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Alison Harris, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

About Me:
Greetings! I'm Ali, a dedicated and compassionate mental health provider with over 13 years of experience in helping individuals navigate their emotional well-being. My primary focus is on working with adolescents and young adults, guiding them through the unique challenges they face during this transformative stage of life. I understand that adolescence can be a complex journey, and I'm here to provide unwavering support.

Over the course of my career, I have developed a profound experience in several key areas of mental health:

I specialize in addressing trauma-related issues, recognizing the profound impact traumatic experiences can have on one's mental health. By fostering a safe and nurturing environment, I help clients process their past experiences, develop healthy coping mechanisms, and build resilience to overcome the effects of trauma.

Coping Skills:
My therapeutic approach emphasizes the importance of equipping adolescents with effective coping skills. I believe that arming individuals with a diverse range of coping techniques empowers them to navigate life's challenges with confidence and grace. Through our work together, I guide clients in developing personalized strategies that promote emotional regulation and overall well-being.

Depression and Anxiety:
Two of the most prevalent mental health concerns among clients are depression and anxiety. With extensive experience in these areas, I employ evidence-based interventions to help clients manage their symptoms and regain a sense of control in their lives. My goal is to provide a supportive space where clients can openly discuss their feelings, learn about the nature of their conditions, and collaborate on strategies for improvement.

Therapeutic Approaches:
I integrate a range of therapeutic modalities into my practice to tailor the treatment to each individual's unique needs. My core approaches include:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): By identifying and challenging negative thought patterns, CBT helps people reframe their perspectives and develop healthier ways of thinking and behaving.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): DBT equips clients with essential skills for managing emotions, interpersonal relationships, distress tolerance, and mindfulness. It's an invaluable tool for promoting emotional regulation and self-awareness.

In my practice, I prioritize empathy, collaboration, and non-judgment. I believe that every individual possesses the innate capacity for growth and change. My role is to provide guidance, facilitate self-discovery, and instill a sense of hope in adolescents as they work towards achieving their personal goals.

I strive to create a therapeutic relationship built on trust, respect, and open communication. Through active listening and a person-centered approach, I tailor my interventions to meet the unique needs and preferences of each client. I view therapy as a collaborative journey, and I am committed to walking alongside my clients every step of the way.

If you're seeking a skilled and empathetic mental health provider who specializes in working with clients, I'm here to offer my support. Together, we can embark on a path of healing, growth, and transformation. Feel free to reach out to schedule a session or to learn more about how I can assist you on your journey to better mental health.

Professional experience

13yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Trauma, Abuse Self esteem, Motivation Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Communication problems, Mood disorders , Post-traumatic stress, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Services offered

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License information

CO LPC LPC.0013778