Crystal Alvarez, LMFT

Crystal Alvarez, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
LIC NO. 111232

San Bernardino, CA


I am a first generation Salvadoran Ecuadorian woman of color raised in the Inland Empire. I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and obtained my Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as my Masters in Education with an emphasis in Multicultural Counseling from San Diego State University. My theoretical framework is centered around Client Centered Therapy, CBT, Gestalt, Mindfulness and Play Therapy. I have worked with adolescents in the juvenile justice system, school based children, and first generations college students. I'm trained in Trauma Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy and Play Therapy. I have dedicated myself to working with underserved and underrepresented BIPOC communities, undocumented peoples, and first generation students. I specialize in treatment of trauma, anxiety, depression, LGBTQ identified folks, parenting struggles, and stress. I focus my healing work on providing a safe and nurturing space for folks to share their experiences and feel heard, listened to, and understood


Personal growth Racial injustices
Social climate BIPOC mental health
First generation college students College counseling/ life transition
Relationship dynamics Play therapy