves singing, watching Disney movies, and spending time with friends.
- Eating Disorders/Disordered Eating
- Co-Occurring Disorders