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Meet Our Clinicians
Meet our diverse clinical team that represents different backgrounds, identities, and approaches. Our team collectively practices from a holistic, strengths-based approach that allows clinicians to meet you where you are and where you want to be.
Below you will find a list of our clinicians where you can filter by service and location. We encourage you to read through some of their biographies so you can understand who is best suited for you and your needs.
Alana Rule is a Black cisgender woman originally from the DMV area. Currently, she is a predoctoral extern in her fourth year of clinical psychology Ph.D. studies at The George Washington University. She obtained her B.A. in psychology from Wake Forest University and her M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Alana believes that therapy is the catalyst to change. She works to create a safe, honest, and nonjudgmental environment where clients can gain the necessary tools to be informed observers of their own internal processes, and as such, break free from what weighs them down. Alana is committed to using a collaborative approach in her therapeutic relations and believes it is important to always meet the client where they are. She aims to honor the unique identities her clients may hold, including but not limited to race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender expression, religion, socioeconomic status, etc. Alana is predominately trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and has received training in treating mood disorders including anxiety and depression as well as suicidal behaviors. She also has experience integrating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational interviewing, and Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT). Alana can also provide couples therapy and is in the process of obtaining Gottman Level 1 Training.
When she is not working, Alana enjoys traveling, going to the movies, working out on her peloton, and hanging out with her friends whom she considers family.
DC - Main Office - Capitol Hill
VA - Branch Office - Crystal City
MD - Branch Office - Silver Spring202-544-5440
Alison Kullman, LMSW
Alison Kullman is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of Maryland. Alison obtained her BA in English and Psychology from Vassar College and a Master’s in Social Work from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work.
Alison has worked with clients of all ages in hospital, school, and outpatient mental health settings. She has experience working with clients facing a variety of diagnoses and life experiences, including, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, self-harm/suicidal ideation, LGBTQIA+ issues, foster care/adoption, school issues, eating disorders, and trauma. Based on each client’s unique lived experience, Alison blends psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral therapy, and systems-based approaches. She also incorporates play and art therapy into her sessions.
Alison offers holistic, strength-based therapy with a culturally responsive, healing focused lens. She recognizes the systemic barriers to care and believes deeply in the need for high quality, equitable mental health care for everyone. AIison sees children ages 5+, adolescents and adults for individual counseling.
MD - Branch Office - Annapolis202-544-5440
Alyssa Clark, LICSW
Alyssa takes a supportive and eclectic approach to therapy, starting with clients’ reasons for courageously seeking support. She believes in helping others overcome internal and external barriers to mental, emotional, and spiritual wellness, and views a balance of accountability and self-compassion as the key to working through life’s struggles. Alyssa works with adults struggling with anxiety disorders, mood disorders, thought disorders, as well as difficulties with life adjustments and interpersonal conflicts.
In addition to supportive talk therapy, Alyssa also offers DBT skills training sessions as an adjunct service to one’s individual therapy. Alyssa also specializes in expressive trauma therapy, utilizing creative and/or somatic techniques to promote post-traumatic growth. Alyssa can also provide Christian-based clinical counseling, if requested.
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