Allyson Spellman is an author, writer, speaker, "Mompreneur" and empowerment coach dedicated to helping women unleash their authentic voice.
Her life story could be titled "Allyson in Wonderland: One Woman's Decision to Smash the Looking Glass to Live Life on Her Own Terms."
An actress, model, casting director, entertainment producer and entrepreneur- why would such an accomplished woman go through the looking glass and step into a warped world where everything reflected is not what it seems?
Allyson subscribed to what she calls "Cults of Captivity"- distorted underlying beliefs we unconsciously worship and blindly follow. These beliefs came out in various ways for her including compulsive shopping, eating disorders, abusive relationships, job hopping, yo-yo dieting and unknowingly joining a religious cult.
When Allyson decided to leave the cult-like religion and everything behind in New York City (including her marriage) is when she truly began to live. She started living a life she owned rather than living a life full of expectations and self-sabotaging beliefs.
Like a phoenix rising from the flames, not only did Allyson completely rebuild her life in her mid-thirties, she reclaimed her true voice that was silenced for so long. A year later, she built a successful business, coached hundreds of women and married her soul partner (and is now a proud Mommy).
Allyson is devoted to helping other women release themselves from their own "Cults of Captivity" that have bound their greatness for so long.
After living in New York City for almost 20 years, Allyson currently lives in Connecticut with her husband Leif, daughter Shayler and 130 lb. lap dog Bentley.