Ali Hittman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker located in Villanova, PA. Ali supports clients as they navigate the emotional impacts of major life transitions. This includes getting a new job or starting at a new school, beginning or ending a relationship, growing a family, or developing a new self-identity. She gives clients the tools they need to feel comfortable with who they are, even in the face of distress. Many of her clients suffer from anxiety or depression and need someone to help them find ways to cope.
Ali’s approach to therapy incorporates elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and interpersonal therapy. She teaches clients how to identify unhealthy habits, including thought patterns. She also encourages clients to reflect on their past experiences and how those past experiences impact their present emotional state. She emphasizes the importance of the relationship between client and therapist and strives to build a strong, collaborative relationship with each client.
Ali earned her Master’s degree from Yeshiva University. She has a certificate in Psychodynamic Approaches from the National Institute for Psychotherapies. She empowers clients to align their daily lives with their values and their goals in a way that helps them feel fulfilled and joyful.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Chronic illness - Receiving a diagnosis; adjusting to lifestyle and medication changes; coping with related changes in mood, emotions, and relationships; managing symptoms and stress
Ali Hittman is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 8 years
The Mount Sinai Hospital, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, 2014 - 2021
Yeshiva University, Master of Social Work, 2014