Allison Villarreal, MA, LPC

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Allison has been working with individuals and couples in a variety of settings for the past 15 years and
   -has been in private practice since 2013 
   -is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
   -has a Master's degree in Counseling 
   -has a beautiful office located in central Boulder, Colorado
   -is a PACT trained couple therapist
   -An EMDR therapist
   -is a Certified Integrative Wellness and Life Coach 
Allison is fully engaged, eclectic and client centered. She trusts in the process of healing and growth and always remains fully present and connected with each client.  
Allison enjoys working with people in all stages of older adolescence and adulthood.  

She loves working with college students, helping them with transitions and life adjustment.  
   She realizes that, while this time can be exciting and empowering, it can also be a time of stress,
loneliness, and anxiety.  
   The challenges of managing the responsibility of living on your own, school work, part time jobs, and social lives can be overwhelming and sometimes isolating.  
    Allison helps students find balance, relief from negative symptoms, and learn about themselves in a deeper way.
She draws from a variety of techniques including
   -cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
   -talk therapy
   -mindfulness based therapy
   -and many other modalities suited to meet the individual needs of each client.  
Her office is located very close to campus within a holistic wellness suite with other healthcare and lifestyle based practices.
Allison also loves working with men and women of all ages experiencing 
   -grief and loss
   -negative thinking patterns
   -obsessive thinking and worry
   -compulsive behaviors
   -stress management
   -personal growth and empowerment
   She combines a variety of techniques to formulate a personalized plan based on each individual client's needs in order to elicit symptom relief.  
    She deeply connects and empathizes with each client, treating them with warmth, respect and kindness.  
    She is direct, and will challenge thought or behavior patterns she identifies may be contributing to her clients' unhappiness or worry.  

Finally, Allison thoroughly enjoys working with couples of all types, including
   -couples in early relationship
   -those in committed partnerships
   -those who are married
   -any other arrangements that work for the couple  
   She is a trained PACT therapist, drawing upon a psychobiological approach to couple therapy.  
She works with
   -patterns of attachment
   -human arousal systems
   -contemporary neuroscience
   -individual triggers
   -habitual patterns of relating to one another
She helps couples escape the cycle of fighting to "win"and is more interested in the ways in which couples approach conflict than the context of their arguments.    Allison helps couples become securely attached and committed to always having one another's back.

   Allison's fees are $100-$120 per 50-60 minute session.  She is an out of network provider and can help with reimbursement through insurance panels for service when applicable.
She looks forward to hearing from you!

Allison Villarreal Reaches

Boulder CO