Dr. Meka Allen

Position: Executive Director - Scottsdale

Dr. Allen is the Executive Director of the Scottsdale Outpatient program. She is an Army veteran and a licensed clinical social worker with over 15 years in the field serving diverse communities. Dr. Allen has been honored to practice across the continuum of care from private practice to IOP and residential treatment. She has had the opportunity to grow from volunteer to vice president to executive director. Dr. Allen’s practice focus has been treating addiction, trauma, and mental health issues among adolescents, LGBTQIA+, and BIPOC communities. Dr. Allen’s research and volunteer focus areas are veteran causes, adolescents, and overall destigmatizing mental health care among marginalized communities. She also has the privilege of teaching bright minds at Arizona State University’s School of Social Work. Dr. Allen unwinds with travel, music, cooking and eating great food, and playing outside as often as possible.