Alicia is passionate about working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. Her specialties include anxiety, depression, trauma, eating disorders, and behavioral challenges. She enjoys utilizing a relational, strengths-based approach when collaborating with clients and their families that focuses on personal strengths, skills building, and interpersonal relationships. She strives to create and maintain a safe therapeutic space for each client to promote the opportunity for growth and healing.
Master of Social Work (MSW) from University of Southern California
Bachelor of Art (B.A.) in Psychology from University of Nevada Las Vegas
Alicia has 5 years of experience providing individual, family, and group therapy to clients ranging from 3-22, in a variety of settings including: clients’ homes, therapeutic group homes, and residential treatment centers.
Completed her internship at Hearts and Homes for Youth therapeutic group homes and Adventist Behavioral Health Hospital working with youth and adolescents with chronic mental illness and behavioral challenges. Additionally, Alicia has experience supporting LGBTQ youth surrounding issues such as homophobia and discrimination, issues around coming out, communicating with family, and finding a peer group.