Working with anxiety

The majority of clients I see feel some form of anxiety at least some of the time.  I think of anxiety as general lack of settledness in the body combined with worry and fear thoughts.  For some people anxiety can be a fairly strong experience, others might only experience a little bit in social situations or new…

Feeling Good About Yourself

Lots of people struggle with feeling ok about themselves. I have discovered that sometimes this is because things are really difficult. Life can be very painful, unpredictable and confusing. It takes a lot of time to learn how to be present and engaged when things are unclear or don’t feel good. A lot of frustration,…

New to therapy?

This is an article for people who are either new to psychotherapy or are in therapy but unsure if they are currently getting what they need out of it. Psychotherapy can be a great tool for healing and support but it does have limitations.  Additionally, a lot of clarifying work about what the client needs and…

About Me

Hi, I’m Alison. I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist who works with individuals, couples and children. I hold a non-pathologizing approach to mental health and enjoy supporting people on their journeys.

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