Dr. Christi Alloway completed her PhD in Clinical Psychology at Queen’s University in Kingston, and is registered with the College of Alberta Psychologists. Originally from Oakville, Ontario, she moved to Calgary in 2000 to complete her residency in clinical psychology with Alberta Health Services. In 2018, she completed 3 years of post-graduate training in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) and she is currently taking Advanced Training in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy with Jon Frederickson, MSW, one of the leaders in the field of experiential dynamic psychotherapy. She also attends Dr. Allan Abbass’ Immersion in ISTDP on an annual basis. Dr. Alloway serves as the Treasurer on the executive board of the Western Canada Institute for ISTDP (WCII).
Dr. Alloway worked for over 15 years in an outpatient mental health clinic with Alberta Health Services, where she provided individual psychodynamic therapy and interpersonal group therapy to adults across the lifespan, including young adults and seniors, was involved in training graduate students in clinical psychology, and served on the administrative committee overseeing the clinical psychology residency program.
Dr. Alloway opened her private practice in 2014. Initially a one-day-a-week practice, she moved to full time private practice in the summer of 2017.
Dr. Alloway is a mother to two kids and three fur-babies. In her free time, she enjoys horseback riding, photography, hiking and trail running with her golden retriever, talking to her cats, camping, and spending time with her family and friends.