Sofia Alonso , Therapist in California — Zencare
Sofia E Alonso
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Sofia E Alonso

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, APCC
California Accepting Online
Updated June 3, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Adolescent mental health
  • Anxiety
  • Self-esteem
  • Depression

Professional statement

Sofia Alonso is a therapist that has her private practice in Orange County California, she also is a professor at Pepperdine University under the master program. Sofia has two credentials as a AMFT and APCC. Sofia also owns a credential as a Psychologist from Mexico. Sofia has different trainings that include CBT, PCIT, and EMDR. Sofia also is able to provide Asylum evaluations and Hardship waivers for immigration.


Message to clients

My name is Sofia Alonso, LMFT and APCC I have been working with children, teens, families, couples and individuals in different settings and countries.

I love my job and I commit to all my patients in their therapeutic process, I am there with their ups and downs. I want you to experiment how therapy helps you and reach your goals.

I have training in different areas where you will be able to choose and decide what it is the best for you, you are the expert in your life and therapy will help you to identify and clarify situations that might interrupt or disturb your daily routine.

I have been working in a clinical area where high risk and non-high risk patients have benefit from mu services.

I am a bilingual therapist (English and Spanish, I have training in different areas such as PCIT a (Parent and child interaction therapy) that helps to increase positive relationships in children and parents and decrease defiant behavior in children.

I can provide EMDR therapy. this type of therapy will help you to relive traumatic or triggering experiences in brief doses while I direct your eye movements.

Please reach out to me if you have any questions. I will be honored to work with you in your therapeutic process.

Best,

Sofia A.


Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Sofia Alonso is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $95 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $140 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $160 (60min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (California)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 5;00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Tue 7:00 am to 9:00 am
  • Wed 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Thu 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Fri 12: 00 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 17 years

Child Guidance Center, Therapist, 2015 - 2020

Pepperdine University, Marriage and Family Therapist, 2016


Licensure

California: AMFT95591


Languages

English

Spanish