Providing therapy for Evanston adults, children and adolescents
“I have a profound respect for the way our minds work so diligently to protect us and interpret the world around us. Therapy is a unique relationship—I work hard in building trust so my clients can feel comfortable sharing their challenges. With authenticity and curiosity, I often use humor and acknowledge that starting therapy can sometimes feel awkward. I see therapy and the therapeutic process as a collaborative journey which involves the honor and privilege of assisting clients to unlock the meaning behind their experiences; I am skilled in taking that journey alongside you.
“I draw from both humanistic/existential and relational theories as a way to help individuals discover their meaning-making systems and facilitate the development of insight. You can expect every session to have a foundation of respect, trust, and compassion. All of us have different life experiences and in therapy I hope to help each person find what makes them whole. I also have a deep understanding of the biology of the stress response and how it influences one’s ability to understand the world. I offer genuine validation, challenge, concern, and empathy because I know in order to heal that connection is vital. We will collaboratively discuss your goals and create strategies so you start feeling more ease in your life.”
Children 10 years of age and up, adolescents, young adults, families, and parents, trauma, anxiety and mood disorders, life transitions, grief, attachment/relational issues, women’s issues, and ADHD. Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR).
Alison Stoll, M.A., L.P.C., (she/her/hers) graduated from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology with her Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology in 2019. She previously worked as a child and family therapist at a community mental health agency. Her training and experience include various trauma informed therapies such as Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT).
Alison sees client virtually and in our Evanston office on Mondays through Fridays.
Insurance: Accepts self-pay, Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO, Aetna PPO