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Alison Mann(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
New York
Anxiety -Body image- Eating disorders & disordered eating-Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)-Skin picking (excoriation)-Trichotillomania (hair pulling)-
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Professional statement

Alison Mann is a licensed master social worker who is serving clients in New York. Her practice approach is a balance of exploring thought and behavioral patterns, skill building, and providing space for reflective growth. Ultimately, Alison’s goal is to empower you along your journey to live your most authentic life.

She is passionate about working with individuals who are navigating issues with eating disorders, anxiety disorders, body focused repetitive behaviors (skin picking, hair pulling etc) body image and ADHD. She is also particularly passionate about working with athletes and those who have visible differences, such as hair loss.

Alison uses an integrative approach drawing from numerous therapeutic modalities to tailor treatment to each client’s specific needs and goals. Some of these modalities include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic, Exposure and Response Prevention, solution-focused and mindfulness. Alison also has additional training in Mirror Exposure Therapy and CBT-E, for the treatment of Eating Disorders & body image. She believes that everyone is a unique individual and deserves a unique treatment plan to match.

Message to clients

Have you ever felt held back in becoming the most authentic version of yourself? Maybe you’re feeling set back by unrealistic societal standards or stuck in unwanted behavioral patterns?

I offer a warm, non-judgmental space for us to work together and explore how your life experiences may have led you to feel unable to reach your full potential. My approach balances having space for reflective growth while also identifying concrete skills and coping tools tailored to your unique goals! Whether you are trying to overcome diet culture, tackle anxiety, or figure out how to be yourself in world where that is a rebellious act, I am here to guide and empower you on this journey. I look forward to working with you and providing the safe space needed to help you thrive.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 2 years

Aid by Ali, Founder
Resilience Lab, Therapist
Urban Assembly School for Emergency Management, School Social Worker
Body Positive Therapy NYC, Therapist
Bridges Support Coordination, Clinical Social Work Intern

New York University, MSW, 2022
Ramapo College of New Jersey, BSW, 2021


New York: 116936




Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Body image - Development of skills for handling negative thoughts about physical appearance; building habits of more positive self-talk and self-perception.

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

Skin picking (excoriation) - Support around tolerating anxiety, stress, and boredom; reduction or elimination of compulsive skin-picking behaviors; strategies for developing alternative coping mechanisms.

Trichotillomania (hair pulling) - Support around tolerating anxiety, stress, and boredom; reduction or elimination of compulsive hair-pulling behaviors; strategies for developing alternative coping mechanisms.


  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Alison Mann is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$225 (45min)
  • Sliding scale:$125 - $225
  • Initial session:$265 (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
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
Therapist's note

While we are an out of network practice, many don't realize their out of network benefits may cover up to 60-80% of the session fee depending on the plan. During a free consultation call I would be happy to explain how you can find out what out of network coverage you may have! We also offer sliding scale fees $125-225, please never hesitate to ask for a sliding scale fee.