Allison LaTona, M.F.T.
Psychotherapist | Parenting Coach + Educator

Psychotherapy | Westwood | Allison LaTona, M.F.T.

As a psychodynamic and family systems therapist, Allison works from a relational framework, utilizing cognitive-behavioral techniques and mindfulness practices.



Allison LaTona specializes in the spectrum of maternal mental health issues, as well as parenting and attachment relationships.  She has developed expertise in infant and child development, parent and child relations, as well as marriage/partnership.  She is experienced in a range of issues and difficulties for which people seek therapy: Life transitions, relationship issues, identity development, anxiety/depression, grief and loss, spiritual unfoldment and other concerns.

As a psychodynamic and family systems therapist, Allison works from a relational framework, while also utilizing cognitive-behavioral techniques and mindfulness practices.  In her clinical practice, she works with adults, couples, and developing families.

Allison offers short-term and long-term psychotherapy, as well as consultation services.  

▸ Individual

  • Perinatal and postpartum adjustment issues

  • Transitions in motherhood/fatherhood

  • Identity development, loss/transformation

  • Spiritual conflict and unfoldment

  • Relationship issues

  • Work-life balance

  • Anxiety and Depression

  • Grief and Loss

▸ couples

  • Relationship difficulties

  • Interaction/communication cycles

  • Transitions in family structure and dynamics

  • Pregnancy/loss/postpartum challenges

  • Emotional/spiritual/sexual/financial intimacy


  • Transition to parenthood

  • Partnership adjustment/interaction

  • Parent-infant attachment and bonding

  • Becoming the parent you want to be

  • Cultivating the parent your child needs

  • Family cohesion and communication

  • Parenthood- work-life balance

  • Co-parenting

  • Single Parenting


  • Preparing for birth

  • Preparing for and managing perinatal and postpartum adjustment

  • Preparing for transitions in parenting

  • Attachment/bonding

  • Reflective parenting

  • Establishing routine

  • Sleep learning

  • Feeding relationship

  • Language development

  • Separation anxiety

  • School transitions/adjustment

  • Social emotional development

  • Tantrums

  • Aggressive behavior

  • Positive discipline

  • Potty learning

  • Sibling dynamics

  • Self-care

  • Parenting plan development 




1334 Westwood Blvd.
Suite 2B
Los Angeles, CA  90025


The office is located south of Wilshire Blvd, on the corner of Westwood Blvd and Rochester. There is 2 hour metered parking on Westwood and Rochester. Additionally, there is easy residential (non-permit) parking on Rochester Blvd., one block east of Westwood Blvd.


1247 7th Street, Suite 300, Santa Monica, California 90401


The office is located just south of Wilshire Blvd, on 7th Street. There is metered street parking on 7th Street and on Arizona.


In giving birth to our babies we may find that we give birth to new possibilities within ourselves
— Myla and John Kabat-Zinn