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Directory of Chicana/o/x Affirmative Clinicians

Clinicians listed here have successfully completed our training in Chicana/o/x Affirmative Therapy.


Jessica Dominguez (she/her/ella), LMFT

Licensed in: California Services: On-line & Phone

Area(s) of Focus:

Cultural identity, Anxiety, Trauma, Integrative Psychology, Acculturation, Anxiety/panic, Cultural development, Grief & loss, Identity, Relationship & interpersonal issues, Self-esteem/Assertiveness, Stress, Trauma-related issues.

Insurance Accepted:

None at this time.

Website:

https://www.jessicadominguezlmft.com


Blanca Kleinfall (she/her), M.Ed., LPC

Licensed in: Texas Services: On-line only

Area(s) of Focus:

Trauma, anxiety/depression, womens issues, toxic relationships, sexual abuse/assault and domestic violence

See website (link below) or contact info for more detailed information.

Insurance Accepted:

United Healthcare -Oscar -Oxford -UHC Student Resources -UMR -All Savers (UHC) -Aetna -Meritain -BIND -Golden rule -Avmed -S & S -WEBTPA -Indecs -HealthEZ -Christian Brothers -Health Scope

Website:

https://www.kleinfallcounseling.com/


Dr. Corina Lopez (she/her/ella), Licensed Psychologist

Licensed in: CA & FL Services: On-line only

Area(s) of Focus:

First-gen experience, acculturation stress (undocumented & documented), coping with cancer & life after cancer, BIPOC professionals, transgenerational trauma, and identity exploration (gender, racial, sexual, class etc.)

See website (link below) or contact info for more detailed information.

Insurance Accepted:

Lyra insurance

Website/contact info:

Homepage

Dr. Leslie Celis (she/her/they/them), Licensed Psychologist

Licensed in: California Services: On-line only

Area(s) of Focus:

Trauma, Stress Management and Depression

See website (link below) or contact info for more detailed information.

Insurance Accepted:

Optum and Cigna

Website/contact info:

https://www.drlesliecelis.com/


Alyssa Cedillo (she /her), M.A., LPC-S, RPT-S, IP-CST

Licensed in: Texas, Colorado, Florida Services: In person & On-line

Area(s) of Focus:

Empowered culturally responsive care for hose seeking to create space for intergenerational healing, racial justice, and wellness and Decolonized supervision

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information.

Insurance Accepted:

Tricare and private pay

Website/contact info:

https://treeoflifecounselingcenter.org/


Jesus Solorio, LMFT (el,he, him)

Licensed in: California Services: On-line only

Area(s) of Focus:

Cultural and ethnic identity, Racial trauma, Decolonization, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information.

Insurance Accepted:

Cigna, Optum, Aetna, Blue Shield, Anthem

Website/contact info:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/jesus-solorio-oakland-ca/1033721

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Rebekah Johns, LPC (she / her)

Licensed in: Texas Services: In Person and On-Line

Area(s) of Focus:

Students, life transitions

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information.

Insurance Accepted:

None at this time

Website/contact info:

PH: (512) 200-6000 Email: rejohns@gmail.com


Yvette Cardenas,MSW, LCSW

Licensed in: California Services: In Person and On-Line

Area(s) of Focus:

Group workshops, trainings and support groups that address: anxiety, depression, grief and loss, stress management, burnout, compassion fatigue, goal setting and parenting/parent child bond

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information.

Insurance Accepted:

None at this time

Website/contact info:

https://www.kinshipglow.com/


Sarah De La Cerda, LCSW (she/her/ella)

Licensed in: California Services: On-line only

Area(s) of Focus:

Peripartum and postpartum transitions, caregiver stress, grief, anxiety

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information.

Insurance Accepted:

Aetna

Website/contact info:

https://www.sarahdelacerdalcsw.com/


Vanessa Pezo, LCSW (she. her, ella)

Licensed in: California Services: On-line only

Area(s) of Focus:

Trauma, Oppression, Latinx Mental Health

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information.

Insurance Accepted:

Victims of Crime

Website/contact info:

https://www.longbeachtraumatherapy.com/


Maria Avina, LMFT (she, her, ella)

Licensed in: California Services: In Person and On-line

Area(s) of Focus:

Trauma and PTSD, Anxiety,Mood Disorders

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

None

Website/contact info:

https://www.mariaavinalmfthealingtherapy.support/


Marisa Wandeler

Licensed in: Not Licensed Coaching Services: In Person and On-line

(located in Colorado)

Area(s) of Focus in Coaching:

Somatic Trauma Coaching for marginalized populations including Neurodivergence, CPTSD, Racial Trauma, Spiritual Abuse, Anxiety, Chronic Medical Conditions. Please see website or contact for more detailed information.

Insurance Accepted:

None

Website/contact info:

Email: somaticmarisa@gmail.com


No website given at this time Email: somaticmarisa@gmail.com

Elsa Matsumoto, LCSW (she/her/ella)

Licensed in: California Services: In Person and On-Line

Area(s) of Focus:

First-generation latinx women

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

Optum, Unitedhealth, Aetna

Website/contact info:

https://www.elsamatsumotolcsw.com/


Lu Rocha, MA, MSW, LCSW, RYI

Licensed in: Illinois Services: In Person and On-line

Area(s) of Focus:

Trauma (chronic, inter-generational and historical)

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

BCBS PPO, Cigna, Aetna, Medicare, United Healthcare

Website/contact info:

https://www.lurocha.net/


Danielle Gardea, LPC-S, LPCC (she/her/hers)

Licensed in: Texas and New Mexico Services: In Person and On-line

Area(s) of Focus:

adults, anxiety, depression, grief

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

BCBS, UHC, Optum, Oscar, Anthem

Website/contact info:

https://www.groundedhealingandwellness.com/


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Cynthia I. Magana, LCSW

Licensed in: New York Services: On-line

Area(s) of Focus:

Young Professionals of Color, Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families

See website (link below) or contact for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

None

Website/contact info:

https://www.xn--cynmagaa-j3a.com/


Wendy Llamas, LCSW (she, her, ella)

Licensed in: California Services: In Person and On-line

Area(s) of Focus:

EMDR, attachment work, parent-child relationships, inner child healing

See website (link below) or contact info for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

None

Website/contact info:

https://www.growingglimmers.com/


Alicia Encino Litschi, PhD (She, her, hers)

Licensed in: Texas Services: On-line

Area(s) of Focus:

Earth-centered/Indigenous (animist) psychology, ancestral healing and connection, grief & loss, decolonizing connection to mixed ancestral roots, soul-tending, integrative work of walking multiple paths

See website (link below) or contact info for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

None. Will provide superbill if requested

Website/contact info:

https://www.conalmatherapy.com


Yvette Chiquito, LMSW

Licensed in: Michigan Services: In Person and On-line

Area(s) of Focus:

Bilingual/bi-cultural, Strength & Energy based, Trauma Informed services for Children, Families & Adults. Relationship based therapy, co-parenting, reunification. Depression & Anxiety.

See website (link below) or contact info for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

Private Pay Only-Sliding scale available

Website/contact info:

Ph: (616) 510-3844


Mara Sammartino, LMSW (she/her/ella)

Licensed in: California Services: On-line Only

Area(s) of Focus:

First-Generation., Latina women, parenting, anxiety/depression, racial/systemic oppression and supervision

See website (link below) or contact info for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

None

Website/contact info:

https://www.first-gentherapy.com/


Yesenia Carrillo, LCSW (she/her/they)

Licensed in : Nevada Services: In Person and On-line

Area(s) of Focus:

ADHD, Trauma, Depression, Grief

See website (link below) or contact info for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

Yes, various forms of medicaid medicare and private insurance and cash pay

Website/contact info:

Email: ycarrillo8111@gmail.com


Karina Arias, LCSW (she/her)

Licensed in: California Services: On-line

Area(s) of Focus:

Anxiety, depression, grief, trauma

See website (link below) or contact info for more detailed information

Insurance Accepted:

Optum, Spring Health

Website/contact info:

Kariaslcsw.com


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