Ms. Alvarado is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and she received her Master Degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University. She also has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a major in Substance Abuse from Nova Southeastern University.
She has over 7 years experience working with adults, elderly, and transgender clients.
In addition, Ethel has worked as a crisis and referral counselor for a local non-profit agency. Her experience includes helping individuals and families with the treatment of Anxiety, Abuse, Anger Management, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Grief/Loss, Medical Issues, Panic Attacks, Behavioral Problems, Self Esteem, Stress Management, Addictions; Relapse Prevention and Recovery, and Gender Dysphoria.
Ethel earned a certificate from the International Transgender Certification Association and has the title of Board Certified Transgender Care Therapistand has completed training and certificates in HIV 500 and 501; ARTAS case management, CLEAR Intervention, and Healthy Relationships.
Ethel is also fluent in both English and Spanish.