Hi there, my name's Jeana Alvarado and I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. I applaud you on your decision to seek therapy. The hardest parts of this journey can be deciding it's time for help and finding the right therapist. In therapy, I will work alongside you towards your goals. I will help you find the answers you're looking for and the ways to get there. I understand that this can be a difficult process and I'm here to support and guide you through it.
I have over 7 years of experience with therapy. My love for therapy started during my undergrad at CSU, Fullerton and continued during my master's degree at UNLV. My passion is working with individuals who struggle with depression and anxiety. I'll work with you to find more effective and healthier ways to help you cope. I also enjoy working with couples who struggle with communication, conflict resolution and infidelity and clients who struggle with depression and anxiety. I believe that you hold all the keys needed to reach your mental health goals. I like to think I serve as your coach and cheerleader to help you along the way.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes, Infidelity, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
CA LMFT 110391
Jeana is always so accommodating and supportive. She shares tools and challenges my perspectives to help me cope with my situation. I feel very optimistic as she helps me see a path to get to a better spot.
Written on Apr 10, 2019 after therapy with Jeana for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues
Jeana listens to me and knows my concerns. I truly appreciate having someone to talk to. She has been very supportive. Highly recommended!
Written on Mar 11, 2019 after therapy with Jeana for 7 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues
Jeana is a great counselor. She has helped me deal with my anxiety in various forms. I feel way better than I did before. I would recommend her to anyone.
Written on Jan 14, 2019 after therapy with Jeana for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety
Jeana is kind and caring, she truly does care and wants the best for her patients. Thank you for being amazing!
Written on Oct 23, 2018 after therapy with Jeana for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, and career difficulties
Jeana has changed my perspective on different topics and issues on multiple levels. She has been extremely encouraging, patient, and challenges me to tackle any concerns head on. She has helped me grow as a person in the last few months of doing online therapy.
Written on Oct 14, 2018 after therapy with Jeana for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and bipolar disorder
Very good at helping people open their eyes to their own problems in ways that make it all so simple and actually make sense. She’s wonderful at figuring out emotions and thoughts, and presents wonderful ways to challenge negative thoughts. She’s been extremely helpful thus far and I look forward to her continued support!
Written on Sep 07, 2018 after therapy with Jeana for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family, intimacy-related, eating, self esteem, and career