Mary Alice specializes in working with children and their families. She

currently spits her time between Moran Family Counseling and Rady

Children’s Hospital where she conducts emergency room mental health

evaluations. Mary Alice has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings to

assist the wellbeing of children, including but not limited to, residential

services, WRAP services, Child Welfare Services, Escondido Union School

District, and community-based programs over the past 8 years. 


Mary Alice is local to San Diego and completed her Bachelors at San Diego State University and her Masters at California State University, San Marcos. 


Mary Alice uses a bend of play-based therapy, trauma informed practices, and solution focused therapy to assist each child and family that she works with to reach their overall goals. She believes in truly getting to know each of her clients on an individual level to foster feelings of trust and safety in session. 


Mary Alice offers session both online and in office in both English and Spanish. Mary Alice not currently accepting new clients, at this time. If you are invested in being added to her waitlist please give us a call at (760) 566-5516. 

CA BBS LCSW Number Pending 

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Mary Alice Valles, LCSW