“The opportunity to impact someone’s approach to parenting, and see that become a foundation for the rest of their lives, is incredibly rewarding.”
-Allison LaTona, MFT
Allison LaTona is a noted parenting consultant and psychotherapist whose life-changing consultation groups provide a practical and compassionate roadmap for those navigating the journey of parenthood. Focusing upon respectful parenting philosophies, the power of language, emotional intelligence, and a child's natural developmental capabilities, LaTona offers specific strategies and invaluable insights that ease the inherent challenges of contemporary parenthood. Her work empowers parents with the vision and tools to create thriving and fulfilling family lives, and fosters long term connections within a supportive community.
Allison has fifteen years of experience counseling children, families, couples and individuals, and has facilitated groups in private practice, as well as at Santa Monica's BabygroupTM with Donna Holloran, for nearly a decade. With ten years "in the trenches" raising two young children, her personal path complements her professional credentials. Allison's empathy, experience, and dedication fuel her passionate commitment to her work.