Alyson Hinz, APCC
Alyson is a Primary Therapist at Thrive Treatment℠ in Santa Monica.
Alyson Hinz is an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. She graduated from Towson University with a BS in Psychology, and Johns Hopkins University with a MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Alyson is originally from Maryland, and has lived in California since 2019.
Alyson began her clinical experience working in a private practice in Baltimore City. She then transitioned into an internship at The University of Maryland School Based Mental Health Program, where she worked in two Baltimore City public schools providing outpatient mental health services to children and families. Additionally, Alyson also has experience working with the elderly population in assisted living homes for over 6 years.
Alyson enjoys incorporating mindfulness, CBT, strengths based approaches, solution focused approaches, and positive psychology into her clinical practice. She believes that treatment should be tailored towards each individual’s needs, and that clients should feel empowered in the recovery process.
When not at work, Alyson enjoys spending time in nature, hiking, trying new foods, watching football and T.V., exercising, traveling, and spending time with her friends, family, and dog.