Alison E Gerig, LCSW

Alison E Gerig, LCSW

Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Other
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Clinical Social Worker
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 24991
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Office 1
1315 Walnut St
Suite 1004
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
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Therapy Center of Philadelphia, formerly the Women's Therapy Center, offers affordable feminist therapy that is collaborative, empowering, de-emphasizes diagnosis, and attends to how our social locations impact our experiences (race, class, sexual orientation, gender identity) Ultimately, our therapists work with you to help you grow and transform your life.

Email or Call Alison E Gerig, LCSW at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 24991

More Info About My Practice

All of our services are offered on a sliding fee scale and last as long as you feel you need them. We offer individual, couples, and group therapy, as well as psychiatry, yoga, and psychological testing. We have music therapy groups, process groups, and groups for trans/gnc folks. We have a program called Maybe Baby that offers support and information for lesbian/bi/queer women and trans folks. We also have a trauma-specific program that offers the gentle yet effective technique called EMDR, all at reduced rates.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

*Helping you live your most powerful life.

*Addressing mental health challenges specific to being from a marginalized group including women, people of color, lesbian/bi/queer folks, transgender and gender non-conforming communities.

*Helping you heal from a trauma either recent or historical that has left you feeling shame, isolation, fear, or brokenness.

*Improving the quality and depth of your relationships.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Group Therapy
  • Consultation
  • Other
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Creative Arts Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • French
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Groups I Work With

    Adult women, lesbians, bisexual women, queer and transgender/gender non-conforming communities

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Parenting
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Collaborative Couple Therapy
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Imago Relationship Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Middendorf Breathexperience
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Music Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Object Relations
  • Parent Work
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Yoga Therapy

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