My name is Carla Avalos and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and also a certified provider in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C) through Postpartum Support International. I’m a first generation Salvadoran-American who is fluent in Spanish. I am the owner of Nuevos Caminos Therapy Services in Los Angeles which provides individual and couples therapy to the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) population in order to heal from a multitude of stressors, life transitions and mental health issues such as intergenerational trauma, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, paternal depression, perinatal loss and abortion counseling.
Bachelor’s in Social Work (2005)
Master’s of Social Work (2008)
Certified Perinatal Mental Health(PMH-C)-Postpartum Support International (2021)
I provide individual and couples counseling. In therapy, my goal is to help my clients seek clarity, find peace and self-compassion in their lives while also working on healing their wounds that may feel too heavy to overcome or carry on their own. Transforming the lives of BIPOC individuals in a safe and collaborative space is one of my greatest passions and joys. My therapy approach uses techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy(CBT) interpersonal therapy (IPT) and person centered therapy with a healing centered and culturally sustaining approach. My fee for individual and a couples session is $175 for a 50 minute session. I accept credit or cash for payment and offer limited reduced fee slots depending on your individual circumstances. I offer in person sessions or telehealth sessions on Fridays (9am to 2pm) and telehealth sessions on Mondays and Thursdays evenings during the hours of 6pm to 8pm. I hope that I can be a meaningful part of your healing journey.