Meet Our Team

Truly dedicated and caring specialists to help you find relief and reach your goals.

The best care comes fromdeeply caring and compassionate experts skilled in customizing proven methods to meet your unique needs and goals.

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

Our Administrators

Pam Curry

Pam Curry

Marketing Director

Max Pennington

Max Perryman

Human Resource Director

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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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Depression Quiz
Dr. Rika Tanaka, PhD

Do Depression Quizzes Work?

In order to better understand your symptoms, you may have come across a “depression “quiz” or “test” online. Such assessments are often multiple-choice questionnaires that ask you about various symptoms of depression and their severity or frequency over a specific period of time. Although such tests can be useful for

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Dr. Rika Tanaka, PhD

Cognitive Restructuring: Part 3

Cognitive restructuring is a crucial component of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Cognitive restructuring refers to our ability to assess and challenge automatic negative thoughts that contribute to heightened distress. In part 3, we discuss challenging and reframing/replacing automatic negative thoughts.

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