Dr. Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.

Dr. Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.

Professions: Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychology
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: PSY - 21778
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 00442
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12526 High Bluff Drive
Suite 300
San Diego, California 92130 - United States
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I am a licensed psychologist who is dedicated to empowering individuals, enriching lives, promoting personal growth and development by providing professionally competent and personally compassionate services for children, adults, couples and families through life-coaching, psychotherapy and education with the intent of achieving a productive life, a meaningful existence and reaching one's highest potential.

My practice includes treatment of children, adolescents, adults, couples, families and groups. I provide consultation and life-coaching services for individuals, couples and executives. I conduct psychological testing for fitness for duty, personality and/or career assessment, diagnostic impressions and treatment planning purposes. My specialties include working with children and adolescents, pre-marital counseling, couples to increase relational satisfaction, hypnotherapy, career coaching, women's health, depression, anxiety and body-focused repetitive disorders.

I maintain an exuberant approach in guiding clients toward emotional, social, spiritual and professional success. My practice utilizes research-validated therapy and coaching to direct growth in individuals, relationships, family life and career.I am genuinely interested in the health and happiness of my clients.

I am committed to providing the highest quality of care and have a deep desire to facilitate transformation that produces a purpose-driven life in the individuals who are obtaining my psychological services.As a practitioner, I am a highly effective and efficient professional that paves the way for client's to reach their desired goals.

My therapeutic style emanates warmth, compassion and professionalism. My therapeutic approach is collaborative, authentic and client-centered. I empower clients and teach them to become proactive by building upon their strengths. I provide a safe, caring and nonjudgmental environment that centers on client needs.

Each therapy session promotes personal growth and success!

Email or Call Dr. Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D. at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 00442

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

My goal is to empower clients by teaching them skills and strategies that will allow them to have victory over their concerns and to have a meaningful existence. The objective is to teach clients to be proactive about their lives, self-sufficient and establish a healthy interdependence. It is my intention that clients leave therapy feeling confident to address their concerns because they have established a healthy mental and emotional frame of mind and have been equipped with effective life tools to cope with a challenging fast-paced technologically advanced and modernized world.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • Serbian
  • Yugoslavian

Groups I Work With

    Addiction, Chronic Skin Picking, Trichotillomania, Anxiety, Depression, Children, Adolescents, Parenting, Couples, Families, LGBTQQ, Hypnotherapy, Career Guidance, Trauma

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Batterer Intervention
  • Bipolar
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Hoarding
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sex Addiction
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Suspiciousness / Paranoia
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Art Therapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Collaborative Therapy / Collaborative Language Systems
  • Constructivisim
  • Creative Art Therapy
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Depth Hypnosis
  • Depth Therapy
  • Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Family Constellations
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Journal Therapy
  • Logotherapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Parent Work
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Play Therapy
  • Poetry Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Sand Tray / Sand Play Therapy
  • Self Acceptance Training
  • Self Psychology
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Sport / Fitness Psychology
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
  • Theraplay
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Yoga Therapy

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