Alison Huang, NCC, LCPC

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What is Mind Spa? 

You may hear about body spa, but have you ever heard about "mind spa"? Alison will change your perspective in therapy and take therapy experience to another level. You will find out the therapy is not just talk about your problem as you will do more than talk therapy when you work with Alison. She strongly believes that we have unlimited potential and we can reach our full potential if we have the right tool. Alison can help you to find out what you need so as to achieve your goal. She is specialized in assisting clients to reach their self-realization. She makes the therapy experience positive and enlightening and you usually can feel negative energy is removed after the session. She will help you to "detox" unhealthy substances in your life, so that you can revitalize and find peace of your mind again. Yes! This is why we called it's a "mind spa"!

Alison's View to Psychotherapy

Alison is a person-centered therapist. That means she takes the client's needs as priority. She believes that having a good relationship with clients is the first step for successful therapy. Hence, she emphasizes to develop a deep understanding to the client's subjective experiences as she thinks that only the psychotherapist can see what the client sees then the true healing begins.

Alison's Approach 

Alison holds a Master's degree in Community Clinical Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. As a psychotherapist, she strives to find answers to the question: "What is the best way to work with clients effectively?" She was trained in various approaches, including CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), REBT (Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy), Ericksonian hypnosis, and strength-based approaches to trauma recovery.
Alison is open-minded, dedicated, and genuine. She enjoys working with clients who come from diverse backgrounds. She has extensive work experiences in working with clients who have different psychological difficulties, including depression, anxiety, and PTSD. Her goal is to empower the client and let them become the master of their destiny.

Why Alison is Different from Other Psychotherapists?  

  • Provides customized treatment: Alison listens to you actively, so she can actually understand the whole picture and identify the goal quickly. She thinks that no single model can apply to all cases as everyone is different. Given this perspective, she is flexible and experienced in integrating various approaches tailored to your needs.
  • Meets clients where they are: Alison understands that everyone works at their own pace and she is sensitive to the uniqueness of each individual. She displays good judgment and aims to provide the best support according to the needs of each client. She is compassionate and holds the capacity to guide the client in accordance to their specific situation.
  • Treatment process is interactive and comfortable: Alison's clients often describe her as warm, approachable, and humorous. She is good at applying a wide range of techniques (such as music, art, Socratic dialogue, and meditation) to allow you to fully engage in the therapeutic process. When one is going through hard times, it is helpful gain insight but most importantly, to reach that insight through personal introspection. Alison excels in guiding each client through the process of attaining clear and introspective growth.  

 Alison is looking forward to connecting with you!

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Silver Spring MD