ALISON MARKOWITZ, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Alison is an empathic, supportive, and caring Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 10 years of clinical experience. She prioritizes creating a warm, safe and non-judgmental environment for her work with clients.
Alison’s style is active and collaborative. She utilizes several modern therapeutic techniques including, but not limited to: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strengths-Based, Solution Focused, Family Systems Theory and Motivational Interviewing. Alison draws from a wealth of clinical knowledge and experience, having worked closely with young adult women in a variety of mental health settings in New York City.
Her specialties include: career/workplace stress, interpersonal relationships, life stage transitions and mood disorders such as anxiety, (generalized anxiety disorder, obsession compulsive disorder and panic attacks) depression and ADD.
Prior to working in private practice, Alison most recently focused her career on providing mental health services to individuals through Employee Assistance Programs. Alison worked as an on-site psychotherapist at the FDNY’s Employee Assistance Program, Counseling Service Unit providing therapy to active and retired FDNY employees and their families.
She also worked at Humana Wellness Solutions Employee Assistance program as an EAP Consultant. Humana partnered with large organizations such as Bloomberg, Blackrock, Barclays, Citibank, Columbia University and Goldman Sachs. Alison connected their employees with mental health and wellness resources.
Alison also worked as a psychotherapist through Catholic Charities at two outpatient mental health clinics and on a mobile outreach team.
Alison received her Bachelors of Arts degree from Lehigh University and her Master’s degree in social work from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Service.