- M.A., Counseling Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute
- L.M.F.T., CA
Alonso has provided direct clinical care to a diverse population for over 25 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 continued working with adolescences and young adults at Echo Malibu Youth Treatment Center, Promises Treatment Centers, and Authentic Recovery Center as primary therapist, family therapist, clinical director and executive director. 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 Los Angeles working from a depth perspective incorporating humanistic, somatic, and existential modalities. Alonso was born and raised in Los Angeles, California raised by parents who migrated from Merida, Yucatan, Mexico.