Erica Allsup is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a degree from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. Erica has accumulated professional experience dealing with case management in the foster care system, as well as working on an inpatient adolescent psychiatric unit. While her niche is with adolescent personality disorders and adolescent sexual issues, she also is well versed with trauma, gender issues, and counseling families. Her caseload is mainly comprised of children and adolescents, but she also is comfortable seeing adults
As a therapist, Erica's preferred therapeutic modalities are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and talk therapy. When deciding which method to use, Erica analyzes the client's individual needs and personality. She also utilizes play therapy when working with children.
Interesting Fact #1: Erica has a pet cat, whom is named Scout in honor of her favorite book, "To Kill a Mockingbird."
Interesting Fact #2: She loves to be connected with nature by working outside in the garden and hiking.