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Ali Smith, LPC

Therapist

"Coming to counseling is a great step to finding yourself and becoming the person you crave to be. I am here to help you feel heard and seen exactly where you are at this moment."

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Hi there!

I specialize in working with unresolved trauma and grief. It is my goal to help you understand and process emotions, develop trust in yourself and your relationships, and to understand and resolve your deeper wounds. Through counseling, you can feel grounded, empowered, and confident in the person you are.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Trauma
  • Grief
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Life Transitions/Purpose
  • Highly Sensitive People (HSPs)

MENTAL HEALTH + WELLNESS RESOURCES
(MY FAVORITE RECOMMENDATIONS)

"Eastern Body, Western Mind" by Anodea Judith

"Anatomy of the Spirit" by Caroline Myss

"Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss" by Pat Schwiebert

"It Didn't Start with You" by Mark Wolynn

"The Highly Sensitive Person" by Elaine N. Aron, PhD

BIO

Ali Smith is a trauma-informed Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Master’s in Clinical Counseling from Northwest Nazarene University. Her focus is working alongside individuals with unresolved trauma and grief. Ali’s approach to counseling includes connection, acceptance, and often laughter. Ali strives to meet you where you are at in your healing journey and sees your well-being as a holistic relationship with mind, body, and spirit.

CLINICAL EXCELLENCE.

Ali Smith is a trauma-informed Licensed Professional Counselor. She received her Master’s in Clinical Counseling from Northwest Nazarene University. Her focus is working alongside individuals with unresolved trauma and grief.

Education

  • MS, Counseling – Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa
  • BA, Sociology and Anthropology – University of Puget Sound, Tacoma
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Hobbies

  • Backpacking
  • Swimming
  • Rafting
  • Pottery
  • Gardening
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Affiliations

  • American Counseling Association
  • Idaho Counseling Association