David Cisneros, | Alo House Malibu

David Cisneros,

LMFT, Clinical Director

David Cisneros is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He got clean and sober in 1999 and began doing volunteer literacy work for Cri-Help, Inc. in 2000. He assisted in developing a literacy program for their sister program Socorro, in East Los Angeles.

While studying for his alcohol and drug certification at East Los Angeles College, David worked as a technician at Socorro and helped develop and manage several sober livings. After obtaining his alcohol and drug certification through CAADE, David was employed as a Chemical Dependency Counselor at Socorro.

David has, in the past, been a volunteer for SASA (Students Against Substance Abuse), organizing panels of recovering addicts and alcoholics to speak at charter schools and adolescent outpatient programs in LA County for at-risk youth, as well as VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) at the Acton Rehabilitation Center, assisting addicts and alcoholics with literacy problems.

David has also worked with at-risk youth from low-income communities in a variety of group homes.

David obtained his BA and MA in Counseling Psychology at Ryokan College. He utilizes a client centered approach when treating individuals and borrows extensively from both CBT and psychodynamic theoretical modalities in assisting clients to identify and change maladaptive patterns that contribute to their addictions.

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