I realize that no two people are the same and as such tailor my therapy to meet the specific needs of my clients. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression or any other issue, I will help you recognize underlying problems, fully realize your strengths and adjust certain behaviors and thoughts to see things a different, healthier way.

I specialize in anxiety, depression, attachment issues and grief and trauma, specifically with children, teens and adolescents. I do see couples and utilize the The Gottman Method of Couples Therapy.

Treatment specialization includes:

  • Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
  • Couples Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Parenting Support
  • Grief and Trauma Counseling
  • EMDR Therapy
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Gottman Method Relationship Checkup
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Anger Management
  • Children and Adolescents Counseling

I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples counseling and beyond.  In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they’re striving for.

My education and credentials include a B.S. in Family and Human Development from Arizona State University and a M.S. in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from California Baptist University. Current member of C.A.M.F.T.(California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists), A.A.M.F.T. (American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the American Counseling Association. Member of E.M.D.R.I.A.- Completed training in EMDR Therapy.


John E. Rigoli, Jr. M.S., AMFT#86761

Amy Alvarez Counseling Services

Primary: 951-520-5763
Secondary: 951-376-3644

24910 Washington Ave, Suite 205B
Murrieta, CA 92562

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