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About Me

Anna B. Alcalá is a bilingual Spanish-English Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy and maintains a private practice in Camarillo, CA. A graduate of the California State University Northridge with a Master of Science degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy option. Her area of expertise includes working with children, adolescents, and adults going through challenges in their lives affecting their functioning. Anna has experience working with victims of crime and trauma survivors.

In addition to being a well respected relationship therapist, Anna has authored a couple of workbooks: "Bouncing Back from Child Sexual Abuse" and "I Love and Protect Myself," along with their Spanish counterparts: "Recuperándose del Abuso Sexual Infantil" and "Me Quiero y Me Protejo" respectively.

Anna B. Alcalá works collaboratively with clients providing highly personalized treatment to help increase their levels of functioning in social, academic, work, and/or family interactions. Anna uses cognitive-behavioral, experiential, attachment-based, and solution-focused interventions to help clients meet their treatment goals.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive & Behavioral Therapies, September 2020
  • Certified Provider for the PEERS® Social Skills for Teenagers with Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders in 2017
  • Accredited Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) Levels 3, 4 and 5, 2011
  • Graduate of the California Victim Assistance Academy, 2007
  • Competent leader award, Toastmasters International, 2007
  • Graduate of the Sydney Lyons Leadership Series, 2006

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

  • Congruence Couples Therapy Concept and Method by Dr. Bonnie Lee, 2021
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Dr. Leslie Sokol, 2015, 2016, 2018, and 2020
  • Trial Based Cognitive Therapy by Dr. Irismar Oliveira, 2017, 2018, and 2020
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy: Considerations for Standard CBT by Dr. Granato, 2020
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy by Elliott Connie, LMFT, 2020
  • PEERS® Social Skills for Teenagers with Developmental and Autism Spectrum Disorders by Dr. Elizabeth A. Laugeson, 2017
  • Seeking Safety, 2014
  • Triple P, Positive Parenting Program Levels 3, 4 and 5, 2010 and 2011
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, 2010
  • Additional information regarding trainings can be provided upon request

PUBLICATIONS

  • I Love and Protect Myself Workbook, 2013
  • Bouncing Back workbook, 2009

AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
  • Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)
  • Member of the Association for Play Therapy www.a4pt.org
  • Certified member of the Academy of Cognitive & Behavioral Therapies
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