Mercedes Allaman, LAC
Mercedes is a Licensed Associate Counselor in New Jersey who earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Springfield College in Massachusetts followed by her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She has experience working individually with children, adolescents, and adults in outpatient settings. Mercedes clinical background has consisted of treating individuals with anxiety disorders, depression, behavioral concerns, peer relationships, as well as other diagnoses and life challenges.
Mercedes aligns with a person-centered and holistic approach with the integration of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, and play and art therapy to provide individualized care to each client. Mercedes believes developing rapport, creating a safe, welcoming, and non-judgmental environment are important steps for the therapeutic relationship and towards future growth.