Therapists in Downtown, San Diego, CA

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Cassandra Benavidez
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
I believe the best investment you can make is investing in yourself. I understand that it can be difficult to reach out for help whether it be out of guilt, shame, convenience or just pure apprehension. I also understand that many see therapy as another difficult hurdle amongst all the other things life throws at you. I don’t believe therapy has to be a chore and while it may be challenging at times, I don’t believe it always has to be painful.
(619) 768-0937 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Claudia Dominguez
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified
Hi there, my name is Claudia Dominguez (she/ ella) and I am a bilingual Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. I help individuals struggling with a number of issues including life transitions, depression, anxiety, trauma, and self harming behaviors. It would be an honor to get to know you and walk you through acquiring the necessary tools for you to reach your goals. If you’re looking for help in understanding a bit more about who you are in your current life transition, I would love to work with you!
(619) 648-3474 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Zachary Defran
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
To inquire about my availability please call or visit foresightmentalhealth.com --- My approach involves seeking to understand, to bring light where there is darkness.
(619) 314-7059 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Tiffany Lin Lasky
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Is there an aspect of your career, relationships, or identity that needs sorting out? Are you struggling to make decisions as you prepare to take the next step in your life? Maybe you are feeling anxious or depressed and having difficulty managing stress. I'm here to help. I specialize in working with adults, adolescents, and children who have experienced a diverse range of challenges, such as depression, anxiety, difficulty managing stress, life adjustment, trauma, relationship issues, grief and loss, and more. I utilize a trauma-informed, culturally sensitive approach to help you in your journey toward growth and healing.
(619) 374-3408 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Jessica Ryan Morris
Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, APCC
Verified
I’m passionate about helping those seeking change in their lives to achieve their goals. My education in multi-cultural counseling and social justice means that I approach each individual with empathy and awareness when it comes to navigating racial and gender identities, and life experiences. I understand we each have our own story and challenges, making the recovery and healing process unique for each of us. I help clients to identify and achieve small-scale, doable goals which build a foundation for lasting change.
(619) 393-7942 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Maureen McCartney
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
If you find yourself feeling stuck, confused, and unable to make the changes you want in your life, then I am so glad you are here. I am a licensed therapist with over 15 years of experience working with individuals and couples who are experiencing anxiety, depression, life transitions, work stress, and grief/loss. I am passionate about helping people develop healthy relationships in all facets of their lives. My clients will develop the tools to set boundaries in their interpersonal relationships, identify self-limiting patterns, and become more psychologically flexible to achieve significant change and personal growth.
(619) 614-7896 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Randi S Cowdery
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist working with children, adults, elders, couples, and families across the life span. I value relational connections and I work collaboratively with people focusing on strengths and resiliency in order to promote personal growth, build healthy relationships, and create positive change. I believe everyone can benefit from having conversations with someone who can listen and help sort things out in a nonjudgemental, confidential and safe environment.
(619) 404-0463 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
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Amanda Laughlin
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
I am a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist offering Telehealth sessions to clients residing in California. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, and supporting clients through challenging seasons of life due to change or transition.
(615) 205-0620 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Stephanie Byrd
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Getting praised for being so "together", when inside you feel like you're crumbling to pieces? Feeling pressured to change, but don't know where to start? I'd like to help. If you're feeling confused, overwhelmed, anxious or sad and know you need to make some changes, Im here to help. If you and your partner are stuck in negative cycles and get frustrated trying to work through it couples therapy can help. I teach couples like you how to negotiate your needs and how to strengthen and rebuild your bond.
(727) 498-5874 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Mark Veldkamp
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified
Are you overwhelmed by stress, worry, or loss? Has your job taken over your life? Do you feel stuck, lost, or unsure where to turn? My name is Mark Veldkamp. I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor based in San Diego, California offering in person and virtual sessions to California residents with a variety emotional and mental health needs. I started my practice because I believe that no one should have to face life’s challenges alone and that everyone deserves support. No matter how bad things might seem, no matter how helpless you feel, there is hope. You deserve a life filled with joy and meaning.
(424) 332-0496 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Blueprint Therapy: Norma Martinez
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
I am a bilingual English/Spanish therapist who loves working with new or soon-to-be mothers and fathers. Need support throughout this life transition? Caring for a new baby can be overwhelming and the expectations can make you feel lonely. I aim to create a safe space for you to process these unexpected emotions. Seeking support is often not easy so I commend you for taking the first step to make a positive change in your life.
(619) 350-4060 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Hanna Guenther
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Looking for freedom, healing, transformation? As an observer of human behavior and relationship, I see the sticky interconnectedness of self, other, and systems that often imprisons us in behaviors, thoughts, and reactions that can feel unchangeable. I believe people often do the best they can to face the challenges of life, yet in doing so, some of what we discover works at first, fails us long-term. And it’s here that we often feel trapped—between doing what we know to do and knowing what we’re doing is no longer working.
(619) 273-0338 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
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HGR Drug Rehabs San Diego | La Jolla
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, RADT
Verified
HGR drug rehabs San Diego near me Escondido, California providing inpatient, intensive outpatient and alcohol and drug detox centers. When seeking drug rehabs La Jolla substance abuse rehabilitation centers it's critical to find evidence based addiction treatment. This starts with the detoxification process and continues in inpatient residential and IOP treatments. A large amount of people that need addiction treatment medical care around drug rehabs La Jolla. We teach relapse prevention and include the 12-steps at all of our facilities. We at Harmony Grover Recovery drug rehabs Escondido can help you today.
(442) 233-3478 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
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Vicki Bynum
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
To inquire about my availability please call or visit foresightmentalhealth.com --- I have a Masters Degree in Special Education and have worked as a teacher for over 10 years. As a Therapist, I have experience working in Community-Based and School-Based Mental Health settings and Therapeutic Mentoring, working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups. I have helped individuals with family and parenting support, stress and life management, improving mood, increasing self-esteem, gaining assertiveness, and using healthy communication to improve relationships.
(619) 374-4013 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
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BareWell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Hi there, my name is Christine Gottung and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the beautiful state of California. I earned my master’s degree in Social Work from Boston College with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health. I am committed to establishing supportive relationships with my clients and improving the quality of their lives. I work with adults from all walks of life, facing a wide array of challenges and circumstances. I am dedicated to my continuous growth as a therapist, while partnering with you to identify and overcome the barriers to feeling your best self and living your best life.
(619) 775-1859 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Andrew Brandon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
I have experience working in community-based, outpatient mental health settings. I have a passion for working with individuals to gain insight and build coping skills to live life more fully. My experience is working with individuals impacted by depression, anxiety, substance use, relationship issues, and grief/loss. I am passionate about working with LGBTQIA+ identified individuals and strive to create a safe space for all.
(619) 363-9241 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Rachelle Robinson
Psychologist, PsyD, MSW
Verified
Imagine you wake up tomorrow and you’re one step closer to changing your experience of anxiety - what would you first notice? Our work together is rooted in the small and manageable steps that get you closer to what is you want to see be different in your life, or the outcome you want and deserve. Once you learn how your anxiety works (it’s freaking sneaky), plus gain the skills to know what to do when worry pops up, you can finally face what has seemed so scary and overwhelming.
(619) 367-9656 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Dr. Takisha M Corbett
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Sometimes life challenges feel insurmountable. Whether they are related to work, relationships, personal goals, finances, or life and social stressors, these challenges can be immobilizing and disruptive. There is hope. The path to regaining balance and healing often includes a therapeutic intervention. I’d like to help you on your journey to move beyond barriers and challenges that interfere with living your best life. I work with individuals experiencing symptoms of depression, anxiety, trauma, general or chronic medical conditions, changes in functioning/abilities, work-life imbalance, sleeping or eating disruptions, and stress.
(619) 831-6653 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
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Carmen Croucher
Counselor, MA, LPCC, NCC
Verified
Individuals that seek my services are often having difficulty coping with wounds from the past or with current stressors. Some individuals are functioning though unhappy or struggling to function at home, at work, and within their relationships. I specialize in PTSD, anxiety, depression, and addiction, though I treat various other mental health problems as well (relationship stressors, bipolar, insomnia, adjustment and life transitions, etc). Many military service members and their families find it comforting to know that I'm a Navy veteran and understand their unique experiences.
(619) 332-4690 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101
Offers online therapy
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Jessica Ayala
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
How do you envision your life? Are you struggling with co-parenting, relationship issues, anxiety or depression? It takes courage to envision and seek a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards change. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and empower you. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working with adults, children, and families. My therapeutic style is straightforward, honest, and goal-oriented, and more often than not, there is room for humor and laughter in a therapy session.
(619) 831-6356 
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Downtown
San Diego, CA 92101


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What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Downtown, San Diego are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.

Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Downtown, San Diego then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.

Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.

How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Downtown, San Diego, or Child Psychologists in Downtown, San Diego.

Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Downtown, San Diego psychologists specializing in EMDR.

What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Downtown, San Diego specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.