Alison  Ferriera
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Alison Ferriera

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Licensed Addiction Counselor, LAC
Colorado Accepting Online
Denver Not Accepting In-person
Updated December 1, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Life transitions
  • Relationships
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Loss and grief
  • Adoption

Professional statement

Alison works with adults in all of life’s transitions. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), and Licensed Addictions Counselor (LAC). Alison’s training includes a strong emphasis on family systems, and Art Therapy. She holds a strong belief that keys to unlocking important parts of therapy are truly individual to the person, since everyone’s experiences are unique to themselves.

Alison works from primarily a person-centered and relational approach, which means building trust, and understanding her client’s experience in the world, how they exist and navigate in their relationships and what they are looking for are at the core of the work.

Alison specializes in adults working through life transitions, women’s issues, adults who were adopted as children, relationship/family issues, grief/loss, anxiety, trauma and depression. Alison has over 9 years of experience in the field.

Alison offers a free 15 minute phone consultation to see she is the right fit for you.


Message to clients

Just beginning your search shows you have the courage to take that next step towards meaningful change. You are wanting something better for yourself.

“I deserve this," “It’s my fault,” “I’ll never be good enough,” "I will never get through this".

These messages isolate us, and can make us feel hopeless about making changes. You may feel like you have to handle this alone. You don't.

No one is meant to do this work alone.

I believe that for most of us, it takes support from another person to work through, heal, grow, and accept challenges life has given us.

Everyone has a voice that deserves to be heard, understood, and the chance to lead a happy, healthy, fulfilling life. Together we will look at what has hindered you to find what you are looking for. This looks different for everyone.

We must begin by shifting stories you may have about yourself. I will walk with you every step of the way.

I am honored to be a part of your journey.


Specialties

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

Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

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

Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Adoption - Support for adults who were adopted as children, working and processing through emotional issues that relate, and the impacts into adulthood and current relational dynamics and issues.




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Cigna

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $125 (55min)
  • Initial session: $125 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $140 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly

Location(s)

Denver practice
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Colorado)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-3:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 10 years

Alison Ferriera Private Practice, Psychotherapist, Present
Mental Health Centher of Denver, 2016 - Present
Denver Department of Human Services Family Crisis Center, 2010 - 2016
Savio House, Multi Systemic Therapist, 2011 - 2012

Phillips Graduate University, MA in Psychology & Art Therapy, 2011
Lewis and Clark College, BA, 2007


Languages

English