Dr. Allen is currently seeing patients in-office or via telehealth/videoconferencing. Due to COVID-19, patients who attend in-office appointments are expected to take precautions against the spread of Coronavirus (e.g., must not have any signs of illness or had a recent exposure to COVID-19). If your session will be head via telehealth/videoconferencing, on the date of your appointment, you can click on the provider link below, type in your name, and you will enter the "virtual waiting room." Dr. Allen will admit you to start the session.
Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology (2022) Georgia Southern University
Clinical Internship (2021-2022) Florida Atlantic University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Health Service Psychology
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Clinical Psychology (2017) University of Hartford
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology (2015) University of Connecticut
Brianna Allen, Psy.D. is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Jacob Center for Evidence-Based Treatment. Dr. Allen completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of Connecticut, and a minor in women's gender and sexuality studies. She later went on to earn her Master's degree (M.A.) in clinical psychology from the University of Hartford, and her doctorate (Psy.D.) in clinical psychology from Georgia Southern University. Throughout her graduate training, she worked with individuals presenting with Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other trauma-related disorders, and Disruptive Behavior Disorders in children and adolescents. Before joining the team at the Jacob Center for EBT, she worked in community health and nonprofit agencies, university counseling centers, and a military hospital where she received specialized training in the Modular Approach to Therapy for Children with Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, or Conduct Problems (MATCH-ADTC). She also engaged in research focused on the implementation of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) among low-income community members.
Additionally, Dr. Allen has a passion for working with those who identify as Black/African American, Indigenous, or persons of color (BIPOC), LGBTQ+ populations, and those who have been traditionally marginalized or underserved. She also enjoys working with current and former athletes. Her therapeutic approach is collaborative, and she views the therapeutic relationship as an essential component of therapy. In her clinical work, she integrates client-centered frameworks, with an emphasis on evidence-based treatment methods, such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
Outside of work, Dr. Allen enjoys traveling, reading, trying new restaurants, spending time at the beach, and being with friends and family. She looks forward to helping you achieve your goals in treatment!
Allen, B. N. (2022). Development of A New Measure to Assess for Poverty-Based Stress: The Poverty-Based Stressor Scale (PBSS).
Klibert, J., & Allen, B. (2019). Taking a Strengths-Based Approach to Address Discrimination Experiences in a Clinical Context. In Theoretical Approaches to Multi-Cultural Positive Psychological Interventions (pp. 21-50). Springer, Cham.
Providing Evidence-Based Treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Tourette's Disorder/Tics, Trichotillomania, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Hoarding, Skin Picking/Excoriation Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, and Phobias. Boca Raton office is easily accessible from Palm Beach County & South Florida (Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Lighthouse Point, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, and Miami).