Therapist Profile

Name:
Patricia L. Allison, M.S.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Email
Location:
1380 Lead Hill Blvd #110 Roseville, CA 95661 UNITED STATES
Phone:
(916) 802-7444
License Number
LMFT51011
Practicing Since:
2005
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
A warm welcome to you! I'm glad you found my listing. Choosing a counselor is an important decision, and it is helpful to find someone that will provide warmth, insight, compassion, and a unique understanding of what you are going through. I encourage you to consider the goodness of fit between your needs and the counselor you choose to share this healing journey with.

Are you struggling with a relationship issue that keeps you awake at night? Do you wonder what the future holds for you and a loved one with a mental illness? In my private practice, I seek to inspire hope in the lives of my clients. I help my clients change their perspective on the difficulties they face in life, teach useful life skills, foster their ability to cope with real-life challenges, and help them learn how to thrive amidst adversity. It takes a lot of courage to seek help. I am proud of your willingness to work toward personal growth and a greater sense of well-being, and hope you are, too.

My goal is to help you uncover your true potential and live a life that is worth celebrating. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation, or if you are ready to move in a new direction in your life, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.

Please call or email me for an individual, couples, child, or family therapy consultation today. It is my genuine desire and prayer that you will find what you are looking for, to regain the hope you need... not just to survive, but to thrive, in all areas of your life. Help and hope are available. Please call or email today.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Tuesday - Thursday: 9 - 1 p.m. Friday: 9 - 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 - 1 p.m.
Services
Providing individual, couples, child, and family counseling.

Treatment specialization includes:

Therapy for Depression and Anxiety

Couples Counseling

Family Counseling

Child and Adolescent Counseling

Parenting Support

Grief Counseling

Stress Management

Conflict Resolution

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services for depression and anxiety, grief counseling, and parenting support. I also offer couples counseling with an attachment foundation to help build and strengthen a healthy relationship with your partner. I have extensive experience working with children and teens, and enjoy teenagers... really! I use play and art therapy techniques to encourage children and teens to express themselves. Most children find play therapy a lot of fun, and look forward to their weekly sessions. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a personalized approach tailored to each of my clients' individual needs, to help them heal and attain the personal growth they desire.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Regarding my special area of interest and expertise... I understand that discovering a family member is struggling with a mental illness such as depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, PTSD, or schizophrenia can feel like your world has turned upside down. You may worry about what will happen to your family member when you are gone, and feel concerned about your expectations of an adult child and their experience in life. You might have made plans for your retirement years, and now wonder what the future will be like. You may be involved in making choices about where your adult child will live. You may be wondering about involving your extended circle of support, and considering how to tell friends and family members, and a host of other understandable concerns. I understand these questions and challenges, and am available to help you sort through these concerns, explore your options, and help you make choices that are in your family's best interest.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In addition to offering counseling sessions, I also offer free, one-hour workshops in the community, focusing on mental health issues. My workshops explore how mental illness impacts the entire family, essential self-care strategies for family and caregivers, and share local, supportive resources. My current workshop is entitled, "Hope Again: The Road to Family Recovery." These presentations invite participant discussion, offering those in attendance an opportunity to share their unique experience with the group if they so desire. Sometimes it is helpful to attend a workshop and discover you are not alone in your situation. Please contact me if you are interested in scheduling a free workshop in your community, or attending one in the near future.

Insurance
Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
Master of Sciences, Marriage and Family Therapy, Department of Counselor Education, CSU, Sacramento, 4.0 GPA, 2005

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, CSU, Chico, Graduated Cum Laude, 1999

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Alzheimer's Families
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Children
Christian Based Therapy
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Couples
Families
Individual
Parenting
Relationships
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Narrative
Object Relations
Satir
Systems
Certifications
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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