Marriage counseling that Heals in San Diego, CA. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in San Diego. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.

Marriage Counselor

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, couples and families in reaching their fullest potential.

Marriage Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

San Diego, California

Though we are not licensed marriage counselors, Grey Matters International, Inc. provides cutting edge brain optimization and rebalancing technology to better align the minds of partners to reduce conflict, increase hope---for the brain has the final word on change.

Marriage Counselor

Tami Chelew, MA, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - LMFT #79759

10065 Old Grove Rd Ste 102, San Diego, California

I help couples desiring to repair painful rifts, rebuild trust & restore their relationship using Emotionally Focused Therapy. I help couples understand their negative patterns & build a more secure, lasting love together. I offer Hold Me Tight Weekend Couples Retreats.

Marriage Counselor

Gretchen J. Penner, ASW

Pre-licensed Therapist

2121 5th Avenue Suite 214, San Diego, California

A healthy marriage takes work. Therapy will reach the heart of the issues and begin the process of restoration. Let's get started.

Marriage Counselor

Fredric Seldin, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

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

Successful relationships require mutual trust and communication based on empathy for one's partner. Being able to communicate constructively in a relationship does not come "naturally." For most of us having a successful relationship requires learning new skills.

Marriage Counselor

Vangie Akridge, PsyD, LEP

Licensed Educational Psychologist

2214 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, California

Families and Parent-Child Relationships

Marriage Counselor

Scott Wood, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

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

I have a passion for seeing relationships healed. Couples suffering from the pain of infidelity, sexual addiction, or years of emotional disconnection can find closeness and trust. Sexual and intimacy issues can be addressed in a safe and supportive environment.

Marriage Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA


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.

Marriage Counselor

David Peters, MS, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

2525 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 205, San Diego, California

Yes, your marriage can be saved! As your counselor, I will examine your relationship as well as the psychological factors that support or undermine you. Without projecting blame, I will guide you and your spouse toward healing the wounds and rebuilding trust and love.

Marriage Counselor

Relate Therapy Center, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

4452 Park Blvd., Suite 302, San Diego, California

Maybe your marriage is in crisis or you've been dealing with the same issues for years. We offer weekly and intensive therapy to help couples navigate whatever challenges they may be facing. Contact us today to repair or restore your relationship.

Marriage Counselor

Cara Allen, MSW, MM, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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

Families and relationships are often complex and difficult. In times of crisis, outside support and guidance can be helpful. We will work together to determine your needs and goals, moving you in the direction you want to go.

Marriage Counselor

Irene Saunders, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Psychotherapist, Board Certified Diplomate

(UTC) 4225 Executive Square, Suite 600, La Jolla , California

THRIVING RELATIONSHIPS: Couples often say they now relate to their partners in ways that simply work better. They finally feel supported and understood and have a deeper connection. With the tools to handle conflict productively, they also become confident in the resili

Marriage Counselor

Rakefet Benderly, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

My approach to couples therapy is to work with an individual member of the couple. Often times when relationships are strained, it is better to work one on one with the therapist confidentially, before talking with the spouse.

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Therapy San Diego California

Counseling Poway, Chula Vista, La Mesa, Carlsbad, Santee, Escondido, San Marcos, Encinitas, Ramona, Coronado, Del Mar

San Diego is a coastal city located in the southernmost part of California, bordering Mexico. San Diego is known for its zoo and marine park where visitors can enjoy learning about exotic animals and marine life.1 Visitors can even get in the water and play with dolphins or beluga whales for one of the most unique experiences of a lifetime. Located on the Pacific Ocean, San Diego has a unique climate nestled within valleys and canyons creating a semi-arid climate and is a major tourist destination for visitors worldwide. The University of California, San Diego is a large contributor to the education of the local residents, and is also a large contributor to the economy through research in the biotechnology field. With this being the second largest industry in San Diego, many companies have located their offices and research centers here to make use of the many trained and skilled students that come out of the University. With a number of different ethnic groups, this city is known for its diversity. Additionally, San Diego employs many in the military, agriculture, and manufacturing sectors.

Marriage and Couples Mental Health in San Diego

San Diego is a family oriented community. Of the 1.1 million households in San Diego County, over 50 percent are husband-wife families. San Diego's median annual income of $63,373 is slightly higher than the average for California cities.2 Great diversity among the city's residents in terms of ethnicity, race, and cultural heritage makes it a great place to learn about others. San Diego families face many mental health related problems, however.

Methamphetamine, heroin, and marijuana use in San Diego is higher than the national and California average. In 2008, there were over 13,000 substance abuse treatment admissions in San Diego, more than half of which involved racial and ethnic minorities.3 Mental health workers who wish to help San Diego residents overcome drug addiction can become a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor by completing coursework at the University of California at San Diego. The program involves classes in recovery, psychopharmacology, counseling, and group leadership. There is also a 225-hour practicum component. For additional information about the program and the state requirements for certification, please call 858-534-9262.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

San Diego families with members who are poor, uninsured, or otherwise medically underserved can receive quality, affordable care at the Family Health Centers of San Diego. Family Health Centers offer support groups and educational classes for those struggling with substance abuse issues. A specialized program offering healthcare to African-American children is also available. The centers are located in neighborhoods throughout the city and county of San Diego and offer flexible hours of operation, including evenings and Saturdays. Further information about the centers and their available programs is available by calling 619-515-2300.4


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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