Maryalice Valles, LCSW
Maryalice Valles is a bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker native to San Diego, California. As a first-generation college student, she completed her bachelor’s in Sociology from San Diego State University and her master’s degree in Social Work from California State University, San Marcos. Maryalice has been in the social work field for over 9 years and has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings, including but not limited to, group homes, child welfare services, hospitals, substance abuse facilities and community-based mental health programs. Maryalice believes the dynamic and relationship between therapist and client is essential for therapeutic process. Maryalice collaborates with her clients to create short term and long-term goals that feel manageable and realistic. She believes in truly getting to know each of her clients on a holistic level to develop safety and trust in session. She operates from a trauma informed and identity affirming lens and believes that therapy is a sacred space for healing and growth.In her free time, Maryalice enjoys playing soccer, spending time with her kids, traveling and trying new foods.
Maryalice is EMDR trained and offers session both online and in office in both
English and Spanish.
CA BBS LCSW Number 102889