Amanda Ali

Works with:

  • Adults of color
  • Adult members of the LGBQIA/queer communities
  • Transgender and Gender Nonconforming adults

Therapy Approach:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Trauma Focused (TF)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Motivational Interviewing

Specialties:

Depression, stress, and anxiety disorders, stress and anger management, grief and loss, Complex Trauma (C-PTSD), Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), racial and gender identity development, attachment disorders

Get to Know:

I believe that an authentic therapeutic alliance can lead to healing, and I am happy to bear witness on your journey back to your Self in therapy. I foster a safe space where individuals can express their vulnerabilities without fear of judgement. I believe that mental wellness is a human right, and I am passionate about working with individuals ready to better understand their emotional responses, find the sources of their discomfort, as well as resources and skills to improve daily life.

Professional Training:

  • Boston University, Masters of Social Work, Clinical major, Group work specialty (2013)
  • Williams College, Bachelor of Arts, English, Africana Studies, Women and Gender Studies (2007)