Stephanie R. Alvarez

Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPC, NCC

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Stephanie R. Alvarez

Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPC, NCC


Location

Offers online therapy

Teen Hope of Idaho, Boise
10020 W. Fairview Ave
Suite 204
Boise, ID 83704
(208) 413-9905

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Announcement icon As possibly exposed myself, my Day 1 of quarantine was Sat/14 Mar 20, so I understand personally. Contact me for questions using TeleHealth.
Telehealth & Video Counseling used. Gottman Method Couples Therapy used, I've completed all Gottman Institute trainings to meet any type of relationship goals you may be experiencing. As National Certified Counselor (NCC), I have extensive experience in tailoring personalized life coaching to meet your needs, empower strengths from wellness perspective, increase personal skills, address areas interfering with current abilities, such as anxiety, depression, anger or addictions. Google: Stephanie Alvarez counselor. Certified Hypnotherapist under National Association for Clinical Hypnotherapy. Certified Military & Family Life, MFLC.
As Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist (LMFT) & Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), I can blend individual / family relationship goals. Specialize in neuroscience, trauma (current / past), EMDR / BSP. Faith-based/Theophostics. As I’ve provided work consultations in the military, I do professional coaching for individual / work / systems difficulties.
The military places specific stressors on families, I’m retired with 23yrs active duty. I understand the perspective of service members, being the spouse, single parent, having children in the military, deployed, returning from deployment, retired veterans. I currently have various family members in the military and have 5 children, 5 grandsons.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $40 - $120
Pay By: Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • ACI Specialty Benefits
  • APS Healthcare
  • Aetna | Aetna Coventry
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Idaho Physicians Network
  • MHN | Health Net
  • Magellan
  • Military OneSource
  • PacificSource
  • Regence
  • Reliant
  • TRICARE
  • TriWest
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Call & make sure I'm in their network. Ask when your calendar year starts, your deductible & co-pay. They are there to help you :)
Email me or call (208) 413-9905 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • License: Idaho / LMFT-7111
  • School: Northwest Nazarene University (NNU)
  • Year Graduated: 2014

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: International BrainSpotting (BSP) Institution
  • Certificate Date: 2019
  • Certificate: Magellan Military & Family Life Counseling (MFLC) Program
  • Certificate Date: 2019

Stephanie R. Alvarez's Groups

Couples Connecting - Gottman Style

Connect with each other. Meet couples. Sharing optional. Practical. Fundamental. Gottman Method Couples Therapy used. Being part of a couple can be hard work... Here is a time to resolve negativity... Be prepared to welcome new changes, new lessons, new adventures. An opportunity to make a good relationship even better, to grow, to change, to deepen healthy relationships, and to seek change in troubled relationships... "If you're interested, you'll do what's convenient. If you're committed, you'll do whatever it takes." By John Assara

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Gottman's 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work

Date and time to be determined, based on requests. While in the Air Force I was a Steven Covey, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People facilitator. Here is an exciting opportunity to apply Gottman Method Couples principles in your relationship. Once the "honeymoon is over" relationships can be hard work... Here you can make a good relationship even better, grow, deepen healthy relationships, and seek change in troubled relationships... "If you're interested, you'll do what's convenient. If you're committed, you'll do what ever it takes." By John Assara

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Gottman's Bringing Baby Home - Parenthood

A Program for New Parents Experiencing the Transition to Parenthood. Includes materials to keep and use: one spiral bound Couples Workbook, Appendix A with Selected Exercises, 6 colored card desks for at home application of principles: Fathers, Open-Ended Questions, Expressing Needs, Softened Start-Up, Love Maps, Love Maps for Couples with Kids. A great resource for parents! This can also be tailored to be applied to blended families. As I have been divorced, to single parent, to remarriage with new children, I personally understand the challenges and complexities of new families merging together. Difficult, yet possible to thrive.

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Location

Teen Hope of Idaho, Boise
10020 W. Fairview Ave
Suite 204
Boise, ID 83704
(208) 413-9905
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Military service members and their family
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Specialize in Trauma
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American and Hispanic and Latino
I also speak: Turkish
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Brainspotting
  • Christian Counseling
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors -
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy used
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Theophostics
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

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Last Modified: 15 Sep 2021
Stephanie R. Alvarez, LMFT, LPC, NCC, Marriage & Family Therapist in Boise

Stephanie R. Alvarez

Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPC, NCC