Yan Manuel Somoza

Psychologist, PhD

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Yan Manuel Somoza, PhD, Psychologist in Palm Springs
(323) 347-1277

Yan Manuel Somoza

Psychologist, PhD


Location

471 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Suite 219
Palm Springs, California 92262
(323) 347-1277

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I am a bilingual (English/Spanish) Clinical Psychologist from contemporary, evidence based perspectives, including Cognitive-Behavioral, focused on providing individual, families, and couples counseling services and other strength's based approaches. I specialize in working with individual youth and families, and examining substance use disorder issues, multicultural issues, men’s issues, and LGBT community issues.

Overall, I work from a supportive perspective, celebrating unique individual strengths, while helping patients become more integrated into the community to derive the support they need to thrive. I emphasize an approach that celebrates diversity and enhances honesty in order to maximize the potential for living a rich, multidimensional, and satisfying life.

My unique experiences clinically and academically encompass a wide array of topics which include: Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Therapy, Child/Family therapy, Applied Research/Consulting, Multicultural/Community Psychology, LGBT Issues, Educational/Professional Consulting. Further, I am fully bilingual English and Spanish.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • School: Dartmouth, CSPP
  • License and State: PSY25253 California

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Cigna
  • Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP)
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Location

471 E Tahquitz Canyon Way
Suite 219
Palm Springs, California 92262
(323) 347-1277

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Gay
  • Mood Disorders
  • Men's Issues
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Evaluations in Support of Gender Affirming Care
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • LGBTQ Affirmative Therapy
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
I also speak: Spanish
Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Supervision Services
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

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Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019
Yan Manuel Somoza, PhD, Psychologist in Palm Springs

Yan Manuel Somoza

Psychologist, PhD