Alora Barrera, MA, AMFT

picAlora Barrera (she/her/hers) is a registered associate marriage and family therapist who firmly believes that her clients are the experts of their lives and uses a strength-based and trauma-informed lens to assist them through navigating their relationships with themselves and others. Alora’s work as a therapist is informed by the belief that for us to heal, we must begin with an acceptance that our struggles are valid and deserving of attention. Alora strives to create an inclusive, affirmative space where client’s feel supported to speak their truth. Her goal is to be an empathic witness to a client’s healing and provide a space for clients to continue their path to self-discovery.

Educational Background:
Alora received her Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Southern California. She also holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of La Verne.

Clinical Experience:
Alora has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings such as Outpatient Services, In-Home/Community Based Services, Residential Services, and WRAP Around Services. During her work in these locations, Alora has served a wide spectrum of clients including a variety of ages, backgrounds, and individual differences. As she believes that everyone has the strength within them to make change, she looks forward to working with you. 

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #113735 – State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences
Supervised by Grace Kuo, LMFT #101249

Specializations: Anxiety, C-PTSD/Trauma, Depression, LGBTQ+ Affirmative Care
Client focus: Adolescents and Adults
Services available: Telehealth, in person  |  Insurance: Yes  |  Sliding scale: Yes