Kristin Whelan

Psychologist, PsyD

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(619) 738-2306

Kristin Whelan

Psychologist, PsyD


Location

Offers video and phone sessions

4909 Murphy Canyon Road
Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92123
(619) 738-2306

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Dr. Whelan is an experienced Licensed Clinical Psychologist who is passionate about establishing a strong alliance with her patients and providing excellence in care. She provides assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to patients with an array of psychological, neurological, and medical conditions. Dr. Whelan specializes in the treatment of depression and anxiety related disorders, chronic pain, sleep/eating disorders, substance use, grief, trauma, and bipolar spectrum conditions. She provides individualized, evidence-based psychotherapy involving a blend of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical-behavioral therapy (DBT),
acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and mindful self-compassion (MSC). She helps her patients recognize their self-worth and unique abilities, develop skills to regulate distressing thoughts and emotions, and build resilience in the face of life’s inevitable challenges. Dr. Whelan has extensive training in the following areas of assessment: ADHD, memory
impairment, dementia, traumatic brain injury/concussion evaluations, worker’s compensation, organ transplant candidacy, aging baselines, comprehensive neuropsychological evals, as well as diagnostic assessment of mental health conditions, personality disorders, intellectual and learning disabilities, ASD, and other cognitive/neurodevelopmental conditions.

Finances

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • TriWest
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • Out of Network
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Qualifications

  • License and State: PSY29639 California

Location

4909 Murphy Canyon Road
Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92123
(619) 738-2306
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Testing and Evaluation
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Medical Detox
  • Medication Management
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Dance/Movement Therapy
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Schema Therapy
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group

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Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020
Kristin Whelan, PsyD, Psychologist in San Diego

Kristin Whelan

Psychologist, PsyD