Therapist in Gainesville, Virginia Kai Allen, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 0-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Gainesville, Virginia Kai Allen, LCSW

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.

Expertise

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Johns Hopkins Healthcare (JHHC)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)

Interventions

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenting Skills

Populations

  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Kai Allen. You can also call 571-918-9239 to have someone assist you.

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