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 “The most important component of therapy is you. This is your time, your goals, and your life to live.  My goal is to help you improve your wellbeing and develop a life in which you flourish.”

Allison Loftus, MA, LPCC, PMH-C

creative director, professional counselor

Allison’s interests include donuts, breakfast, soy-vanilla lattes, dark chocolate, writing, encouraging people, med. rare hamburgers, tandem biking with her husband, sitting outside with a good book, and occasionally stealing her neighbor’s garden gnome.


She is a licensed professional clinical counselor licensed by the MN Board of Behavioral Health and is a Minnesota Board Certified Supervisor for LPC and LPCC clinicians. She received her master’s degree in counseling and psychological services from the University of Saint Mary’s in 2014.  She is the founder and owner of Flourish Counseling Center. She is committed to creating a safe, supportive therapeutic environment where a client feels free to be their self. Allison is certified in Perinatal Mental Health through Postpartum Support International.  She is an EMDRIA trained Level 1&2 EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Preprocessing) therapist and has training and experience in CBT and ACT therapy. In 2016 she completed the Circle of Security Parenting facilitator training. Allison believes every therapeutic relationship begins with fostering trust. From there she designs evidence-based therapeutic interventions based on each person’s individual goals and personality. 


Allison provides counseling and support for the following:


  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Dissociative Identity Disorder 

  • Grief and Loss

  • Self-Esteem

  • Life Transitions

  • Body-Image

  • Trauma and Abuse Recovery

  • Pregnancy Depression  Anxiety  Bi-Polar  OCD  PTSD

  • Postpartum Depression  Anxiety  Bi-Polar  OCD  PTSD

  • Pregnancy Loss Miscarriage  Stillbirth Infant Death

  • Fertility Struggles

  • Traumatic labor experience

  • Baby Blues

  • Help for Dads / Partners

  • Transition to Motherhood


Dare to Lead™ Trained 

professional training & coaching

In addition to individual therapy, Allison offers business consulting and coaching. She loves using her expertise to create unique mental health programming tailored to meet your business’s needs. She also makes an excellent speaker and loves speaking on a variety of topics. Whether encouraging you on the couch, in the workplace, or center stage Allison is here to help you develop a life in which you flourish.


Derrick Loftus, office administrator

husband to allison, certified mindset coach

Derrick is in-charge of running the in and outs of Flourish. He is the guy you want to talk to regarding billing, insurance, appointment scheduling or how to hang plants from the ceiling. A true jack of all trades, he can run the numbers, fix just about anything, and cooks dinner every night for his family.  

He is a little more type A then the rest of the team at Flourish, but we find this easy to forgive since he has such a big heart for mental health. He is a true gem of human being and we are so lucky to have him as part of the Flourish team.

Dare to Lead™ Trained 

professional training & coaching

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