Allison Edwards is a renowned speaker, 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 Feels , 15-Minute Counseling Techniques that Work: What You Didn’t Learn in Grad School, Flooded: A Brain-Based Guide to Help Children Regulate Emotions, 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, and educational consultant to schools throughout the country.
Allison trains parents and professionals in the areas of emotion regulation, recognizing the social/emotional needs of gifted students, and sharing how educators and parents can work together to meet the needs of anxious children. Allison helps parents understand how social/emotional differences can be supported both at home and school, and provides consultation and staff development on how to effectively improve emotion regulation in the classroom.