Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Poway, California 92064
"Welcome! I'm a multicultural social worker Portuguese and Spanish speaking who has had the priviledge of working with children, teens, adults and families on trauma and a variety of mental issues for over 12 years. It's is not our challenges that define us but our willingness to ask for help and start the journey towards health and healing. The journey never ends so my gift to you is to offer you tools to build a strong foundation for support through the challenges that may lay ahead of you. It is possible and I know you can do it!"
Gestalt
(858) 256-7984
Verified
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"Welcome! I'm a multicultural social worker Portuguese and Spanish speaking who has had the priviledge of working with children, teens, adults and families on trauma and a variety of mental issues for over 12 years. It's is not our challenges that define us but our willingness to ask for help and start the journey towards health and healing. The journey never ends so my gift to you is to offer you tools to build a strong foundation for support through the challenges that may lay ahead of you. It is possible and I know you can do it!"
Sharon Leslie Bain, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, MRS
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"My name is Sharon Leslie Bain. I am a registered Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, registered with the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences. I am supervised by a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Dr. Paul Fisher #23779. I offer a unique combination Marriage & Family Therapy and if requested I will incorporate Spiritual counseling as well. This is ONLY used if the client desires to utilize this tool. Some clients find this addition highly effective."
Gestalt
(760) 356-8123
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"My name is Sharon Leslie Bain. I am a registered Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, registered with the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences. I am supervised by a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Dr. Paul Fisher #23779. I offer a unique combination Marriage & Family Therapy and if requested I will incorporate Spiritual counseling as well. This is ONLY used if the client desires to utilize this tool. Some clients find this addition highly effective."
San Diego Psychological Center, Inc., Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, QME
Verified by Psychology Today
Poway, California 92064
"Making a commitment to start therapy is a huge step, and you've already taken it! Are you feeling overwhelmed, exhausted and spent? If you need a comfortable/confidential place to explore the issues that have been bringing you down you have come to the right place! You deserve to LIVE your life...FULLY! You deserve to feel strong, confident, loved, and content. We have been helping people of all ages with issues like PTSD, depression, anxiety, relationships, substance abuse, and phobias for over 17 years. We also specialize in working with military service members and their families."
Gestalt
(760) 607-6463
Verified
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"Making a commitment to start therapy is a huge step, and you've already taken it! Are you feeling overwhelmed, exhausted and spent? If you need a comfortable/confidential place to explore the issues that have been bringing you down you have come to the right place! You deserve to LIVE your life...FULLY! You deserve to feel strong, confident, loved, and content. We have been helping people of all ages with issues like PTSD, depression, anxiety, relationships, substance abuse, and phobias for over 17 years. We also specialize in working with military service members and their families."
Michele R Manker, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Poway, California 92064
"I like working with individuals, couples, or families who are motivated to examine patterns in their thinking or behavior for positive change. I enjoy working in a collaborative manner where there is an active exchange and where my client is open to feeling some discomfort for change - no pain/no gain. I believe that we are all capable of change through insight and that our upbringing can result in both good and bad habits that are flexible as long as we are conscious. I enjoy bringing in spirituality/meaning of life discussions to further my clients self awareness and growth."
Gestalt
(619) 346-4349
Verified
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"I like working with individuals, couples, or families who are motivated to examine patterns in their thinking or behavior for positive change. I enjoy working in a collaborative manner where there is an active exchange and where my client is open to feeling some discomfort for change - no pain/no gain. I believe that we are all capable of change through insight and that our upbringing can result in both good and bad habits that are flexible as long as we are conscious. I enjoy bringing in spirituality/meaning of life discussions to further my clients self awareness and growth."
Helena Jayasuriya, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Poway, California 92064
"Choosing a psychotherapist for yourself, your child, or marriage can be mind-boggling, especially when there are so many qualified professionals in the community! The search is not about finding a GOOD therapist, but rather one that best fits YOU."
Gestalt
(858) 863-7963
Verified
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"Choosing a psychotherapist for yourself, your child, or marriage can be mind-boggling, especially when there are so many qualified professionals in the community! The search is not about finding a GOOD therapist, but rather one that best fits YOU."
Addiction & Mental Health Counseling of San Diego, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"We are licensed psychologists helping people with addictive behavior and/or mental health problems achieve their goals. We work from a client-driven perspective, and expect each session to be beneficial to you (we use a brief feedback form each session to find out if the session met your needs). We do not believe in the disease model of addiction, and do not use a 12-Step approach. Instead, we view addictions as learned behavior that the person has the ability to control. We offer goals of moderation as well as abstinence."
Gestalt
(858) 914-4117
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"We are licensed psychologists helping people with addictive behavior and/or mental health problems achieve their goals. We work from a client-driven perspective, and expect each session to be beneficial to you (we use a brief feedback form each session to find out if the session met your needs). We do not believe in the disease model of addiction, and do not use a 12-Step approach. Instead, we view addictions as learned behavior that the person has the ability to control. We offer goals of moderation as well as abstinence."
Fariba Rostami, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Poway, California 92064
"My license qualification is a Marriage and Family Therapy. Currently, in my private practice, I work with individuals, children, and adolescents, and administer psychotherapy for couples and families. Diagnosis of ADHD for all populations utilizing Test of Variables of Attention (T.O.V.A.), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), EMDR, PE, Behavioral Modification for children and adolescents, working with adolescents experiencing acculturation issues, Parenting Skills, Couples & Family developmental communication strategies, and attachment realignment. "
Gestalt
(858) 381-4108
Verified
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"My license qualification is a Marriage and Family Therapy. Currently, in my private practice, I work with individuals, children, and adolescents, and administer psychotherapy for couples and families. Diagnosis of ADHD for all populations utilizing Test of Variables of Attention (T.O.V.A.), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), EMDR, PE, Behavioral Modification for children and adolescents, working with adolescents experiencing acculturation issues, Parenting Skills, Couples & Family developmental communication strategies, and attachment realignment. "
Yamilka Urquiza-Mendoza, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"I love serving couples/partners from diverse backgrounds. I help immigrant, bi-national, and bi-cultural partners work through differences around expectations given their individual cultural upbringing. It can be easy for partners to miss these important life events as well as transitions such as the migration experience and get stuck, feeling hurt or that the relationship is hopeless. Using a cultural humility lens, I also love to help individuals whom have suffered traumatic experiences in life. These include racial/ethnic discrimination, spiritual/religious trauma, sexual abuse, and shame given their sexual preferences."
Gestalt
(858) 239-2288
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"I love serving couples/partners from diverse backgrounds. I help immigrant, bi-national, and bi-cultural partners work through differences around expectations given their individual cultural upbringing. It can be easy for partners to miss these important life events as well as transitions such as the migration experience and get stuck, feeling hurt or that the relationship is hopeless. Using a cultural humility lens, I also love to help individuals whom have suffered traumatic experiences in life. These include racial/ethnic discrimination, spiritual/religious trauma, sexual abuse, and shame given their sexual preferences."
Kim Kelly, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LPAT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"Are you or a family member struggling emotionally, feeling anxious, hurt, angry or depressed? Is this affecting you in one or more areas of your life? We all face challenges at times; having a supportive and caring person to help you through that journey can make all the difference. My role as a therapist is to serve as a guide to help the client identify and express their needs and wants, as well as assist the client in recognizing their strengths and ability to cope, heal and grow."
Gestalt
(760) 301-5762
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"Are you or a family member struggling emotionally, feeling anxious, hurt, angry or depressed? Is this affecting you in one or more areas of your life? We all face challenges at times; having a supportive and caring person to help you through that journey can make all the difference. My role as a therapist is to serve as a guide to help the client identify and express their needs and wants, as well as assist the client in recognizing their strengths and ability to cope, heal and grow."
John Lee Evans, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Poway, California 92064
"People want straight talk from a psychologist, not psychobabble. They don’t want a passive therapist who just listens. Nor do they want a know-it-all to tell them exactly what to do. They want a competent psychologist who gives real feedback about what he sees going on. They want someone with real life experience who can relate to their problems as a professional, a parent or a child. Before becoming a psychologist, Dr. Evans had experience serving in the Peace Corps, running a business, getting married and having children."
Gestalt
(858) 673-9600
Verified
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"People want straight talk from a psychologist, not psychobabble. They don’t want a passive therapist who just listens. Nor do they want a know-it-all to tell them exactly what to do. They want a competent psychologist who gives real feedback about what he sees going on. They want someone with real life experience who can relate to their problems as a professional, a parent or a child. Before becoming a psychologist, Dr. Evans had experience serving in the Peace Corps, running a business, getting married and having children."
Charles E Farrow, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"I generally help individuals to reach their goals of feeling happier and calmer or to change from unwanted habits to wanted habits. I am a clinical psychologist licensed in the State of California since 1992. I work with individuals through the lifespan, and I use an integration of techniques. I am a bilingual (bicultural: Cuban-American) clinical psychologist."
Gestalt
(858) 207-6029
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"I generally help individuals to reach their goals of feeling happier and calmer or to change from unwanted habits to wanted habits. I am a clinical psychologist licensed in the State of California since 1992. I work with individuals through the lifespan, and I use an integration of techniques. I am a bilingual (bicultural: Cuban-American) clinical psychologist."
Nesreen Frost
Ph.D
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"At the core of healing and growth is a solid and caring relationship with oneself and others. I aim to foster this while addressing your specific needs. I honor each individual I meet with and take a uniquely tailored and collaborative approach to therapy. Pursuing your goals with creativity, compassion and humor can help make the "work" of therapy flow more naturally and comfortably. I will help you gain insight in addressing various aspects of your individualized healing process holistically, which may include expressive art therapy, nature therapy, relational-cultural therapy as well as more traditional approaches."
Gestalt
(858) 218-6511
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"At the core of healing and growth is a solid and caring relationship with oneself and others. I aim to foster this while addressing your specific needs. I honor each individual I meet with and take a uniquely tailored and collaborative approach to therapy. Pursuing your goals with creativity, compassion and humor can help make the "work" of therapy flow more naturally and comfortably. I will help you gain insight in addressing various aspects of your individualized healing process holistically, which may include expressive art therapy, nature therapy, relational-cultural therapy as well as more traditional approaches."
Erin Robertson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, M.A., LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed by life stressors or complicated relationships? It’s okay that you aren’t okay. It’s NOT okay for you to be stuck, or to suffer alone. Perhaps you are a single parent, or a blended family, struggling to make this new life work. Maybe you are a new parent, or your nest has become empty, and this season of life feels overwhelming or sad. You might be worried about your family, or you feel that your own mental health and well-being is being compromised. You are not alone, and NONE of those things have to get in your way or prevent you from having an enjoyable, rewarding, happy life. "
Gestalt
(619) 940-1813
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"Are you feeling stressed or overwhelmed by life stressors or complicated relationships? It’s okay that you aren’t okay. It’s NOT okay for you to be stuck, or to suffer alone. Perhaps you are a single parent, or a blended family, struggling to make this new life work. Maybe you are a new parent, or your nest has become empty, and this season of life feels overwhelming or sad. You might be worried about your family, or you feel that your own mental health and well-being is being compromised. You are not alone, and NONE of those things have to get in your way or prevent you from having an enjoyable, rewarding, happy life. "
Julie M Hayden, Psychologist
Psychologist, MRS, MACP, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"Addiction is not a problem to be fixed, but rather a person. I have worked with many people with various addictions and realize that addressing one problem from one perspective is not enough. I specialize in getting to know a person first and then helping that person heal from past hurts, learn skills for problem-solving, improve communication, build strong relationships, practice ways to manage strong emotions, learn to slow down and change their harmful or intrusive thoughts, draw from their faith for strength, develop strong support systems, and with all this, hope of long-term recovery can become reality."
Gestalt
(844) 262-8310
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"Addiction is not a problem to be fixed, but rather a person. I have worked with many people with various addictions and realize that addressing one problem from one perspective is not enough. I specialize in getting to know a person first and then helping that person heal from past hurts, learn skills for problem-solving, improve communication, build strong relationships, practice ways to manage strong emotions, learn to slow down and change their harmful or intrusive thoughts, draw from their faith for strength, develop strong support systems, and with all this, hope of long-term recovery can become reality."
Rita Romero, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"With over 20 years of experience empowering individuals to transform their personal and professional challenges and reach their desired goals, I will bring respect, compassion and unique insight into our work together. I am licensed at the doctoral level as a Licensed Psychologist, as well having been as a licensed marriage, family and child therapist and have successfully worked with individuals, couples and families teaching them ideal ways to communicate and strengthen their family lives.Treatment is always tailored specifically to each unique individual to effectively alleviate discomfort and maximize your goal attainment."
Gestalt
(760) 303-4783
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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Gestalt
"With over 20 years of experience empowering individuals to transform their personal and professional challenges and reach their desired goals, I will bring respect, compassion and unique insight into our work together. I am licensed at the doctoral level as a Licensed Psychologist, as well having been as a licensed marriage, family and child therapist and have successfully worked with individuals, couples and families teaching them ideal ways to communicate and strengthen their family lives.Treatment is always tailored specifically to each unique individual to effectively alleviate discomfort and maximize your goal attainment."
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Cathy Himlin, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"How can Family Therapy help you? Is there someone in your family that seems to be the center of all the conflict? Do you feel helpless or that your situation is out of control? If you and your family are struggling, let me help you. I help families resolve behavioral issues through guiding parents with positive parenting strategies. I also support children so they learn different coping skills to express their emotions without acting out in undesirable ways. Family therapy can strengthen the parent-child bond and decrease unwanted behaviors. Parents can learn new ways to help their children and gain the confidence they need."
(858) 333-8570
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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"How can Family Therapy help you? Is there someone in your family that seems to be the center of all the conflict? Do you feel helpless or that your situation is out of control? If you and your family are struggling, let me help you. I help families resolve behavioral issues through guiding parents with positive parenting strategies. I also support children so they learn different coping skills to express their emotions without acting out in undesirable ways. Family therapy can strengthen the parent-child bond and decrease unwanted behaviors. Parents can learn new ways to help their children and gain the confidence they need."
Theresa Walker, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Poway, California 92064
"I am an LCSW therapist located in Poway California. I specialize in EMDR therapy, PTSD, domestic violence, children's play therapy, grief and loss issues and self esteem building. I see individuals, couples, families and have group therapy sessions. I am committed to helping individuals, couples and families develop the relationships they desire among other people and themselves. My office is a safe place to begin the process of change and help people learn the tools needed in order to make the desired changes."
(858) 386-4709
Verified
Poway, California 92064
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"I am an LCSW therapist located in Poway California. I specialize in EMDR therapy, PTSD, domestic violence, children's play therapy, grief and loss issues and self esteem building. I see individuals, couples, families and have group therapy sessions. I am committed to helping individuals, couples and families develop the relationships they desire among other people and themselves. My office is a safe place to begin the process of change and help people learn the tools needed in order to make the desired changes."
Tracy Hughes, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"In an increasingly complex world, we all strive to find balance in our lives. When one aspect of our lives becomes more demanding, we can lose this sense of balance, and struggle to regain our footing. A job loss, a move, a new relationship, the loss of a loved one, an illness- all of these can upset our equilibrium and leave us overwhelmed and struggling to cope. Whether your difficulties are recent or longstanding, whether you are seeking to improve your mood, your relationships, or your ability to cope with life's challenges, working with a good therapist can help."
(858) 375-1712
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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"In an increasingly complex world, we all strive to find balance in our lives. When one aspect of our lives becomes more demanding, we can lose this sense of balance, and struggle to regain our footing. A job loss, a move, a new relationship, the loss of a loved one, an illness- all of these can upset our equilibrium and leave us overwhelmed and struggling to cope. Whether your difficulties are recent or longstanding, whether you are seeking to improve your mood, your relationships, or your ability to cope with life's challenges, working with a good therapist can help."
Marni Stueland, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"I have been working in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy for over 18 years. I graduated from The University of Southern California in 1994 and received my Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at The University of San Diego in 1997. My focus is Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy, with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. My goal is to bring a sense of warmth and compassion to the therapy process, valuing a focus on each individual's strengths and resiliency. I bring my clinical knowledge as well as my personal life experiences to the therapy process."
(858) 217-5840
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Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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"I have been working in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy for over 18 years. I graduated from The University of Southern California in 1994 and received my Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at The University of San Diego in 1997. My focus is Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy, with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. My goal is to bring a sense of warmth and compassion to the therapy process, valuing a focus on each individual's strengths and resiliency. I bring my clinical knowledge as well as my personal life experiences to the therapy process."
Andrea Karp, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
"I know how hard it can be to make this first step in seeking help and who to work with. In addition to being a real person, my approach is straightforward and systematic. Together we figure out which areas of your life need to be addressed and we harness your strengths to do so. There are lots of ways to approach a problem, but what works for you is what matters and is what we are striving for. I offer an array of approaches for you to try out and a safe place to come back to process and proceed."
(858) 877-9354
Verified
Office is near:
Poway, California 92064
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"I know how hard it can be to make this first step in seeking help and who to work with. In addition to being a real person, my approach is straightforward and systematic. Together we figure out which areas of your life need to be addressed and we harness your strengths to do so. There are lots of ways to approach a problem, but what works for you is what matters and is what we are striving for. I offer an array of approaches for you to try out and a safe place to come back to process and proceed."

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Gestalt therapy seeks to integrate the client's behaviors, feelings, and thinking, so that their intentions and actions may be aligned for optimal mental health. The therapist will help the client become more self aware, to live more in the present, and to assume more responsibility for taking care of themself. Techniques of gestalt therapy include confrontation, dream analysis, and role playing.

If you're looking for Gestalt therapy in Poway or for a Poway Gestalt therapist, these professionals provide gestalt therapy, gestalt psychology, gestalt psychotherapy, gestalt counseling and gestalt group therapy. They include Gestalt therapists, Gestalt psychologists, Gestalt psychotherapists and Gestalt counselors.

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Therapists in Poway are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Poway you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Poway and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Poway or family therapy in Poway.