Psychologist, PsyD, MS
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"I bring together the heart and science of psychology to my practice and 19 years experience in the field of mental health. I have worked as a researcher and clinician in inpatient and outpatient settings (including UCSD and the VA) and focused on trauma, grief, depression, dementia, Alzheimer's disease and forensics. I received a B.A. from Lehigh University in Psychology and Health & Human Development, an M.S.Degree from SDSU in Gerontology (the study of aging), and an M.A. Degree and a Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology."
Video Game Addiction
Neuro-Linguistic
(858) 348-4139
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La Jolla, California 92037
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Video Game Addiction
Neuro-Linguistic
"I bring together the heart and science of psychology to my practice and 19 years experience in the field of mental health. I have worked as a researcher and clinician in inpatient and outpatient settings (including UCSD and the VA) and focused on trauma, grief, depression, dementia, Alzheimer's disease and forensics. I received a B.A. from Lehigh University in Psychology and Health & Human Development, an M.S.Degree from SDSU in Gerontology (the study of aging), and an M.A. Degree and a Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology."
Professor Asher W. Allan,
Office is near:
La Jolla, California 92037
"People often see me when they have tried everything. Imagine what you could achieve if you got straight to the point. While different therapists may be suited to different clients, my high success rate is due to 15 years teaching college level psychology and my exceptional training in hypnotherapy by arguably some of the world's best. Over the years I have helped hundreds of people realize the success they desire. My technique allows you to see immediate results and requires minimal time. There's so much to gain. I work with all income levels so contact me and lets talk. Schedule your free phone consultation now at http://myclinicalhypnotherapy.com"
Video Game Addiction
Neuro-Linguistic
(619) 536-0580
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La Jolla, California 92037
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Video Game Addiction
Neuro-Linguistic
"People often see me when they have tried everything. Imagine what you could achieve if you got straight to the point. While different therapists may be suited to different clients, my high success rate is due to 15 years teaching college level psychology and my exceptional training in hypnotherapy by arguably some of the world's best. Over the years I have helped hundreds of people realize the success they desire. My technique allows you to see immediate results and requires minimal time. There's so much to gain. I work with all income levels so contact me and lets talk. Schedule your free phone consultation now at http://myclinicalhypnotherapy.com"
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Ain Roost, Psychologist
Psychologist
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"Seeking therapy is one of your most important decisions. Therapy can have enormous life-altering consequences. As you stand at the crossroads of your future, finding the right therapist will be vital to the success of your journey. Therapy works best when you can safely share your deepest concerns and feel truly heard. Feeling that you are in capable hands and can trust the feedback and suggestions you are given will allow you to try out new ways of being in the world."
(858) 215-1957
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"Seeking therapy is one of your most important decisions. Therapy can have enormous life-altering consequences. As you stand at the crossroads of your future, finding the right therapist will be vital to the success of your journey. Therapy works best when you can safely share your deepest concerns and feel truly heard. Feeling that you are in capable hands and can trust the feedback and suggestions you are given will allow you to try out new ways of being in the world."
Nina A Stark, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"You're here because fully living the life you envision remains out of reach despite your best efforts. You know that something is getting in the way of achieving your passion & purpose. But you haven't yet found a way to get free of those blocks, or you're searching for ways to step fully into peak performance. As a therapist since 1974, I combine the best ingredients of conventional therapies with the speed of the newer "power" therapies (like EMDR & EFT) & an integrative health orientation. The result: you get faster more effective results & better solutions. Free phone consult."
(760) 496-5298
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"You're here because fully living the life you envision remains out of reach despite your best efforts. You know that something is getting in the way of achieving your passion & purpose. But you haven't yet found a way to get free of those blocks, or you're searching for ways to step fully into peak performance. As a therapist since 1974, I combine the best ingredients of conventional therapies with the speed of the newer "power" therapies (like EMDR & EFT) & an integrative health orientation. The result: you get faster more effective results & better solutions. Free phone consult."
Lisa Marks, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"I take an individualized approach to therapy. Whether you are experiencing stress, depression, anxiety or just need help getting unstuck, we will collaborate and work towards achieving your goals. I draw from a collection of theoretical perspectives and will work with you to customize a plan of action. Perhaps we will learn together to pause and notice how you are experiencing emotions in your body, then once you are able to understand what you are feeling we can choose more effective responses; or we might uncover unhelpful narratives and learn new ways of seeing yourself."
(629) 201-4561
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"I take an individualized approach to therapy. Whether you are experiencing stress, depression, anxiety or just need help getting unstuck, we will collaborate and work towards achieving your goals. I draw from a collection of theoretical perspectives and will work with you to customize a plan of action. Perhaps we will learn together to pause and notice how you are experiencing emotions in your body, then once you are able to understand what you are feeling we can choose more effective responses; or we might uncover unhelpful narratives and learn new ways of seeing yourself."
Victoria Danzig, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"Are you finding yourself triggered by something someone said or did? Are you responding in a way that feels familiar? Do you wish you could have done it differently, but find yourself feeling and responding in the same way again? I know how to help you make a shift and free you so you never get triggered again."
(858) 367-3978
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"Are you finding yourself triggered by something someone said or did? Are you responding in a way that feels familiar? Do you wish you could have done it differently, but find yourself feeling and responding in the same way again? I know how to help you make a shift and free you so you never get triggered again."
Michael Lembaris, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"People seek therapy for different reasons. Sometimes the problem is well defined (e.g, depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties), while at other times it's more vague and hard to put words to. In both cases I help by working with you to (re-)define the problem in a way that makes it more clear what can be done about it. My emphasis is on understanding you as thoroughly as possible, and helping you to understand how the way we're talking about things in therapy will lead to you getting more of what you want in your life, and less of what you don't. "
(619) 722-3043
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"People seek therapy for different reasons. Sometimes the problem is well defined (e.g, depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties), while at other times it's more vague and hard to put words to. In both cases I help by working with you to (re-)define the problem in a way that makes it more clear what can be done about it. My emphasis is on understanding you as thoroughly as possible, and helping you to understand how the way we're talking about things in therapy will lead to you getting more of what you want in your life, and less of what you don't. "
Jonathan M Kramer, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"PRACTICAL HELP. RESULTS ORIENTED. Want a happier and more successful life and relationship? I've had over 30 years of professional experience helping INDIVIDUALS and COUPLES have the life they want. I've been married over 30 years and know how to help you have a successful relationship too. Stop repeating old patters. Make changes for the better. Understand what's going wrong and know what to do about it, get control, communicate clearly, reignite the passion. Author, 'Why Men Don't Get Enough Sex & Women Don't Get Enough Love'. Results Oriented. Solution Focused. Email or Call Today for a Happier Tomorrow!"
(858) 376-7948
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"PRACTICAL HELP. RESULTS ORIENTED. Want a happier and more successful life and relationship? I've had over 30 years of professional experience helping INDIVIDUALS and COUPLES have the life they want. I've been married over 30 years and know how to help you have a successful relationship too. Stop repeating old patters. Make changes for the better. Understand what's going wrong and know what to do about it, get control, communicate clearly, reignite the passion. Author, 'Why Men Don't Get Enough Sex & Women Don't Get Enough Love'. Results Oriented. Solution Focused. Email or Call Today for a Happier Tomorrow!"
Danielle K Glorioso, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"I am a licensed clinical social worker with a private psychotherapy practice in La Jolla, CA. I have experience working clinically with a wide range of clients including those experiencing grief, anxiety, mood, or eating disorders. I am a certified complicated grief therapist, a leading expert in the use of complicated grief therapy for survivors of suicide loss, and a trainer for the national complicated grief "train-the-trainers" program."
(858) 281-0476
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"I am a licensed clinical social worker with a private psychotherapy practice in La Jolla, CA. I have experience working clinically with a wide range of clients including those experiencing grief, anxiety, mood, or eating disorders. I am a certified complicated grief therapist, a leading expert in the use of complicated grief therapy for survivors of suicide loss, and a trainer for the national complicated grief "train-the-trainers" program."
Nasim Bavar, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"Our mind has a negativity bias which makes it hard for all of us to live well consistently. By using the Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) approach, I can assist you in exploring your roadblocks and learning strategies to 'unhook' from these obstacles so you can start living a more rich and meaningful life."
(858) 444-7746
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"Our mind has a negativity bias which makes it hard for all of us to live well consistently. By using the Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) approach, I can assist you in exploring your roadblocks and learning strategies to 'unhook' from these obstacles so you can start living a more rich and meaningful life."
Julie Castagnola, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"Making the first step to begin your therapeutic journey can be difficult and scary. I recognize the courage it takes to invite someone to join you in your healing process and I strive to meet you where you are in order to help you feel supported and comfortable. I integrate evidence-based processes to support treatment of anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, illness, relationship and family issues."
(760) 819-7640
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"Making the first step to begin your therapeutic journey can be difficult and scary. I recognize the courage it takes to invite someone to join you in your healing process and I strive to meet you where you are in order to help you feel supported and comfortable. I integrate evidence-based processes to support treatment of anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, illness, relationship and family issues."
Yvonne Venger, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"My goal as a psychotherapist is to work with my clients to help them heal from their pain, make positive changes in their lives, and improve their sense of well-being. My background includes working with people of all ages and backgrounds, and extensive experience treating anxiety, depression, adjustment difficulties, stress management, life transitions, relationship issues, crisis, military family issues, pre and post-partum concerns, infertility, school adjustment, ADHD and parenting issues. Currently my focus is on working with children and young adults, helping them navigate transitions and better cope with life. I provide individual, couples, family and group therapy."
(858) 450-9112
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"My goal as a psychotherapist is to work with my clients to help them heal from their pain, make positive changes in their lives, and improve their sense of well-being. My background includes working with people of all ages and backgrounds, and extensive experience treating anxiety, depression, adjustment difficulties, stress management, life transitions, relationship issues, crisis, military family issues, pre and post-partum concerns, infertility, school adjustment, ADHD and parenting issues. Currently my focus is on working with children and young adults, helping them navigate transitions and better cope with life. I provide individual, couples, family and group therapy."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"La Jolla Center for Neurofeedback provides an integrated approach using neurofeedback and psychotherapy to treat mental disorders and to improve our clients psychological functioning."
(858) 386-4337
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"La Jolla Center for Neurofeedback provides an integrated approach using neurofeedback and psychotherapy to treat mental disorders and to improve our clients psychological functioning."
Liza Boyer, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"Success in therapy comes from an awareness that one is ready to change, followed by the desire to find help to do so. I have the ability to create a safe, confidential environment for you in my office, where we can explore the issues that may be causing you distress. I can help you identify the ways of coping that may not be working for you, and learn more helpful patterns of thinking and behavior. We will focus on confidence, self-esteem and lasting skills to attain a wider range of self-expression and satisfaction with your life and relationships."
(858) 367-5737
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"Success in therapy comes from an awareness that one is ready to change, followed by the desire to find help to do so. I have the ability to create a safe, confidential environment for you in my office, where we can explore the issues that may be causing you distress. I can help you identify the ways of coping that may not be working for you, and learn more helpful patterns of thinking and behavior. We will focus on confidence, self-esteem and lasting skills to attain a wider range of self-expression and satisfaction with your life and relationships."
Cognitive Therapy Institute, APC, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"We realize the importance of developing a supportive therapy relationship based in trust, mutual respect, and clear understanding of your unique background, values,and needs. At the Cognitive Therapy Institute, we work with you to identify goals and to develop a plan for reaching your goals in a sensible and effective way. Often our clients experience increased confidence and success in a relatively short time, largely because we offer clear guidance and techniques using the latest Cognitive Behavioral Treatments. You learn skills and strategies to resolve current difficulties and to enjoy a good quality of life in the years ahead."
(858) 201-6524
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"We realize the importance of developing a supportive therapy relationship based in trust, mutual respect, and clear understanding of your unique background, values,and needs. At the Cognitive Therapy Institute, we work with you to identify goals and to develop a plan for reaching your goals in a sensible and effective way. Often our clients experience increased confidence and success in a relatively short time, largely because we offer clear guidance and techniques using the latest Cognitive Behavioral Treatments. You learn skills and strategies to resolve current difficulties and to enjoy a good quality of life in the years ahead."
Freda Salamy, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92039
"As a body-centered trauma psychotherapist specializing in EMDR, my goal is to help you create an integrated mind and body experience, which will help you become aware of how your thoughts affect your moods, body and your actions. My background as a certified Holistic Health Coach will assist in our exploration of physical imbalances that may contribute to your psychological mood and well being. Years of my own meditation and mindfulness practice can benefit clients interested in ways to manage their stress and anxiety by teaching them mindfulness tools."
(619) 346-4347
Verified
La Jolla, California 92039
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"As a body-centered trauma psychotherapist specializing in EMDR, my goal is to help you create an integrated mind and body experience, which will help you become aware of how your thoughts affect your moods, body and your actions. My background as a certified Holistic Health Coach will assist in our exploration of physical imbalances that may contribute to your psychological mood and well being. Years of my own meditation and mindfulness practice can benefit clients interested in ways to manage their stress and anxiety by teaching them mindfulness tools."
Noemi Balinth, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"A past president of the New York State Psychological Association clinical psychologist Dr. Noemi Balinth is committed to both practice and to public education and advocacy for mental health through the use of media and public speaking. Practicing in La Jolla California she employs an integrative clinical approach to help clients find creative solutions to life's problems, incorporating psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral models as well as tools such as EMDR. Specializations include the treatment of posttraumatic stress, couples' therapy and counseling for gifted children and adults."
(858) 367-3941
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
"A past president of the New York State Psychological Association clinical psychologist Dr. Noemi Balinth is committed to both practice and to public education and advocacy for mental health through the use of media and public speaking. Practicing in La Jolla California she employs an integrative clinical approach to help clients find creative solutions to life's problems, incorporating psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral models as well as tools such as EMDR. Specializations include the treatment of posttraumatic stress, couples' therapy and counseling for gifted children and adults."
Dr. Lauren Feiner, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"Welcome! And congratulations on taking the first step toward feeling better. It is not uncommon for people to feel scared about setting up a counseling appointment. My nonjudgmental and supportive style can create a safe atmosphere. My focus is on a strength-based approach, empowering clients to utilize their unique strengths to overcome challenges. My goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating."
(858) 225-8330
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"Welcome! And congratulations on taking the first step toward feeling better. It is not uncommon for people to feel scared about setting up a counseling appointment. My nonjudgmental and supportive style can create a safe atmosphere. My focus is on a strength-based approach, empowering clients to utilize their unique strengths to overcome challenges. My goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating."
Hedieh Azadmehr, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"Do traumas from the past hold you back? Are you stuck in addiction and tired of stigmas, judgments and critics? Every time you tried to change, the intrusive negative thoughts and anxiety overwhelm you. it's so scary to think about sharing your secrets with a stranger. I understand how traumatic past experience, set a limit on individuals ability to deal with stress, where the drugs becomes the solution and how the two are connected. Whether you are struggling with addition, rejection or loss, abuse or trauma, I am here to help."
(619) 762-1222 x4
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"Do traumas from the past hold you back? Are you stuck in addiction and tired of stigmas, judgments and critics? Every time you tried to change, the intrusive negative thoughts and anxiety overwhelm you. it's so scary to think about sharing your secrets with a stranger. I understand how traumatic past experience, set a limit on individuals ability to deal with stress, where the drugs becomes the solution and how the two are connected. Whether you are struggling with addition, rejection or loss, abuse or trauma, I am here to help."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
La Jolla, California 92037
"What is commonly referred to as "mental health" is not an absolute. During my 30 years of practice, I've come to think of psychotherapy/counseling as a combination of external focus (how we manage or cope in the world) and internal focus (what needs to be healed se we feel better about who we are). I would like to help you with either/both. My practice includes work with individuals as well as couples."
(858) 367-9408
Verified
La Jolla, California 92037
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"What is commonly referred to as "mental health" is not an absolute. During my 30 years of practice, I've come to think of psychotherapy/counseling as a combination of external focus (how we manage or cope in the world) and internal focus (what needs to be healed se we feel better about who we are). I would like to help you with either/both. My practice includes work with individuals as well as couples."

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Video Game Addiction in La Jolla

The current DSM doesn't recognize video game addiction as a diagnosable addiction. But the patterns of behavior can make parenting a kid or teen who's video gaming difficult.

Get help form a therapist in La Jolla with a teen or child who's patterns of behavior include:

1) Craving more game time, no matter how much they've already played.
2) Chronic dry eyes.
3) Friends stop calling and coming by to hang out.
4) No shower or change of clothes for days.
5) Gets upset if someone suggests they might have a problem with video games.
6) Rarely leaves the house because they feel like they're missing out on something that might be happening in the video games.
7) Spends entire allowance on video game hardware and software.
8) Lies to parents about how often they play games or video games.
9) Skips doing chores to keep video gaming.
10) When not at the computer, they're irritable and snappy.

For more on video game addiction, see Unplugged - a video game addiction blogout on something that might be happening in the video games.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in La Jolla are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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