Therapists near San Diego County, California

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Genia  Young

Genia Young

Therapist
Anxiety Artists' mental health Depression Life transitions Relationship issuesClinical supervision
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Daniel  Hermosillo

Daniel Hermosillo

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Couples counseling DepressionMen's healthSelf-esteem TraumaVeterans' issues

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Ker  Yang

Ker Yang

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Couples therapyDepressionAnxietyTraumaPerfectionismSelf-esteem
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Alexander  Ly

Alexander Ly

Therapist
Race & cultural identity TraumaFamily issuesSelf-esteemPerfectionism
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Kavita  Ajmere

Kavita Ajmere

Therapist
4326 Babcock Avenue
AnxietyDepressionMindfulnessCollege student mental healthSelf-esteem
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Deanna  Olivas

Deanna Olivas

Therapist
4519 Admiralty Way
AnxietyDepressionRelationshipsPostpartum depressionLife transitions
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Shakti Therapy & Healing Therapy

Shakti Therapy & Healing Therapy

Group practice
Adoption & foster care Anxiety Loss, grief, and bereavementRace & cultural identitySexual harassment & assaultLife purpose & meaning
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Ayanna Kaia Scott-Hernandez

Ayanna Kaia Scott-Hernandez

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Adjustment difficulties & disorders Anxiety Caregiver stress & support DepressionEmotion regulationImposter syndrome

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Straight Up Treatment

Straight Up Treatment

Group practice
1180 South Beverly Drive
AnxietyDepressionObsessive compulsive spectrum disordersLife coachingAdjustment and life transitionsChild and family therapy
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Angelyne  Arellano

Angelyne Arellano

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Anxiety Relationship issues TraumaCultural adjustmentSelf-esteemAdjustment difficulties & disorders

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Marisa  Patel

Marisa Patel

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Anxiety Depression Life transitions Stress managementSelf Exploration and GrowthAdolescent mental health
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Matthew  Shima

Matthew Shima

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Anxiety Depression TraumaSpirituality & religion Relationship issues Couples counseling
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Monique  Little

Monique Little

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Addiction Anxiety Depression Existential crisis & challenges Life transitions Relationship issues

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Carmen  Luk

Carmen Luk

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Trauma Anxiety Relationship issues Loss, grief, and bereavement
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Deborah  Levine

Deborah Levine

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Anxiety Communication issues Depression Stress managementPanic attacks / panic disorderEmotion regulation

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Sue  De Santo

Sue De Santo

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Relationship issues Anxiety Self-esteem Stress management
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Kentaro  Nakajima

Kentaro Nakajima

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ADHD Anxiety Depression Life transitions Relationship issuesEmotion regulation

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Chris  Marquart

Chris Marquart

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TraumaAttachment issuesFamily issuesSubstance abuse Anxiety Depression
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Julia M Schwab

Julia M Schwab

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Anxiety Attachment issues LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topicsGender identity & transgender health DepressionSelf-esteem

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Jami Kathryn Davis

Jami Kathryn Davis

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Adjustment difficulties & disorders Anxiety Depression Life transitionsPregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental healthAbortion & post abortion challenges
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Tanya  Samuelian

Tanya Samuelian

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Anxiety Depression Relationship issues Stress management TraumaConflict resolution
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Erma  Kyriakos

Erma Kyriakos

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Couples counselingFamily issues Life transitions TraumaEmotion regulationMind-body connection
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Christina  Martinez

Christina Martinez

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Addiction Anxiety Depression Eating disorders & disordered eating Relationship issues Life transitions
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Alexander  Ochoa

Alexander Ochoa

Therapist
AddictionFamily issuesMen's health Relationship issuesSelf-esteemSports psychology
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Erin  Bishop

Erin Bishop

Therapist
3685 Motor Avenue
Relationship issuesAnxietyDepressionSuicidal ideationFertility, pregnancy and postpartum for individuals and couplesFirst- and second-generation Asian American individuals and couples
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Vanessa Marin Morgan

Vanessa Marin Morgan

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Couples counselingParenting

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Amber  Robinson

Amber Robinson

Therapist
Attachment issues Anxiety Childhood trauma Life transitions TraumaBurnout
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Hannah  Joharchi

Hannah Joharchi

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LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics TraumaRace & cultural identityPerfectionism Depression
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Heather  Martarella

Heather Martarella

Therapist
Chronic painChronic illnessInsomnia & sleep issues Anxiety Depression Trauma
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Debbie  Ramirez

Debbie Ramirez

Therapist
8055 W Manchester Avenue
AnxietyDepressionMindfulnessTraumaRace & cultural identityParenting, including new parents
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FAQs about how to find a therapist in San Diego County, California

How do I find a therapist in San Diego County, California?

Find a therapist near you in San Diego County, California on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in San Diego County, California?

Yes, most San Diego County, California health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in San Diego County, California. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in San Diego County, California?

Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in San Diego County, California. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in San Diego County, California?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in San Diego County, California on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in San Diego County, California require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in San Diego County, California who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in San Diego County, California offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in San Diego County, California who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in San Diego County, California have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in San Diego County, California near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in San Diego County, California who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in San Diego County, California continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local San Diego County, California therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near San Diego County, California without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in San Diego County, California?

Start your search for mental health therapy in San Diego County, California on Zencare. All therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in San Diego County, California; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in San Diego County, California?

Start your search for a great therapist in San Diego County, California on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of San Diego County, California or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in San Diego County, California go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in San Diego County, California?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in San Diego County, California, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in San Diego County, California include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in San Diego County, California also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most San Diego County, California providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in San Diego County, California?

There are several options for paying for therapy in San Diego County, California. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in San Diego County, California, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.