Counselor, MA, LPCC, LMHC, CSAT, AF-EMDR
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92121
"My passion is working with people to build healthier and more enjoyable lives. I am a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist trained by Dr. Patrick Carnes who is the pioneer in the field of sex addiction. I have extensive experience working with individuals struggling with all forms of addictions and compulsive behaviors including: sex, pornography, drugs, alcohol, food, work, spending, codependent relationships, etc. I also utilize Attachment-Focused EMDR to help people become free from their underlying relational/attachment wounds which are most often a primary driving force behind addictive behaviors. "
Male
LifeWise
(619) 369-1884
Verified
San Diego, California 92121
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Male
LifeWise
"My passion is working with people to build healthier and more enjoyable lives. I am a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist trained by Dr. Patrick Carnes who is the pioneer in the field of sex addiction. I have extensive experience working with individuals struggling with all forms of addictions and compulsive behaviors including: sex, pornography, drugs, alcohol, food, work, spending, codependent relationships, etc. I also utilize Attachment-Focused EMDR to help people become free from their underlying relational/attachment wounds which are most often a primary driving force behind addictive behaviors. "
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Randy Mark Herman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92130
"Anger getting the best of you? Worry? Despair? Not doing what you were born to do? Are you having the same ol' fight again and again? Not feeling heard? Are you finding that romance and sexual intimacy are a distant memory? Collaborating on issues like these with someone who continually works to "get" you can bring you a sense of relief and provide lasting solutions. In fact, it can save your life and the lives of your relationships."
(858) 367-3922
Verified
San Diego, California 92130
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"Anger getting the best of you? Worry? Despair? Not doing what you were born to do? Are you having the same ol' fight again and again? Not feeling heard? Are you finding that romance and sexual intimacy are a distant memory? Collaborating on issues like these with someone who continually works to "get" you can bring you a sense of relief and provide lasting solutions. In fact, it can save your life and the lives of your relationships."
Michel Martir, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92103
"I am a bilingual Spanish/English and bicultural licensed psychotherapist. I believe that psychotherapy should promote healing, self-awareness, and growth. I specialize in adoption issues, and I treat a wide variety of issues including depression and anxiety. I have a warm, direct, and strength-based approach tailored to your needs. My goal is to provide you with a safe environment to help you overcome life’s challenges."
(619) 377-4944
Verified
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92103
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"I am a bilingual Spanish/English and bicultural licensed psychotherapist. I believe that psychotherapy should promote healing, self-awareness, and growth. I specialize in adoption issues, and I treat a wide variety of issues including depression and anxiety. I have a warm, direct, and strength-based approach tailored to your needs. My goal is to provide you with a safe environment to help you overcome life’s challenges."
Clinical and Consulting Psychology Group, LLC, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92122
"Dr. Maiken Gale, of the Clinical & Consulting Psychology Group, will help you understand your individual response to life's challenges and will assist you in making crucial, life enhancing changes. Dr. Gale utilizes an eclectic and integrated therapeutic approach tailored to your individual needs and adaptable to your progress in treatment. She will help you solve immediate problems and uncover the reasons you might be experiencing an unwanted pattern in your life. Either through solution-focused, or psychodynamic exploration, Dr. Gale will help you lock onto the important issues and achieve alleviation and insight. "
(858) 376-7998
Verified
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92122
"Dr. Maiken Gale, of the Clinical & Consulting Psychology Group, will help you understand your individual response to life's challenges and will assist you in making crucial, life enhancing changes. Dr. Gale utilizes an eclectic and integrated therapeutic approach tailored to your individual needs and adaptable to your progress in treatment. She will help you solve immediate problems and uncover the reasons you might be experiencing an unwanted pattern in your life. Either through solution-focused, or psychodynamic exploration, Dr. Gale will help you lock onto the important issues and achieve alleviation and insight. "
Desiree Brittain, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92109
"Therapy offers a safe space away from the responsibilities of your daily life, where you can process, recalibrate, and practice new skills. One of my specialties is assisting people in difficult life transitions such as divorce, career change, death of a loved one, or a phase of life transition to name a few. Together, I can help you find some acceptance of the new condition, grieve losses, and find some hope for the new. With couples & families, my goal is to create space for us to slow down, understand the negative cycle you might be stuck in and build in ways of communicating where everyone can feel heard. "
(619) 304-6093
Verified
San Diego, California 92109
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"Therapy offers a safe space away from the responsibilities of your daily life, where you can process, recalibrate, and practice new skills. One of my specialties is assisting people in difficult life transitions such as divorce, career change, death of a loved one, or a phase of life transition to name a few. Together, I can help you find some acceptance of the new condition, grieve losses, and find some hope for the new. With couples & families, my goal is to create space for us to slow down, understand the negative cycle you might be stuck in and build in ways of communicating where everyone can feel heard. "
Shanelle D. Johnson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92105
"I am looking to work with individuals and couples that have managed to weather the storms of life but not without bumps, bruises, and scrapes. I want to work with couples that can't seem to communicate without arguing, that have difference styles of parenting, whose trust have been broken by moments of infidelity or lives impacted by medical and mental illness. I specialize in helping individuals and couples renew, rejuvenate, restore, or rebuild their relationships."
(619) 359-6952
Verified
San Diego, California 92105
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"I am looking to work with individuals and couples that have managed to weather the storms of life but not without bumps, bruises, and scrapes. I want to work with couples that can't seem to communicate without arguing, that have difference styles of parenting, whose trust have been broken by moments of infidelity or lives impacted by medical and mental illness. I specialize in helping individuals and couples renew, rejuvenate, restore, or rebuild their relationships."
Dr. Jessica Stevens, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"Are you exhausted, overwhelmed, or feel despair? Everyone is unique, so my approach to treatment is tailored to meet the particular needs of each individual or couple. Together, we identify your values, increase self-compassion, and overcome challenges to improve your overall quality of life."
(858) 244-9536
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"Are you exhausted, overwhelmed, or feel despair? Everyone is unique, so my approach to treatment is tailored to meet the particular needs of each individual or couple. Together, we identify your values, increase self-compassion, and overcome challenges to improve your overall quality of life."
Light Hearts Counseling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92109
"I commend you for taking the first step in self-discovery and healing! I invite you to share your feelings and emerge with a "Lighter Heart." I want to hear YOUR story. Does the world often overwhelm you? Do you seem to "feel" things deeply or become easily emotional? Then you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). HSPs are more prone to over-stimulation, depression, anxiety, addictions and relationship difficulties. As a Highly Sensitive therapist, I can help you to recognize the benefits and hardships of this trait, be more productive, have better relationships, and protect yourself from overwhelm."
(619) 735-7447
Verified
San Diego, California 92109
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"I commend you for taking the first step in self-discovery and healing! I invite you to share your feelings and emerge with a "Lighter Heart." I want to hear YOUR story. Does the world often overwhelm you? Do you seem to "feel" things deeply or become easily emotional? Then you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). HSPs are more prone to over-stimulation, depression, anxiety, addictions and relationship difficulties. As a Highly Sensitive therapist, I can help you to recognize the benefits and hardships of this trait, be more productive, have better relationships, and protect yourself from overwhelm."
Starr MacKinnon, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"Do you have difficulty keeping up with the demands of life? Do you feel disconnected or down? Does it seem like your mind is often running away with worry? Are you going through a big change and could use some guidance? You're not alone and I'd like to help! You and I both know that over time, life can get away from us. I can help you find new ways of living and being that reduce stress and struggle, while enhancing meaning, purpose, and enjoyment of life. Our clinic is currently accepting new patients!"
(619) 916-4128
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"Do you have difficulty keeping up with the demands of life? Do you feel disconnected or down? Does it seem like your mind is often running away with worry? Are you going through a big change and could use some guidance? You're not alone and I'd like to help! You and I both know that over time, life can get away from us. I can help you find new ways of living and being that reduce stress and struggle, while enhancing meaning, purpose, and enjoyment of life. Our clinic is currently accepting new patients!"
Rev. Dr. Monika Maria Grace, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MDiv, ThM, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92115
"In our first session together, I welcome you to my office and I invite you to make it your own safe space. I explain that therapy is a process, a relationship, and an adventure. It's also a gift of discovery and renewal that only you can give to yourself. In this process, my role is to listen, to support, to challenge, to guide, and to celebrate you as you are becoming more courageous to face the parts of yourself you were avoiding, more accepting of yourself and of others, and fully present in your life."
(619) 430-4996
Verified
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92115
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"In our first session together, I welcome you to my office and I invite you to make it your own safe space. I explain that therapy is a process, a relationship, and an adventure. It's also a gift of discovery and renewal that only you can give to yourself. In this process, my role is to listen, to support, to challenge, to guide, and to celebrate you as you are becoming more courageous to face the parts of yourself you were avoiding, more accepting of yourself and of others, and fully present in your life."
Matthew Weisskopf, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"Are you having some difficulties in your life or are you struggling with sadness, stress or other psychological issues? If so, then I am confident that I can help and/or find you the assistance that you need. You will see that I am interested in assisting you in meeting your goals and helping you attain a more happy life."
(619) 664-4660
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"Are you having some difficulties in your life or are you struggling with sadness, stress or other psychological issues? If so, then I am confident that I can help and/or find you the assistance that you need. You will see that I am interested in assisting you in meeting your goals and helping you attain a more happy life."
Ken Noguchi, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"My therapeutic approach is holistic and Rogerian (person-centered) where I promote a non-judgmental stance, genuineness and empathy. I believe that patients always have the answers within them and my job is to help them in actualizing their potential. I enjoy working with children, adolescents and adults who have the following challenges, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, substance use, self harming behavior, crisis, stress, grief, personal growth, relationship, cultural and spiritual issues."
(619) 598-1354
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"My therapeutic approach is holistic and Rogerian (person-centered) where I promote a non-judgmental stance, genuineness and empathy. I believe that patients always have the answers within them and my job is to help them in actualizing their potential. I enjoy working with children, adolescents and adults who have the following challenges, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis, substance use, self harming behavior, crisis, stress, grief, personal growth, relationship, cultural and spiritual issues."
Monica Arellano, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92102
"We can accumulate distress, emotional pain, fear and worry to the point where we can no longer function in our daily lives, at work or in our relationships with one another. Yet we all have the mechanisms and capacity to expend our distress, heal our pain and master a sense of internal safety and calm."
(858) 879-3816
Verified
San Diego, California 92102
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"We can accumulate distress, emotional pain, fear and worry to the point where we can no longer function in our daily lives, at work or in our relationships with one another. Yet we all have the mechanisms and capacity to expend our distress, heal our pain and master a sense of internal safety and calm."
Marla Jean English, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92103
"Whether you are an individual, a teen, a couple, or an elder, I would like to help you deal with the problems that prevent you from living a full life."
(619) 552-2151
Verified
San Diego, California 92103
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"Whether you are an individual, a teen, a couple, or an elder, I would like to help you deal with the problems that prevent you from living a full life."
Miriam T. Brinkmann, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92106
"If you want to flourish in your life and in your relationships, this is the right place to be. I am a marriage and family therapist specialized in couples' and relationship issues. I help you find the strengths within yourself and in your relationship and work with you to build on that. Connection, well-being, and inspiration is the motto of my practice"
(619) 382-3198
Verified
San Diego, California 92106
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"If you want to flourish in your life and in your relationships, this is the right place to be. I am a marriage and family therapist specialized in couples' and relationship issues. I help you find the strengths within yourself and in your relationship and work with you to build on that. Connection, well-being, and inspiration is the motto of my practice"
Steve Sprinkle, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92130
"I'm an experienced psychologist who provides empirically supported treatment to help clients address depression, anxiety, and other common psychological concerns. I also work with clients navigating significant life, career, and health transitions. My primary approach to treatment combines cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, and narrative therapy strategies. My goals in therapy are to establish a strong therapeutic relationship as clients develop insight and perspective into their problems, and to help clients deepen their personal relationships, adopt healthier ways of thinking, and lead more productive and rewarding lives."
(858) 281-2957
Verified
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92130
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"I'm an experienced psychologist who provides empirically supported treatment to help clients address depression, anxiety, and other common psychological concerns. I also work with clients navigating significant life, career, and health transitions. My primary approach to treatment combines cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, and narrative therapy strategies. My goals in therapy are to establish a strong therapeutic relationship as clients develop insight and perspective into their problems, and to help clients deepen their personal relationships, adopt healthier ways of thinking, and lead more productive and rewarding lives."
Gabriel Lam, LCSW, Inc., Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LPCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92101
"In my years in practice the ideal client is always the one willing to effect changes in their present situation. Often times I see clients who have gone to other practitioner, but are yet to find the right fit and level of understanding they need. In my practice I take the approach of collaborating and starting "where the client is" in an effort to adequately help and not merely make the client feel better."
(442) 333-6865
Verified
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92101
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"In my years in practice the ideal client is always the one willing to effect changes in their present situation. Often times I see clients who have gone to other practitioner, but are yet to find the right fit and level of understanding they need. In my practice I take the approach of collaborating and starting "where the client is" in an effort to adequately help and not merely make the client feel better."
Diana Lozoya, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"Are you looking for a warm, non-judgmental space where you can work through the hard parts of your life? As your therapist, I'll collaborate with you to create a safe space for your authentic self to grow. I work with individuals, couples, and families to help empower them in envisioning the life they want for themselves. I can utilize my knowledge of therapeutic skills and techniques to support you in your goals, while also recognizing that you are the expert of your own life and the most valuable resources are the strengths and resilience you already possess. I'm here to walk with you in your journey to a more fulfilling reality. "
(619) 664-4695
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"Are you looking for a warm, non-judgmental space where you can work through the hard parts of your life? As your therapist, I'll collaborate with you to create a safe space for your authentic self to grow. I work with individuals, couples, and families to help empower them in envisioning the life they want for themselves. I can utilize my knowledge of therapeutic skills and techniques to support you in your goals, while also recognizing that you are the expert of your own life and the most valuable resources are the strengths and resilience you already possess. I'm here to walk with you in your journey to a more fulfilling reality. "
Miriam Chor Freitas, LCSW., Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92126
"Welcome! I'm a multicultural psychotherapist (Portuguese and Spanish speaking) who has had the priviledge of working with with a very diverse population including children, teens, adults and families on trauma and a variety of mental health issues and challenging life circumstances for over 12 years. It's is not our difficulties that define us but our willingness to recognize the problem 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! "
(858) 256-7984
Verified
Office is near:
San Diego, California 92126
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"Welcome! I'm a multicultural psychotherapist (Portuguese and Spanish speaking) who has had the priviledge of working with with a very diverse population including children, teens, adults and families on trauma and a variety of mental health issues and challenging life circumstances for over 12 years. It's is not our difficulties that define us but our willingness to recognize the problem 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! "
Anna Fadem, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92101
"Is your child struggling at home or school? While adults may have an easier time knowing when they need help, often it is up to the adults in a child’s life to get them the help they need. If a parent or teacher is concerned about a child’s mental health, I'm here to help. Sometimes this may be a temporary trouble relating to an event in the child’s life, such as the loss of a loved one or a divorce, or the beginnings of a deeper issue. I specialize in childhood emotional and behavioral challenges at home and school, including anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, and defiance and provide guidance and support to kids and families."
(858) 780-4307
Verified
San Diego, California 92101
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"Is your child struggling at home or school? While adults may have an easier time knowing when they need help, often it is up to the adults in a child’s life to get them the help they need. If a parent or teacher is concerned about a child’s mental health, I'm here to help. Sometimes this may be a temporary trouble relating to an event in the child’s life, such as the loss of a loved one or a divorce, or the beginnings of a deeper issue. I specialize in childhood emotional and behavioral challenges at home and school, including anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, and defiance and provide guidance and support to kids and families."

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