Couples Counseling Therapists in San Diego, CA

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Melanie Collaco
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
San Diego, CA 92108  (Online Only)
Hi there and welcome! My name is Melanie "Mel" Collaco and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in San Diego, CA with over 10 years of experiencing in the social work field. I have worked extensively alongside with first responders and with adults primarily focusing on mood disorders, trauma symptoms, life transitions, relationship challenges and so much more.
Hi there and welcome! My name is Melanie "Mel" Collaco and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in San Diego, CA with over 10 years of experiencing in the social work field. I have worked extensively alongside with first responders and with adults primarily focusing on mood disorders, trauma symptoms, life transitions, relationship challenges and so much more.
(619) 396-2526 View (619) 396-2526
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Mike Steinweg
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
San Diego, CA 92120
Over the years he has worked with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship, and transitional issues, as well as mood disorders and parenting struggles.
Mike Steinweg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California who has been practicing since 1997. He has a BA in Psychology from Arizona State University, an MSW from San Diego State University, and an MSTOM from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Mike has a curious and compassionate perspective geared toward helping clients gain a greater sense of control and satisfaction in their lives, without judgement. He is also a licensed holistic practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine. Mike has a great deal of experience working with teens and adults as well as couples and families.
Over the years he has worked with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship, and transitional issues, as well as mood disorders and parenting struggles.
Mike Steinweg is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in California who has been practicing since 1997. He has a BA in Psychology from Arizona State University, an MSW from San Diego State University, and an MSTOM from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Mike has a curious and compassionate perspective geared toward helping clients gain a greater sense of control and satisfaction in their lives, without judgement. He is also a licensed holistic practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine. Mike has a great deal of experience working with teens and adults as well as couples and families.
(858) 533-2908 View (858) 533-2908
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Dr. Ricky J. Pope
Psychologist, MA, PhD
Verified
San Diego, CA 92108
Waitlist for new clients
Dr. Pope is a generalist psychologist treating varied concerns. One niche or specialty area is assisting the growth and development of male-identified clients. Trained as a counseling psychologist, Dr. pope focuses on overall well-being across the lifespan. He uses a strength-based approach combined with culturally sensitive practices to help people maximize their potential, improve their well-being, and increase their capacity to live in accordance with values and goals. Services include consulting, workshops, and individual, couples, and group therapy.
Dr. Pope is a generalist psychologist treating varied concerns. One niche or specialty area is assisting the growth and development of male-identified clients. Trained as a counseling psychologist, Dr. pope focuses on overall well-being across the lifespan. He uses a strength-based approach combined with culturally sensitive practices to help people maximize their potential, improve their well-being, and increase their capacity to live in accordance with values and goals. Services include consulting, workshops, and individual, couples, and group therapy.
(619) 736-9836 View (619) 736-9836
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Ann Anderson
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
San Diego, CA 92103
Nobody’s childhood dream was to grow up and feel overwhelmed, alone, stuck or unworthy. I aim to help individuals heal from trauma-related issues such as anxiety, depression, and relationship/family issues. If you find yourself living without a navigation system to understand emotional terrain or trauma that impacts your well-being; you are not alone. All of us go through rough patches in our lives. My approach is specific to meet your unique needs in a safe and non-judgemental space.
Nobody’s childhood dream was to grow up and feel overwhelmed, alone, stuck or unworthy. I aim to help individuals heal from trauma-related issues such as anxiety, depression, and relationship/family issues. If you find yourself living without a navigation system to understand emotional terrain or trauma that impacts your well-being; you are not alone. All of us go through rough patches in our lives. My approach is specific to meet your unique needs in a safe and non-judgemental space.
(760) 280-9425 View (760) 280-9425
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Heather Marriatori
Psychologist, PhD, LP
Verified
San Diego, CA 92108
I also have extensive experience working with grief, loss, panic, relationship/communication issues, unresolved childhood issues, and more.
I'm a licensed Psychologist in CA (PSY31034) and MN who believes each person has the potential to grow at any age. My ultimate focus in therapy is to not merely eliminate “symptoms” but to increase your fulfillment in life, as defined by you. This means treatment is customized to meet YOUR needs so you can meet your goals. I provide psychotherapy for a variety of clinical disorders, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and interpersonal difficulties. I believe in the potential for individual and emotional growth, striving to provide a safe and warm environment in which my clients can explore and thrive.
I also have extensive experience working with grief, loss, panic, relationship/communication issues, unresolved childhood issues, and more.
I'm a licensed Psychologist in CA (PSY31034) and MN who believes each person has the potential to grow at any age. My ultimate focus in therapy is to not merely eliminate “symptoms” but to increase your fulfillment in life, as defined by you. This means treatment is customized to meet YOUR needs so you can meet your goals. I provide psychotherapy for a variety of clinical disorders, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and interpersonal difficulties. I believe in the potential for individual and emotional growth, striving to provide a safe and warm environment in which my clients can explore and thrive.
(619) 648-3167 View (619) 648-3167
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Julie Hassler
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPC, LPCC, LMHC
Verified
San Diego, CA 92123  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I have extensive training and experience in the scientific-based modalities of the Gottman Method, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Our relationships can provide us feelings of connection and safety, and give our lives meaning and purpose. They can also bring us pain and disappointment. Is your relationship in trouble? I specialize with issues that can result within relationships, from premarital to divorce, as well as blended family concerns. Whether communication issues, unresolvable conflict, infidelity/affair, addiction, abuse or mental health issues have affected your connection and attunement, I can give you the tools to turn things around in the present and the techniques to provide consistent connection in the future.
I have extensive training and experience in the scientific-based modalities of the Gottman Method, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Our relationships can provide us feelings of connection and safety, and give our lives meaning and purpose. They can also bring us pain and disappointment. Is your relationship in trouble? I specialize with issues that can result within relationships, from premarital to divorce, as well as blended family concerns. Whether communication issues, unresolvable conflict, infidelity/affair, addiction, abuse or mental health issues have affected your connection and attunement, I can give you the tools to turn things around in the present and the techniques to provide consistent connection in the future.
(619) 826-0665 View (619) 826-0665
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Victoria Grutz Neurodivergence-Informed Therapist
Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, AMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
San Diego, CA 92117
Hi there! Thanks for stopping by. My name is Victoria (she/her) and I am a neurodivergent (Autistic and ADHD) therapist who is deeply passionate about working with adult individuals, couples, polycules, and families in both the neurodivergent and LGBTQ+ communities. I work from a social justice-oriented lens, acknowledging systems of oppression that exist to serve some while creating barriers to well-being for many others. I particularly enjoy working with clients as they navigate experiences with late-diagnoses, anxiety, existential questions, relational and sexual difficulties, and life transitions.
Hi there! Thanks for stopping by. My name is Victoria (she/her) and I am a neurodivergent (Autistic and ADHD) therapist who is deeply passionate about working with adult individuals, couples, polycules, and families in both the neurodivergent and LGBTQ+ communities. I work from a social justice-oriented lens, acknowledging systems of oppression that exist to serve some while creating barriers to well-being for many others. I particularly enjoy working with clients as they navigate experiences with late-diagnoses, anxiety, existential questions, relational and sexual difficulties, and life transitions.
(858) 667-7975 View (858) 667-7975
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Shoshana Shea
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
San Diego, CA 92103
I work collaboratively with clients to help them engage with the wisdom from within to move with purpose and meaning in their lives. I see a wide range of clients from diverse backgrounds, age ranges, and with various clinical issues. My focus is on helping people create more life balance, facilitate self-growth, and enhance self-esteem. I specialize in treating stress, anxiety, depression, weight, eating, body image, grief, trauma, high functioning autism, and in helping people through challenges related to relationship, academic, work, parenting, and life transitions.
I work collaboratively with clients to help them engage with the wisdom from within to move with purpose and meaning in their lives. I see a wide range of clients from diverse backgrounds, age ranges, and with various clinical issues. My focus is on helping people create more life balance, facilitate self-growth, and enhance self-esteem. I specialize in treating stress, anxiety, depression, weight, eating, body image, grief, trauma, high functioning autism, and in helping people through challenges related to relationship, academic, work, parenting, and life transitions.
(619) 940-1371 View (619) 940-1371
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Cynamon Weston
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
San Diego, CA 92103
I use a combination of modalities and tools in my practice including eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), talk therapies which vary depending on your needs, couples therapy utilizing Gottman methods and family therapy/ group therapy.
I believe strong, healthy, and supportive relationships are the cornerstones of healing. Your sense of belonging, intention and feeling seen are at the heart my practice. My intention is to help you explore the adaptive patterns you have developed and work towards challenging the patterns you would like to shift. You are the experts of your own lives, I simply offer a new perspective and hopefully encourage you to find clarity in the areas of your life which are ambiguous, hurtful or distressing.
I use a combination of modalities and tools in my practice including eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), talk therapies which vary depending on your needs, couples therapy utilizing Gottman methods and family therapy/ group therapy.
I believe strong, healthy, and supportive relationships are the cornerstones of healing. Your sense of belonging, intention and feeling seen are at the heart my practice. My intention is to help you explore the adaptive patterns you have developed and work towards challenging the patterns you would like to shift. You are the experts of your own lives, I simply offer a new perspective and hopefully encourage you to find clarity in the areas of your life which are ambiguous, hurtful or distressing.
(619) 350-4620 View (619) 350-4620
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Jodi Staszak
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
San Diego, CA 92103
Choosing a therapist can be a daunting task, and I believe that finding that right fit is an essential part of your therapeutic journey. I place great value on the therapeutic relationship and will strive to earn your trust while fostering a relaxed, empathetic and supportive environment. I take a collaborative approach and work at a pace that feels comfortable for you as I appreciate just how challenging this work can be. I have considerable experience in working with military, I specialize in couple therapy using EFT, I'm certified in the model of AEDP and I have experience facilitating DBT, EFT and Codependency groups.
Choosing a therapist can be a daunting task, and I believe that finding that right fit is an essential part of your therapeutic journey. I place great value on the therapeutic relationship and will strive to earn your trust while fostering a relaxed, empathetic and supportive environment. I take a collaborative approach and work at a pace that feels comfortable for you as I appreciate just how challenging this work can be. I have considerable experience in working with military, I specialize in couple therapy using EFT, I'm certified in the model of AEDP and I have experience facilitating DBT, EFT and Codependency groups.
(619) 377-7585 View (619) 377-7585
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Nora Abbou
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified
San Diego, CA 92110
Hi! We all experience seasons in our life of feeling stuck, which often bring out hopelessness. Our experiences contribute to personal growth, and I am passionate about helping others overcome the obstacles that can otherwise feel impossible. I have extensive experience working with those struggling with eating disorders, and navigating the hardships in recovery. I love working with couples to focus on improving communication and strengthening their relationships, as well as with individuals struggling with mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, and general life dilemmas.
Hi! We all experience seasons in our life of feeling stuck, which often bring out hopelessness. Our experiences contribute to personal growth, and I am passionate about helping others overcome the obstacles that can otherwise feel impossible. I have extensive experience working with those struggling with eating disorders, and navigating the hardships in recovery. I love working with couples to focus on improving communication and strengthening their relationships, as well as with individuals struggling with mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, and general life dilemmas.
(858) 239-2051 View (858) 239-2051
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Susan Graf-Cote
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
San Diego, CA 92117
I'm the spouse of a retired service member and the mother of a Marine, so I can empathize with and help our young service personnel and their families get through the tough times.
By promoting a safe space where you can create, and recreate the you that is well. Tapping into the strengths that live in your heart, we will gain access to your ideals and understanding and build upon them. We will awaken the part of you that will teach you to become your own coach. I will introduce you to several techniques and theoretical orientations that best suit you. I will not subject you to change through somebody elses belief systems instead of your own. With my guidance, you will find the answers to change your life and find peace.
I'm the spouse of a retired service member and the mother of a Marine, so I can empathize with and help our young service personnel and their families get through the tough times.
By promoting a safe space where you can create, and recreate the you that is well. Tapping into the strengths that live in your heart, we will gain access to your ideals and understanding and build upon them. We will awaken the part of you that will teach you to become your own coach. I will introduce you to several techniques and theoretical orientations that best suit you. I will not subject you to change through somebody elses belief systems instead of your own. With my guidance, you will find the answers to change your life and find peace.
(858) 842-5224 View (858) 842-5224
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Silver Lake Psychology
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
San Diego, CA 92101  (Online Only)
Therapy is a process of self-reflection and conversation that honors the struggles of life: career uncertainty, relationship decisions, loneliness, grief and the ongoing pursuit self-love.
Learn how to feel more connected to yourself, others and the world around you. Therapy provides all the elements of intimacy: honest communication, vulnerability and trust. Good therapy is challenging yet warm, providing both structure and empathy for your unique experience. We are a collective of therapists with a wide range of specialties. Our intake professionals will help connect you with the right therapist for your needs. We make appointments easy, offering evenings and weekends and flexibility for creative professionals who can't make the same time each week.
Therapy is a process of self-reflection and conversation that honors the struggles of life: career uncertainty, relationship decisions, loneliness, grief and the ongoing pursuit self-love.
Learn how to feel more connected to yourself, others and the world around you. Therapy provides all the elements of intimacy: honest communication, vulnerability and trust. Good therapy is challenging yet warm, providing both structure and empathy for your unique experience. We are a collective of therapists with a wide range of specialties. Our intake professionals will help connect you with the right therapist for your needs. We make appointments easy, offering evenings and weekends and flexibility for creative professionals who can't make the same time each week.
(619) 292-0387 View (619) 292-0387
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Center for Family Unity
Marriage & Family Therapist, MBA, MA, LMFT, RPT-S
Verified
San Diego, CA 92123
Televideo ANYWHERE in California and New Mexico ( NM cash clients only ) PARTNER on your back or far away emotionally? Are you a CHRISTIAN battling fear, anger or sadness? Are you MILITARY who is struggling? Has your family been challenged by trauma, infidelity, or finances? See Veronica for Military, Couples and Family Is your CHILD struggling with grief, impulsivity, anxiety, or aggression? Our team of seasoned therapists can help you! Has your BLENDED FAMILY left you feeling hopeless? Kellye specialist for Blended Family
Televideo ANYWHERE in California and New Mexico ( NM cash clients only ) PARTNER on your back or far away emotionally? Are you a CHRISTIAN battling fear, anger or sadness? Are you MILITARY who is struggling? Has your family been challenged by trauma, infidelity, or finances? See Veronica for Military, Couples and Family Is your CHILD struggling with grief, impulsivity, anxiety, or aggression? Our team of seasoned therapists can help you! Has your BLENDED FAMILY left you feeling hopeless? Kellye specialist for Blended Family
(619) 738-6960 View (619) 738-6960
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Marisa K Padilla
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
San Diego, CA 92103
Do you struggle with relationship challenges that affect your day-to-day life? Do you feel overwhelmed with new connections, dating, navigating relationship conflicts, or enduring relationship changes? Do you wonder how your relationships could be better? Now more than ever, individuals are feeling challenged in building and maintaining healthy connections, letting go of unhelpful relationship patterns, and navigating relationship conflicts and changes.
Do you struggle with relationship challenges that affect your day-to-day life? Do you feel overwhelmed with new connections, dating, navigating relationship conflicts, or enduring relationship changes? Do you wonder how your relationships could be better? Now more than ever, individuals are feeling challenged in building and maintaining healthy connections, letting go of unhelpful relationship patterns, and navigating relationship conflicts and changes.
(415) 938-8803 View (415) 938-8803
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Carrie Hill
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, EMDR, DBT
Verified
3 Endorsed
San Diego, CA 92103
If you're ready to address and overcome feelings of low self-worth and struggles in relationship, reach out today to start down your path of healing.
Life can be challenging enough when we don't get in our own way. As it turns out, many of us never learned how to identify and manage our emotions, relate to our worries and self-judgments with compassion, or navigate relationships from a lens that considers how our past experiences might influence how we connect with others today. If you are seeking another way to live, with less suffering and more peace, you are in the right place.
If you're ready to address and overcome feelings of low self-worth and struggles in relationship, reach out today to start down your path of healing.
Life can be challenging enough when we don't get in our own way. As it turns out, many of us never learned how to identify and manage our emotions, relate to our worries and self-judgments with compassion, or navigate relationships from a lens that considers how our past experiences might influence how we connect with others today. If you are seeking another way to live, with less suffering and more peace, you are in the right place.
(619) 304-0879 View (619) 304-0879
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Alyssa Hustwick
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
San Diego, CA 92103
I provide psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, families, and couples.
I believe that everyone deserves to live a fulfilling life. To attain fulfillment, we must connect to our emotions, our past, the people we love, what we value, and our purpose. I view therapy as a collaborative process in which we work together to reach personal goals. My aim is to deepen my understanding of each person’s unique experience with warmth and compassion, helping individuals gain insight into themselves, and allowing them to confidently navigate life’s challenges while finding healing and purpose.
I provide psychotherapy to adults, adolescents, families, and couples.
I believe that everyone deserves to live a fulfilling life. To attain fulfillment, we must connect to our emotions, our past, the people we love, what we value, and our purpose. I view therapy as a collaborative process in which we work together to reach personal goals. My aim is to deepen my understanding of each person’s unique experience with warmth and compassion, helping individuals gain insight into themselves, and allowing them to confidently navigate life’s challenges while finding healing and purpose.
(619) 746-8686 View (619) 746-8686
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Galina Nikolskaya
MD
Verified
San Diego, CA 92121
I am a Neurologist, trained in CBT & Mindfulness. As a physician, I understand how physical issues lead to mental disharmony, and vise versa, how mind affects the body. I help patients with mood symptoms related to Neurologic conditions, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Relationship issues and Parenting challenges. My approach is collaborative, holistic and compassionate.
I am a Neurologist, trained in CBT & Mindfulness. As a physician, I understand how physical issues lead to mental disharmony, and vise versa, how mind affects the body. I help patients with mood symptoms related to Neurologic conditions, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Relationship issues and Parenting challenges. My approach is collaborative, holistic and compassionate.
(619) 914-6238 View (619) 914-6238
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Jessica Egan
Pre-Licensed Professional, ACSW
Verified
San Diego, CA 92101
I am passionate about normalizing clients' struggles and value an individualized approach to therapy. I recognize that every individual is unique and find value in tailoring treatment strategies to suit the specific needs and circumstances of each client. Having embarked on my own healing journey, I understand the significance of building a strong therapeutic relationship. This requires openness and vulnerability; I aim to normalize and validate your experiences so you can be comfortable in processing any form or trauma or obstacle you have experienced.
I am passionate about normalizing clients' struggles and value an individualized approach to therapy. I recognize that every individual is unique and find value in tailoring treatment strategies to suit the specific needs and circumstances of each client. Having embarked on my own healing journey, I understand the significance of building a strong therapeutic relationship. This requires openness and vulnerability; I aim to normalize and validate your experiences so you can be comfortable in processing any form or trauma or obstacle you have experienced.
(619) 304-7297 View (619) 304-7297
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Richard George Kastanias
Marriage & Family Therapist, Richard Kastanias, MS, LMFT
Verified
San Diego, CA 92108
It’s time to reconnect with your partner and start enjoying the fulfilling relationship you deserve.
Only 18% of Therapists in the United States performing Couple Therapy have actual training in how to do Couple Therapy. Most Therapists claiming to be competent in working with Couples are applying training they received in working with individuals to the Couple's behaviors and believe that this will work. It Doesn't! And with couples Divorcing at the highest rate in modern times, quality Couple Therapy is a Must! Finding a Qualified Couple Therapist is Essential! Extensive research has shown that Emotionally Focused therapy for couples has the highest success rate of any form of couple therapy and relationship satisfaction!
It’s time to reconnect with your partner and start enjoying the fulfilling relationship you deserve.
Only 18% of Therapists in the United States performing Couple Therapy have actual training in how to do Couple Therapy. Most Therapists claiming to be competent in working with Couples are applying training they received in working with individuals to the Couple's behaviors and believe that this will work. It Doesn't! And with couples Divorcing at the highest rate in modern times, quality Couple Therapy is a Must! Finding a Qualified Couple Therapist is Essential! Extensive research has shown that Emotionally Focused therapy for couples has the highest success rate of any form of couple therapy and relationship satisfaction!
(619) 483-2886 View (619) 483-2886

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