Dan Vaci

Dan Vaci

Professions: Counseling, , , Marriage & Family Therapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist - 50418
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 14450
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Office 1
3101 Fourth Avenue
San Diego, California 92103 - United States
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Billing and Insurance

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: Free initial consultation session
$120 for individual - 50 minute session
$150 for couples - 70 minute session
Sliding Fee offered on a limited basis.

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When life gets tough, whether it's anxiety or depression or relationship dissatisfaction, it forces us to look within and grow. It's often an internal wake-up call to reach for support to help regain your sense of well being. You deserve to feel fully connected, more confident in yourself and better able to move through adversity with strength. Let's see if we can get your life and your relationships back on the right track again.

You need more than supportive words and more than the latest psych medication. You need to learn a new skill-set for life in 2016. Skills to help you navigate rough life transitions. Skills to improve your relationships. Skills to reduce stress and take charge of your happiness again. You deserve an authentic, fulfilling and thriving life. And you don't have to settle for less!

I bet it has not been easy for you -- which is why you are reaching out for ways to untangle yourself from life patterns that no longer serve you. I have good news for you. There are proven tactics to help you feel better, strategies you can practice without medicating. What I know is you don't have to do this alone and without guidance.

My name is Dan Vaci and I have been supporting folks with similar challenges for close to ten years. You shouldn't have to wait another day to take a step closer to a stronger, less anxious, more productive and confident you. I want to help support you, guide you and challenge you to live the life you have always imagined. I want to hear your story. Please call or email me to schedule a free consultation session. Let's get started!

Email or Call Dan Vaci at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 14450

More Info About My Practice

My areas of Special Focus Include:
* Men's Issues, identity and sexual orientation
* Skill building to reduce Anxiety
* How to stand up to Depression
* Gay Men, Bisexual Men, Transgendered folk
* Grief & Loss
* Building heathier and happier relationships
* Recovery from sexual or chemical addiction
* Diminishing codependent relationship patterns
* Building stronger self esteem and learning to establish and maintain better boundaries
* Health issues (HIV), aging issues and moving through difficult life stage transitions

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

* Life Transitions
* Affirmative and culturally competent LGBT counseling
* Grief and Loss
* Self-esteem and Assertiveness Coaching
* Anxiety (social phobia, panic attacks, generalized anxiety )
* Men's Issues
* Managing out-of-control behaviors

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Coaching

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Gay and bisexual men, LGBT, transgender issues, people living with HIV, Life Stage Transitions, Codependency.

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • HIV / AIDS
  • Identity Issues
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Worry
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Collaborative Therapy / Collaborative Language Systems
  • Depth Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Dreamwork and Dream Analysis
  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Sand Tray / Sand Play Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy

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