Allison holds a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Arizona State University and a Masters of Arts in Counseling, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, from Ottawa University. Allison specializes in working with individuals, families, and couples to create healing and connection. Prior to working at KLEAN, Allison has worked with a variety of populations experiencing various life stressors including trauma, eating disorders, depression and anxiety, relationship and family challenges and personal growth issues. Allison has been extensively trained in how to help clients heal from trauma and utilizes the principles of providing trauma sensitive care to help her clients get to the core of their struggles in a safe environment. Allison has also completed advanced training in Emotionally Focused Therapy and has been trained in other models including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Experiential Therapy, and Art Therapy. Allison grew up on the east coast and is enjoying exploring Southern California. She enjoys yoga, going to the beach, and playing with her puppies in her spare time.