BiographyAllan is the author of four books, Addictive Entrepreneurship dealing with the 13 secrets to a successful life as an entrepreneur and Experiential Group Therapy Interventions with DBT: A 30 day program for treating addictions and trauma.
He co-authored Help Her Heal by Carol Sheets. His latest book is, Hey! What About Me: How to make yourself and others a priority in a world of indifference, impulsivity and distraction.
Allan has received additional training in Neuro Linguistic Programming, Trauma Counseling, Emotion Focused Couples Therapy and Experiential Therapy. He is a member of the American Counseling Association.
Compared to life coaches, licensed professional counselors have Masters Degrees in counseling which involves six years of college, 2 years of full-time post Master’s Clinical work and supervision, state sanctioned testing for licensure and required continuing education. To become a life coach, there is no college education required no state licensure and they can solicit clients within weeks of putting their shingle out.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Member, American Counseling Association
Member, International Institute for Trauma and Addiction
Licensed Professional Counseling
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist
Music, Art, Psychology