Betty Marie Lemos

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, LPCC

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(858) 260-3253

Betty Marie Lemos

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, LPCC


Location

Offers online therapy

Betty Lemos Family Counseling
9541 Grossmont Summit Drive
La Mesa, CA 91941
(858) 260-3253

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Through my work for non profit, public and private sectors, I have developed an unrelenting passion for helping children, adolescents, and adults overcome life's many challenges. I consider it a privilege to have treated these populations from a variety of backgrounds with an equally varied mental health conditions. I have worked with juvenile sex offenders, juvenile delinquents, foster children, chronically mentally ill, and criminally insane, couples, to name a few. Although, their problems were different, their goals were the same, to live a life filled with happiness self sufficiency and success.I have been working in an underserved community.
Betty has extensive expertise in working with adolescents, adults and families. Her strengths included coordination of care with the county, criminal justice and legal system. She is culturally sensitive and experienced working with diverse groups. In 1999 as part of the San Diego protective services unit working with Native American families
Betty Lemos has been a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 2004. She obtained a MA in Marriage and Family Therapy Counseling from the University of San Francisco in 1998. Betty has been an active member with the California Marriage and Family Therapist chapter. Betty is fluent in English, Portuguese Spanish & French.
Através do meu trabalho para setores sem fins lucrativos, públicos e privados, desenvolvi uma paixão implacável por ajudar crianças, adolescentes e adultos a superar muitos desafios da vida. Considero um privilégio ter tratado essas populações de uma variedade de origens com condições de saúde mental igualmente variadas. Eu trabalhei com criminosos sexuais juvenis, delinquentes juvenis, crianças adotivas, cronicamente mentalmente doente, e criminalmente insano, casais, para citar alguns. Embora, seus problemas eram diferentes, seus objetivos eram os mesmos, para viver uma vida cheia de felicidade auto-suficiência e sucesso.

Finances

  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • TRICARE
  • TriWest
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: California / MFC41012
  • School: University of San Francisco
  • Year Graduated: 1998

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Board of Behavioral Sciences / LPCC 60
  • Certificate Date: 2012

Location

Betty Lemos Family Counseling
9541 Grossmont Summit Drive
La Mesa, CA 91941
(858) 260-3253
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Child
  • Anxiety
  • Domestic Violence
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Portuguese and Spanish
Faith: Christian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 15 Sep 2021
Betty Marie Lemos, MA, MFT, LPCC, Marriage & Family Therapist in La Mesa

Betty Marie Lemos

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, LPCC