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Allyson Torres, LCSW
My vision is to provide culturally competent and solution-focused services that promote individuals’ social-emotional health and wellbeing.

Our Team

Allyson Torres, LCSW

Location

Licensed In

CA

Approach

Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic, Solution-focused, Strengths-based

Therapy Style

My vision is to provide culturally competent, and solution-focused services that promote individuals’ social-emotional health and wellbeing, help to prevent the development of mental health challenges through mindfulness, and address key issues leading to one’s own mental health balance.

Education

BSW - Social Work, California State University Fresno

MSW - Social Work, California State University Fresno

License Number and State

CA 94666

Pronouns

she/her

Why did you become a mental health professional?

After years of working in the mental health industry, I began to see a bigger need to help people with their struggles. My desire to aid individuals in simplifying their life experiences in a new way became stronger and stronger. I decided to venture into the telehealth world to be able to reach out to more people with this new platform.

What are your interests outside of work?

I enjoy doing things with my family. I enjoy baking, physical activity, and exploring new areas through travel.

What is one thing you do daily that supports your well-being?

I enjoy cooking for my family and exercising on a regular basis.

What book have you read more than once?

The Four Agreements, By: Don Miguel Ruiz. This is my "go to" book for all things. It all comes back to these 4 agreements that I not only live by but I encourage and help incorporate in the people I work with.

Favorite organization/non-profit?

I love locally supported brick and moarter shops. Especially ones with coffee. I love to drink coffee and support local organizations of all kinds. Additionally, I often volunteer to organizations supporting children, such as Big Brothers, and Big Sisters.

How do you recharge?

I recharge by relaxing. I enjoy a quick dip in my hot tub, watching a good movie with my family or a quick meditation in a pinch.

Do you have any pets?

I have a dog. She is a 65 pound pit bull that believes she is a 10 pound lap dog. She is always doing funny things to make sure we are paying attention to her. Most recently she dug through her "toy bin" and found her favorite bone which she now carries all over the house "squeaking" away.