Alison  Stone

Alison Stone

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW

Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait for afternoon & daytime online therapy appointments (updated May 31, 2020)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Relationships
  • Holistic health and wellness
  • Life transitions
  • Trauma
  • Depression

Professional statement

Alison Stone is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Flatiron, Manhattan specializing in the unique challenges and joys of being a young adult. Alison works with clients in their 20s and 30s navigating anxiety, vulnerability, dating culture, social media, and the transition from college into the working world. She is passionate about helping millennials to explore their pasts and reach greater understanding of themselves, their relationships, and the world around them.

Alison’s approach is integrative and collaborative, utilizing principles from internal family systems, mindfulness practices, somatic intervention, and supportive therapy. With advanced certification in trauma studies and nutrition, she adopts a holistic philosophy incorporating elements of nutrition, diet, and sleep to ensure optimal mental and physical well-being. Alison also offers Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy to help clients unlock difficult past experiences that remain trapped in the body, in order to move more fully into the present.

Alison is excited about uncovering the root cause of her clients' challenges. She patiently guides each client toward a more gentle relationship with themselves and success in their personal and professional lives. Her office is conveniently located in Flatiron, near East 23rd Street and 23rd Street metro stations.


Message to clients

In a world where we are bombarded with images of 'perfection', it is important to have a safe space where we can explore all areas of our lives; the parts that are working well, and the parts that are causing you distress. Through the use of holistic, integrative techniques, I will assist you in managing anxiety, navigating life transitions, and developing meaningful relationships. Together, we will explore barriers keeping you feeling stuck so that you can lead a fulfilling, rewarding life.


Specialties

Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks

Relationships - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; communication challenges; addressing issues of power and voice; contemplation of separation; questioning one’s place in the relationship; breakups, friendships, dating

Holistic health and wellness - Optimizing wellness from a body, mind, and spiritual aspect

Life transitions - Adjusting to college, new relationships, career transitions and direction; mid-life existential, relationship, and career challenges; losing one’s drive or burn out; learning self-care

Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)

Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms


General expertise


Insurance

Alison Stone is not in-network with any insurances.

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


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $175 (50min)
  • Initial session: $175 (50min)

Therapist's note

Alison can provide you with paperwork for reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network sessions.


Location(s)

Flatiron District practice

32 West 22nd Street

Floor

New York, NY 10010

Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Tue 4:00pm-8:30pm
  • Wed 1:00pm-7:30pm
  • Thu 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2017 - Present
Brooklyn Center for Psychotherapy, 2017 - 2018
Realization Center, 2012 - 2017
Harlem Teachers Zone, 2009 - 2010































































Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy
Institute for Integrative Nutrition
New York University, MSW 2012
Emory University, BA 2009


Languages

  • English

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