Find a Therapist in San Diego, CA

Find a Therapist, Psychologist, or Marriage Counselor in San Diego

 
John Mingo, PsyD

John Mingo, PsyD

Verified Credentials

Psychology

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"I am a psychologist who offers a straight-forward, genuine approach. I offer an individually-tailored approach that draws on multiple therapy models, inclu..." read more

San Diego, CA 92128

John Mingo, PsyD Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 22483

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William Michael Dibble Youngblood

William Michael Dibble Youngblood

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy, Counselling, Psychotherapy

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"I believe you are the expert of your life. I take time to get to know you in a way that allows me to challenge you to be the person you strive to be. I tak..." read more

San Diego, CA 92131

William Michael Dibble Youngblood Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 23853

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John Carswell, Licensed Psychotherapist

John Carswell, Licensed Psychotherapist

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling Psychology, Coaching

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"Is anger and resentment getting in the way of what could be a happy relationship? Does it seem like every conversation easily lead into an argument? Do you..." read more

San Diego, CA 92111

John Carswell, Licensed Psychotherapist Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 08050

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Sheila Henry, LMFT

Sheila Henry, LMFT

Verified Credentials

Counseling, Coaching

Age groups I work with: Adults

"Do you feel like there's an invisible wall blocking you? Or perhaps like there's a ball and chain around your ankles stopping you from moving ahead? You m..." read more

San Diego, CA 92122

Sheila Henry, LMFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 20943

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Lisa Corey, MA, SEP, LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Lisa Corey, MA, SEP, LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"My work is client centered, I work collaboratively with you, connecting you with your goals in a safe, compassionate environment. Every person and situatio..." read more

San Diego, CA 92128

Lisa Corey, MA, SEP, LMFT, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 10312

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Brian K. Oltman, MFT

Brian K. Oltman, MFT

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Counseling, Coaching

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"My approach to counseling is based on your needs and concerns using an eclectic integration of these counseling theories: Client Centered, Solutions Focuse..." read more

San Diego, CA 92108

Brian K. Oltman, MFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 00216

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Cathy S Harris, LCSW

Cathy S Harris, LCSW

Verified Credentials

Social Work

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"Let's talk about "what has happened to you?" not about "what's wrong with you". I offer compassionate counselilng and skills training approach to help you ..." read more

San Diego, CA 92116

Carlsbad, CA 92008

Cathy S Harris, LCSW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 15942

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Alessandra Wall, Ph.D.

Alessandra Wall, Ph.D.

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Coaching, Other

Age groups I work with: Adults

"Stress is unavoidable and sometimes despite our best efforts nothing seems to get better. That is because negative moods, thoughts and behaviors are powerf..." read more

San Diego, CA 92116

Alessandra Wall, Ph.D. Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 00539

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Sabrina Monahan, LCSW

Sabrina Monahan, LCSW

Verified Credentials

Clinical Social Work

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"Teens and young adults: are you feeling sad all the time? Unmotivated? Not sleeping well? Worried about lots of little things? Talking with someone rea..." read more

San Diego, CA 92108

Sabrina Monahan, LCSW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 14585

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Ellen M Greenfield, PhD

Ellen M Greenfield, PhD

Verified Credentials

Counseling Psychology, Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"My main goal in working with individuals, couples, and families is to help you achieve your full potential and lead a life in the present moment that is fu..." read more

San Diego, CA 92126

Ellen M Greenfield, PhD Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 13648

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San Diego, California, is one of the largest cities in the state, with a population of over 1.3 million citizens. Located on the border of Mexico, the city has an ethnically diverse population. According to the 2010 Census, nearly 30% ofcitizens are Latino or Hispanicand 16% are Asian1, adding to the cultural diversity of the city. Despite the fact that San Diego has one of the highest numbers of homeless residents, many of whom are veterans, the city has been ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States.

 

Home to the world famous San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park, the city also provides members of the University of California, San Diego a place to call home. With thriving business and educational resources, the cityremains at the forefront of community and social service programs.

 

Mental Health Statistics
Rates of mental illness and emotional disturbance in San Diego are on par with state and national averages. In 2000, 7.4% of people under the age 18 had a serious emotional disturbance, and 6% of adults had a serious mental illness2, according to data published by the California Health and Human Services Agency for San Diego County. In addition, more than 10,000county residents were admitted for a 72-hour psychiatric hold or evaluation in 2008 and 20093. Illicit drug use in the San Diego-San Marcos-Carlsbad metropolitan area is approximately 15%, and just over 11% of citizens in the region have a substance use problem, which is slightly more than national or state averages. However, the rate of depression in the same area is less than 5%, a figure that is lower than the national rate of major depression4.

 

Focusing on Resources for Mental Health
San Diego County’s Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is made up of six departments, and each caters to meet the needs of a different segment of the population: Children’s Mental Health Services, Aging and Independence Services, Public Health Services, Child Welfare Services, Alcohol and Drug Services, and Adult and Older Adult Mental Health Services. Through intervention, prevention, and treatment programs, the agency promotes well-being and recovery to all area residents5. The HHSA developed a destigmatizing campaign called It’s Up to Us that aims to empower area residents to speak up about mental illness, access mental health resources, recognize symptoms, and provide support to those afflicted.

 

Innovative measures have been taken to ensure San Diego continues to reach every citizen in need. Through an integrated countywide delivery system, Live Well San Diego ensures that all mental health workers, such as nurses, social workers, and welfare specialists, work together to ensure that every resident has equal access to quality mental health care.For San Diego area residents, clinical settings are not restricted to county facilities, but include home visits, public health centers, and family resource organizations.

 

In addition, the Behavioral Health Services Division focuses on providing continuing care and resources for all citizens of San Diego County. The division aims to reach all children, youth, adults, elderly, and families by practicing the county’s Live Well San Diego mission in everything it does.

 

1 U.S. Department of Commerce, United States Census Bureau. (2012). State & County QuickFacts, San Diego, California. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/06/0666000.html

2 California Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Mental Health. (2004). Original Prevalence Data Based on the 2000 Census Estimates of Prevalence of Persons with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) and Serious Mental Illness (SMI) San Diego County. Retrieved from http://www.dmh.ca.gov/statistics_and_data_analysis/docs/Prevalence_Rates/San%20Diego/Table1.pdf

3 California Health and Human Services Agency, Department of Mental Health. (2011). Adult 72-hour evaluations and treatments by county fiscal year 2008-2009. Retrieved from http://www.dmh.ca.gov/statistics_and_data_analysis/docs/InvoluntaryDetention_FY08-09/Rep0809_final_rev_21oct11.pdf

4 SAMHSA, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. (2012). National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 2005 and 2006 to 2010. Substance Use and Mental Disorders in the San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos MSA. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUHMetroBriefReports/NSDUH-Metro-San-Diego.pdf

5 County of San Diego. (2013). Behavioral Health Services. Retrieved from http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa/programs/bhs/