Allyson Galishoff


Allyson initially worked on Wall Street, and then became an executive search professional at a top Wall Street recruiting firm. Figuring out what made each person tick was the most fascinating part of each of her various positions. This led her to start a new career, first working as a school counselor, and more recently as an Oncology Social Worker, helping patients and their families navigate the complex medical and personal decisions one encounters when faced with serious or chronic illness. Helping her family and friends cope with health challenges made her current career more personal. These experiences have led her to a clinical focus on helping people overcome anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationships, grief and loss, and facing the challenges of life-limiting or altering diagnoses either personally or within one’s family.

Therapeutic Approach

She works with each person using a strengths-based approach to uncover what makes them feel more in control, along with deeper happiness and fulfillment. She will help you find what has helped you overcome challenges and given you meaning in the past, she will use this knowledge to collaboratively help define your way forward.

Drawing from a range of tools including mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), meaning-centered therapy and attachment theory, I will help you find meaning and purpose in your life as you face any challenge, whether it be chronic or serious illness, or a life transition such as becoming an empty nester.


  • Anxiety, Stress
  • Depression
  • Chronic Illness/Cancer/Serious Illness
  • Grief and Loss
  • Major Life Transitions
  • Career and Life Balance
  • Family stressors
  • Career Satisfaction
  • Life Coaching
  • Improving Interpersonal Relationships (family, friends, co-workers)
  • Coping Skills
  • Parenting
  • Personal Growth

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NYC Counseling is a counseling firm based in New York City. Our therapists provide individual counseling, couples therapy, family counseling and group counseling. Serving Brooklyn, Chelsea, Downtown, East Village, Flatiron, Financial District, Long Island, Manhattan, Midtown, Murray Hill, Staten Island, TriBeCa, Union Square, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, West Village, Westchester in New York, NY.