Allyson Mayo, DBH

Allyson Mayo, DBH

Doctor of Behavioral Health


  • Parenting (parenting a child who is experiencing anxiety, depression, and sadness)
  • Adolescent emotional and behavioral health and well-being
  • Optimizing your behavioral health: building balance and emotional intelligence
  • Behavioral health assessment & plan
  • Lifestyle Medicine (non-pharmacological approaches to well-being)
  • Coaching and Life Planning
  • Addiction (including: video gaming, substance use, shopping, work, other addictions)
  • Burnout (from work, life, relationships, school)
  • Emotional and Behavioral Health
  • Anger Management, Difficult Conversations, Boundary Setting
  • Life during and after divorce
  • Trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Behavioral Fitness: workplace: on-site lectures, workshops, keynotes, & assessments
  • Virtual sessions available via video and telephone


DBH, Arizona State University

MS, Behavioral Health, University of San Francisco

BBA, University of San Francisco


Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor: CAADE

Certified Art, Soul Collage Facilitator

Certified Trauma Treatment Specialist

Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Counselor

Specialty Training

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Adults, Adolescents and Families

College Life and Building a Foundation of Resiliency

Addiction and Building a Life in Recovery

Personality Disorders

Career Path Design, Development, and Implementation

Workshops and Behavioral Health Education

Professional Affiliations

National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)

The National Council for Behavioral Health

Women in Leadership & Philanthropy

Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Professional Sorority, Vice President

Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children (CASA)

Leadership and Commitment to Social Responsibility

  • Adjunct Professor University of San Francisco
  • Mental Health Chair for Contra Costa County Family And Child Trust (FACT)
  • Executive Director of PEACE Project (Providing Easier Access to Care Everywhere)
  • Executive Director of Behavioral Fitness

Dr. Mayo is tireless in her approach to help families, communities, and individuals who are experiencing stress, sadness, and the consequences that come from emotional health disorders. At a time when we have epidemic levels of worry about our children and the devastating consequences of emotional health disorders, she brings a much-needed new approach to the work of behavioral health. She is known nationally for speaking on the new thinking and best practices in behavioral health with a cross sectional approach. Dr. Mayo is known to incorporate music, art, theater, nature, pets, and apps into her practice.

Dr. Allyson Mayo is a Doctor of Behavioral Health with over twenty years of experience developing new business strategies in cross sectional industries including Fortune 50 technology, healthcare, higher education, and local government programs. Dr. Mayo embodies an approach to work that includes diversity with a shared vision as a competitive advantage. She is the Executive Director of Providing Easier Access to Care Everywhere (PEACE) Project, founder of Behavioral Fitness and serves as the Chair of Mental Health on the Contra Costa County’s Family and Children Trust Committee.

She is a professor at the University of San Francisco’s, School of Nursing and Health Professions, Department of Population Health.  As a Doctor of Behavioral Health, she is currently addressing the biggest drug epidemic in history through initiatives on root causes of systemic public health problems and prioritizing workforce development.