Essence Dawson

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

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Essence Dawson

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 292-0166
Offers online therapy

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San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 391-9357

About

Are you struggling to get out bed and just begin? We deal with so many issues in our everyday life, that sometimes we forget to breathe. Life then becomes heavy and suffocating, leaving you to feel nervous about what your next step is or how you go about starting. If you are ready to begin your healing, let me help you on your journey to discover your inner strength, your resiliency and most importantly, your emotional well-being.
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a retired Navy Veteran with experience in working with various individuals in different populations on improving their mental health, relationships, substance use, and career challenges.
Taking the time to invest in you is an important decision. Whether you are here to set and accomplish personal goals or to accept and manage challenging circumstances, therapy is a great way to heal and become empowered and I'd be more than happy to schedule a free 15 minute telephone or video consultation to help you make the best decision for you.

Finances

  • Session Fee: $100 per session
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Mastercard, Venmo, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Optum
  • PATH Mental Health
  • Out of Network
I am currently out of network for all insurance plans, but can provide a superbill for you to submit to your insurance reimbursement.
Email me or call (619) 292-0166 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • License: California / 91914
  • School: University Of Southern California
  • Year Graduated: 2015

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: 91914 California

Location

Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 292-0166
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 391-9357
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Coping Skills
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Transitions
  • Peer Relationships
  • Post Military Life Transitions
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Black and African American
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 30 Mar 2022
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Essence Dawson

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW