Ali (they/them) is an artist and Creative Arts Therapist. Ali has worked in a variety of therapeutic, community, and educational settings, providing therapy for toddlers, children, teens, and adults. They approach their practice with openness and empathy, taking a person-centered approach while integrating meditation, Gestalt methods, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) into their work. Ali’s clinical experience includes working with individuals living with disabilities, those managing mood disorders, and clients entering therapy to help process and manage major life transitions. Their research has focused both on child development and behavior, as well as queer identity development across the lifespan. In-network with Cigna.