Allyson Roberts is a mental health counseling extern in the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute. She is currently a master’s student in the Forensic Mental Health Counseling program at John Jay College, and she is passionate about providing evidence-based treatments to families and children. Allyson is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), parent-child interaction therapy for selective mutism (PCIT-SM), and behavioral parent training (BPT). She has experience providing services to children, adolescents, and adults with anxiety and behavioral disorders.
Allyson has provided group therapy in both clinical and educational settings. She was previously an intern at Signature Behavior in Lebanon, Tennessee where she assisted in new patient intakes and facilitated group therapy for teens and adults with emotional dysregulation and histories in the legal system. Allyson has also tutored and provided organizational skills coaching to children in after-school programs in the Nashville public school system.
In addition to serving as an extern on the team, Allyson has also served as an intake coordinator for the Child Mind Institute. Allyson has enjoyed being the first point of contact for families, helping them identify appropriate next steps, and getting them matched to evidence-based care.
Allyson is passionate about helping children and their families feel empowered and values collaborating with other providers to ensure a child is being provided comprehensive and individualized care in all areas.
- Intern, Signature Behavior, Lebanon, TN
- MA, Forensic Mental Health Counseling, John Jay College
- BA, Psychology, Belmont University