Dr. Claudia Alvarado- Lopez is one of the most well-recognized psychotherapists in the country. Most known as the host and therapist for LATVS hit show what they don’t tell us and several guest appearances on Univision, Telemundo, CBS and Bravo as their expert psychologist recurring guest. She is a trained specialist in trauma , anxiety and addiction. She has 6 years experience using EMDR and Somatic Intervention
Dr. Claudia is a pioneer on weight loss, eating disorders, body image and the use of intuitive eating. She created a workshop with her network on body image and social media end body dysmorphia . She also has worked with the lgbtq community and has been a mentor to other therapists about how their struggles are different and how we need to see and hear them working with create and cultivate.
Dr. Claudia Alvarado has spent years advocating at schools and panels mental health advocacy for her community and those who can’t afford to
get mental health. She is trained in trauma addiction and a rape and domestic violence counselor and provided accompaniments for rape survivors to hospitals and police stations. She loves working with couples with sexual disruptions, building bonds and attachment styles.
Dr. Claudia is a licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist (L.M.F.T) and has been in practicing for almost 6 years now She lives in Marina del Rey California and enjoys reading and going to the beach on her days off .
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Antisocial Personality, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Phobias, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Gottman Method, Hypnotherapy, Imago Relationship Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
CA LCSW 91333
CA LMFT 94902
She is warm, compassionate, receptive, easy to discuss matters with! Grateful to connect with her through BetterHelp!
Written on Aug 04, 2023 after therapy with Claudia for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching
Dr. Lopez always makes me feel better.
Written on Aug 01, 2023 after therapy with Claudia for 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, and trauma and abuse
Ķeep up the great work! Dr lopez is very Kind and Understanding
Written on Jun 26, 2023 after therapy with Claudia for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life
Dr. Lopez shows a lot of empathy. Her words of comfort are like BIG HUGS!
Written on Apr 05, 2023 after therapy with Claudia for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and anger management
One of the best therapist I have had, listened to me and help change my path when things in my life changed! Would definitely recommend her
Written on Dec 04, 2022 after therapy with Claudia for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adh
Dr. Lopez extremely helpful and a good listener. She always lets you complete thoughts but will have something to say or insight to reveal during discussions. She helps provide confidence in yourself and better understanding of the reasons that brought you here.
Written on Oct 14, 2022 after therapy with Claudia for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues