Alison Trenk, MA, LCSW, is a psychotherapist who specializes with adolescents, young adults and couples. She works within a supportive relational framework and incorporates varied modalities, such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT), to work with individuals as a DBT-adherent trained therapist. Alison also can provide couples therapy for people looking to deepen their connection and/or repair their relationship.
Alison received her BA in psychology and criminal justice at Rutgers University. She went on to pursue her Masters in Psychology at Kean University and Masters in Social Work at Hunter College. Alison then completed the 2-Year Post-graduate Adult Treatment Program at the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Imago Relationship Therapy Training.
Prior to working with Hartstein Psychological Services, she has worked in a supervisory clinical role and a consultant at agencies such as the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the Center for Court Innovation, SAKHI for South Asian Women, the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, Safe Horizon, and Northside Center for Child Development.