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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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Mary L. Obata

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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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Mixed Groups | Womens Groups | Mens Groups | Other Groups

Mixed Groups

Cognitive Therapy Groups

Learn practical skills, receive group support.
  •  Social Anxiety
  •  Depression
  •  Panic
  •  Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  •  Insomnia
Cognitive Therapy Institute, A.P.C. (PSY 11550)
(858) 450-1101

Create More Happiness!

Learn and apply the LATEST SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH on HAPPINESS to enjoy a rewarding and enhanced life experience. Mondays 6-7:30 p.m.
Sheila Henry, MFT
(858) 450-1965

Creative Way Support Groups

Discover more creative ways of living / using mindful tools like The Artist’s Way book, mutual coaching and expressive therapies.
Deborah Donie-Seligson, M.A., MFT (MFC 32297)
(858) 755-8113

Eating Disorders and Weight Management Groups

Eating Disorders: Both support groups and therapy groups for eating disorders.
Weight Management: 20 week behavioral weight management group.
Jennifer Shapiro, Ph.D. (PSY 22739)
(619) 825-0499

Manifesting Your Desires

This group utilizes theories and strategies from Quantum Physics and various Psycho-Spiritual models to create and experience your desires. Sources include:  Abraham-Hicks, Conversations with God material (especially the book Happier Than God), and “The Secret.” This is a fun, challenging and exciting group where members are encouraged to assist others as much as oneself.
Dan Bjierke, M.A., MFT (MFC 28301)
(619) 299-7474

Open Group - Mixed - Once a Week

Thursdays, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Please call for more information.
Jose Cherbowsky, Ph.D., MFT (MFC 41717)
(760) 420-4971

Process and Structured Groups

I offer both structured groups, with required reading and written assignments, and process groups. Particular focus has been aging and life transitions.
Joseph Jeffers, MFT (MFC 28496)
(619) 295-0691

Rebuilding - Divorce Recovery and Support Group

There is an adjustment period after divorce, but luckily there is a beginning and an END. This step-by-step nurturing process will help you heal, get the support you need, develop meaningful relationships and rebuild your life to gain the freedom to feel empowered once more.
Katie Brooks, LCSW, RYT (LCS 27017)
(760) 525-9565

Therapy Groups

Assertiveness and Recovery: learn to set healthy boundaries in work and personal life integrating the wisdom of the 12 Steps.
Transitions: develop self-awareness and self-caring skills to master transition whether facing a change that is unanticipated or planned.
The Epona ApproachTM: horses healing humans.
(See article.)
Patricia C. Vitiello, LCSW (LCS 9356)
(619) 443-9210

Women's Groups

Pregnant Moms Support Group

For pregnant mothers who are struggling: Receive information, support, and tools to help get beyond prenatal depression and anxiety. You are not alone. At least 1 in 8 mothers suffer during pregnancy and the first year. Call for days and times. Sliding scale fee.
Mary L. Obata, M.A., MFT (MFC 44277)
(619) 220-4680

Women's Psychotherapy Process Group

A safe, supportive place for women to identify and explore challenges and transitions unique to the demands of our contemporary society and changing family dynamics.
Lori Sherer, M.A., MFT (MFC 52336)
(858) 531-8305

Women's Support Group

Women's Support Group in Solana Beach. Please call for information. ~Because sometimes what a woman needs most is the listening of other women~
Denise Ross, M.A., MFT (MFC 28063)
(760) 761-8310

Men's Groups

Men’s Sexual Freedom Recovery Group

A safe and confidential environment to begin recovery from compulsive, harmful sexuality. Participants will complete a structured recovery curriculum. Additionally the group becomes a primary support for recovery, encouraging skills development for healthy living to replace the unhealthy lifestyle that supports addiction.
Doug Zabriskie, M.A., MFT (MFC 28192)
(619) 624-9668

Sex Addiction Recovery Group

Confidential, affordable small group led by Certified Sex Addiction Therapist. Emphasis on development of tools and skills to optimize sex addiction recovery. Del Mar and Mission Valley.
Bill Martin, M.A., MFT (MFC 33939)
(858) 755-2407

Other Groups

Center for Emotional Recovery Groups

Empowerment • "Women to Women" • "Men to Men" • Anger • Grief • Anxiety & Depression • Physical/Sexual Trauma • Bipolar • Panic • OCD • PTSD • Parenting
Center for Emotional Recovery (MFC 27163)
(619) 228-3330

Hold Me Tight - Couples Education Group

Learn how to create safey, communicate effectively, stop fighting and feel connected again. See my website for more information.
Compassionate Hearts Couples Counseling (MFC 34033)
(619) 825-5982

Pregnancy/Birth Loss Group
(Women or Mixed Group)

An on-going psychotherapy group for those who have
lost a child during pregnancy and/or at birth. Parents of any form of pregnancy/birth loss are invited. Focus on grieving the loss, healing your relationships, and develop coping skills in a non-judgmental, non-religious environment.
Azmaira H. Maker, Ph.D. (PSY 21570)
(858) 531-1122