Alison Teal MA, MFT

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Biography

Alison Teal MA, MFT is a licensed psychotherapist since 1986 and a Certified EMDRIA Therapist and Consultant. She completed basic training in 1993 and facilitator training in 1994. She has led EMDR workshops, lectured on EMDR and trauma in universities over an 18-year period as well as facilitated in EMDR trainings. In 2017, she created a facilitator training manual and workshop and trained EMDR consultants in England. In 2018, Alison became an authorized CE credit provider for EMDRIA. Her professional orientation is attachment focused. In 2016, she developed an innovative EMDR based protocol; Super Resourcing: An Integrative Resource Protocol for Healing Attachment Wounds. Since early 2017, she has been teaching and providing consultation for this model. Additionally, Alison is a Certified Change and Transition Strategist providing consultation for life transitions. Alison began her professional life as a Special Education teacher for severely emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. In 1994, she founded and directed Creative Explorations; a school for the study of psyche and soul through art. She also taught graduate level psychology at Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California for 14 years. Alison’s work is informed by somatic and ego state psychology and a Buddhist meditation practice. As a life-long artist, her approach to life is creative. She believes in the indomitability of the human spirit; we are all capable of transforming old patterns and self-limiting beliefs. Life is short! We all yearn for and deserve to manifest our full potential and purpose and to have it echo throughout our lives.