Alison Gerig

LCSW, Executive Director, Psychotherapist

Degrees & Licenses:

BA – Psychology
MSW – Masters of Social Work


LCSW – Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Gestalt Psychotherapist


Dickinson College
Columbia University School of Social Work, 1998
Three year training certificate in Gestalt Therapy from the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Philadelphia, 2008
Level I & II EMDR training, 2010

Theoretical orientation:

EMDR/Trauma therapy, Gestalt therapy, relational cultural therapy, Multicultural Family Institute approach to family therapy, yoga and mind-body awareness

Areas of expertise:

Depression, anxiety, couples therapy, addictions, sexuality and gender identity development, trauma, and relationships

Treatment modality:

Individual, couples, group and family therapy

Other relevant work and volunteer experience:

Executive Director of the Therapy Center of Philadelphia, formerly the Women’s Therapy Center; former Health Services Director, Mazzoni Center; on-going private practice; presenter/trainer; trans health advocate

Alison Gerig