Our Staff

Lori Allen, LCSW

Staff Counselor


Lori is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Yoga Teacher, and Certified Meditation teacher. She earned her Master of Social Work from The University of Chicago in 2012. After her graduate studies she has worked with adolescents, adults and families within various treatment settings including medical pediatrics, adolescent residential treatment, wilderness therapy and private practice. Lori works with adolescents (14+) and adults on issues related to surviving trauma, attachment injuries, LGBTQI matters, anxiety and depression, grief and loss, stress management, addiction and recovery, life transitions, relationship challenges and non-violent communication. Lori utilizes an eclectic therapeutic approach that is trauma-informed, mindfulness-based, and incorporates nature as medicine and mind-body techniques to support individuals in their healing process. Lori believes that each person has their own unique inner wisdom and strength. She views it as a privilege to partner with individuals in accessing their ability to heal, grow and transform as they navigate life’s ebbs and flows. Lori fosters a safe, warm and creating space so her clients can feel heard, can reflect on the present, and can explore future directions and goals.

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