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Counselor / Therapist

Preferred Member

Jill Alonzo, LMFT

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Jill Alonzo, LMFT
Perhaps you have reached a point in your life in which something has to change; the sadness, anger, confusion or depression have become too great a burden to carry. Perhaps you have been a victim of profound brokenness and long for healing and a brighter future. Or perhaps you desperately want to be a good parent, but it seems like everything you have tried hasn't worked. If this is you, I would be honored to come alongside you and offer my assistance. It takes wisdom to recognize when a problem exists and courage to do something about it. As your therapist, you honor me by sharing your life with me. I will bring the best that I know from my study and experience. I will actively listen to your concerns, offer real solutions and provide relevant feedback. I will always have compassion and empathy for you in all that we do. I value you as a person in need of respect and care and will always treat you with highest dignity.
Bio
Jill Alonzo graduated with a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology and is a bilingual licensed marriage and family therapist in the state of California. Jill has been working within the mental health field for over seven years and specializes in therapy with adolescents and families. Jill has had extensive experience with Latino clients, parent-teen conflict resolution, and parent-child relationship therapy. Additional areas of experience include: anger management therapy, sex offender rehabilitation, and recovery for victims of sexual and physical abuse.

With a second Masters degree in Cross-cultural studies, Jill demonstrates sensitivity to and enjoys working with clients of all cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds. She strives to provide her clients of diverse background with the highest quality of care, delivered through means of communication that are individualized to their culture.

Jill completed her traineeship with Friends of the Family, Van Nuys, CA in which she gained experience with marital, family, and individual counseling. Additionally, she facilitated two separate mental health groups: one for children experiencing trauma, and one with recovering sexual offenders. Jill’s experience continued with an internship with Star View Community Services, Highland Park, CA. Here she gained experience with agency/community work, focused mainly on children with complex, multifaceted problematic areas including: poverty, gang affiliation, trauma, abuse, behavioral problems, aggression, depression, and anxiety.

Jill is a professional commentator on family relationships, contributing to publications such as: The Pasadena Star News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Whittier Daily News, and the Monrovia Weekly. In 2010, Jill was invited to speak on the subject of child abuse to the Spanish-speaking community on a syndicated show which aired on Telemundo 52. Jill is also a sought-after public speaker, sharing on a wide range of topics including parent-child relationships, parent-teen conflict resolution, postpartum depression, and anxiety.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Couples Therapy  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy
 Adolescents  Depression  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Anger Management  Divorce  Relationship Issues
 Anxiety and Panic  Eating Disorders  Self Esteem Issues
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Grief and Loss  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Bicultural Difficulties  Life Transitions  Stress Management
 Body Image Issues  Loneliness  Trauma and PTSD
 Caregiver Issues  Marriage & Family Therapy  Women's Issues
 Children's Counseling  Marriage Counseling  Work and Career Issues
 Chronic Illness  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Certifications
 Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Memberships
Jill is a clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.
Other Languages
Spanish
Payments Accepted
Cash, Check
License:MFC 48472