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Find Balance Within

When we experience painful events, trust in yourself and the world around you can seem to disappear. Hurt and isolated, it is easy to turn to unhealthy choices and coping patterns in an attempt to gain balance and control back in your life. Instead of feeling trapped by your anxiety and past traumas, imagine feeling confident in your ability to control your emotions. Imagine feeling proud to be unapologetically you.    

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Adjunctive EMDR

Use EMDR Intensive Programs in collaboration with Ongoing Support to accelerate progress within your existing therapeutic relationship, help resolve stuck points, and enrich your ongoing work.  

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Ongoing Support

50-minute recurring therapy sessions. Available virtually Tuesdays through Thursdays and in person Fridays and Saturdays.  

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Intensive Programs

EMDR Intensive Programs offer Pre & Post Intensive Interviews, assessments, preparation, EMDR Intensive treatment(s), and optional add ons to personalize your treatment plan and provide accelerated care.

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Catherine Alvarado Therapy Hermosa Beach
Catherine Alvarado

MEET YOUR THERAPIST

I’m Cat, a psychotherapist based in Hermosa Beach.

I am so glad you found your way here. It takes courage to reach out and find support. I am committed to walking alongside you or your child to overcome stressful experiences and work towards building a healthier life. I will encourage you to build on your strengths and challenge you to achieve a greater sense of personal fulfillment.

I provide a young and fresh perspective, working with individuals who are facing a variety of issues including but not limited to depression, stress, anxiety, career concerns, trauma, isolation, lack of trust and confidence, and difficulty maintaining work/life balance. Please take some time to review my website, get to know me, and learn about my practice.

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What People are Saying

Catherine is a great therapist who is always striving to learn more so she can help her clients even better. She’s done many trainings and continues to get certified in other modalities. I often refer people to her as I know she is kind, caring, and focuses on a holistic approach. If you’re looking for a therapist, I definitely recommend Catherine!

– SABRINA FISH, LMFT –

Catherine is a skilled therapist who cares deeply about the work she does with her clients. She is warm and thoughtful, and provides a space for clients to learn about themselves, challenge themselves, and grow in ways that will help them achieve their goals. I highly recommend reaching out to her if you are looking to start therapy!

– VICTORIA SMITH, LCSW –

Cat is a very special therapist, she is able to help her teen and adult clients with a variety of mental health issues. I have referred people to her for EMDR and they have found it incredibly helpful and healing. You would be lucky to have Cat as your therapist!

– STEVE WALKER, APCC, PPS –

Cat is a very skilled and thoughtful therapist. Her demeanor is both warm and inviting, and she is deeply committed to her clients. She has extensive experience and training that allows her to give insightful guidance. I highly recommend her services to anyone looking for help with their mental health.

– JULIE FANELLI, MSW, ASW –

Catherine Alvarado Testimonials
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Find Your Resources to Flourish

 Self-care is essential for a balanced mind, body, and soul. Mindfulness is crucial to the act of self-care. Through this practice, we gain clarity and awareness about the quality of the relationship we have with ourselves and the world around us. We can also identify unkind behaviors, thoughts, and judgments that negatively impact our experiences. Ultimately, we experience a shift in mindset and a genuine desire to treat ourselves with more compassion.

The heart of self-care is self-compassion – an understanding, kindness, and acceptance towards the self. Over time self-care will no longer be something you go to when you need it, but something you have already embedded within your life.

If you found yourself here, I would love to hear from you. Click the Contact Me button below if you would like to chat further. If you’re ready to review live availability, click the Book Online button with Doxy. 

With love, Cat

Catherine Alvarado, LMFT

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