ABOUT ME

Holistic Care & Personalized Attention for All Your Needs

I am a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC #7345)*, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), and a Certified Life Coach who specializes in helping adolescents and adults to heal from traumatic experiences, dysfunctional relationships, and wounds from the past. I am dedicated to helping my clients make and maintain positive changes in their lives. I bring a positive, proactive approach to therapy, helping clients achieve greater self-esteem, build healthier relationships, and make the emotional, cognitive, and behavioral changes they seek. My style is warm, client-centered, and creative. My approach is holistic and tailored in accordance with each client’s individual needs. In treating trauma, I emphasize safety and boundaries, and we work at your pace. I focus on building on your natural strengths and help you to identify desired goals and develop the skills and knowledge to achieve them.

I will help you create tools to make a safe and stable environment, within therapy and to use in your daily life. You’ll find the resources and tools to establish clear boundaries, explore new ways to cope with everyday challenges and emotions, and increase your strengths and abilities.

I am confident that by working together we can equip you with the necessary tools to help you face and overcome the challenges you are experiencing. It takes tremendous courage to embark on the journey of personal growth and I consider it an honor to be part of your experience. 

My Clinical Experience History

SSG Weber Community Center, Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC)

I worked as part of a multidisciplinary team providing therapeutic and some case management services to individuals and families, in a community and school-based settings to children, adolescents, and adults.

Entelechy Life Coaching, Owner & A Certified Life Coach

As a certified Life Coach, I helped and empowered my clients to make, meet, and exceed their personal and professional goals through the implementation of culturally appropriate, evidence-based, and solution-focused approaches.

Exodus Recovery Inc., Professional Clinical Counselor (PCC) Intern

Worked as part of a multidisciplinary team, providing counseling services and resource linkage to the homeless and low-income population with severe mental and co-occurring disorders.

Crisis Text Line, Certified Crisis Counselor

Provided crisis counseling services via an online platform to children, adolescents, and adults.

West Los Angeles Police Department, Certified Domestic Violence Counselor

Worked as part of the crisis management team at the West Los Angeles Police department, providing support and mental health services in the field, to victims of domestic violence.

Riviera Recovery, Sober Companion & A Life Coach

I provided coaching services to adult clients in a residential addiction treatment program.
 

 

*Currently under the clinical supervision of Jeffrey Bornstein, MS, LPCC

www.jeffreybornstein.com

Jeff@jeffreybornstein.com

+ 1 (323) 362-6555

 

Help Is Here For You!

I bring a Trauma-Informed Care approach to healing from:

Abuse, Trauma, and Stress

  • Abuse — emotional, physical or sexual

  • Dissociation

  • PTSD

  • Stress reduction

  • Survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault

 

Addiction

  • Addiction related issues, such as Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)

  • Addictive behaviors, such as drugs, alcohol, food, gambling, sex

  • Body image issues and eating disorders

  • Co-dependency

 

Emotional Distress and Physical Illness

  • Anxiety, depression, and other mood disorders

  • Chronic illness

  • Emotional intensity and instability

  • GLBTQ, sexual identity issues/struggles

  • Life transitions

  • Loss and bereavement

  • Self-esteem

 

Family and Relationship Challenges

  • Challenged family systems

  • Dysfunctional relationships

  • Issues around reproduction and infertility

  • Postpartum depression

  • Relationship distress

(323) 391-3422

4620 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA

©2020 by Alina P. Halonen, MS, APCC, CCTP

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