Alicia Ali — Therapist
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Dr. Alicia Ali is a clinical psychologist who graduated from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2015. Dr. Ali is known for her warm and caring approach to her client’s needs as well as her ability to provide the necessary tools for change. Dr. Ali values building a strong therapeutic relationship between the client and therapist in order to build trust and improve relationships that occur outside of therapy. She enjoys working with individuals in transitional stages of their lives and has clinical training working with ethnic minorities, anxiety and mood disorders, grief/loss, and LGBTQ issues.
Get to know Dr. Alicia Ali
Dr. Ali earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Neuropsychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She then completed her adult clinical internship at Henry Ford Health System and post-doctoral training through The Family Institute at Northwestern University and Rush NeuroBehavioral Center. In addition to her advanced clinical training, Dr. Ali spent some time in Juneau, Alaska working closely with the State of Alaska and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the primary prevention of suicide, substance abuse, and interpersonal violence among Native Alaskans and Alaskan adolescents.
In her clinical work, Dr. Ali is passionate about understanding the root causes of anxiety, depression, or other problematic behaviors to help maintain long-term stability after therapy. She utilizes an interactive approach that explores her client’s past experiences and current stressors to provide a deeper level of understanding. Additionally, Dr. Ali aims to create an environment that is safe, healing, and fosters growth. Her down-to-earth personality often allows clients to feel comfortable sharing their difficulties without fear of judgment or criticism.