Bernadette M. Di Toro

Psychologist, PsyD, MS

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Bernadette M. Di Toro

Psychologist, PsyD, MS


Location

Offers online therapy

La Jolla Psychological Solutions, Inc.
7440 Girard Avenue
Suite 1
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 348-4139

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La Jolla Psychological Solutions, Inc.
7440 Girard Avenue
Suite 1
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 348-4139
I bring together the heart and science of psychology to my practice and 19 years experience in the field of mental health. I have worked as a researcher and clinician in inpatient and outpatient settings (including UCSD and the VA) and focused on trauma, grief, depression, dementia, Alzheimer's disease and forensics. I received a B.A. from Lehigh University in Psychology and Health & Human Development, an M.S.Degree from SDSU in Gerontology (the study of aging), and an M.A. Degree and a Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology.
We all experience challenges in our lives that leave us feeling overwhelmed, sad, or worried. It takes courage and self-compassion to seek understanding and guidance during difficult times. I believe that psychotherapy is one tool that everyone can potentially benefit from.
Psychotherapy offers us a way to reconnect with the parts of our minds that are outside of our awareness and can open avenues to increased mental and physical health and well-being. I am specialized in helping people understand their emotional experiences to achieve a greater sense of joy.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $275 - $375
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • PPO Out-of-Network
  • TRICARE
  • TriWest
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 9 Years
  • Prelicense: California / PSY29800
  • School: California School of Professional Psychology
  • Year Graduated: 2016

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: California School of Psychology / Psy.D. Clinical Psychology
  • Certificate Date: 2016
  • Certificate: California School of Professional Psychology / MA Clinical Psychology
  • Certificate Date: 2010

Bernadette M. Di Toro's Groups


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Location

La Jolla Psychological Solutions, Inc.
7440 Girard Avenue
Suite 1
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 348-4139
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

La Jolla Psychological Solutions, Inc.
7440 Girard Avenue
Suite 1
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 348-4139
Specialties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Neuro-Linguistic
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

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Last Modified: 25 Feb 2021
Bernadette M. Di Toro, PsyD, MS, Psychologist in La Jolla

Bernadette M. Di Toro

Psychologist, PsyD, MS