Alison Trenk, MA, LCSW, has practiced as a licensed psychotherapist specializing with adolescents, young adults and couples for 9 years. Alison is an intensively trained, DBT adherent therapist. She works within a supportive relational framework and incorporates varied modalities, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Alison also provides 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 1-year Imago Relationship Therapy Training.
Prior to working with Hartstein Psychological Services, she worked in a supervisory clinical role and as 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.