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.
Maria utilizes evidence-based practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Maria works with transitional-aged youth (16-25) and adults struggling with life difficulties which can include and not limited to concerns with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, family problems, and trauma, etc.
My communication style
My clients describe me as warm, safe, compassionate, real, and non-judgmental.
My journey to therapy
I enjoy helping people overcome many life challenges.
My goals for you
I believe that everyone is resilient. My goal is to help my 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. We will also discuss your treatment goals.