Aspiring Families

Treatment Center, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today
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Aspiring Families

Treatment Center, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today


12625 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130
Call Azmaira Maker
(858) 437-5583
Offers online therapy



We are a premier mental health and wellness center in San Diego that provides multiple treatment approaches for children, adolescents, families, and adults with a team of expert clinicians. We provide evidence-based and compassionate therapies from a range of approaches, state-of-the art testing, in-school/in-home services, medical and psychiatric services, equine assisted psychotherapy, and nutritional consults. We offer an integrative approach with multiple treatment options to alleviate symptoms, cope with stressors, resolve conflicts, and restore your daily life to health and wellness. We strive to provide exceptional and wholistic collaborative care to educate, support, and empower individuals and families. We provide a free 15 minute consultation to see if we are a good match for you and your family, and to answer your questions.


We offer outpatient and intensive individual, family, and group treatment, in addition to school and home observations and interventions. We also provide comprehensive diagnostic, developmental, psychological, educational, and neuropsychological assessments, and will facilitate IEPs and accommodations. We provide you with a variety of treatment options to most effectively address your concerns and symptoms. You and your family can receive a treatment plan to include CBT, Behavioral Therapy, DBT, Play Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Family Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Palliative Care, Psychodynamic Therapy, Substance Abuse Models, Positive Psychology, and Equine Assisted Therapy. Medical Consultations, Nutritional Consultations, and Psychiatric Services are part of our program and available as needed.


We have a highly experienced and exceptionally well trained team from University of Michigan, University of San Diego, the Medical College of Wisconsin, Harvard School of Education, and UC Berkeley. Our mission is to collaborate closely with you and your family members based on your unique needs to promote a positive and healthy life with purpose, joy, and balance. We provide a free 15 minute consultation at the end of which you will be assigned a primary therapist from our team who will call you within 24 hours and schedule an apt. within 1-2 weeks. We have flexible office hours and our center is open 6 days a week Mon-Sat. We always strive to deliver individualized, expert, high quality, and comprehensive integrated care to heal and empower those we serve.


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  • Years in Practice: 26 Years
  • License: California / Psy 21570
  • School: University of Michigan
  • Year Graduated: 1996

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: APA

Aspiring Families's Groups

Sexual Assault and Sexual Abuse Group for Girls

This weekly on-going therapy group focuses on girls (14-17 years) who have experienced some form of sexual abuse or sexual assault in their lifetime. The group addresses: self-esteem, coping, sexuality, body issues, depression, anxiety, PTSD, behavioral and academic difficulties, relationships, motivation, and family dynamics. We offer small sized groups of 6-8 girls in a group. Accompanying parent guidance is provided for parents.

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12625 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130
Call Azmaira Maker
(858) 437-5583
Offers online therapy
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Medication Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
  • Cancer
  • HIV / AIDS Allied

Programs and Services

Treatment Programs
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Equine Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Substance Use
Out / Inpatient
  • Intensive Outpatient Program

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Grief and Loss (including pregnancy loss)
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group


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Last Modified: 30 May 2022
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Aspiring Families

Treatment Center, PhD