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Gretchen J. Penner, ASW
Psychotherapist

Gretchen J. Penner, ASW

Pre-licensed Therapist

In 92101 - Nearby to Poway.

Providing a safe non-judgmental place the therapeutically process your thoughts, feelings and life challenges, is one of the greatest benefits of therapy. As you talk through your challenges, I will help you discover your strengths and ability that is already within you. I will help you identify your true feelings and work through them in a healthy compassionate setting.

Stephanie Knatz Peck, Ph.D, BCIAA
Psychotherapist

Stephanie Knatz Peck, Ph.D, BCIAA

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92121 - Nearby to Poway.

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.

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT
Psychotherapist

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92014 - Nearby to Poway.

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.

Roxanne Strauss, M.A., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Roxanne Strauss, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92108 - Nearby to Poway.

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.

Mary Obata, M.A., LMFT
Psychotherapist

Mary Obata, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92108 - Nearby to Poway.

My approach to psychotherapy involves both traditional and cutting-edge techniques in an atmosphere of warmth, acceptance, and collaboration. The relationship can be an important source of healing along with the use of a wide range of tools to improve coping skills and build resources. Having a safe space to talk about your feelings and focus on your life is powerful. In addition, I use techniques that help you move through stuck places more quickly. We all have had negative events in our lives that have affected us and have caused stuck patterns and beliefs. There is a way out with the techniques I use such as EMDR and EFT. You can let go of the past and move on. I am here to help.

Peter Lambrou, Ph.D.
Psychotherapist

Peter Lambrou, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 92130 - Nearby to Poway.

Brief therapy focused on solutions to help reduce anxiety, fears, worry, panic attacks, anxiety attacks, stress and obsessing. While understanding the past and the 'why' of having anxiety, fears, or even phobias may help, what really makes recovery effective is learning new skills for relaxation, new ways to think productively, and the lifestyle behaviors that reduce stress and anxiety. My 23 years of working with these problems and the associated depression that often follows with anxiety and the major clinical research agree that cognitive - behavioral therapy works. I use a variety of tools to help you get relief and overcome fears, anxiety, worry, and depression.

The Center for Change, M.S., M.A., LMFT
Psychotherapist

The Center for Change, M.S., M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92081 - Nearby to Poway.

Psychotherapy is really about learining how to live consciously. We go through our lives making decisions and choices and not really being aware of our intentions and the likely consequences of our choices. Living consciously requires intention and accountability. Our intention can either come from a place of fear or a place of love. If we choose based upon fear, the result will likely bring more fear into one's life. If our intention comes from a place of love, our decisions will likely result in healthy choices and relationships. I can hlep you in the process of living a more conscious and fullfilling life.

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW
Psychotherapist

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 92121 - Nearby to Poway.

The process of therapy is and should be tailored to each individual's life experience. Research shows that clients in therapy, who seek assistance to deal with a whole range of issues, challenges, thoughts, and emotions, can experience a positive benefit. In our collaborative work, we will complete a comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment, where we look at many life factors that may be contributing to those challenges for which therapy is being considered. After an assessment, we will have a clearer idea of core values, possible goals and many ideas on designing a flexible plan that is easy to understand and use to bring about the transformation desired.

Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.
Psychotherapist

Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92130 - Nearby to Poway.

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.

Kari Katzenmeier, LMFT, RPT
Psychotherapist

Kari Katzenmeier, LMFT, RPT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92103 - Nearby to Poway.

My general approach to the therapeutic process can be understood in the image of a tree that bears fruit. Perhaps you are unhappy with some aspects of your life (the fruit). It may be unhelpful thinking patterns, relationship issues, emotional that seem out of control, physical symptoms, etc. This "fruit" may be telling you that some healing is needed at the root level of the tree (you). The roots represent beliefs you have about yourself, others, and your world. My role is to guide the process of discovering the beliefs that are resulting in bad "fruit". Together we can work towards healing the roots so that your tree produces healthy fruit.

Dennis Harris, MFT
Psychotherapist

Dennis Harris, MFT

MFT

In 91910 - Nearby to Poway.

The word psychotherapy means healing for the soul. Sometimes your soul can use some care when difficult circumstances bring a lot of stress on you. You can find yourself making choices and acting in ways that are ineffective or hurtful to yourself or others. That’s when psychotherapy can help you manage your thoughts and emotions so they help you get through hard times. In those times it’s easy to lose perspective and a coach who listens and provides guidance can be very helpful to assist you in getting your life back on track.

Philip Kolba, MA
Psychotherapist

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

In 92105 - Nearby to Poway.

I provide brief solutions-focused psychotherapy to help clients assess personal and professional functioning, clarify goals, and strengthen social and emotional skills. I specialize in brief online relationship counseling. Online counseling allows clients to seek help as needed, engage in therapy at a schedule that's convenient to them, and keep their counselor as they progress through life. I work with LGBTQ and hetero clients on individual, couple, and alternative relationship concerns. Clients explore issues that impact their professional and personal relationships, including communication, power dynamics, and intimacy. I accept US$ and cryptocurrencies.

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 Poway.

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.



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Poway is located in San Diego County, California. It has a land area of 39.07 square miles and a water area of 0.08 square miles.  The population of Poway is 50,157 people with 15,832 households and a median annual income of $95,815. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Poway, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Poway is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Poway public health department.