Therapist in New Rochelle, New York Carmen M Alvira, Therapist

License: LMHC

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 22-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in New Rochelle, New York Carmen M. Alvira, LMHC

Carmen M. Alvira, LMHC

Carmen M. Alvira is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York with over 25 years of professional work experience treating individuals of multiple cultural backgrounds. Her clinical interests and specialties include individual who struggled with stress, anxiety, depression, anger management, LGBTQ and related issues, coping with addictions, grief, PTSD, coping with life changes, motivation, self-esteem and confidence, career difficulties. Carmen works with couples to repair trust, improve communication, and strengthen their emotional connection with each other. Carmen understands that mental health is an essential component of all wellness, and no single approach is the right one for every individual. Her clinical approach is client-centered and creative. She believes in a holistic and blended approach. She utilizes psychoeducation and skills-building to empower clients to support themselves after counseling. Carmen is warm and direct. She uses an integrative and collaborative approach. She incorporates humor, passion, and compassion to help her clients reach the goals that effectively serve their unique identity. Carmen is bilingual (Spanish and English) and earned her master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Puerto Rico. She works with clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. Carmen is here to support and empower you in that journey. Outside of work, Carmen enjoys arts and craft, reading, music, dancing, going to the gym, walking, and socializing.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Elevance (Anthem/Empire BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • MVP Health Solutions
  • Northwell Direct
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling


  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English
  • Spanish



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Carmen M Alvira. You can also call 845-279-5908 to have someone assist you.

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