Alison Huang, NCC, LCPC

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"I don't know what's wrong with me. I just don't feel right", "I am not happy where I am right now, but I don't know what to do", "I have already tried everything, such as exercise or talk to my friends, but nothing work!"...Have these thoughts ever happened to you? If you can relate to any of these thoughts and you are still struggling, then you come to the right place! I am here to help you out!


About Me 
 
My name is Alison Huang and I am a psychotherapist in downtown Silver Spring. I provide counseling services for individual, couples, and family in a nonjudgmental way. My approach is holistic, solution-focused, and interactive. My clients usually describe me as warm, compassionate, and open-minded.
 
I am specialized in the treatment of:
 
Depression
 
Bipolar Disorder
 
Anxiety Disorder and OCD
 
PTSD
 
Self-esteem enhancement
 
Communication skills training
 
Stress management
 
Anger management
 
Bridge cross-cultural communication
 
During the course of my work, I have become especially interested in eating disorder and trauma, so I have completed one year training program in strength-based approach to trauma recovery by the Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education. I use CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and mindfulness to help clients develop a better understanding to past experiences, increase ability to manage difficult emotions, and regain the power of resilience.
 
I also work regularly with clients dealing with:
 
Eating Disorder
 
Couples therapy
 
Domestic violence
 
Relationship/Family issues
 
Spiritual guidance: Exploring spiritual beliefs and the meaning of life
 
Why is our treatment unique?
 
I am committed to provide the best care to my clients: Apart from the various professional approaches, I am adept at integrating different techniques (such as music, art, Socratic Dialogues) to provide holistic treatment. I have competencies in an array of issues and have great experiences in working with clients from different cultural backgrounds.
 
Deliver treatment that is person-centered: I will provide an empathetic and supportive environment where you can express yourself with comfort and ease. That is to say, there is no judgment here. I am aware that everyone is an unique individual, and I will adjust my intervention to tailor your needs.
 
Meet clients where they are: You are encouraged to bring out any struggles or strong emotions here, but I also respect your personal space if you are not ready. I will always take care of your feelings and meet where you are, so there is no such thing that you "fail" the therapy. I fully believe in your inner wisdom. All you need to do is be honest with yourself and we will create a space for you to unfold your potential. Together, we will witness your pain, frustration, and other strong emotions, and help you to reclaim your true identity. 
 
 
What I believe
 
It is my belief that the building of a sound therapeutic alliance is the key to success of therapy. In the session, I am truly interested in hearing you out and I genuinely invite you to join this respectful and supportive relationship with me.
 
 

I am looking forward to connecting with you.


Alison Huang Reaches

Silver Spring MD