Cristina Alvarez joined the Center for Counseling and Family Relationships in 2018. She earned her Master’s of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Cristina became Licensed as a Professional Counselor in 2018. Her background includes counseling in a private university setting where she helped college students cope and adapt with life transitions and as a crisis counselor for children in schools.
Cristina believes in using the strengths and resources of each client. She enjoys seeing clients set and attain their goals through the counseling relationship and using creative resources. Cristina helps clients to explore areas of their life at their own pace.
Cristina specializes in working with adolescents and adults. She works with the following issues: anger management, anxiety, autism, body image, depression, grief/loss, life transitions, relationship difficulties, self-harm, self-esteem, spirituality, and PTSD/Trauma.