Alexandria 'Ali' Dilley, L.M.F.T.
Alexandria "Ali" Dilley, L.M.F.T.
Ali Dilley is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who provides psychotherapy for children, adolescents, young adults, and families. She has a deep appreciation for each individual's natural resilience and believes that change is always possible. Ali works with a range of mental health issues, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, behavioral disorders, neurodevelopmental disorders (ADHD), trauma and stress related disorders, relational issues, and difficult life transitions. Ali is LGBTQ+ affirming and has specialization in working with the LGBTQ+ population. Her treatment approach is warm, caring, and practical. She tailors treatment to best meet her clients' needs, primarily utilizing evidence‑based approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF‑CBT), Alternatives for Families Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF‑CBT), play therapy, and solution‑focused therapy. Whether you are looking for short‑term or long‑term treatment, Ali is here to support you or your family towards healing.

Clinical Focus:
  • Individual and family psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and young adults with a broad range of clinical issues
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Illinois State University (Bachelor of Science in Sociology)
  • California State University, Fullerton (Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling)
  • Western Youth Services, Mission Viejo (Internship)
  • Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (Internship)
  • Extensive experience working in academia, community mental health, psychiatric in-patient facilities, and social services
  • Authored several academic publications, including multiple empirical journal articles and one book chapter, regarding the intersection between counseling and diverse groups
  • Active member of American Psychological Association, Association for Women in Psychology, and California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Teaches an honors course in the Human Services Department at California State University, Fullerton titled "Human Services Delivery to Diverse Communities"