Allison Edwards, LpC

Allison Edwards is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist, educational consultant, parent coach, creator and owner of All the Feels Company and the author of seven books: Why Smart Kids Worry, Worry Says What?Marcy’s Having All the Feels15-Minute Counseling Techniques that Work: What You Didn't Learn in Grad SchoolFlooded: A Brain-Based Guide to Help Children Regulate Emotions and How to Crack Your Peanut and Beat, Beat, Thump. Allison earned her graduate degree in Counseling from Vanderbilt University and is a National Certified Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Registered Play Therapist. Allison has over 20 years experience working as a school teacher, school counselor, child/adolescent psychotherapist, Vanderbilt University professor and educational consultant to schools throughout the country. Allison is also a parent of two small children and enjoys spending time with her family. 

In 2020, Allison began All the Feels Company to teach children brain-based strategies to manage emotions. Using the same strategies she uses in her office, Allison created her first product, a set of feeling cards which includes 20 brain-based regulation strategies to calm the mind and body. She later created a feelings poster to help children manage big emotions. She pairs her books with her products to create specific toolkits to help children overcome debilitating emotions. She struggled with anxiety as a child and wants kids to have what she didn't - effective strategies to help children handle anything that comes their way.