Alejandra Ramirez-Arreola, ACSW
Community Health Associate Clinical Social Worker, ACSW
Education & Training:
Bachelor of Arts in Collaborative Health and Human Services, CSU Monterey Bay
Masters in Social Work, CSU Monterey Bay
Professional Interests / Specialties:
I have experience working with issues related to anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, substance misuse, and behavioral and emotional challenges. I have experience working with children and adults. I enjoy working with individuals of all ages. My interest is to work with children and adolescents to help them develop resilience in order to buffer developmental disruptions and prevent long-term effects of trauma. Some therapeutic modalities that I use include:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Seeking Safety
- Aggression Replacement Therapy (ARP)
- Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT) components
Boards and Affiliations:
I am registered as an Associate Clinical Social Worker with the Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Philosophy of Care:
I use a client-centered and strength-based approach to provide trauma-informed care and foster self-discovery, self-acceptance, healing and positive growth. My approach is rooted in relationship-building, empathy, and acceptance.
What I love about working at SNAHC:
I enjoy working with children and families of diverse backgrounds and working and collaborating on a multi-disciplinary team of professionals. I love that I am part of an organization that is dedicated and passionate about creating a strong, resilient, and empowered community through culture, traditions, and education.