Maria Alcaraz

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Maria Alcaraz, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in CA More info Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, LMFTs, are mental health professionals trained in family systems who can diagnose and treat mental health issues and substance misuse with psychotherapy and counseling.

Accepting patients

Licensed in CA

Accepts insurance

Hi there, I'm Maria!

Maria G. Alcaraz, LMFT, graduated from Alliant International University with a Master of Arts in Marital and Family Therapy (Accredited by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy). Her goal is to help her clients to move towards a hopeful balanced future and regain a sense of normalcy.

My approach

Maria utilizes evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

My focus

Maria works with transitional-aged youth (16-25) and adults struggling with life difficulties which can include and not be limited to concerns with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, family problems, and trauma, etc.

My communication style

Her clients describe her as warm, safe, compassionate, real, and non-judgmental.

My journey to mental healthcare

She enjoys helping people overcome many life challenges.

My goals for you

She believes that everyone is resilient. Her goal is to help her clients to move towards a hopeful balanced future and regain a sense of normalcy.

My first session with you

The first session consists of a psychosocial assessment and mental health questionnaires to better guide your treatment. You will also discuss your treatment goals.

About Maria

Patient testimonials

  • "I absolutely love Maria. She has been so helpful and insightful! She really provides useful tools to use in the moment, asks great questions, and all around just provides really valuable explanations for things. I feel I can trust her and she has helped me so much."

Specialities

  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • Cultural Stress
  • Depression
  • Life Transitions
  • Self Esteem

Methods

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Psychodynamic

Practice

License

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) More info Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, LMFTs, are mental health professionals trained in family systems who can diagnose and treat mental health issues and substance misuse with psychotherapy and counseling.

Accepted insurance providers

  • Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA, Blue Shield of CA, Carelon, Cigna, Decent, Kaiser Permanente (Southern Ca), MHN, Optum, and Tricare West

Languages spoken

  • English and Spanish

Education

  • Masters of Arts (MA) - Alliant International University (2016)

Session Information

  • Video session
  • 60 minutes

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  • Video session
  • 55 minutes
  • Covered by Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of MA, Blue Shield of CA, Carelon, Cigna, Decent, Kaiser Permanente (Southern Ca), MHN, Optum, and Tricare West Session cost depends on your insurance, most people pay $5-40 per session after meeting their deductible. There aren't any fees for using Rula.

Next Appointment Monday, July 15

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