About H + H

 

Heart + Healing Counseling is a private practice based in Tigard, Oregon, just 20 minutes south of Portland off i-5 at exit 291. Located on 72nd Ave., there is plenty of parking and it is close to many bus lines.  She specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and the issues underlying disordered eating behavior.  In her private practice she works with adolescents and adults, as well as couples and families.  

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Allison Amo is a licensed professional counselor who received her Master's Degree in Professional Mental Health Counseling with an emphasis in addictions and certification in the treatment of eating disorders from Lewis & Clark College.  She offers over four years of experience in a partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient level of care as the Primary Therapist at the Eating Disorder Center of Portland (Monte Nido) and as the Program Director at Center for Discovery Portland Outpatient, which allowed her to work with an array of eating disorder symptoms and co-occurring conditions. Allison specializes in working with adolescents and adults who experience relationship issues, depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, and eating disorders.

In addition, Allison the current President and Education Chair of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professional (IAEDP) Willamette Valley Chapter.  As the President, she is actively involved in educating the community on the topic of eating disorders and body image.  Her passion for helping those who struggle with eating disorders and raising  awareness of these serious illnesses motivates her to continuously advance her skills, knowledge, experience , and awareness to meet the needs of her clients and the community.  She also in the process of becoming a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS) through IAEDP.  

Please contact her by phone or email for more information.

971-204-8965  or  

allison@heartandhealingcounseling.com                                                                                                                                                                            

Education and Licensure

  • Lewis & Clark College

    • BA Psychology & Hispanic Studies (CACREP)

    • MA Professional Mental Health Counseling - Addictions (CACREP)

    • Certificate in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

  • OR State Licensed Professional Counselor (C4934)

  • National Certified Counselor (755690)

Speciality Training

  • EMDR Basic Training - Completion of Weekend 1 & 2, Certificate of Completion: EMDR Institute

  • Sensorimotor Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Trauma - Level 1: Affect Dysregulation, Survival Responses, & Trauma Memory: Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute

  • Traditional Certification Core Curriculum for CEDS (Certified Eating Disorder Specialist): IAEDP

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, Willamette Valley Chapter, President

  • Columbia River Eating Disorder Network

  • American Counseling Association