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

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Dennis Harris, MFT

MFT

680 Telegraph Cyn Rd, Chula Vista, California

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

I strive to provide a nurturing and safe listening and responding environment for you to share your life concerns. My aim is to help discover options and possibilities that can bring hope and encourage successful life steps and liberating choices.

Ronald Reichard, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

680 Old Telegraph Canyon Road, Suite 202, Chula Vista, California

The type of counseling I enjoy most is marriage therapy. It's a great feeling to see marriages restored and families staying together. You can have confidence that as a Christian therapist I am invested in your marriage going the distance.

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.


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


References

1. Team USA. (2017). Training Centers and Sites- Chula Vista. Retrieved from http://www.teamusa.org/About-the-USOC/Training-Centers-and-Sites/Chula-Vista.
2. City Data. (2016). Chula Vista, California (CA) profile. Retrieved from http://www.city-data.com/city/Chula-Vista-California.html.
3. Chula Vista, CA. (2016). Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Victim Resources. Retrieved from http://www.chulavistaca.gov/City_Services/Public_Safety/Police_Department/PDFs/DVSAVictimResourceGuideREVISED7-07.pdf.
4. Network of Care. (2016). Emergency Services County of San Diego, California. Retrieved from http://sandiego.networkofcare.org/mh/emergency-services.aspx.
5. San Diego County. (2017). Mental Health Services. Retrieved from http://sdpublic.sdcounty.ca.gov/healthy-kids-and-families/mental-health-services/ .

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