Alegra Kastens MA

Alegra Kastens, MA, is an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist who received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. She currently practices in Los Angeles, CA, specializing in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, and Eating Disorders. Alegra’s clinical work focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure & Response Prevention, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, and mindfulness skills training for adults, adolescents, and children.

She currently practices in Los Angeles, CA, specializing in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, and Eating Disorders. Her clinical work focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exposure & Response Prevention, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, and mindfulness skills training for adults, adolescents, and children.

Prior to her work in private practice, Alegra worked as a psychotherapist at The OCD Center of Los Angeles specializing in the treatment of OCD, BRFB’s, BDD and anxiety disorders across the life span.  She also trained extensively in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with an emphasis on Exposure & Response Prevention, at the UCLA Adult OCD Intensive Outpatient Program, where she assisted in providing hands-on ERP with clients experiencing moderate to severe OCD.  Additional clinical experience includes her work as a counselor at The Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills, where she provided individual therapy and couples therapy for clients struggling with anxiety disorders, depression, grief, and complex trauma.

Alegra is especially passionate about advocating and educating within and for the OCD community. She is a member of the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation and has spoken on a panel, as well as facilitated a support group, at the foundation’s annual conference. Alegra is also a member of California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists. You can keep up with Alegra on Instagram at @ObsessivelyEverAfter.

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