Andrea Alvarez, M.Ed., LPC-S

Andrea Alvarez, M.Ed., LPC-S

Executive Director

AMA Behavioral Therapy specializes in Anxiety and OCD Disorders. She opened her practice doors in 2009 and has steadily grown since. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from University of Houston and her M.Ed. in Counseling and Education from UTRGV and has 20 year's experience and provides evidence based therapies.

In 2014, she was the first mental health therapist in San Antonio area to become professional member of the TLC Foundation for Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors and completed their clinician training for treating individuals suffering from BFRB’s. In 2017, became a professional member of International OCD Foundation and has completed their evidenced based therapy (BTTI) to treat adults suffering from OCD. In 2018, she then continued her specialty by completing BTTI for adolescents. She currently serves as Treasurer on the OCD Texas Board. In 2020, she built her practice where each therapist is certified or trained in OCD or PTSD to treat the spectrum of Anxiety related disorders.

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