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The Therapist Directory of San Diego is San Diego's premier local online publication of psychotherapists. The Therapist Directory of San Diego has been a local online presence since 1999.

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THE THERAPIST DIRECTORY OF SAN DIEGO is an online directory featuring San Diego psychotherapists, including marriage and family therapists, clinical social workers, professional clinical counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists.

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Lisa A. Auslander, Ph.D.

Specialties: Self-Esteem, Depression/Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Relationships, Intimacy, Cognitive Therapy, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Location: La Jolla/UTC

Insurance: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross

Carol S. Bateman, Psy.D.

Specialties: Adults, Couples, Depression/Anxiety, Aging Issues, Chronic/Terminal Illness, Cognitive Therapy, Divorce, Grief/Loss, Infertility Counseling, Life Transitions, Physical Illness, Pre-Marital Counseling, Remarriage, Women's Issues

Location: Old Town

Insurance: Aetna, Blue Shield, Corp Health, Medicare, Schaller Anderson, Tricare

Beach Psychotherapy

Specialties: Individuals, Couples, Children, Adolescents

Location: Pacific Beach

Insurance: Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana, LifeSynch, Magellan, Tricare

Jose Cherbowsky, Ph.D., MFT

Specialties: Relationships, Conflict Resolution, Multicultural Issues, Expressive Arts Therapy, Groups, Parenting

Location: Sorrento Valley/Sorrento Mesa


Mary M. Clark, Ph.D.

Specialties: Sex Therapy, Couples, Depression/Anxiety, Addictions, Hypnotherapy

Location: Mission Valley

Insurance: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, APS Healthcare, Beech Street, Blue Shield, Ceridian, CompCare, Corp Health, First Health Network/Coventry, GHE Healthcare, HealthNet, Help Net, Human Behavioral Associates, Humana, Integrated Behavioral Health, Interface EAP, Managed Health Network (MHN), Matrix Integrated, Medi-Cal, Military One Source, MultiPlan, Tricare, United Behavioral Health (UBH), United HealthCare (UHC), USA Managed Care, Veteran's Administration (VA), Victims of Crime

Sara Cloostermans, M.C., MFT, LPCC

Specialties: Women's Issues, Pregnancy/Postpartum Issues, Depression/Anxiety, Adults, Young Adults, Parent/Child, Multicultural Issues

Location: La Jolla Downtown



Lisa Davidson, Ph.D.

Specialties: Individuals, Couples, Families, Psychological Testing, Neuropsychological Testing, Forensic Evaluations, Psychiatric Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury, Eating Disorders, Learning Disabilities

Location: Poway


Dana Davis, M.A., MFT

Specialties: Parenting, Relationships, Trauma/Abuse, EMDR, Grief/Loss, Depression/Anxiety, Life Transitions, Stress Management, Women's Issues

Location: Cardiff by the Sea, Del Mar


Caroline de Pottel, Ph.D., LCSW

Specialties: Psychoanalysis, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Depression/Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Creativity Blocks, Relationships

Location: University City/Golden Triangle

Insurance: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Blue Shield (Federal employees), HealthNet, Managed Health Network (MHN), United Behavioral Health (UBH), United HealthCare (UHC)

Benjamin Edwards, M.A., MFT

Specialties: Relationships, Couples, Marriage Counseling, Pre-Marital Counseling, Anger Management, Depression/Anxiety, Individuals, Men's Issues

Location: Mission Valley



Lorri A. Hilbert, Ph.D., MFT

Specialties: Personal Growth, Adults, Adolescents, Couples, Depression/Anxiety, Mindfulness, Stress Management, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationships, Pre-Marital Counseling, Grief/Loss

Location: Rancho Bernardo, Mission Valley

Insurance: Aetna, Beech Street, MultiPlan


Louise Jacobus, LMFT

Specialties: Couples, Individuals, Self-Esteem, Depression/Anxiety, Grief/Loss, Trauma/Abuse, Mind/Body Therapy, Emotional Freedom Techniques, Spiritual Growth

Location: Kensington

Insurance: ComPsych

Joseph Jeffers, MFT

Specialties: Life Transitions, Depression/Anxiety, Couples, LGBT Issues, Grief/Loss, Groups

Location: Hillcrest/Banker's Hill


Maggie Locke, M.A., MFT, CBT

Specialties: Body Centered Therapy, Depression/Anxiety, Somatic Therapy, Anger/Fear, EMDR, Addictions, Relationships

Location: Point Loma

Insurance: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross


Bill C. Martin, M.A., MFT

Specialties: Christian Therapy, Relationships, Depression/Anxiety, Addictions, Personal Growth, Sexual Addiction

Location: Del Mar, Mission Valley

Insurance: Cigna, Medi-Cal for children, Tricare

Margie Martin, M.S., MFT

Specialties: Empowerment, Individuals, Couples, Relationships, Women's Issues, Depression/Anxiety, Eating Disorders, Compulsive Overeating, Bariatric Surgery

Location: Clairemont

Insurance: Aetna, Blue Shield, Magellan, Pacificare, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Tricare

Peggy McCarthy, Ph.D.

Specialties: Personal Growth, Depression/Anxiety, Relationships, Mindfulness, Dream Work, Sandtray Therapy, Creativity, Spiritual Growth

Location: Encinitas


Emily K. McCutchan, MFT

Specialties: Families, Relationships, Individuals, Couples, Adolescents, Children

Location: Hillcrest/Banker's Hill

Insurance: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield (Federal employees), HealthNet, Medi-Cal for children, Managed Health Network (MHN), TERM

Tina Mears, M.A., MFT

Specialties: Self-Esteem, Codependency, Trauma/Abuse, EMDR, Young Adults, Domestic Violence

Location: Mission Valley

Insurance: Blue Shield, HealthNet, Magellan, Managed Health Network (MHN), TERM, Tricare, Victims of Crime

Patricia Kelly Michals, LCSW, MFT

Specialties: Depression/Anxiety, Individuals, Couples, PTSD, Alcohol/Drug Abuse, Spiritual Growth, Dream Work, Energy Psychology, Huntington's Disease, Business Consulting

Location: Del Mar


Mary L. Obata, M.A., MFT

Specialties: Personal Growth, Self-Esteem, Empowerment, Relationships, Depression/Anxiety, Anger/Fear, Grief/Loss, Stress Management, PTSD, Trauma/Abuse, EMDR, Women's Issues, Infertility Counseling, Pregnancy/Postpartum Issues

Location: Kensington

Insurance: Aetna, Blue Shield, Cigna, Tricare, United HealthCare (UHC)


Marti Peck, Ph.D.

Specialties: Depression/Anxiety, Marriage Counseling, Sexual Abuse/Incest, Grief/Loss, Trauma/Abuse, Psychoanalysis

Location: Old Town

Insurance: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Victims of Crime

David A. Peters, M.S., MFT

Specialties: Depression/Anxiety, Trauma/Abuse, Parenting, Sex Therapy, Addictions, Intimacy, Infidelity, Stress Management, Codependency, Compulsive Overeating, Couples, Pre-Marital Counseling, Divorce, Families

Location: Mission Valley


Judy Phillips, Ph.D.

Specialties: Neurofeedback, Depression/Anxiety, Stress Management, Sleep Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Panic/Phobias, Trauma/Abuse, PTSD

Location: Sorrento Valley/Sorrento Mesa

Insurance: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Managed Health Network (MHN), Medicare (with a secondary insurance), NHIC, Tricare

Donna Ray, M.A., MFT

Specialties: Couples, Depression/Anxiety, Divorce, Pre-Marital Counseling, Sexuality, Weight Management, Children, EMDR

Location: Cardiff by the Sea


Lisa A. Ruderman, M.A., MFT

Specialties: Marriage Counseling, Relationships, Emotionally Focused Therapy, EMDR

Location: La Jolla/UTC

Insurance: Blue Shield, Pacificare, Tricare, United Behavioral Health (UBH)


Irene Saunders, LCSW, BCD

Specialties: Personal Growth, Depression/Anxiety, Grief/Loss, Divorce, Relationships, Couples, Marriage Counseling, Parenting, Women's Issues, Men's Issues, Young Adults, PTSD, Trauma/Abuse, Addictions, Bipolar Disorder, Eating Disorders, Medical Conditions, Stress Management, Mind/Body Therapy

Location: La Jolla/UTC

Insurance: Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Blue Shield (Federal employees), Cigna, Integrated Health Plan, Magellan, Managed Health Network (MHN), Tricare(certified as an out-of-network provider)

Schneider Counseling & Coporate Solutions

Specialties: Anger Management, Conflict Resolution, Corporate Consulting, Career Counseling, Relationships

Location: Mission Valley

Insurance: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Beech Street, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Blue Shield (Federal employees), Cigna, First Health Network/Coventry, Guardian, Harrington Health, HealthNet, Horizon Health EAP, Humana, Magellan, Pacificare, Schaller Anderson, Tricare, United Behavioral Health (UBH/USBH), United HealthCare (UHC), Value Options

Jennifer Shapiro, Ph.D.

Specialties: Eating Disorders, Weight Management, Compulsive Overeating, Bariatric Surgery, Depression/Anxiety

Location: Sorrento Valley/Sorrento Mesa

Insurance: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Blue Shield (Federal employees), Cigna, HealthNet, Magellan, Tricare

James A. Staunton, M.A., MFT

Specialties: Adults, Adolescents, Families, Relationships, Depression/Anxiety, Personal Growth, Self-Esteem

Location: Hillcrest/Banker's Hill

Insurance: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Tricare

Chris Stearns, M.A., MFT

Specialties: Life Transitions, Grief/Loss, Couples, LGBT Issues

Location: Hillcrest/Banker's Hill

Insurance: Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, ComPsych, Pacificare, TERM, Tricare, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Value Options

Dana Terrell, M.S.W., LCSW

Specialties: EMDR, Trauma/Abuse, Panic/Phobias, Depression/Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, ADD/ADHD, Adolescents, Workplace Issues, Peak Performance

Location: North Park

Insurance: Tricare, Victims of Crime


Trish Vernazza, MFT, ATR-BC

Specialties: Depression/Anxiety, Couples, Adolescents, Art Therapy, Infidelity, LGBT Issues

Location: Carlsbad

Insurance: Aetna, ComPsych, Magellan, Tricare, Veteran's Administration (VA)

Nicole Weiss, LCSW

Specialties: Depression/Anxiety, Codependency, Grief/Loss, Intimacy, Self-Esteem

Location: Pacific Beach

Insurance: Aetna, Tricare, Medicare (with a secondary insurance)

Temple Zander, Ph.D.

Specialties: Professional Development, Parent Coaching, Midlife Crisis, Life Transitions, Eating Disorders, Addictions

Location: Hillcrest/Banker's Hill