About Liza

Liza J Alvarado is a Bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor, working with preteens, teens,  young adults and Spanish speaking families.  Liza received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Cedar Crest College and a Master of Science degree in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College.

While earning her Bachelor’s degree, she began her career coordinating a pilot program that empowered new mothers to practice self-care, while connecting with others in the community, in order to build strong families. She then provided therapeutic services to children and adolescents in their home, school and community setting. Liza has also worked with children and adolescents who lived in the foster care system.

After completing her Master’s degree, she focused her clinical skills in providing psychotherapy to children, youth and their families in an outpatient setting. As a bi-lingual therapist, Liza also serves the Hispanic community in the Lehigh Valley.

Liza J Alvarado regularly provides trainings for the Lehigh Valley Foster Care Coalition, educating foster parents in order to better care for their children. She has served as a Keynote speaker for large fundraising events for the Nurse-Family Partnership Program and the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley. She sits on the Advisory Board for the Nurse-Family Partnership Program.

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