Jonathan Kramer, PhD

Psychologist

Location Near Therapist: San Diego, CA
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Kramer.
CouplesIndividuals
RelationshipsPreMarital
MarriageDivorce

PRACTICAL HELP. RESULTS ORIENTED. 30 years of professional experience with Couples and Individual Adults. Married 30 years. Author, 'Why Men Don't Get Enough Sex and Women Don't Get Enough Love.' Let's work together so you can have a happier life.

Baya Mebarek, Psy.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Therapist

Location: 11772 Sorrento Valley Road, Suite 157, San Diego 92121
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Couples CounselingFamily Therapy
Anxiety & Stress TherapyCounseling Children & Teenagers
Treatment Of DepressionClinical Hypnosis
RelationshipTherapyGrief Therapy

I am committed and focused on helping you develop effective strategies to deal with and overcome your problems or concerns as quickly as possible. I am passionate about helping you create healthy relationships. Life can be challenging but you can live it well and fully!

Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Location: 12526 High Bluff Drive, Suite 300, San Diego 92130
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Depression/AnxietyCouple Counseling
HypnotherapySubstance Abuse
Children/AdolescentsLife Coaching
Career AssessmentsSex Therapy

Dr. Drecun is a licensed psychologist who has a profound passion in assisting individuals in reaching their fullest potential.

Melonie Gale, MA, LMFT, LPCC, LMHC(WA), NCC

Licensed Psychotherapist / Counselor

Location: 3636 Fourth Avenue, Suite 210, San Diego 92103
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Life TransitionsSelf-Esteem Issues
Relationship Issues, All KindsDepression Issues
Anxiety IssuesPattern Changing
Couples TherapsyFamily Of Origin Issues

~ Over 20 years Experience ~ Choosing the right Counselor for you is as important to your therapy as your motivation to change and grow. Melonie Gale can quickly and effectively get to the heart of your issues and patterns giving you choice to change and grow.

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.

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.

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.

Scott Wood, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Location Near Therapist: San Diego, CA
Fast Contact: Email or Call Scott.
Couple's CounselingSexual Addiction
TraumaPre-Marital Counseling
Depression & AnxietyGrief & Bereavement
Individual And Family TherapySpiritual Issues

Healthy relationships are important to our sense of well-being. I work with individuals, couples, and families to help develop secure relational connections and craft manageable solutions to life's challenges. I look forward to supporting your journey to healing.

Sarah Ray, Psy.D., QME

Clinical Psychologist

Location: 7851 Mission Center Court, Suite 300, San Diego 92108
Fast Contact: Email or Call Dr. Ray.
Chronic PainDepression
Women's IssuesAnxiety
Psychological EvaluationsTrauma/PTSD
Personal GrowthPOST, AME, QME & IME Evaluations

I provide a safe atmosphere to foster self-understanding, to assist you through difficult times, and to help you meet your personal goals. I combine support, insight, and direction so you have the skills to better manage your life, and in the process find greater joy.

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
Fast Contact: Email or Call Tami.
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.


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City of San Diego
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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