Elsa Alanis

Psychologist, Ph.D.

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(619) 324-3814

Elsa Alanis

Psychologist, Ph.D.


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224 Landis Avenue
Chula Vista, California 91910
(619) 324-3814

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Announcement icon I am offering audio-visual teletherapy through the GoToMeeting application. Is free, for you and can be done using your phone or computer.
To give you the tools to resolve your life challenges/problems is one of my goals. I can help you to find and expand your internal resources, and to create the lasting, positive changes that you are looking for. I provide a supportive, nurturing environment for your safety and comfort. I specialize in depression, anxiety, stress, relationship issues, trauma and more. I love working with adolescents to help them resolve issues and make the right choices. For couples, we work to create a safe space, good communication, problem solving, balance, love and intimacy. I have ample experience working with spiritual issues upon request.
I can help you to regulate your emotions, increase your self esteem, learn assertiveness skills, to resolve social and interpersonal difficulties. and find a balance to think, act, feel and be well. I use a proactive, integrative, approach and use many techniques including: cognitive-behavior therapy, energy psychology, Brainspotting, and EMDR among others
I am bicultural, and work in English and Spanish. I specialize in interpersonal relationships, and ethnic and cultural diversity. Each session is a unique opportunity to meet life's challenges and find peace, happiness and harmony. The physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual aspects are included in my holistic approach.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $130 - $150
Pay By: Cash, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Health Net
  • MHN
  • MHNet Behavioral Health
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • TriWest
  • UnitedHealthcare
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Qualifications

  • Year Graduated: 1989
  • License and State: PSY 12555 California

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: San Diego Psychological Association

Location

224 Landis Avenue
Chula Vista, California 91910
(619) 324-3814
Ask about video and phone sessions

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This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Pacific Islander
I also speak: Spanish
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Brainspotting
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Family / Marital
  • Imago
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Positive Psychology
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

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Last Modified: 25 Mar 2020
Elsa Alanis, Ph.D., Psychologist in Chula Vista

Elsa Alanis

Psychologist, Ph.D.