Ally is a Masters of Social Work intern who is providing services under the supervision of Rachel Handa, the Clinical Director and Primary Therapist. Ally was born and raised in Northern California and has a strong passion for helping others. Ally earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Marketing from Chapman University in Orange, CA. Ally is currently enrolled at Simmons University in Boston, MA where she is working towards completing her Masters of Social Work degree in May 2023. Ally has an extensive professional history of working in hospitals, primarily in both the Emergency Department and Psych Unit. Ally has a passion for working with those struggling with mental and substance use issues. At Capo by the Sea, Ally primarily facilitates both individual and group therapy sessions. Ally hopes to instill tools for achieving and maintaining successful, long-term addiction recovery. In her free time, Ally loves to travel with friends, spend time with her one eyed cat Mr. Pickles, and watch Bravo TV.