Cincinnati Center for DBT Therapist Alyssa Allen looks at the camera

Alyssa Allen, B.S. (she/her/hers)

DBT Psychology Trainee

Treats individuals ages 7 and up

Specialties: self-harm and suicidal behaviors, stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, eating disorders, bullying, and parent-child conflicts

Supervisor: Desirae Allen, Psy.D.

When I was growing up, I was always eager to learn and listen to others, which sparked my interest in psychology. I earned my bachelor’s degree in Psychology at West Chester University of Pennsylvania where I became interested in working with ­­­­individuals experiencing various mental health concerns. I am currently a second-year doctoral student at Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology, where I first learned about and became interested in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Healing is a process, and I am willing and eager to support you as a compassionate and committed therapist. Each individual walks into a room with their own culture, experiences, values, and goals. As a therapist, I want to honor all that a person brings to the room. Understanding a person as a whole is more important than just understanding what they are experiencing. For me, it is a priority to learn about your life experiences and the challenges you face. No matter what you are going through, I will help you to develop skills to help you feel confident and empowered to live the life you aspire to live. Therapy can be a challenging process, but I am dedicated to being by your side every step of the way.

Meet Alyssa Allen

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