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Allison Brevier is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Santa Barbara, California.

Allison graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a B.S. in Biochemistry. Although initially drawn to Nutrition Science, she felt a stronger calling toward the relational and familial aspects of eating disorders and decided to pursue a M.A. at Antioch University in Clinical Psychology. Allison trained at Central Coast Treatment Center during her master’s program.

With over 6 years of clinical experience, and as a graduate of Antioch University in Santa Barbara she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are eating disorders, anxiety, and panic attacks.

Allison is an interactive, multi-modality therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support, insight, and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges spanning from childhood to current day. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques, from both modern western practices and eastern philosophies, to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and connection to their authentic self to attain personal growth and freedom.

Education
Graduate of Antioch University, with an M.A. Clinical Psychology
Graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara with a B.S. in Chemistry-Biochemistry

License
Licensed Mariage and Family Therapist, # 93426

Additional Training

Tending the Feminine Psyche Workshop in the Treatment of Eating Disorders sponsored by Anita Johnston, Carolyn Costin, & Francie White, Costa Rica, 2012

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy in the Treatment of Eating Disorders Workshop sponsored by  Diana Hill, PhD, Santa Barbara, CA                           May 7, 2012

Insight into the Sensitive Temperament and Complex Personality of the Eating Disorder Client Workshop sponsored by  Buck Runyan, LMFT, Santa Barbara CA    April 6, 2012

Progressive Nutrition Psychology Workshop sponsored by Anita Johnston, PhD & Francie White, MS,RD, Santa Barbara, CA  February 5, 2012

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Eating Disorders Workshop sponsored by Diana Hill, PhD, Santa Barbara, CA  October 29, 2011

Tending the Feminine Psyche “Mindfulness” Workshop  sponsored by Anita Johnston, Carolyn Costin, & Francie White, Kauai, Hawaii  August 23-29 2010

 

Memberships

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Santa Barbara Chapter of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Psychology Today

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