Improving Energy and Mental Clarity
Dr. Allott offers two tracks of appointments (Consultation Appointments and Comprehensive Assessment) each can be tailored to the individual. The best way to know what is best for you is to call her (206-579-2757). Before the first appointment, she speaks on the phone with each new patient to establish the patient's goals a process to meet those goals.
Dr. Allott offers individual appointments for individuals who want to discuss a path for treating their depression, anxiety, addiction, mood disorder, fatigue, traumatic brain injury, history of trauma, or other condition that they have not received satisfactory results. For more than a decade, Dr. Allott has been learning when people benefit from therapy, nutrition, supplements, medications, and other treatments. So times, it is helpful to talk to someone about what are the possible paths and how to find practitioners to fulfill that path.
Comprehensive Assessment Program
This 4 to 6 appointment series with Dr. Kristen Allott. She seeks to identify the physical causes that contribute to your symptoms of fatigue, lack of mental clarity, depression, anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, and other mental health concerns. The goals of the Comprehensive Assessment Program are to:
Differentiate physical fatigue from depression. Some common causes of unexplained fatigue are nutritional deficiencies and hormonal dysregulation.
Differentiate emotional anxiety and mood disorders from glucose dysregulation, iron storage deficiency, cortisol dysregulation, genetic predisposition, lizard brain over activation from a history of trauma.
Decrease afternoon fatigue
Decrease early-morning waking
Increase energy and mental clarity
Identify the nutrient deficits which affect the synthesis of dopamine and serotonin.
Identify the physiological causes of weight gain and sugar cravings.
Generally, the 4 to 6 appointment series follows the following sequence:
First Appointment: You and Dr. Allott will review the intake form, past labs, supplements, medications and any other additional information brought to the appointment. You and Dr. Allott will create an experiment to try between the first and second appointment. Generally, this experiment is designed to address a root cause fatigue or anxiety. The appointment is 75 minutes.
Second Appointment: Dr. Allott will review the experiment from the first appointment. Dr. Allott will assess you for neurotransmitter deficiencies with a health survey. She will teach you which neurotransmitters are causing what symptoms and will educate you on what specific behaviors and nutritional interventions might improve those symptoms. You will be given paperwork requesting laboratory diagnostic panels based on your symptoms. The appointment is 75 minutes.
Third Appointment: Dr. Allott will review all laboratory test with you. These panels assess whether you have the essential nutrients to synthesize dopamine and serotonin as well as appropriate cortisol levels, which can affect energy and sleep. Many physiological processes will mimic or contribute to depression, anxiety, and mood disorders. Dr. Allott will rule out those processes that are often missed in a busy primary care office. Dr. Allott may also perform some physical exams. Finally, she will prescribe appropriate interventions for the conditions she finds.
Fourth Appointment: Dr. Allott will review your progress, make adjustments, answer your questions, address other health concerns and develop a plan on how to move forward. For individuals needing continued support, you will discuss with her who and where that support will best be accessed.
Next Appointments: Some individuals continue with Dr. Allott, finding further education and support keeps them on their path of healing. For others, Dr. Allott works with the patient to find appropriate providers. The appointment is 75 minutes.
Join the Community
There are more than 1500 people who are part of a community that is working to be at their best and use food, sleep, exercise and community to optimize their brain for better decision making, creativity, and health. Join our community by signing up for our newsletter and/or social media. Dr. Allott hosts educational groups online and in person in Tacoma. There are educational resources on her this website KristenAllott.com. Additionally, she is part of a grassroots movement to help individuals in Family Court be at there best. For more information go to ProteinforAll.com.
Fees, Appointment Times, and Location
Fees: First Appointment: 75 minutes $280. After the first appointment, all 75 minute appointment are $240, 60 minute appointments are $210 and 45 minute appointments are $180. Payments can be made by cash or check. Credit cards are not accepted due to the increased fees. An invoice can be provided to submit to your health insurance carrier for reimbursement.
Appointment Times: Dr. Allott has appointment for 10 to 15 people per week. She schedules people Monday through Friday with occasional Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM.
Location: Dr. Allott's office in Tacoma, WA just off of Wright Park. She only sees patients who can meet her in her Tacoma office. She is not treating patient virtually at this time. For those outside the Seattle area, please join our community by signing up for the newsletter or social medial and explore our online resources.
"My speciality was treating anxiety. However after attending a training on treating the physical causes of anxiety, depression, sugar craving and fatigue. My clients using her tools and mindfulness improved much faster. Now to keep my practice full I am specializing in PTSD." MO
"Kristen has been a generous source of information about how nutrition and physical activity can enhance my life and improve my mood and sense of well being. She has helped me discover a more healthy approach to my life through encouraging me to develop a non-judgmental curiosity about myself. " DC
"Dr. Kristen Allott brings all the facts with her, and presents them in such an understandable, practical, and encouraging way, our clients leave with information they can use immediately and the realization that they really can make a difference in how they feel right away. Dr. Allott is a compassionate teacher who connects with her participants and helps them make sense out of topics they’ve believed were overwhelming. We’re so glad to have her." Amy Condon, Director Women’s program at A Positive Alternative