Brian Shin LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapy in Chula Vista, California, 91914

Brian Shin

LMFT

Brian Shin

LMFT

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - 102882
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Cigna
  • Out of Network Provider
  • Tricare
  • TriWest
Fees: $100-$150/session
Free Initial Consultation
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

855 Bowsprit Rd.
Ste B
Chula Vista, California 91914

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My Approach to Helping

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist who is dedicated to helping people overcome their personal challenges. I sincerely believe we all have the capacity to grow and become the hero of our own story.

The challenges we face in life—such as mood issues, trauma, and relational issues—are not isolated events, but parts of our personal narrative. Our experiences in the past, present, and future are interconnected.

I help adults, youths, couples, and families to discover the relationship between past experiences and current concerns. I also show them how understanding this relationship may help to resolve presenting issues and promote long-term health.

More Info About My Practice

I believe that modalities of therapy should be tailored to the individual, couple, or family. Some of these which I implement are Narrative Therapy, CBT, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, and Bowen Family Systems Therapy.
I am certified in PREPARE/ENRICH and Gottman Level 1, which are evidence-based therapy modalities for couples at any stage of their relationship. I utilize a holistic, client-centered approach to helping clients identify the role of culture and society in their identity.

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Services I Provide

  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Intervention
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Premarital Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Communication Problems
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Identity Issues
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Jealousy
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Racism
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • School issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Teen violence/dating violence
  • Trust Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Gottman Method
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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