Therapist in Gainesville, Virginia Kai Allen, Therapist
Provider Gender: Female
Ages Served: 0-65+
Appointments: In-office and Telehealth
Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only
Kai Allen, LCSW
Kai Allen is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Virginia who has been practicing since 2015. She I received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Hampton University (an HBCU) and received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Columbia University in New York City. Kai’s approach to therapy is focused on empathy and a solutions-based mindset. She offers a warm and nonjudgmental space (with humor thrown in there) to help clients feel comfortable, heard, seen, and supported as they learn skills to help manage their mental health. Kai specializes in helping those with: Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Trauma and Grief, Substance Abuse issues, issues with self-esteem and gender role stress, childhood/parenting issues, and working with children, adolescents, couples, and families. Kai has experience in clinical, in-home, and outpatient settings, helping others using methods such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Functional Family Therapy (FFT), mindfulness and grounding exercises, anger management skills, stress relief/coping techniques, play therapy, role play, communication skills, parenting skills, as well as other methods. Kai has a very relational, strengths-based, solution focused, and positive approach to therapy. She believes that respect and “meeting a person where they are” are the best ways to help someone, she also believes in being creative in her treatment methods as well as working interactively as a team with her client. In her free time, Kai enjoys spending time with her family and friends, singing at Karaoke, travelling, playing cards and games, going to museums, reading, watching movies and TV, and anything that has to do with really good food.
- Alcohol and Drug Use Issues
- Bipolar Disorder
- Childhood Behavior Issues
- Couple's Issues
- Eating Disorders
- Gender Identity
- Men's Issues
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Reproductive Challenges
- School Avoidance
- Sleep Disorders/Insomnia
- Women's Issues
- Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Couples/Marital Counseling
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Exposure Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Parenting Skills
- Adoption/Foster Care
- Autism Spectrum Disorders
- Developmental Disabilities
Kai Allen generally accepts new patients but there could be a waitlist.
Please call 804-207-6737 to find out Kai Allen's schedule and availability.
LifeStance Health providers accept most commercial insurance plans that are offered in the states where we offer services, including telehealth. Please see the following list of insurances accepted by Kai Allen:
- Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
If you don't see your insurance listed, please contact us at 804-207-6737 to see how we can help.
Kai Allen is a therapist and cannot prescribe medication. However, most LifeStance offices have a Psychiatrist or APN on staff who can prescribe medication if needed.
Yes, Kai Allen does offer both Telehealth and In-office visits.
Yes, Kai Allen is currently offering In-office visits.