Allison Chambers-Dixson PsyD
Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Pacific University Masters in Healthcare Administration, Pacific University M.S. Clinical Psychology, Pacific University B.S. Biology, Psychology, Portland State University Allison is a licensed psychologist in Oregon and Washington. She has worked in private practice and university counseling settings and has extensive experience assisting adults with trauma reconciliation, disability and chronic illness, grief and loss, multicultural counseling, anxiety, depression, identity exploration, and building healthy and satisfying relationships. In addition, she has experience conducting psychological assessment.
Individual therapy, group therapy
Allison practices from a Gestalt therapy orientation which is humanistic, holistic, and experiential. She approaches therapy collaboratively, with the assumption that you are the expert of your experiences and the psychotherapist is a guide toward increasing awareness and insight regarding how to make effective changes in your life. Psychotherapy is a powerful tool for achieving relief from symptoms and increasing self-understanding. Allison's approach is warm, direct, and often infused with humor. Allison enjoys working with adults from a variety of backgrounds, identities, and phases of life. She strives to be aware of how her identity and experiences impact the therapy relationship.
Allison was born and raised in Portland, OR and enjoys spending time with her dogs, yoga, water sports, and the ocean.
15-17, 18-64, 65+
Depression, Grief/Death, Stress Management, Persistent (Chronic) Pain, Terminal illness issues, Anxiety/Fears/Phobia/Panic Attacks, Trauma, LGBTQ+, Religious/Spiritual Issues, Medical conditions, Transgender Issues, Mindfulness, Adult WPATH Evaluations