Alison works with adults in all of life’s transitions. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC). Alison’s training includes a strong emphasis on family systems, and Art Therapy. She holds a strong belief that keys to unlocking important parts of therapy are truly individual to the person, since everyone’s experiences are unique to themselves.
Alison works from primarily a person-centered and relational approach, which means building trust, and understanding her client’s experience in the world, how they exist and navigate in their relationships and what they are looking for are at the core of the work.
Alison specializes in adults working through life transitions, women’s issues, adults who were adopted as children, relationship/family issues, grief/loss, anxiety, trauma and depression. Alison has over 9 years of experience in the field.
Alison offers a free 15 minute phone consultation to see she is the right fit for you.
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance
Adoption - Support for adults who were adopted as children, working and processing through emotional issues that relate, and the impacts into adulthood and current relational dynamics and issues.
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 10 years
Alison Ferriera Private Practice, Psychotherapist, Present
Mental Health Centher of Denver, 2016 - Present
Denver Department of Human Services Family Crisis Center, 2010 - 2016
Savio House, Multi Systemic Therapist, 2011 - 2012
Phillips Graduate University, MA in Psychology & Art Therapy, 2011
Lewis and Clark College, BA, 2007