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The La Jolla Psychologists are LGBTQ+ informed and allied and specialize in working with marginalized populations and all genders. We work from an evidence-based framework that seeks to understand each individual’s patterns of thoughts, feelings, and behavior in order to deepen self-awareness and insight, reduce suffering, and provide a window for change. Therapy is tailored to each individual's needs and our approach is very supportive and collaborative.
Julie Manoogian, Psy.D. (CA License PSY31242) is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 18 years of experience in the mental health field. She has worked in multiple settings, including college counseling centers, an inpatient residential treatment facility, and private practice. Dr. Manoogian works from a trauma informed framework and has extensive training and expertise working with individuals and couples struggling with relationship challenges, emotion regulation, anxiety, stress, identity issues, self -esteem, and depression.
Dominic J. DiMaggio, Psy.D. (PSB# 94025634) is a registered psychological assistant. He has worked in multiple outpatient treatment facilities, including community mental health, public high school, federal career training facility, and university counseling centers. Dr. DiMaggio provides individual and couples therapy. He is interested in and has experience treating anxiety, depression, eating disorders, post-traumatic response, and relational distress.
Doctor of Psychology, PsyD
Registered Psychological Assistant
Doctor of Psychology, PsyD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Owner
La Jolla Psychologists is a therapy practice located in San Diego. We offer individual, couples, and family psychotherapy, and conduct psychological assessments. Most of our services can be provided via in-person or virtual appointments. We have four providers in our practice, please see our website for more information and a description of our services. You can find us if you google La Jolla Psychologists.
At La Jolla Psychologists, we are in-network with Tricare and Medicare and will bill those plans directly on your behalf. We are out of network with other major health insurance plans (PPOs), and can provide a receipt for you to submit to your provider for reimbursement. If you do not have health insurance or choose to pay out-of-pocket, our fees range from $100-$250 depending on the provider and service offered.
We work from a a trauma informed approach and specialize in the areas of anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, relationship challenges, substance abuse, and identity issues.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Attachment issues - Development of effective relational and communication skills; insight into family attachment patterns;fostering healthy family relationships.
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.