Alana Heavirland (she/her/hers)

Bachelor of Arts, Masters of Arts
Accepting Clients

I am a compassionate, warm, and patient clinician that finds joy in helping individuals and families reach their highest potential in life.

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Mission Viejo, CA

Services
  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Child
  • Adolescent/Teen
  • Group

About My Clients

Our therapy business caters to individuals who are looking for support in improving their mental health and emotional well-being. This person may be struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, and discussing their concerns in a compassionate and empathetic space is important to them. At our practice, we believe in creating a safe and judgment-free environment for our clients to explore their challenges and emotions. We prioritize a client-centered approach to therapy, where we

My Background and Approach

As a clinician with a background in psychology and marriage and family therapy, I bring a wealth of experience working with diverse populations. I have provided therapy for people with eating disorders at various treatment centers and worked as a school therapist. My client-centered approach focuses on collaboration and creating a safe space where people can explore their thoughts and emotions. I utilize various therapeutic modalities, including CBT, DBT, ACT, and family systems therapy, and I am also a trained EMDR therapist. Whether it's depression, anxiety, or struggles with body image or self-worth, I am committed to helping my clients achieve transformative, long-lasting change through tailored, compassionate care.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I believe that every individual has the right to lead a fulfilling and meaningful life, and that therapy can help to facilitate growth and change towards reaching that goal. I'm committed to creating a compassionate and non-judgmental environment where individuals feel safe exploring their challenges and emotions. I also believe in treating every person with dignity and respect, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or socioeconomic status. As a therapist, it's my responsibility to be culturally informed and aware of how these different identities and social contexts may impact an individual's mental health and life experiences. Another personal belief I hold is that self-care is essential to well-being, and everyone has unique self-care needs that help to support them on their journey. I encourage my clients to explore what self-care practices work for them, as they have a profound effect on our physical, emotional, an

I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Judaism

At A Glance

  • Experience: 7 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $115 - 185/session

Info

949-328-3330 Email Alana
27281 Las Ramblas
Suite 200
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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