Allana Wade Coffee, Ph.D., NCC, LMHC, is a Educational Psychologist, National Certified Counselor, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor.
Dr. Coffee is in private practice serving adolescents, adults, couples, and parents. Dr. Coffee has worked as a clinical therapist at Kaiser Behavior Health and has been a licensed mental health counselor since 2005.
In 1974, Dr. Coffee moved to Hawaii when she was 9 years old. After attending Ewa Beach Elementary, Waianae Intermediate and Radford High School, Dr. Coffee graduated from the University of Hawaii with a bachelors degree in psychology and a doctorate in educational psychology.
Dr. Coffee has written curricula and provided professional training for domestic violence treatment. She co-authored and published an article on the effects of domestic violence on children with her husband Jerry Coffee, Jr. In 2005, Dr. Coffee published a manual for teaching anger-management and communication skills in the elementary school classroom.
Dr. Coffee’s experiences both as a student, a teacher and consultant in the Hawaii State Department of Education system make her especially sensitive to the unique experiences faced by parents, teachers and students alike. Dr. Coffee’s personal and professional experiences contribute to her ability to provide relevant and useful support.
Dr. Coffee has worked in the community providing individual and family therapy, community workshops and education trainings. She has also taught psychology at Chaminade University, University of Hawaii, Kapiolani Community College and the Academy of the Pacific.
Dr. Coffee lives in Makiki with her husband, Jerry, and their twin sons, Francis and Julian.