A creative, empathic and dynamic personality, Alyson Stack brings an eclectic, individualized approach to her therapeutic work. Alyson combines her education and clinical training with personal experiences, and approaches therapy emphasizing a collaboration of psychodynamic, existential and interpersonal psychotherapy, with cognitive-behavioral techniques. 

In addition to her private practice, Alyson is the Clinical Director at the exclusive residential treatment center in Malibu. Here she runs process groups, supervises the clinical team and contributes in all areas of clinical development. Additionally, she serves as the Social Media co-chair for the Los Angeles Chapter of CAMFT.

Formerly, Alyson has held positions at a widely recognized dual-diagnosis treatment center in West Hollywood, a well-renowned eating disorder center and a non-profit facility in West Los Angeles. In her spare time, she serves as a volunteer for several professional organizations, including NEDA's STAR (Solutions Through Advocacy & Reform) and the Eating Disorder Coalition, both raising awareness on current eating disorder legislation and advocacy efforts.

Education & Publications

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Certification |  Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies, 2015.

Masters of Science Degree, Marriage and Family Therapy | California State University Northridge, summa cum laude, 2009.

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Broadcast Communication Arts | San Francisco State University, 2002.

Bachelor of Arts Degree, Spanish Language & History | San Francisco State University, 2002.

Thesis: Linking Spiritual Dogmas: Educating Today's Helpers Implement Judaism and 12-Steps into the Recovery Process | California State University Northridge, 2009.

Production: Huchay Runas: Public Service Announcement raising awareness for child poverty in Cusco PerĂº, 2000.


LA-CAMFT Launches into the Social Media World! by Alyson Stack, M.S. and Rima Jomaa, M.A. | July/August Newsletter,  2012.

LA-CAMFT Social Media: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly by Alyson Stack, M.S., with contributions by Rima Jomaa, M.A. | September/October Newsletter,  2012.

The Top 10 Celebrity Therapists in Los Angeles www.afterpartychat.com/top-10-celebrity-therapists-los-angeles

 KLEAN Radio on the topic of Binge eating vs. Food addiction and Intuitive Eating vs. Dieting.

Professional Affiliations

| AAMFT - American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

| CAMFT - California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical member

| LA-CAMFT - Los Angeles Chapter of CAMFT | Co-chair Social Media

| EDC - Eating Disorders Coalition, for research, policy and action

| NEDA - National Eating Disorders Association

| Phi Lambda Theta - International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education

| Sigma Alpha Pi - The National Society of Leadership and Success