Counseling in San Diego, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

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Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

12526 High Bluff Drive, Suite 300, San Diego, California

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

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

San Diego, California

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.

Vangie Akridge, PsyD, LEP

Licensed Educational Psychologist

2214 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, California

HAVE QUESTIONS or CONCERNS about your/your child's EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE? I provide culturally compassionate services that empower both students and parents to navigate the education system and to achieve emotional wellness during times of educationally transition.

Peter Lambrou, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

12625 High Bluff Dr., Suite 104, San Diego, California

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.

Elisabeth Caetano, MA, MFT #37010

Licensed Psychotherapist

9330 Carmel Mountain Road, Suite C, San Diego, California

We all have tools and skills for life but sometimes we need an objective person to help us learn new tools and skills when the tools we have don't work for every situation. I help you to make concrete actionable changes in your life using a coaching counseling style.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Online Therapist / Coach

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.

Scott Wood, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

2333 Camino del Rio S., Ste 250, San Diego, California

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.

Fredric Seldin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

7840 Mission Center Court, Suite 102, San Diego, California

I have treated thousands of people over the 35 years that I have practiced psychotherapy. I have never encountered two histories or narratives that were the same, not even close. I strive to identify and support the uniqueness that I encounter in each of my clients.

Mary Obata, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

5100 Marlborough Dr., San Diego, California

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.

Roxanne Strauss, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

4025 Camino del Rio South, Suite 300, San Diego, California

Are you feeling stuck? Are you experiencing feelings of anxiety, sadness, loss, or unworthiness? I can help you rebuild trust in yourself and work on change that is sustaining, so that you can be the person you were meant to be and live life according to your values.

Cara Allen, MSW, MM, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Mission Valley, Hillcrest and Mission Hills, San Diego, California

Sometimes we can't change our situation, but we can influence how we cope with it. With fifteen years of clinical experience, I see you as an individual, and we work together to improve how you feel.

Rakefet Benderly, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

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.

Donna Scott, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

2831 Camino del Rio South Suite 201, Suite 201, San Diego, California

Are you someone who longs to feel joy in your relationships but instead experiences pain over and over again? It is my passion and calling to help you learn how to transform your heartache into a whole heart. Don't delay, get help today.



Related Sites:
City of San Diego
California Coalition for Counselor Licensure

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. (2017). San Diego, California. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Diego
2. County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency. (2017). 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. (2017). Community Facts - San Diego County, California. Retrieved from http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/community_facts.xhtml
4. County of San Diego. (2016). Behavioral Health Services. Retrieved from http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa/programs/bhs/
5. California Health Line. (2017). 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

San Diego is located in San Diego County, California. It has a land area of 325.19 square miles and a water area of 47.19 square miles.  The population of San Diego is 1.39 million people with 485,091 households and a median annual income of $66,116. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for San Diego, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in San Diego 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