Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention, Grief and Loss, Chronic Pain/Health Conditions, Aging, Anxiety, Depression, Substance Use, Adults, Seniors
Allie Diamond, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), is a therapist in Ascendant’s Salt Lake Clinic in Murray. She is a graduate from the University of Utah College of Social Work. She has worked in the human services field since 1993.
Allie considers herself a life-long social worker. She has been involved in volunteer activities and community activism since the age of ten. Allie has a specialization in working with the geriatric population and was one of the first graduates of the University of Utah's ``Aging and Health Care`` certification, which she earned along with her master's degree in 2013. While Allie enjoys working with the senior population, she is happy to work with anyone who is eighteen or older. Allie's approach has been called, ``positive psychology`` or ``strengths based.`` She prides herself on seeing her clients from a perspective of capable versus helpless. She believes firmly that the answers to one’s problems lies within. She is simply a catalyst to facilitate the process of finding the ``answers.``
Allie completed training in Resiliency Based Therapy in 2019. She also has in depth experience working with those experiencing mental health crises, people who have been affected by suicide and those who are processing grief. Allie's doesn't limit herself to any particular method of therapy and feels comfortable working with people of all backgrounds. Her relaxed and friendly style has been appreciated by her clients. Allie might be accompanied by Berklee, her Boston Terrier who is her service animal. If you enjoy a bit of pet therapy in your sessions, they might just be the team for you!
Allie is a therapist who believes in the inherent values of the human being and know that we all have the capability to be the best versions of ourselves. Allie primarily serves adults 18 and older, but has made allowances based on a client's situation to work with adolescents and younger children.