As the National Director of Alumni and Advocacy, Allison is committed to serving all of the alumni of Alsana, and our LGBTQ clients. She has a passion for continuing to help our clients after discharging from our treatment program to continue supporting them along their journey of recovery. Allison is a Certified LGBT Affirmative Psychotherapy Provider, a Certified Transgender Care Therapist, and a member of the LGBTQ community. Ensuring that Alsana’s LGBTQ clients receive the best possible care is of professional and personal importance to her. Working with Alsana’s Alumni Champions and Partners in Pride, Allison strives to exhibit Alsana’s guiding principles with our alumni and the LGBTQ community.
Previously, Allison has served Alsana as the Director of Regional Outreach for the South, and as a Primary Therapist for the Birmingham location.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a BA in Administration of Justice from the University of Southern Mississippi before getting her Masters of Social Work from the University of Alabama. Allison is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, and a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist.
In her free time, Allison is a huge college football fan (roll tide!) and loves concerts and traveling. She has two dogs and her favorite musical artists are Celine Dion and Alanis Morissette.