Allison Zage, LMSW is a specialist in behavioral management strategies, increasing emotional regulation and social skill development as well as enhancing executive functioning through research-based cognitive behavioral strategies. As a Licensed Master of Social Work Clinician, Ms. Zage has expertise in working with children, adolescents and young adults struggling with anxiety and depression.
Ms. Zage earned a Master of Social Work from New York University’s Silver School of Social Work in 2016. She completed clinical internships at New Design High School and Urban Assembly School for Technology where she developed treatment plans for students who struggled with anxiety and depression. Ms. Zage has a bachelor’s degree in rehabilitation and human services from Pennsylvania State University. She has background in early childhood education and worked at the Goddard School. Additionally, Ms. Zage also has extensive training and experience working with adults as a crisis counselor at the Community Help Centre.
In addition to her work at Evidence Based Psychology – NYC, Ms. Zage also works as a school counselor at Growing Up Green Charter School. She runs a social skills group and supports students with emotional regulation and executive functioning. She works with parents to design and implement behavior plans and behavior modification within the home. Ms. Zage provides students with emotional support, while empowering them with problem-solving techniques to be resourceful, confident, and engaged learners.
Ms. Zage is passionate about providing clients with an individualized set of tools to independently and successfully handle life’s challenges. Using a client-centered approach, she uses the strengths of her clients to build a treatment plan that will meet their needs and support their growth.