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About Allison Henning, LCSW, LCAS

A native of Charlotte, Allison Henning has experienced both positive and not so positive experiences in her extensive travel across the U.S. and Western Europe, which, good and bad, inspired her to look at who she wanted to be as a professional. Allison believes results come by consistently supporting an individual’s strengths, helping them achieve a positive sense of self, and assisting them in developing the necessary skills to manage their illnesses through self-efficacy to create a vision of a healthy and happy future.  Her care philosophy is about understanding that addiction and co-occurring exist within a multidimensional social and cognitive world, to achieve the main objective of utilizing programs that integrate individual, family, and community to create a strong foundation for sustained recovery in addiction and/or mental health. Two main factors Allison believes set her apart from colleagues is her use of humor in treatment and flexibility to meet patient’s needs.

Partial List of Treatment Areas

  • Major Life Change: grief, divorce, etc
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Couples/Marital Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disability
  • PTSD - Childhood Trauma
  • Family / Parenting Therapy
  • Forensic / Custody Evaluation
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • PTSD - Victim of Abuse
  • Parent/Child Concerns
  • Opioid/Pain Med Use
  • Drug Use (non-opioid)
  • Personality Disorder
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • PTSD - Single Incident/Shock
  • badge-1 AddictionSignifies specialized training in substance use disorder and addiction recovery.
  • badge-3 TelehealthSignifies the completion of a mental health telehealth training program

Education & Certifications

– Master of Social Work from UNC Charlotte
– Clinical Substance Abuse Certification from Central Piedmont College
– Bachelor of Science in Psychology from UNC Charlotte
– Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist
– Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna NC
  • Cigna NC
  • Tricare NC
  • Medcost NC
  • Medicare NC
  • UBH NC



October 15, 2021

she has great insights and feedback


July 26, 2021

Love Allison!


July 23, 2021

another great session. Allison was able to accommodate the change in my schedule


May 8, 2021

I d like to highlight how well my therapist Allison Henning, has helped me handle the paralyzing grief of my grandmother s passing under horrific circumstances of COVID-19. I can hardly believe my progress since Allison started helping me. She is the best! Thanks for sending Allison to help me, I don t know where I d be without her!


April 26, 2021

Attain a lot of insight from each therapist


April 13, 2021

Wonderful people!! Very personable.


April 5, 2021

Doctor Henning helped me deal and come out of the fog of grief after so many loved ones died last year. She is sensitive to matters of race and culture and how they shape thinking in various ways. Thanks, Dr. Henning. You are the best.


January 23, 2021

Lovely caring staff.

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas

Tropical Storm Isaias is headed towards the Carolinas. Please note that we plan to be open for appointments; however, be aware that power outages may be widespread which may impact telehealth and other appointments. We may not know until the last minute in all of our locations on Tuesday. Please be patient. We will waive missed appointment charges on Tuesday, August 4th in light of complications from the weather. If you and your provider are unable to connect, we will reach out to reschedule your appointment as soon as possible.