We are now proudly serving residents of Mission Valley, Hillcrest, University Heights, North Park, and Talmadge. Let our doctoral-level psychologists help you find peace and cope with life’s biggest stressors.

Who We Can Help

At Coronado Psych, we are committed to providing the highest quality mental health services to our community. Our team of expert clinicians specialize in providing therapy and counseling services to a wide range of clients, including:

Our Services

Clinical Psychology

Depression, grief, trauma, challenging life transitions, anxiety, difficult family and social dynamics are just a few of the challenges our skilled clinical psychologists can treat. 

Health Psychology

Dealing with any physical health condition can be stressful and overwhelming. Our skilled health psychologists can provide therapy to help patients and caregivers cope. 

Telepsychology

Access our expert therapists with comfort and ease through our telepsychology service. If you live in California, you can now safely access our expert care with the utmost convenience.

If you've been recently diagnosed with a new health condition or are coping with the unique struggles of managing a chronic or long-term illness, we can help

Our Dedication to You

At Coronado Psych, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality therapy and counseling services possible. We believe the best care comes from truly caring and compassionate experts who are highly skilled in tailoring evidence-based practices to meet your unique needs and goals.

Expert Care

Each clinician on our team is a doctoral-level psychologist, who has spent many thousands of hours honing their skills in helping clients just like you!

Goal Oriented

Not only are our clinicians the most highly trained mental health professionals, but all our clinicians are also truly dedicated to helping you find relief and reach your goals.

Compassionate

Our clinicians pride themselves on their professionalism, expertise, compassion, and care—and we encourage you to reach out for an initial consultation to see if we are the right fit for you.

Our Clinicians

Dr Rika Tanaka

Dr. Rika Tanaka

Founder/Licensed Clinical Psychologist
License #: PSY30925
Specialties: Anxiety, Depression, Chronic Illnesses, Life Transitions

Dr. Ryan Halquist

Dr. Ryan Halquist

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
License #: PSY27221
Specialties: LGTBQ+ Life Experiences, Substance Abuse or Use

Dr. Sarah Tuberman-Green, Psy.D.

Dr. Sarah Tuberman-Green

Registered Psychological Assistant
Under the Supervision of Rika Tanaka, Ph.D., PSY30925.
License #: PSB94024850
Specialties: Children, Adolescents, and Family

Meet the Founder

Coronado Psych was founded by Dr. Rika Tanaka with the mission to provide expert psychological care to the community. Mission Valley and Central San Diego residents can now access the same high-quality care, as Coronado Psych offers services to all of San Diego. 

Dr. Tanaka provides therapy services to young adults, adults, and seniors. Her current specialties are in helping people cope with anxiety, depression, life transitions, health concerns, grief, and more. She is experienced at providing remote psychotherapy through secure video-conferencing or telephone. 

Explore our website and blog posts to learn more about how therapy can help you today. 

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Thought about seeing a therapist, but worried you don't have the time? Our psychologists can provide high-quality, effective online therapy to make sure you safely get the help you need.

What Happens at the Initial Consultation?

The initial consultation is your first step in finding the best therapist for you. Learn how a specific therapist can help you with your individual needs to make sure you get the most out of your therapy experience. 

• See if you click with your therapist
• Share your goals, needs, and concerns
• Discuss how therapy can be tailored to you

Find the best therapist for you

What Happens at Your First Session?

Online therapy session

A typical first session with a therapist will be slightly different than your second, third, or fourth session. Read on to discover the goals of a first session so you can be prepared. 

• Talk about practice polices and informed consent
• Discuss your symptoms and other relevant information
• Define goals for therapy and assess “fit”

Learn More

If you would like more information about our services or fees, please contact us by phone (619-554-0120), email (info@coronadopsych.com) or schedule a initial complimentary consultation.
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Dr. Rika Tanaka, PhD

Moving Forward During COVID-19

I never planned on expanding my practice to Coronado during a global pandemic. Just a few months ago, I was busy carefully laying out detailed plans and timelines to grow my practice here. And then, suddenly, all these plans came to a halt.

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