Jasmin Alfonso, APCC, Associate Psychotherapist

Associate Psychotherapist
available by telehealth only
location: Valencia

Education and Background

University of San Diego

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of California, San Diego

Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology

Work Experience & Specialization

● Relationship issues

● Anxiety and mood disorders

● Grief and loss

● Tagalog-speaking clients

● Transitional-aged youth (18-25)

● Family conflicts

● Trauma

● Domestic violence

● Self-injurious behaviors

● Life transitions and stressful events


More About

Jasmin is bilingual in Tagalog and English and has extensive experience and training in

working with underserved low-income individuals and families in community mental

health clinics. She implements trauma-informed care in her practice, having worked

with culturally-diverse clients with moderate to severe mental illnesses. She has worked

with adolescents and their families, adults and older adults (65+) with various

presenting issues, including behavioral problems, anxiety, depression, safety concerns,

intergenerational trauma, grief and bereavement, familial issues, incarceration,

substance use, relationship difficulties and life transitions. Her clinical experiences

include: working for the San Diego County at CRF Nueva Vista Family Services and

South Bay Guidance Center, where she gained training on how to thoroughly assess for

safety and conduct risk assessments, utilize Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT),

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused

Therapy and psychodynamic interventions. She processes a client’s past to help them

tell their story, discuss present issues impacting their lives and speak about the future

to create goals, integrating all three in order to create a toolbox of skills to help clients

manage their symptoms and behaviors to achieve an overall increased sense of control

and better wellbeing.


● Enhance self-awareness and develop self-advocacy skills

● Improve symptom and stress management

● Enhance problem-solving skills

● Identify and leverage strengths

● Promote empowerment

● Cultivate resilience

Clinical Orientation

● Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

● Solution Focused Therapy/Strengths-Based Therapy

● Dialectical Behavioral Therapy/Mindfulness-Based Therapy

● Narrative Therapy

● Psychodynamic