Kristin Whelan

Psychologist, PsyD

Verified by Psychology Today
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(619) 738-2306

Kristin Whelan

Psychologist, PsyD

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

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

Nearby Areas

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About

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 and Evernorth
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • TRICARE
  • TriWest
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: California / PSY29639

Location

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

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 (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • 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 (TBI)
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Teen

Treatment Approach

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

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 13 Oct 2022
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Kristin Whelan

Psychologist, PsyD