Allison Cohen


Allison Cohen


Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: MFT - 43239
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability


5195 Lindley Ave.
Tarzana, CA 91356
Tarzana, California 91356
9478 W. Olympic Blvd. Suite 304
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Beverly Hills, California 90212

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My Approach to Helping

As a marriage family therapist, I create a warm, educational, safe environment, where clients can explore their thoughts and feelings to improve their lives and find relief from their struggles. Through this journey, clients unearth and remove emotional stumbling blocks to reach their full potential and become the best version of themselves they can be.

With a gentle but straight forward style, I help clients achieve their goals by providing support, information and concrete solutions to their greatest issues.

More Info About My Practice

I have appeared on the Today show, been interviewed on National Public Radio (NPR) and WS Radio and have been quoted in Cosmopolitan, Woman's Day, Redbook, Huffington Post, Glamour, PBS, WebMD, IVillage, EHarmony and more. These clips and articles can be viewed under the MediaPress section of my website, found at the bottom right corner of this page.

Free street parking.

Some Sliding scale fee slots available.

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

I specialize in the treatment of "Life Issues;" the day to day struggles that everyone encounters at some point in their lives. Whether it be a life transition, anxiety, depression, low self esteem, lack of communication skills, loss of intimacy or general couples issues, I work to offer greater awareness of the cause of these struggles as well as the solutions to remedy them.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

I so admire the client's ability to take steps to improve their life and am privileged to play a small role in their journey from struggle to triumph. For me, the beauty of therapy lies in its ability to provide real solutions to real issues. Watching a client's ambition, effort and desire is nothing short of inspirational.

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Services I Provide

  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    I work with couples, individuals and families ages 18 and up, struggling with the issues of daily living including partner dynamicsromantic relationships, family conflict, self esteem, communication skills, building physical and emotional intimacy, anxietystress, depression, intuitive eating, alternative sexuality and life transitions.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Academic Concerns
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Perfectionism
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Psychodynamic
  • Self-Acceptance Training
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
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