She/Her/HersLicensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical, LCSW-C Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Alana is a licensed clinical social worker who works with clients to deepen insights into themselves and their behaviors in order to create better relationships and life outcomes. Alana works with patients managing a wide variety of mental health disorders and specializes in trauma and personality disorders.
Alana approaches therapy dynamically, helping patients to gain insight into maladaptive patterns that had been causing suffering. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques, including animal-assisted interventions with her canine partner, Eir.
Alana has worked in the mental health field for over a decade. In addition to her years as a therapist, Alana has worked in hospital inpatient units and provided support to individuals in their homes. Alana has also worked with equine-assisted psychotherapy programs as both a mental health provider and a horse expert.
Alana is accepting new intakes. She offers in-person therapy at her Towson location Tuesday-Thursday and offers virtual therapy Monday-Thursday.
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Gender identity & transgender health - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition
Personality disorders - Support reducing emotional suffering and addressing relationship challenges
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink - Exploring one’s values in and beliefs about relationships; practicing boundary-setting, conflict resolution, and romantic or sexual relationship bonding with partners
Alana Prato-Shein is not in-network with any insurances.
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Years of Experience: 6 years
My Mental Health, Therapist, 2018 - 2022
University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice, MSW, 2018
Dickinson College, BS, 2011