Brian Oltman, MA., M.Div., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Location: 2231 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 308, San Diego 92108
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AnxietyCommunication Skills
DepressionSpirituality
LGBT related issuesAging
DivorceGrief/Loss

I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to address your needs.

Peter Lambrou, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Location: 12625 High Bluff Dr., Suite 104, San Diego 92130
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Anxiety And FearsDepression And Sadness
Stress ManagementWeight Loss
Test Anxiety & PerformanceSleep Problems

I focus on dealing directly with your problem or concern and helping you resolve it as quickly as possible. This brief-therapy model is cost-effective and time-efficient so you can get on with your life productively. I care about helping you live well and feel great.

Nina Akin, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Location: 2525 Camino del Rio South, #245, San Diego 92108
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Anxiety And Mood DisordersEMDR
Problem GamblingTrauma Resolution
Habit ChangeLife Transitions

Feeling overwhelmed? Stressed out? Struggling with addiction, depression or anxiety? With over 20 years experience helping people find their way to wellness, my goal is to help you identify and solve the problems that are keeping you stuck. Compassionate care to all.

Alessandra Wall, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Location: 2911 Adams Avenue, San Diego 92116
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Anxiety DisordersPhobia
Stress ManagementCouple's Counseling
Life CoachingNutritional Consulting

Negative moods and thoughts are powerful and can be overwhelming to the point of interfering with daily functioning. This is where I can help by teaching you to how to identify and change negative patterns so you can regain balance and restore control in your life.

Tami Chelew, MA, CSAT, Relational Healing &Recovery from Infidelity/Sexual Compulsivity - Certified Emotionally Focused Therist

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - LMFT #79759

Location: 10065 Old Grove Rd Ste 102, San Diego 92131
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Recovery From Infidelity/AffairsCouples & Pre-Marital Issues
Family and Individual therapyCouples Intensives - 2 or 3 day
Sexual Compulsivity & AddictionDepression/Anxiety
Trauma ResolutionRelational Issues

Do you feel distant & emotionally disconnected from your partner? Do you long to have a stronger connection? Are there hurts that seem to go unresolved? I help couples understand their negative patterns & learn to create a more secure, connected, & loving relationship.

Joanne Wendt, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Location Near Therapist: San Diego, CA
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Relationship IssuesDepression
AnxietyMarital Conflict
Anger ManagementBehavioral Issues
Family Conflict

Dr. Wendt provides couseling to those dealing with painful emotional and behavioral issues using a cognitive/behavioral and family systems approach to help enhance and enrich one's sense of well-being in relation to self and others.

Jill Silverman, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist

Location: 12625 High Bluff Drive, Suite 215, San Diego 92130
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Relationship CounselingDepression
AnxietyInfidelity
DivorceMarriage Counseling
Stress ManagementPersonal Growth & Self Esteem

I am a licensed psychotherapist specializing in helping clients to resolve relationship, marriage, depression, anxiety, personal growth and trauma issues. I work with adults and couples. I help clients to become more self-aware, confident and satisfied with their lives.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Location: San Diego 92101
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Emotional IssuesPartner Conflict/Relational
Behavior ChangePeak Performance
AddictionLife Coaching
Weight LossExecutive Coaching

Grey Matters International, Inc and the work of Kevin J. Fleming, Ph.D.is not counseling or the professional practice of psychology. We help the brain do the changing with powerful technology that can dramatically reduce time,frustration, and money spent on your goals

Roxanne Strauss, M.A.

Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Intern

Location: 3160 Camino del Rio South, Suite 304, San Diego 92108
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TraumaGrief And Loss
Life TransitionsAnxiety And Depression
Identity And Self-EsteemParenting/Family Issues
Crisis Intervention

"I am passionate about providing therapy that meets your particular needs in an environment of safety, respect and trust. I will work with you toward making purposeful changes in yourself and in your relationships."

Lynn Waldman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 12250 El Camino Real, Suite 116, San Diego 92130
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DepressionAnxiety
TraumaRelationship therapy
Life transitionsDivorce counseling
Divorce MediationFamily Court Services Preparatio

Therapy can seem overwhelming. Lynn will listen to you and join with you in your journey to find answers. You will find a safe, nurturing environment in which to explore your concerns. Sometimes life is difficult, let's talk about it and make it better!


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Therapy San Diego California

Counseling Poway, Chula Vista, La Mesa, Carlsbad, Santee, Escondido, San Marcos, Encinitas, Ramona, Coronado, Del Mar

San Diego is located along the coast in Southern California bordering along Mexico. With over 1.2 million people it is the second largest city in California and the eighth largest in the continental U.S. San Diego has a Mediterranean climate and is home to numerous military facilities. The economy is comprised of computer sciences, agriculture, defense related manufacturing, financial services, and tourism. One of the largest draws to San Diego is Sea World and the San Diego Zoo, which see thousands of visitors a month. European settlers first discovered San Diego in 1499. It was incorporated as a city of the United States in 1850,1 with a significant naval presence developing in the early 1900s to protect the border with Mexico. The military has continued to have a strong influence in this area to the present day. In the past twenty years, San Diego has been undergoing an urban renewal, developing the city with skyscrapers, five star hotels, restaurants, and boutiques.

Mental Health in San Diego

San Diego has had an ongoing problem with suicide. While rates in the first part of the 2000s were 20 percent lower than in the first part of the 1990s, in recent years the suicide rate has begun to rise again.2 Veterans of the armed forces have specific issues that raise their risk of taking their own life, and with well over 230,000 veterans living in San Diego County,3 there is a high need for specialized treatment.

The San Diego County Division of Behavioral Health Services (BHS) is an excellent resource for San Diego citizens who are in need of mental health care support. BHS offers a wide variety of programs and services for children, adults, and families at dozens of locations throughout San Diego. Prevention, treatment, and intervention services aim to help individuals live happy, healthy lives. For more information about BHS's programs or to get a referral, call 1-888-724-7240.4

Current Initiatives

Live Well San Diego is a 10-year health initiative organized by over 50 San Diego County departments. By garnering widespread public and private support, the goal of the program is to bring awareness to the root causes of physical and mental illness and address the rising cost of health care. Protecting community members from all forms of abuse is a primary undertaking of the project. Additionally, the program seeks to educate the public about the dangers of alcohol, tobacco, and drug use. The wellness and prevention component of the Affordable Care Act fits nicely into the overall goals of the program.5


References

1. Wikipedia. (2014). San Diego, California. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Diego
2. County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency. (2011). Suicide in San Diego County 2000-2009. Retrieved from http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa/programs/phs/documents/CHS-SuicideReport_2011.pdf
3. United States Census Bureau. (2014). Community Facts - San Diego County, California. Retrieved from http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/community_facts.xhtml
4. County of San Diego. (2013). Behavioral Health Services. Retrieved from http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa/programs/bhs/
5. California Health Line. (2014). San Diego County's 10-Year Public Health Initiative Shows Early Progress. Retrieved from http://www.californiahealthline.org/insight/2013/san-diego-countys-10-year-public-health-initiative-shows-early-progress