Charissa Kim Allen, MA

Charissa Kim Allen, BA - Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee

Charissa Kim Allen, MS

Registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist
License: AMFT128186
Supervised by a Licensed Professional

Office: Santa Ana, Costa Mesa
714-558-9266 x251
Charissa is passionate to see individuals and couples experience holistic healing and gain tools for lasting change and influence. She desires to come alongside each client in their pain with a posture of empathy, authenticity, patience, and partnership.

Charissa’s areas of interest include working with individuals who are experiencing identity issues, cultural issues, life transitions, relational struggles, spiritual issues, anxiety, depression, and trauma, as well as families experiencing marital issues and family crises. As a former campus minister, Charissa is passionate about the intersections of mental health, faith, and social justice. She has walked alongside college students and young adults of diverse ethnic, cultural, and regional backgrounds. In these contexts, she has helped individuals discover their identities, cultivate healthy relationships, and be empowered in their contexts. Charissa also has a heart for pastors/ministry staff, families in ministry, and pastor’s kids.

Additional Information:

Areas of Focus
• Relationship Struggles
• Couples Counseling
• Family Conflict
• Anxiety and Depression
• Identity Issues
• Spiritual Issues
• Trauma/Abuse

Works with
• Individual Adults
• Couples
• Families
• Adolescents
• Children

Education:
•  BA in Political Science from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
•  MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary

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1633 E 4th St, Suite 120
Santa Ana, CA 92701
General Inquiries: 714-558-9266 or
info@ciftcounseling.com
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