Allison Lansky, LMFT, CEDS, NCC

Allison Lansky, LMFT, CEDS, NCC
856-722-9043, ext. 706

Allison Lansky has over 25 years of experience in the field of psychology and working with individuals, couples, and families. During her pursuit of higher education, she ran an in-home behavior modification program for children on the autism spectrum offering education and support to parents. In 2009, she started treating eating disorders patients in the acute care setting. She performed in a clinical and a leadership role on a multidisciplinary team treating the full range of feeding and eating disorders for children, adolescents, adults and their respective partners and families. Within the scope of this work, she facilitated groups on a variety of topics including Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Grief, Loss & Meaning. She has experience with patients ages 8 and up, of all genders, across all demographics, with a variety of comorbid diagnoses including mood and anxiety disorders, addiction, sexual trauma, and non-suicidal self-harm.

Allison has also worked as a private consultant specializing in the treatment of eating, mood, and anxiety disorders since 2009. Her focus alongside individual therapy is on intervention within the family system using the theories of Structural, Strategic, and Narrative Therapies, as well as the Satir Change Model. She makes flexible use of many therapy models, including cognitive behavior therapy, Logotherapy, and bibliotherapy, as well as grief work, to make connections with multiple facets of the human experience.

Allison attended The College of New Jersey where she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology, her master’s degree in community counseling, and her educational specialist degree in marriage and family therapy. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Nationally Board-Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, and she holds a National Certification in Counseling from the National Board of Certified Counselors.

Allison takes time to develop a connection in the therapeutic exchange with each patient and family member. She believes the relationship is the foundation for any type of effective healing in therapy. Allison has a special interest in the spiritual component of any form of recovery. She believes spirituality and faith are personal and intimate dimensions to a whole person and that all people would benefit from assembling a belief system for engendering hope within themselves.