Counseling in El Cajon, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Rakefet Benderly, Ph.D.

Rakefet Benderly, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 92067 - Nearby to El Cajon.

My approach to therapy is very warm, caring, and straight forward. As a psychologist with over 20 years experience, I have extensive training and experience to address your unique needs most effectively. I work in a collaborative way to achieve results.

Stephanie Knatz Peck, Ph.D, BCIAA

Stephanie Knatz Peck, Ph.D, BCIAA

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92121 - Nearby to El Cajon.

Dr. Knatz Pecks specializes in delivering state-of-the-art, evidence-based treatments for a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and relational issues in a warm and compassionate manner that merges science with the art of human connection.

Tami Chelew, MA, CSAT

Tami Chelew, MA, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - LMFT #79759

In 92131 - Nearby to El Cajon.

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.

Gretchen J. Penner, ASW

Gretchen J. Penner, ASW

Pre-licensed Therapist

In 92101 - Nearby to El Cajon.

My name is Gretchen J. Penner and I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression and trauma. I provide a safe affordable place to help you overcome challenges and reclaim your joy.

David Peters, MS, MFT

David Peters, MS, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92108 - Nearby to El Cajon.

Let's restore you to health and happiness! You will enjoy a professional atmosphere and comfortable working relationship. I use only scientifically proven techniques along with education and practical recommendations for growth and healing. Learn more at my website.

Kari Katzenmeier, LMFT, RPT

Kari Katzenmeier, LMFT, RPT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92103 - Nearby to El Cajon.

I think you are BRAVE for considering working with a therapist. It takes a lot of courage to reach out for help and dare to hope that the difficult areas in your life can improve. I hope to join you in finding the ways towards more healing in those stuck places.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 92101 - Nearby to El Cajon.

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.

Mary Obata, M.A., LMFT

Mary Obata, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92116 - Nearby to El Cajon.

I believe the most important element in the therapeutic relationship is the connection between therapist and client -- person to person. What I bring to the relationship is warmth, caring, and a gentle and compassionate presence.

Scott Wood, M.A.

Scott Wood, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92108 - Nearby to El Cajon.

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.

Philip Kolba, MA

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

In 92105 - Nearby to El Cajon.

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.

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 92121 - Nearby to El Cajon.

Edward has provided coaching and therapy support to assist individuals to achieve their personal and professional goals since 1997, through collaborating with his clients to develop a personalized, comprehensive, integrative and holistic plan for success.

Ronald Reichard, MA, MFT

Ronald Reichard, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91910 - Nearby to El Cajon.

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.

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92014 - Nearby to El Cajon.

Sometimes life hurts! If you want connection in your relationships, the ability to deal with life’s challenges and harmony in your family, therapy can help. I create a safe, warm and respectful environment where you can be seen, heard, and your experiences understood.



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Welcome to our California listing of values-centered therapists in El Cajon CA. Counseling in California with Theravive aims to be real and effective, going deep to resolve issues, heal broken relationships, and give you the right tools to move forward in a healthy and free way. Contact forms are "open" 24/7 it's free and easy to reach out, so select a El Cajon therapist above and start your new journey today.

El Cajon is located in San Diego County, California. It has a land area of 14.48 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of El Cajon is 103,679 people with 32,564 households and a median annual income of $45,925. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for El Cajon, CA

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in El Cajon, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around El Cajon may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local El Cajon public health department.