Allana Johnson, LPC - Therapist at Grow Therapy

Allana Johnson

Allana Johnson

(she/her)

LPC
12 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual

Welcome to Truly Her Counseling, a practice just for women. Life can be full of stressors, and it’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed, anxious or lost at times. That’s where we come in. This practice is designed to help women navigate through life’s challenges and emerge stronger and more resilient. Whether you’re struggling with relationship issues, trauma, career transitions, self esteem, or any other stressor, we are here to listen support, and guide you towards positive change. Our approach is tailored to each individual’s unique needs and goals, and we create a safe and non-judgmental space for you to explore your thoughts and emotions. As the founder of Truly Her Counseling, LLC, Allana Johnson has over 12 years of experience as Licensed Professional Counselor, and is dedicated to helping you live a fulfilling and empowered life. We believe that every woman deserves to feel heard, validated and empowered, and we are here to help you achieve that.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

During your initial appointment, we will conduct an intake assessment to better understand your needs, establish treatment goals, and address any questions you may have about the therapy process. The therapy experience is highly individualized, tailored to your unique circumstances and objectives. It's a collaborative effort between you and your therapist, aimed at helping you lead a healthier and more fulfilling life.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

My greatest strengths as a therapist lie in my ability to create a safe, non-judgmental space for clients, fostering an atmosphere of trust and openness. My empathetic nature allows me to deeply understand and validate their experiences. I offer a tailored, client-centered approach, recognizing the uniqueness of each individual's needs. I am highly culturally sensitive, appreciating and respecting diverse backgrounds and identities. Effective communication and the skill to simplify complex psychological concepts enable clients to grasp the tools and insights necessary for their personal growth. I am a patient and resilient therapist, committed to my clients' progress and equipped with a holistic perspective that considers all aspects of their well-being. Additionally, my dedication to continuous learning ensures that I provide the best possible care for my clients.

About Allana Johnson

Appointments

Virtual

My treatment methods

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as a cornerstone of my approach to help clients achieve lasting positive change. CBT is a highly effective and evidence-based therapeutic technique that empowers individuals to better understand and manage their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. By working collaboratively with my clients, we identify and challenge negative thought patterns and beliefs that may be contributing to their mental health challenges. Through CBT, I guide my clients in developing practical coping strategies and problem-solving skills to address a wide range of challenges that they may face, such as anxiety, depression, phobias, and more. Together, we explore the connections between their thoughts, feelings, and actions, allowing for a deeper understanding of the factors that influence their mental well-being. I create a safe and empathetic space for clients to express their concerns and goals, helping them develop the skills to navigate life's challenges with increased resilience and self-awareness. My aim is to empower individuals to not only manage their current issues but also to equip them with lifelong tools to promote mental health and emotional well-being. Through the integration of CBT into my practice, I help clients build a stronger foundation for personal growth and positive change, fostering a brighter and more fulfilling future.

Cognitive Processing (CPT)

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) as a key therapeutic modality to support individuals who have experienced trauma in their journey towards healing and recovery. CPT is a specialized approach designed to address the profound impact of trauma on mental and emotional well-being. CPT offers a structured and evidence-based framework to help clients process and make sense of traumatic experiences, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the often complex thoughts and emotions that accompany them. I work closely with my clients to create a safe and supportive environment where they can explore and confront the distressing memories and beliefs associated with their trauma. Through the CPT process, I guide clients in identifying and challenging maladaptive thought patterns that can keep them trapped in cycles of distress and avoidance. By helping them reevaluate and reframe these thoughts, I assist in fostering cognitive shifts that lead to a greater sense of empowerment and control over their lives. As a practitioner of CPT, my goal is to empower individuals to find healing and recovery from their traumatic experiences. I help clients develop valuable coping strategies and tools to regain a sense of safety and confidence, allowing them to move forward in their lives with renewed strength and resilience. Through the application of Cognitive Processing Therapy in my practice, I aim to provide clients with the resources and support they need to break free from the constraints of trauma and embark on a path toward improved mental and emotional well-being.