Clinical Psychology

With the right therapist, you can learn to ride life’s biggest waves
with confidence, purpose, and joy.


With the right therapist, you can learn to ride life's biggest waves with confidence, purpose and joy.

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:

Children

Adolescents

Young Adults (18+)

Adults

Seniors (65+)

Caregivers

LGBTQ+

BIPOC


It can be scary to reach out and ask for help—but our team of clinicians are specialized in providing evidence-based counseling and therapy services to clients just like you!

What We Treat

At Coronado Psych, we do our best to ensure that our expert therapists each offer specialized care to meet your unique needs and goals. We specialize in providing therapy and counseling services for:

Anxiety

Depression

Chronic Illness

Anger Management

Chronic Pain

Coping Skills

 Major Depression

 Gender Expression

 Behavioral Issues

 Autism Spectrum Disorders

 Social Skills

 Chronic Illness

Emotional Disturbance

Grief

Infertility

Life Transitions

Obesity

Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum

 Anxiety Disorders

 Sexual Identity

 Interpersonal Issues

Learning Disabilities

Family Conflicts

Substance Dependance

Relationship Issues

Sleep or Insomnia

Stress Management

Women’s Issues

LGBTQ+ Issues

Substance Abuse

 Gender Identity

 Childhood Trauma

 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

 Academic difficulty

Learn More

For 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.

How We Help

Our expert clinicians customize evidence-based therapy and counseling techniques to best fit your needs and goals.

Here are some ways in which our therapists can help:

– Cognitive-behavioral therapy

– Motivational interviewing

– Schema therapy

– Interpersonal techniques

– Solution focused therapy

– Humanistic

– Client centered therapy

– Mindfulness

– Interpersonal and familial exploration

– Harm Reduction

Adult therapy
Therapy for Children

Other ways in which our therapists can help:

– Family Therapy

– Child and Adolescent Therapy

– Testing/Evaluation

– Parent coaching/consultation

– Dialectical Behavior Therapy

– School Consultation & Educational Coaching

– Special Education/IEP Navigation and Support

Our psychologists only use evidence-based methods and work collaboratively with each client to needs and goals.

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)?

Learn more about the “ABC’s of CBT” and how it can

Resources

Depression

Lost interest in the things that used to interest you? Feeling low, tired, or just not yourself anymore? Therapy and counseling with the right provider can help!

Anxiety

Can’t shake the feeling that something bad is going to happen? Or finding yourself stuck in a constant state of worry? We can help!

Insomnia

Dread going to bed at night? Or find yourself frustrated and exhausted, time and time again, after a poor night’s sleep? It might be time to try something new!

Together, we can develop tailored practical techniques to help you cope with life’s biggest stressors.

Man looking out over city
Dr. Rika Tanaka, PhD

Cognitive Restructuring: Part 2

Cognitive Restructuring is a fundamental component of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and refers to our ability to assess and challenge automatic negative thoughts that contribute to heightened distress. In part 2, we discuss systematically evaluating these automatic negative thoughts.

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Definition of negative
Dr. Rika Tanaka, PhD

Cognitive Restructuring: Part 1

Cognitive restructuring is another core 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 1, we discuss building awareness of our automatic (negative) thoughts.

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