Alison Heiser, Therapist in Denver, Colorado — Zencare
Alison  Heiser
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Alison Heiser

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Colorado, New York Accepting Online
Denver Accepting In-person
Updated July 31, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Relationships
  • Attachment issues
  • Codependency
  • Anxiety
  • Life transitions
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Alison Heiser is a therapist whose ideal client is someone who is ready to commit to their growth and well-being, someone who wants to be engaged in the therapeutic process. She works collaboratively with you to set goals and discover what you would like to accomplish with your time in therapy.

The majority of her clientele are women aged 18 - 65 who are looking to: heal from trauma, find that perfect relationship - or heal the one they are in - navigate a tough transition, forge a new identity at any point in life, or learn how to manage uncomfortable feelings like grief, anxiety, anger, and low self-esteem.

Alison's approach combines several different modalities. Her overall approach is psychodynamic. Within that theory, she works in the modalities of CBT (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy), Solution-Focused, Existential, and Mindfulness. At the same time, if there is acute or long-standing trauma, or attachment issues, she weaves in the somatic (body) work of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy and Hakomi, focusing on the felt sense of the body’s organization of experience in the present moment. Additionally, a Buddhist perspective often informs her work.

Currently, due to the changing nature of COVID, Alison is seeing clients in the office two days a week and working remotely three days a week. Remotely, she sees clients via Doxy, a secure, HIPAA-compliant video platform.


Message to clients

I am passionate about the growth of the human being. Each of us is constantly changing and growing. I love helping people discover their highest creative potential, whatever form that takes. Effective therapy can help you grow in the direction of your best and highest good. You might have been abused, ignored, devalued or invalidated. You forgot what you wanted to be when you grew up. You might feel overwhelmed by anger, resentment, or confusion, or that you have lost your way. I work holistically - integrating mind, body and spirit. When all three are working in a balanced way, you are once again in touch with the real, authentic being that you were meant to be. My hope for you is that you can discover how to live and move from that place, what I call your stillpoint, so that you can express your highest creative Self in the world.


Specialties

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

Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns; fostering healthy relationships

Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation

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

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as experiencing or witnessing accidents; attachment trauma, including sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse, or emotional neglect.




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Medicaid

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $130 (60min)
  • Initial session: $130 (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
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

Please note that I am in-network with Medicaid ONLY in COLORADO. I am NOT in-network with Medicaid in NY State.


Location(s)

Denver practice
50 South Steele Street, Suite 950, Denver, Colorado 80209
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu 9:00am-6:00pm
  • 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 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Tue 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Wed 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 8:30am-2:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (New York)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Tue 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Wed 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 14 years

Private practice, Psychotherapist, 2019 - Present
Denver Center for Integrated Counseling, Psychotherapist, 2016 - 2019
Psychotherapy & Spirituality Institute, Psychotherapist, 2011 - 2015
Florida Gulf Coast University Counseling Center, Psychotherapist, 2008 - 2010

FGCU, MA, 2008


Licensure

Colorado: 0013299

New York: 004711


Languages

English