meet Allison Funk
Allison Funk, Ph.D., is a New York State licensed psychologist at the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University at Buffalo Honors College and her doctorate from Hofstra University’s Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program. Dr. Funk has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). She has served as a therapist at Hofstra’s Anxiety and Depression Clinic, ACT Clinic, and DBT Clinic, as well as the Mount Sinai Addiction Institute and CUNY Graduate Center Student Counseling Services. She completed her APA-accredited internship at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.
Dr. Funk’s approach to therapy emphasizes the individual, applying the principles of cognitive and behavioral therapies in a flexible manner to meet each client’s unique needs. She has particular expertise in working with individuals who are navigating anxiety, depression, trauma, work or school stress, perfectionism, and procrastination, as well as numerous other life challenges. Dr. Funk views treatment as a collaborative process in which the therapist and client work as a team to identify factors contributing to the area of concern, set goals, and create change.