Allison Zweig, LCSW-C

Allison Zweig, LCSW-C


LCSW-C, Maryland and Virginia

Professional Organizations/Associations

Member of the National Association of Social Workers
Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work

Area of Focus:

  • Working with LGBTQ+ communities, including hormone and surgery evaluations for transgender individuals
  • Couples counseling, including counseling for consensual non-monogamous relationships
  • Sexuality counseling, with a focus on improving sexual health and positive sexuality across the lifespan
  • Life transitions
  • Trauma-informed individual counseling for anxiety, emotional regulation, relationship concerns, grief and loss, and depression


B.A., The College of Wooster
MSW, Catholic University
Teaching certificate, Notre Dame of Maryland

Allison’s Recent Articles

Professional Background

Allison is an clinical social worker with extensive therapeutic experience in various settings. These include two domestic violence shelters, inpatient hospitalization programs, outpatient case management agencies, Whitman Walker, and an outpatient behavioral care center. Her passion and clinical focus is supporting women inside and outside the LGBTQ+ community with concerns related to sexual health and reproductive psychology. She sees clients individually and in a women’s relationship therapy group. She also provides clinical supervision for LMSW therapists.

Everyone deserves a safe space to explore their stories. Allison wants to be part of that space for you. Her clinical presence includes focusing on clients’ strengths, exploring the systems in their lives, and looking at their relationships. Her goal is to affirm all the parts of their stories. Clients will choose the piece of their story to focus on. Together, you will access the healing energy that you need.

Allison received her B.A. in Anthropology, M.S.W. focused on clinical work, and teaching certificate. But don’t worry, she won’t ask you to do algebra! Allison has two college-aged kids who try their hardest to keep her current. In her free time, she likes hiking, paddle boarding, or engaging in something creative.

Other Publications

Social Work Perspectives (author)
Journal of Gender and the Law (research assistant)