- M.A., Counseling Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute
- L.M.F.T., CA
Alonso has provided direct clinical care to a diverse population for over 23 years. His service includes working with at-risk youth at the ERAS Center, and at the Kruks/Tilsner Center where he served as a youth advocate, case manager, and residential manager. He later transferred to the Tarzana Treatment Center in the San Fernando Valley and helped develop their youth department and coordinated treatment for the Sylmar Juvenile Drug Court, which was honored as a national mentor youth drug court by SAMSHA. He transitioned to the private sector working at Echo Malibu Youth Treatment Center, and then Promises Treatment Centers as a primary and family clinician. In the course of his service he attended Pacifica Graduate Institute's Graduate Depth Counseling Master's Program and became a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist in the State of California. He maintains a private practice in west Los Angeles working from a depth perspective incorporating humanistic, general systems, and existential modalities. Alonso is a first generation American born and raised in Los Angeles by parents who migrated from Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. Alonso is a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.