Find a Therapist in Escondido, California.

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Sue Cates, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92081 - Nearby to Escondido.

As human beings, we are wired for healing and growth. In the context of a safe, warm, attuned therapeutic relationship we can face emotions and situations that seem too overwhelming to face alone. My style is collaborative, respectful, and works in the 'here and now' with a belief in the human capacity for transforming difficult situations into opportunities for growth. Psychotherapy can help you connect with yourself and others, develop resilience to handle life's challenges, and assist you in navigating life's transitions.

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach
Psychotherapist

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Online Therapist & Coach, Online Career Counselor

In 93065 - Nearby to Escondido.

FRUSTRATED AND STRESSED OUT? Not happy in a relationship? Suffering from anxiety or depression? Unsure where to go from here? Looking for some solution to a complicated issue? I can help! In therapy, you can work through your inner conflicts, feelings of sadness, anger, guilt, and move on to clarity, decisiveness, peace and empowerment. I am interested in your journey to a better life. Call me for a free telephone consultation session.

David Peters, MS, MFT
Psychotherapist

David Peters, MS, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92108 - Nearby to Escondido.

Psychotherapy is a process of a therapist working directly with you, most often talking together, in a way that helps relieve anxiety, depression, compulsions, phobias, and other mental health concerns. There are a wide range of techniques used. I use some of the most researched and proven methods - Cognitive Psychotherapy and Mindful Awareness. Essentially this is a way of teaching you how to better understand you thoughts and feelings, and to train your mind to work differently, in a way that allows you to be at your best - more happy, at peace, and more effective in you life.

Pamela Polcyn, Ph.D, MFT
Psychotherapist

Pamela Polcyn, Ph.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist

In 92024 - Nearby to Escondido.

Psychotherapy can provide the skills and support you need to move forward in your life, to find your way through difficult and painful transitions, to reduce disturbing symptoms that prevent you from living your life in joy, peace and connection, to be the creative person you were once were or want to be, to happily relate to others in your life, to live a peaceful life free of overwhelming stresses, to overcome addictive behavior that sabotages careers, relationships and life satisfaction, to learn healthy sleep patterns that research is indicating is so crucial to good health, to reconnect to or develop a spiritual life, to live life with compassion, and to enjoy life.

Vanessa Villasenor, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Vanessa Villasenor, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92108 - Nearby to Escondido.

At A Place of Growth we provide psychotherapy to children, teens, and adults of all ages. The process of psychotherapy and finding the correct modality is important. We have top therapists that have been trained to provide you treatment in order for your success as you continue to make growth through your current stressors. Please contact us to begin scheduling appointments.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Psychotherapist

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Psychotherapy or counseling is an essential tool to provide individuals, couples or family groups who may have been in conflict, discord or even crisis to a new level of resolve and ideally into a functioning working relationship with restored possibilities of effective communications and an integration of new responses and new relationship insight and responsibility. Counseling an psychotherapy are meant to help a person see themselves and the world around them in a manner which can provide them with valuable insights, awareness and useful life tools which will lead to effective and successful behaviors, personal contentment and greater possible happiness.

Rika Tanaka, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Rika Tanaka, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 92008 - Nearby to Escondido.

Evidence-based psychotherapy can greatly benefit clients suffering with a wide range of mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, grief/bereavement, stress, trauma, and other big life challenges. My approach to psychotherapy is always evidence-based and collaborative. I take pride in my integrity in only offering my services to clients whom I feel confident I can help; and I am passionate about finding creative ways to tailor proven methods to fit my clients' unique needs. With the right "fit" between the therapist and client, psychotherapy can be very effective in helping clients make lasting and meaningful changes.

Ross Kellogg, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Ross Kellogg, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92130 - Nearby to Escondido.

As a licensed individual, marriage, and family therapist, I pay special attention to how past and present relationships shape identity and influence stress. I work with clients from diverse backgrounds and with various stressors including chemical and behavioral addictions such as compulsive technology use or compulsive sexual behavior, mood disorders such as depression or bi-polar disorder, anxiety and panic disorders, dissociative processes, personality disorders, occupational stressors, and stressful relationship dynamics. Please reach out for a free phone consultation or send me an email to further discuss your needs and get a clear picture of how therapy will address your concerns.

Stephanie Knatz Peck, Ph.D, BCIAA
Psychotherapist

Stephanie Knatz Peck, Ph.D, BCIAA

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92109 - Nearby to Escondido.

Dr. Peck specializes in science-based psychotherapies that are proven to work! If you have a particular issue that you would like to target, Dr. Peck uses advanced behavioral methods to track and target behaviors so that you know you are making progress. This scientific approach is delivered with compassion and a deep commitment to honor and assist clients through their individual journey. As clients learn to leave behind what no longer serves them, deep insight and a new path is discovered.

Tanya Dantus, MFT, MA
Psychotherapist

Tanya Dantus, MFT, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92014 - Nearby to Escondido.

I'm trained in psychotherapy, working with individuals & groups at addressing the issues affecting your wellbeing. I was trained at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Depth Psychotherapy (Jung, Campbell, Hillman, Marion Woodman, Marie-Louise von Franz school), but I have a foundation of Rogerian, Person-Centered or Humanistic, and can bring in mindfulness tools, CBT, as well as my training & experience with Somatic Psychology to really get at the root of issues & make long-standing change. Last but not least, I also bring in my own personal experience & development of the last 20 years. I've had my own psychotherapeutic process & you can count on my continuous development to show up for you.

Christian Snyder, PHD-IP, MDIV, MA-Counseling
Psychotherapist

Christian Snyder, PHD-IP, MDIV, MA-Counseling

Military and First Responder PTSD Specialist

In 92010 - Nearby to Escondido.

Therapy of our minds must be in line with the natural chemistry or brain function of each individual. Proper clinical diagnostics must be practiced in order to understand the individual client's response to other people. The psychological issues that challenge humans are nearly always within human relationships and can either be rewarding or destructive depending on the individual temperament (including any physiological challenges) and those who are close enough to influence the individual. Proper evaluation is the focus and "Dr. C" will go much deeper than just psychology.

Jessiline Berry
Psychotherapist

Jessiline Berry

Available for Online Therapy

After a recent traumatic event, you may need support in finding your footing again and trusting you are physically, relationally, and emotionally safe. Or perhaps a traumatic experience of the distant past was never resolved and you are newly concerned it may be threatening your current ambitions in life and love. In either case, you are ready to take back your power and thrive rather than merely survive in the aftermath. Mine is a relational psychodynamic approach, combined with mindfulness, creative arts, and somatic interventions, aimed at helping you feel – in every sense of the word – so you are empowered to heal.

Roxanne Strauss, M.A., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Roxanne Strauss, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91942 - Nearby to Escondido.

I have a comprehensive approach to therapy that includes a person's psychological, biological, social, and spiritual being. My focus is on internal dynamics as well as what is influencing a person in the environment. I view people as having strengths that can be utilized both internally and externally. Therapy is a collaboration between the therapist and the client who work together to foster change and healing.

Cynthia Valentine, MA
Psychotherapist

Cynthia Valentine, MA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92116 - Nearby to Escondido.

ACT (pronounced "Act", aka Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) is an evidenced based practice of learning how to observe and be with your thoughts, identify your feelings, and take committed action toward the things that are most important you. It's a form of psychotherapy that is often used sparingly by therapists as the training and practice encourages the therapist to experience the benefits of ACT for themselves. Know that many of the practices and skills we learn will be ones I've used myself and aren't robotic, rote, clinical mumbo jumbo.

Thomas Schmierer, Catholic Therapist, Licensed MFT
Psychotherapist

Thomas Schmierer, Catholic Therapist, Licensed MFT

Healing and Peace Catholic Therapy Services

In 92054 - Nearby to Escondido.

Are you sick of some persistent feeling, thought, behavior, or situation? There is a way out. Your time and money are valuable, thus I use the latest accelerated approaches for change. I use two key elements in therapy: (1) A non-judgmental approach towards your feelings and (2) a process of cause-and-effect discovery. Once my clients accept their "feeling selves" and discover the sources of their current unwanted psychological experiences, they usually experience a "felt shift" -- a lasting transformation that sets them free. To start working towards inner peace, call Thomas Schmierer, Catholic Therapist, LMFT today!

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 92011 - Nearby to Escondido.

James Hillman once said, "We've had a hundred years of psychotherapy and the world is getting worse." While there are many occasions where the validation and listening endemic to psychotherapy makes sense, there are times where we over assume that "feeling better" and "changing behavior" are the same. Grey Matters International, Inc. goes after the forgotten brain laws to behavior change that therapists miss when processing hours and hours of dialogues with people. Utilizing a cutting edge technology to facilitate the emotional process of change, we can make the therapy process way more effective, faster, and with less money spent. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Paul Santero, Psy. D.
Psychotherapist

Paul Santero, Psy. D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 92037 - Nearby to Escondido.

Psychotherapy is one of the areas that I specialize in. Using a psychoanalysis technique called "bodywork" I can help the individual discover connections of present symptoms and feelings with past experiences. Bodywork allows the individual to experience the affect or body sensations of their presenting problem and connect them with the corresponding emotions. Bodywork can also show where the genesis of the presenting problem lies in their past experiences. A break-through happens when the individual discovers these patterns and understands the present problem is connected to root issue that has not been dealt with and needs to be processed in order for growth and healing to occur.

Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92130 - Nearby to Escondido.

My psychotherapy approach relies on a personal growth model that is client-centered. I focus on client needs and utilize approaches that will result in desired change. The goal is to empower clients by teaching them skills and strategies that will allow them to have victory over their concerns and to have a meaningful existence. My objective is to teach clients to be proactive about their lives, self-sufficient and establish a healthy interdependence. It is my intention that clients increase their self-confidence and self-efficacy to attain their fullest potential and lead enriching lives.

Vanessa Hughes, PhD, MA, MFT, MAT, MAICS, SEP
Psychotherapist

Vanessa Hughes, PhD, MA, MFT, MAT, MAICS, SEP

WELL COACHED LIFE| GRIT Kids Coaching

Available for Online Therapy

I work with an entire person--the mind, emotions, body, spirit, relationships. I offer an alternative approach to traditional psychotherapy because sometimes we are stuck beyond our thoughts. I believe we are often stuck beyond how we think about something, but by how our body holds and remembers the experiences. After all, we feel the anxiety in our chest, shoulders or stomach. When we are depressed, we struggle to move, sleep, concentrate etc. I work to remove the block from wherever it is stuck. My clients come to me after years of ineffective therapy. They are looking for more than talking about their struggles or identifying how they think about them in favor of a change in living.


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Escondido is located in San Diego County, California. It has a land area of 37.07 square miles and a water area of 0.17 square miles.  The population of Escondido is 151,451 people with 45,041 households and a median annual income of $50,899. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Escondido, CA

Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Escondido is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Escondido therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Escondido public health department.