Therapists near San Diego, California — Zencare

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Jeffrey  Mann

Jeffrey Mann

Therapist
AnxietyTraumaSleep disordersObsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)Panic Disorder
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Cyndi  Pulsinelli

Cyndi Pulsinelli

Therapist
5405 Morehouse Drive
Eating disordersTraumaLife coachingMood disordersRelationshipsCareer counseling
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Jill  Maher

Jill Maher

Therapist
5252 Balboa Avenue
TraumaSexual harassment & assaultDomestic violenceAnxietyDepressionPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available in-person & online

Jaclyn  Nematbakhsh

Jaclyn Nematbakhsh

Therapist
2423 Camino del Rio South
AnxietyDepressionCollege & graduate student mental healthLife transitions
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Lauren  Stern

Lauren Stern

Therapist
2535 Kettner Boulevard
AnxietyDepressionRelationshipsStress managementLife transitionsMindfulness
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Julia  Overlin

Julia Overlin

Therapist
AnxietySocial anxietyLoss and griefDepressionMindfulnessSelf-acceptance
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

June  Liang

June Liang

Therapist
9920 Pacific Heights Boulevard
AnxietyDepressionMindfulnessEating disordersRace & cultural identityTrauma
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Accepting new clients online

Karina  Vesco

Karina Vesco

Therapist
2916 Adams Avenue
AnxietyTraumaDepressionLoss and griefCollege & graduate student mental health
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Carol  Randolph

Carol Randolph

Therapist
AnxietyAdjustment difficulties & disordersRelationshipsMood disordersPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Life transitions
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available online

Diandra  Medina

Diandra Medina

Therapist
1202 Kettner Boulevard
Eating disordersTraumaDepressionAnxietyFamily issuesSelf-esteem
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Cynthia  Valentine

Cynthia Valentine

Therapist
2816 Adams Avenue
AnxietyPanic disordersLife transitionsLoss and griefMindfulnessADHD
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Lindsay  Elizondo

Lindsay Elizondo

Therapist
317 Laurel Street
Women’s mental healthYoung adult mental healthRelationshipsLoss and griefSpirituality & religionAnxiety
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Janelle  Farias

Janelle Farias

Therapist
AnxietyDepressionChild mental healthCouples counselingMindfulnessPostpartum depression
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Camille  Kelly

Camille Kelly

Therapist
Maternal mental healthTraumaLife transitionsDepressionBIPOC issues
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

David  Jaffe

David Jaffe

Therapist
Men's healthAttachment issuesMood disordersMedical professionals' mental healthPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Waitlist available in-person & online

Lauren  Woolley

Lauren Woolley

Therapist
3990 Old Town Avenue
Panic attacks / panic disorder Anxiety Social anxietyPerfectionism Relationship issues Stress management
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

Jo M. Krasnisky

Jo M. Krasnisky

Therapist
Child mental healthTrauma-Focused Yoga MethodReiki Level One/Energy HealingPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Angie  Gereis

Angie Gereis

Therapist
Anxiety DepressionAdolescent mental health Existential crisis & challengesAdjustment difficulties & disorders Couples counseling
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

The Emerald Therapy Collective

The Emerald Therapy Collective

Group practice
Eating disorders & disordered eatingBody image Trauma Loss, grief, and bereavementFamily issues Relationship issues
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Leah   Aguirre

Leah Aguirre

Therapist
Self-esteemDatingChildhood trauma Life transitions TraumaComplex PTSD (C-PTSD)
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients in-person & online

The Clinic

The Clinic

Group practice
ADHD Anxiety DepressionMedication ManagementInsomnia & sleep issues Sexual health & dysfunction

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Charles C  Yin

Charles C Yin

Therapist
Mood disorders Anxiety College & graduate student mental healthSpirituality & religion Work stressPeak performance
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Accepting new clients in-person & online

Amber Monroe, LMFT Counseling Services Inc.

Amber Monroe, LMFT Counseling Services Inc.

Group practice
Eating disorders & disordered eating Trauma Anxiety DepressionAdolescent mental health Couples counseling
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Aparna  Bell

Aparna Bell

Therapist
Addiction DepressionAnger managementCodependency Anxiety Self-esteem

Accepting new clients in-person & online

Charla  Afoa

Charla Afoa

Therapist
Anxiety Adjustment difficulties & disordersAssertivenessChildhood traumaClinical supervisionLife purpose & meaning
Zencare Vetted

Waitlist available online

Jessica  Watrous

Jessica Watrous

Therapist
Alcohol use disorder & addictionChronic illnessChronic painPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)Insomnia & sleep issuesAdjustment difficulties & disorders

Accepting new clients online

Tumini  Sekibo

Tumini Sekibo

Therapist
Parenting Trauma Anxiety Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Leslie  Campbell

Leslie Campbell

Therapist
Adoption & foster care Anxiety Bipolar disorder DepressionPost-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Trauma
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Karen  Lau

Karen Lau

Therapist
Anxiety Race & cultural identity Stress management TraumaComplex PTSD (C-PTSD)Imposter syndrome
Zencare Vetted

Accepting new clients online

Swetha  Vajapey

Swetha Vajapey

Therapist
Adjustment difficulties & disorders Anxiety Depression Stress managementEmotion regulationCommunication issues

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FAQs about how to find a therapist in San Diego, California

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

Find a therapist near you in San Diego, 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, California?

Yes, most San Diego, 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, 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, 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, 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, California?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in San Diego, California on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in San Diego, 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, California who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in San Diego, 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, California who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in San Diego, 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, 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, California who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in San Diego, 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, 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, California without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

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

Start your search for mental health therapy in San Diego, 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, 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, California?

Start your search for a great therapist in San Diego, California on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of San Diego, 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, 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, California?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in San Diego, 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, 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, California also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most San Diego, 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, California?

There are several options for paying for therapy in San Diego, 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, 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.