Neuro-Educational Clinic

Providing Neuropsychological Evaluations and Other Psychological Services 
for All Ages (English, Spanish, or Bilingual)


~ Dr. Heather A. Alvarado, Ph.D. ~

Dr. Heather A. Alvarado, Ph.D. has accepted a position with Neuro-Educational Clinic as a Post-Doctoral Fellow with a concentration in Neuropsychology. Dr. Alvarado recently completed her Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology from Walden University and has quickly transition into her post-doctoral fellowship year. 

By the end of her fellowship year, Dr. Alvarado aspires to pass her license exams. Once all exams are passed, this will allow her to become a licensed Psychologist by the California Board of Psychology. With this license, as in Dr. Veronica's case, Dr. Alvarado will acquire the upmost professional and career independence. Dr. Alvarado has work extremely hard over the last few years to achieve this status. She continues to learn and grow during her Post-Doc year. 

Dr. Alvarado completed her B.A. in Psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington and graduated magna cum laude. She went on to receive her M.S. degree in Clinical Psychology at Walden University before completing her Ph.D. program. 

Dr. Alvarado is bilingual in English and Spanish and has been under the supervision of Dr. Veronica for approximately 2 years. Dr. Alvarado completed her doctoral practicum assignments as well as her full-time internship at Neuro-Educational Clinic. She has gained experience in psychotherapy as well as psycho-educational and neuropsychological testing of individuals ages 3 to 90 years old. Dr. Alvarado continues to work with individuals from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds.    

Dr. Alvarado also had the privilege of completing some of her practicum assignments at Brea Unified School District prior to completing her full-time internship with Neuro-Educational Clinic.  

Dr. Alvarado's interests include neuropsychological and psychological assessment as well as psychotherapy of all age span. She comes well prepared and is eager to expanding her horizon during this educational experience. 

Dr. Alvarado completed her dissertation on the mental health needs of servicemen and servicewomen and their spouses titled: The Relationships Between Attachment and Coping as Predictors for Perceived Infidelity During Deployment in Civilian Spouses.

Dr. Alvarado holds a professorship appointment at Mt. San Jacinto College, Norco College, and Riverside City College. She teaches the following courses: Intro to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Child Development, and Human Development among others.

On her spare time, Dr. Alvarado enjoys spending time with her family and pets. She enjoys reading and engaging in physical activity such as hiking and zip lining when time permits. 

Dr. Alvarado responds to voice messages and emails of clients she is receiving supervision on. If you have had contact with Dr. Alvarado, feel free to email her at or reach her by phone at (951) 268-7806.

Together, we look forward to providing your child with the most comprehensive and impartial IEE evaluation possible. We look forward to servicing you!