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Allison Green, MA, RCC, Child & Youth Therapist

View Allison's contact info here:    www.grasshoppercounselling.com

Allison Green, MA RCC is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who specializes in therapy with children and youth. A graduate of the University of Victoria with a degree in Social Work and City University of Seattle with a Masters in Counselling Psychology, Allison has worked with children, youth and families since 2004. 

Allison has extensive experience working with young people in the area of mental health in a variety of settings including counselling children and families in elementary, secondary and post-secondary school settings, counselling children and youth with mental health concerns, supporting children and families impacted by HIV/AIDS, providing threat assessment and crisis intervention support to schools, and leading groups of youth on extended wilderness and leadership expeditions.

When Allison isn't working you can find her out on her mountain bike, reading a good novel, trying out new recipes in the kitchen or working on her play skills with her two active young boys.
 
Education, Training and Credentials

Master's degree in Counselling from City University of Seattle
Bachelor's degree in Social Work from University of Victoria
Bachelor's degree in Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism from Lakehead University
Registered Clinical Counsellor  (RCC) with the BC Association of Clinical Counsellors
Extensive training in Play Therapy through Rocky Mountain Play Therapy Institute
Level 1 Parent Child Relational Therapy Training with Dr. Garry Landreth and Dr. Sue Bratton
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy training with David Burns
Member of the BC Association of Play Therapy
Various workshops/trainings on topics related to anxiety in children, critical incident stress management, threat assessment and trauma response, mental health issues
Volunteer with Red Cross Disaster Management (Squamish)

 
Experience
Allison works with children and youth facing a variety of challenges that may be impacting them including those who:

Are anxious, withdrawn, fearful or timid
Are experiencing difficulty in relationships with friends and family
Are physically aggressive
Are bullied or bully others
Are selectively mute
Refuse to attend school
Self-harm
Are experiencing grief and loss
May be impacted by parent/caregiver separation/divorce

Please contact Allison at www.grasshoppercounselling.com