MEET OUR TEAM Allie Sanford, LCSW Ignite Program Director Allie Sanford is a licensed clinical social worker, certified sex addiction therapist, and is intensively trained in dialectical behavior therapy. She specializes in working with adolescents, adults, and their families who struggle with chemical and process addictions, mood and behavior disorders, trauma, and life transitions. Allie graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2011, and subsequently obtained her Master’s in Social Work in 2017. She particularly loves to work with families to collectively address mental health issues and their impact on the family system. Allie joined The Berman Center family in 2023 as the Ignite Program Director where she assists adolescents and their families to work toward lifelong recovery.