Allison Tesarek Dingle, M.Ed., LPC
Dingle grew up in the Houston area and has always lived in Texas. She graduated
from Texas A&M University (Gig ‘em Aggies) in May 2013 with a Bachelor of
Science degree in Psychology. After graduation, Allison returned home to attend
graduate school at the University of Houston. During graduate school, Allison gained
valuable experience working with young children as a toddler teacher at St.
Mark's Lutheran Church and School.
Allison began working with Dr.
Forrester in June 2014 as a practicum student while she earned her Master of
Education degree in counseling from the University of Houston. She graduated in
2015 and is continuing her work with Dr. Forrester as a Licensed Professional
Working with Dr. Forrester
allows Allison the opportunity to work with young children and their families,
while also being involved in a collaborative environment. She believes that early intervention is key
and works with children and their families in various ways. Allison works with
children in individual, dyad, and group therapy settings, as well as off-site
(in their school environments) using play therapy and cognitive behavioral
Allison enjoys working with
young children and their families. You
will know this right away because she always greets her families with a
smile. She enjoys interacting with
children in a way that helps them to meet their goals and promote their
development. Allison focuses on each
child’s strengths and the unique needs of their family. She understands the importance of parent and
family involvement in helping any child reach their goals, thus she
communicates often with parents through the course of therapy.
Allison spends time
making sure both the child and his/her family feel comfortable and cared
for. This is why she offers a friendly
and welcoming environment for the child, and makes herself available for
questions and consultation with parents and family.
If you have any questions about
Allison, please feel free to give us a call.
9601 Katy Freeway, Suite 175 • Houston, TX 77024