Priscilla McAllister, LMHC, is a licensed mental health therapist at Heath Counseling and Consultation Services in Jacksonville, Florida. At the practice, she provides patients with compassionate and evidence-based care.
Priscilla obtained her master's degree in mental health counseling from NOVA Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. After an almost 10-year career working to help families become self-sufficient with the Department of Children and Families, Priscilla left the field after receiving her master's degree to work with child welfare as a home and school-based counselor.
She currently offers therapeutic services through Magellan as an independent contractor for children of active-duty military personnel at a local elementary school in Clay County, Florida. Priscilla also served as a clinical director for a residential substance abuse treatment facility in Jacksonville, Florida.
Priscilla enjoys working with children and adolescents to navigate life's challenges, whether personal, with family, or with peers. She has several areas of interest, including trauma, anxiety, depression, transitions and adjustment, parenting skills, and family communication.
Priscilla has an eclectic approach, utilizing various theoretical methods, behavioral neuroscience, and real-life experience. She caters her approach to each client's individual therapeutic needs. Additionally, Priscilla is trained in evidence-based models to process trauma, child-parent psychotherapy (CPP), infant mental health, and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT) techniques.