Hugh Allan is a Licensed Mental Social Worker located in New York, NY. Hugh also holds a CASAC-T certification for substance abuse disorders and has completed the EMDR approved EMDR Basic Training through The Parnell Institute. Hugh works with a wide range of clients that live with past or present addictions, compulsions, anxiety and depression. Hugh's clients tend to be high functioning that have demanding careers. Hugh also works with individuals that are interested in cutting back or stopping their drinking or other substances.
In Addition to individual counseling, Hugh also offers Alcohol and Substance Abuse Support Groups with a CBT focus rather than based on 12-Step Principles. The group is for those seeking an alternative to 12- Step Groups.
Hugh’s approach partially comes from Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), both of which provide clients with skills to break free from negative thought patterns and become aware of the connection between thoughts, feelings, and actions.
Hugh earned his Master’s degree from New York University. His style is collaborative and strengths-based, meaning that he emphasizes the role of each client’s individual strengths to achieve better mental health. With a previous career in business, Hugh brings real-life experience into the session and creates a genuine connection with each of his clients, helping them find fulfillment in their lives.
Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on alcohol; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.
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
Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals
Communication issues - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships withpartners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
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Years of Experience: 3 years
The Parallax Center, Fee for Service Therapist , 2019 - Present
Millennium Management , Portfolio Manager , 2016 - 2017
New York University , MSW, 2019
New York: 107344