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Allison Ford, M.S

Registered Intern for Mental Health Counselor Licensure

At Home for Balance I work as registered mental health and counseling intern. My interests involve treating anxiety, depression, disordered eating, and OCD. My treatment style is rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Person Centered Therapy. My role is to be a safe place for you to bring whatever you need to speak about. Together we will explore topics and make an action place for how to implement change in your life.

 

I graduated in 2021 from Nova Southeastern University with a Masters in Counseling. While my concentration was clinical mental health, I focused my coursework heavily on the treatment of eating disorders. I graduated from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in December 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. Throughout my academic years, I was also a member of the Women’s Volleyball Team.

 

I currently serve as a Counselor at a local eating disorder residential treatment center, where I facilitate groups and provide meal support. This has allowed me to gain insight and grow my passion in the treatment of eating disorders. During my time as a student, I had the opportunity to work with Henderson Behavioral Health, a community mental health clinic in Fort Lauderdale, where I worked as a primary therapist under supervision. I also previously worked as the first point of contact in admission for a baker act receiving facility.

 

I am available to provide eating disorder support, along with OCD treatment. I am LGBTQ+ inclusive. My preferred pronouns are she/her/hers. For more information about working with me and to get a FREE 30-minute phone consult, please call at 703.789.6789 or email me at allisonfordmhc@gmail.com.