Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92103
"Feel better than you have in a long time: clear anxiety/work stress/uncover strengths/purpose, enjoy your life - if you feel stuck, afraid or down, we can work together to get you on track. In our first session, we'll identify a plan for you to reach those goals. I've a specialty in treating anxiety disorders, as well as executive stress and professional burnout. I enjoy working with many types of people - especially with working moms, career executives and professionals. I have a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with a specialty in Health - the mind-body-spirit connection."
Video Game Addiction
Gestalt
Neuro-Linguistic
(858) 609-8609
Verified
San Diego, California 92103
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Video Game Addiction
Gestalt
Neuro-Linguistic
"Feel better than you have in a long time: clear anxiety/work stress/uncover strengths/purpose, enjoy your life - if you feel stuck, afraid or down, we can work together to get you on track. In our first session, we'll identify a plan for you to reach those goals. I've a specialty in treating anxiety disorders, as well as executive stress and professional burnout. I enjoy working with many types of people - especially with working moms, career executives and professionals. I have a doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with a specialty in Health - the mind-body-spirit connection."
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David Martin Hendrick, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92109
"I specialize in working with high functioning professionals seeking personal and professional growth and development. Issues of expertise include professional athletes, leadership development, grief, chronic stress, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, parenting, perfectionism, men's intimacy issues, patterns of addiction, professional burnout and integrating one's spirituality in day to day life. I work from a developmental, depth perspective customized to an individual's unique challenges and goals. I enjoy helping high achieving adults fulfill their personal, professional and relationship potential while creatively addressing areas of challenge."
(858) 413-9107 x2
Verified
San Diego, California 92109
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"I specialize in working with high functioning professionals seeking personal and professional growth and development. Issues of expertise include professional athletes, leadership development, grief, chronic stress, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, parenting, perfectionism, men's intimacy issues, patterns of addiction, professional burnout and integrating one's spirituality in day to day life. I work from a developmental, depth perspective customized to an individual's unique challenges and goals. I enjoy helping high achieving adults fulfill their personal, professional and relationship potential while creatively addressing areas of challenge."
John Devine, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92116
"Welcome!! Are you concerned about you or your partner's alcohol use? What about marijuana use? Does it impact your ability to live a fulfilled life? I have extensive experience working with couples and families challenged by chemical dependency often stemming from unprocessed feelings and underdeveloped coping skills. This includes drugs and alcohol, pornography, sex, suicidality, and life transitions. I have a strong passion for incorporating social justice issues in therapy using multiple modalities in which I have trained such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, AA, SMART Recovery, and Motivational Interviewing."
(567) 226-3522
Verified
San Diego, California 92116
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"Welcome!! Are you concerned about you or your partner's alcohol use? What about marijuana use? Does it impact your ability to live a fulfilled life? I have extensive experience working with couples and families challenged by chemical dependency often stemming from unprocessed feelings and underdeveloped coping skills. This includes drugs and alcohol, pornography, sex, suicidality, and life transitions. I have a strong passion for incorporating social justice issues in therapy using multiple modalities in which I have trained such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, AA, SMART Recovery, and Motivational Interviewing."
Heather Swisher, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92121
"Hi! My name is Heather Swisher. I am a Board Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I received my Bachelor of Arts Degree from Azusa Pacific University and my Masters in Counseling Psychology from National University. I have several years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of treatment settings including residential treatment facilities, the public school system, nonprofit agencies, and private practice. I have extensive knowledge in treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, ADHD, trauma, grief and loss, and relational issues with couples and families."
(619) 648-3491
Verified
San Diego, California 92121
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"Hi! My name is Heather Swisher. I am a Board Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I received my Bachelor of Arts Degree from Azusa Pacific University and my Masters in Counseling Psychology from National University. I have several years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of treatment settings including residential treatment facilities, the public school system, nonprofit agencies, and private practice. I have extensive knowledge in treating depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, ADHD, trauma, grief and loss, and relational issues with couples and families."
Denise Alba, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92123
"Have you found yourself feeling more stressed? No longer interested in things that you used to enjoy? Maybe your children are struggling with anxiety, or your relationship is in a strain. I want to praise you for taking the first step in the right direction and advocating for yourself and your family. Let me help and guide you in this journey."
(619) 361-7839
Verified
San Diego, California 92123
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"Have you found yourself feeling more stressed? No longer interested in things that you used to enjoy? Maybe your children are struggling with anxiety, or your relationship is in a strain. I want to praise you for taking the first step in the right direction and advocating for yourself and your family. Let me help and guide you in this journey."
Victoria Rosario, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92127
"Awareness is the first step toward a mindful, meaningful life. The feelings of being overwhelmed and of hopelessness can begin to fade through working with the challenges in a supportive, self-enlightening direction uncovering your various possibilities. My specialty is providing a confidential, relaxed and tranquil atmosphere to guiding you toward your goals. I assist children, adolescents, individuals and couples. I am able to assist with various modalities: cognitive-behavioral, EMDR, and a person-centered format. I currently have availability on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays; call me for a brief consultation."
(619) 377-4938
Verified
San Diego, California 92127
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"Awareness is the first step toward a mindful, meaningful life. The feelings of being overwhelmed and of hopelessness can begin to fade through working with the challenges in a supportive, self-enlightening direction uncovering your various possibilities. My specialty is providing a confidential, relaxed and tranquil atmosphere to guiding you toward your goals. I assist children, adolescents, individuals and couples. I am able to assist with various modalities: cognitive-behavioral, EMDR, and a person-centered format. I currently have availability on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays; call me for a brief consultation."
Judy Kaplan Baron, Ph.D., Master Career Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92121
"Life can be challenging, frustrating, and difficult. Rather than being depressed anxious, angry, or frustrated, consider positive ways to move ahead. If career, relationship problems, or other personal issues are getting you down, learn how to overcome the difficulties. I offer practical strategies and insight that can make huge differences in the quality of your life. Sometimes, a different perspective or problem-solving idea provides enough clarity to help you be happier. For over 25 years, I have been assisting people just like you in making healthier, life changing decisions leading to happier, more fulfilling personal and professional lives."
(858) 367-0975
Verified
San Diego, California 92121
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"Life can be challenging, frustrating, and difficult. Rather than being depressed anxious, angry, or frustrated, consider positive ways to move ahead. If career, relationship problems, or other personal issues are getting you down, learn how to overcome the difficulties. I offer practical strategies and insight that can make huge differences in the quality of your life. Sometimes, a different perspective or problem-solving idea provides enough clarity to help you be happier. For over 25 years, I have been assisting people just like you in making healthier, life changing decisions leading to happier, more fulfilling personal and professional lives."
Center for Anxiety Sleep and Trauma (CAST), Psychologist
Psychologist, Psy.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92102
"You have tried everything at this point to feel better but nothing has worked. You have been living with your pain for a long time and you wonder how the treatment will make any difference. You tell yourself "I should be over this by now I am weak." You feel stuck in your life, your job, with your relationships. It is hard for your friends or family to understand what you are going through. You feel totally alone. Enough is enough it is time to put yourself first and try something new. It is time for a change."
(619) 452-2544
Verified
San Diego, California 92102
"You have tried everything at this point to feel better but nothing has worked. You have been living with your pain for a long time and you wonder how the treatment will make any difference. You tell yourself "I should be over this by now I am weak." You feel stuck in your life, your job, with your relationships. It is hard for your friends or family to understand what you are going through. You feel totally alone. Enough is enough it is time to put yourself first and try something new. It is time for a change."
Sara Hickmann, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"I am a Clinical and Sport Psychologist who is trained to mange the spectrum of psychological issues, from performance enhancement to clinically based conditions. I have worked with college and professional athletes for the past 20 years. I served as the Director of Player Assistance Services for the NFL for five years; I was the Clinical and Sport Psychologist for the New York Jets for 5 years and the Brooklyn Nets for 4 years. I also have worked with high performance military populations and provided Executive Coaching to professionals and organizations. I am trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Meditation and EMDR."
(917) 809-6299
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"I am a Clinical and Sport Psychologist who is trained to mange the spectrum of psychological issues, from performance enhancement to clinically based conditions. I have worked with college and professional athletes for the past 20 years. I served as the Director of Player Assistance Services for the NFL for five years; I was the Clinical and Sport Psychologist for the New York Jets for 5 years and the Brooklyn Nets for 4 years. I also have worked with high performance military populations and provided Executive Coaching to professionals and organizations. I am trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Meditation and EMDR."
Benjamin Edward Corbett, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"Oftentimes, we feel "out of it" or "not like ourself." That's okay. Life challenges us in this way sometimes and luckily there are people we we can turn to that will help us figure out how to move forward. Some of us are at a crossroads in our lives and many things are changing. Big life changes such as marriage, career changes, breakups, and the passing of loved ones can be stressful . Maybe you're having relationship issues with your partner, your children, or even your parents. Maybe you're just feeling stressed out or down. In any case let's meet and work together to find a path that helps you, however that looks. "
(619) 566-7305
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"Oftentimes, we feel "out of it" or "not like ourself." That's okay. Life challenges us in this way sometimes and luckily there are people we we can turn to that will help us figure out how to move forward. Some of us are at a crossroads in our lives and many things are changing. Big life changes such as marriage, career changes, breakups, and the passing of loved ones can be stressful . Maybe you're having relationship issues with your partner, your children, or even your parents. Maybe you're just feeling stressed out or down. In any case let's meet and work together to find a path that helps you, however that looks. "
Kurt Helfrich, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"Are you at a point in your life where you feel you need that extra support? I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who provides a safe, supportive environment to allow individuals to grow and reach their full potential. I have worked with children ranging from ages 3 to 17, along with their families, as well as adults."
(619) 664-4667
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"Are you at a point in your life where you feel you need that extra support? I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who provides a safe, supportive environment to allow individuals to grow and reach their full potential. I have worked with children ranging from ages 3 to 17, along with their families, as well as adults."
David A. Boucher, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"I am both a licensed Psychologist and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with more than 25 years experience. The first session is just $25 and fees are on a sliding scale. Most insurance is accepted. Day and evening appointments are available. I work with adults only, in individual or couples therapy. I have helped hundreds of individuals solve difficult problems and dramatically improve their satisfaction with themselves and their lives. My specialties include resolving anxiety, depression, relationship problems, addictions, anger management and assertiveness problems, and self-esteem issues."
(619) 296-8097
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"I am both a licensed Psychologist and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with more than 25 years experience. The first session is just $25 and fees are on a sliding scale. Most insurance is accepted. Day and evening appointments are available. I work with adults only, in individual or couples therapy. I have helped hundreds of individuals solve difficult problems and dramatically improve their satisfaction with themselves and their lives. My specialties include resolving anxiety, depression, relationship problems, addictions, anger management and assertiveness problems, and self-esteem issues."
Angela Cruz, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"At some point in our lives we can feel lost, sad, and/or anxious and could use an objective person to help us through. I work collaboratively to assist clients in gaining the coping and communication skills to improve their overall wellbeing and relationships. I offer both long-term and short-term treatment which is based off of a clients trauma history, wants, and needs. I believe in helping clients gain the insight and skills to be able to reach the goals set at the onset of therapy to end confidently to handle life's stressors in a healthier way."
(619) 304-6301
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"At some point in our lives we can feel lost, sad, and/or anxious and could use an objective person to help us through. I work collaboratively to assist clients in gaining the coping and communication skills to improve their overall wellbeing and relationships. I offer both long-term and short-term treatment which is based off of a clients trauma history, wants, and needs. I believe in helping clients gain the insight and skills to be able to reach the goals set at the onset of therapy to end confidently to handle life's stressors in a healthier way."
Jennifer Moynihan, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MPH
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92127
"As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I offer therapy in a non-judgmental, confidential, and empowering environment. I can provide either short term or long term therapy to help you gain healthy coping skills to deal with stress, life transitions, past traumas, relationship issues, health issues, anxiety, and depression. Therapy can be a powerful tool to address and explore issues, reduce symptoms that are interfering with your life, and achieve your true potential. I utilize several therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and EMDR Therapy."
(858) 384-4579
Verified
San Diego, California 92127
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"As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I offer therapy in a non-judgmental, confidential, and empowering environment. I can provide either short term or long term therapy to help you gain healthy coping skills to deal with stress, life transitions, past traumas, relationship issues, health issues, anxiety, and depression. Therapy can be a powerful tool to address and explore issues, reduce symptoms that are interfering with your life, and achieve your true potential. I utilize several therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and EMDR Therapy."
Natalie Rice-Thorp, Psychologist
Psychologist, Ph.D.
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"I believe that all people deserve to live authentic, fulfilling lives. Every individual has a great capacity for growth and change. My evidence-based approach to therapy utilizes a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) framework with an emphasis on recovery within one’s own value system. Depending on your goals, we may integrate other therapies and techniques (such as PE and MBCT) to reduce symptoms and promote healthy change. Working together, we will determine the treatment plan that is best suited for you. It is always an honor to be able to provide the expertise and guidance needed during this process."
(619) 870-1753
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"I believe that all people deserve to live authentic, fulfilling lives. Every individual has a great capacity for growth and change. My evidence-based approach to therapy utilizes a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) framework with an emphasis on recovery within one’s own value system. Depending on your goals, we may integrate other therapies and techniques (such as PE and MBCT) to reduce symptoms and promote healthy change. Working together, we will determine the treatment plan that is best suited for you. It is always an honor to be able to provide the expertise and guidance needed during this process."
Lizelle Anne Cline, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92117
"Lizelle has been practicing social work since 1991 and particularly enjoy working with millennials. This generation is often accomplished but struggle with bigger life questions and she offers a warm collaborative relationship rooted in self-compassion. Lizelle has experience in working with youth, families and individual adults to manage trauma (from childhood, community and generational experiences) and make successful transitions to improve health and quality of life. Lizelle is skilled at providing a safe place that allows patients to explore their sorrows and anxieties with hope, compassion and humor. "
(510) 907-4909
Verified
San Diego, California 92117
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"Lizelle has been practicing social work since 1991 and particularly enjoy working with millennials. This generation is often accomplished but struggle with bigger life questions and she offers a warm collaborative relationship rooted in self-compassion. Lizelle has experience in working with youth, families and individual adults to manage trauma (from childhood, community and generational experiences) and make successful transitions to improve health and quality of life. Lizelle is skilled at providing a safe place that allows patients to explore their sorrows and anxieties with hope, compassion and humor. "
Personal Evolution Psychotherapy - Ivan Voronin, Associate Clinical Social Worker
Associate Clinical Social Worker, MSW, ASW
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed out or sad to the point that you can't live the life you want? Do you want to feel better & have a life worth living? Personal Evolution Psychotherapy (PEP) is a team of therapists that use Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to overcome social anxiety, depression, communication & relationship issues, family conflict, panic, excessive worry & depression. Visit Us at www.PersonalEvolutionPsychotherapy.com. We provide much more than traditional talk therapy & help you get results to help control your emotions & your life. By doing this we can help more quickly. Call us today to schedule an appointment."
(619) 787-6676
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed out or sad to the point that you can't live the life you want? Do you want to feel better & have a life worth living? Personal Evolution Psychotherapy (PEP) is a team of therapists that use Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to overcome social anxiety, depression, communication & relationship issues, family conflict, panic, excessive worry & depression. Visit Us at www.PersonalEvolutionPsychotherapy.com. We provide much more than traditional talk therapy & help you get results to help control your emotions & your life. By doing this we can help more quickly. Call us today to schedule an appointment."
LaunchPad Career Counselors,
San Diego, California 92122
"I have my Masters Degree in Educational Counseling with an emphasis in Career Development. My career interventions are outcome driven meaning I counsel to get results for you! I provide high quality career counseling services including career assessments to determine your vocational and/or educational path. I also provide resume and cover letter writing strategies, job searching strategies and interview preparation. I am not a career coach, anyone can be a career coach, rather I am a master degreed counselor specifically trained in career development."
(760) 232-4294
San Diego, California 92122
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"I have my Masters Degree in Educational Counseling with an emphasis in Career Development. My career interventions are outcome driven meaning I counsel to get results for you! I provide high quality career counseling services including career assessments to determine your vocational and/or educational path. I also provide resume and cover letter writing strategies, job searching strategies and interview preparation. I am not a career coach, anyone can be a career coach, rather I am a master degreed counselor specifically trained in career development."
Restoration Counseling Team, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT, SAP
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"Troy and Vicki Vander Zwart's practice goal is to give you a compassionate, safe, non-judgmental place to express your deepest thoughts and feelings, explore options to resolve the problems you are facing, and support and encourage you as you face them. We believe that a willingness to change and face the hardships in your life will lead toward personal growth and maturity. In therapy, you will gain insight, wisdom, and practical coping skills to face your personal issues with confidence so that you can have a more stable home life, a more rewarding career, or more fulfilling relationships."
(858) 367-3917
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"Troy and Vicki Vander Zwart's practice goal is to give you a compassionate, safe, non-judgmental place to express your deepest thoughts and feelings, explore options to resolve the problems you are facing, and support and encourage you as you face them. We believe that a willingness to change and face the hardships in your life will lead toward personal growth and maturity. In therapy, you will gain insight, wisdom, and practical coping skills to face your personal issues with confidence so that you can have a more stable home life, a more rewarding career, or more fulfilling relationships."
Darryl K Moore, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, CSAT, CMAT
Verified by Psychology Today
San Diego, California 92108
"I work with individuals and couples and lead a recovery group for men as well as groups for partners of sex addicts. My practice has focused on men's issues with sexual and other addictions as well as anger and behavior management. Other areas of focus include relational issues and the associated problems of stress, anxiety, and depression. Emphasis is on the Carns model using the texts Facing the Shadows and Facing Heartbreak. "
(619) 457-6419
Verified
San Diego, California 92108
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"I work with individuals and couples and lead a recovery group for men as well as groups for partners of sex addicts. My practice has focused on men's issues with sexual and other addictions as well as anger and behavior management. Other areas of focus include relational issues and the associated problems of stress, anxiety, and depression. Emphasis is on the Carns model using the texts Facing the Shadows and Facing Heartbreak. "

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Video Game Addiction in San Diego

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 San Diego 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 San Diego are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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