Counseling in Chula Vista, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Chula Vista, California will help you make the changes you want.

Dennis Harris, MFT

Dennis Harris, MFT


680 Telegraph Cyn Rd, Chula Vista, California 91910 | 619=992=3233

I counsel as a coach or compassionate therapist depending on your need. I use practical language and offer usable tools without the psychobabble in a relaxed atmosphere.

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

I love working with people and helping them grow, overcome obstacles, and discover themselves. I am here to help you with whatever you are struggling with - to help you feel better and be more settled and in control of your life and your future.

Reverend Sherri Board, LCPC

Reverend Sherri Board, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

My name is Reverend Sherri L. Board, M.A. I am a Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor and also a Certified Temperament Counselor. I enjoy helping my clients learn about their true temperament needs and also focus on helping adult survivors of childhood abuse with issues

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Vicki Asher Wills, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Psychology Doctor

Available for Online Therapy

My approach is collaborative. To specifically mold my work to fit each client, I integrate a variety of theories and strategies personally designed to improve communication skills, conflict resolution skills, self-esteem, relief from depression & anxiety.

Related Sites:
City of Chula Vista
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

Therapy Chula Vista, CA

National City, Bonita, Sunnyside, Boal, Castle Park, Lincoln Acres

With an ideal location close to San Diego Bay, Chula Vista has wonderful opportunities to learn about and explore the marine ecosystem. The harbor houses two marinas, numerous restaurants and an RV park. The Chula Vista Nature Center is another area attraction that is located on the bay and is an internationally recognized zoo and aquarium. The Center offers exhibits and educational programs on several local species, including green sea turtles, sharks, shorebirds, jellyfish, and stingrays. Walking trails with picnic areas are also available for guests. For people who want even more water-based fun, Knotts Soak City USA is a popular destination. The park has countless water slides, a lazy river, and a wave pool. In addition, there is a separate play area for younger park guests. The operating season is from May until September. For people who prefer to spend their time on dry land, there are several golf courses in the area. Chula Vista is also home to the ARCO/U.S. Olympic Training Center.1 The only year round training center in the Unites States, the facility supports athletes training for various Olympic events, such as cycling, canoeing, kayaking, soccer, field hockey, and track and field.

Mental Health in Chula Vista

In Chula Vista, a city in California with a population of just under 250,000 citizens, mental health problems are essentially average.2 Approximately three percent of the population currently resides in homes for the mentally ill and the schools have a three percent suspension rate for students who suffer from mental illnesses.

The majority of the mental illnesses present in Chula Vista are depression, drug abuse, addiction issues, and domestic violence.3. Many of the mental health issues stem from loss and abuse. Physical, sexual, and verbal abuse are issues quite common among young children and teenagers. Although the city has taken steps to improve bullying and abuse in homes and schools, mental health problems are still arising in adults who experienced these types of traumatic events as children.

Current Initiatives

Both city and state governments have made efforts to help prevent mental illnesses from developing and have made various services available for those suffering from these afflictions. Additionally, the city of Chula Vista�s Human Resources Department has quality programs that can help with mental illnesses. If you require assistance or have any inquiries, you can call 619-691-5096 for more information.

There are also several resources for mental health and emergency services available to those in need of assistance.4 Some of these resources include hotlines for those suffering depression, suicidal thoughts, or for those who simply need to talk; the hotlines facilitate connecting callers to a counselor, or psychiatrist, and any other assistance necessary.5


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4. Network of Care. (2016). Emergency Services County of San Diego, California. Retrieved from
5. San Diego County. (2017). Mental Health Services. Retrieved from .

Chula Vista is located in San Diego County, California. It has a land area of 49.63 square miles and a water area of 2.46 square miles.  The population of Chula Vista is 265,757 people with 78,066 households and a median annual income of $65,185. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Chula Vista, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Chula Vista are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Chula Vista public health department.