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24 Hour Domestic Violence Hotline 619.234.3164

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Counseling Services

“The YWCA is helping me with my mental health issues through individual and group therapy. Now, I believe in myself. I have changed — I have become empowered.”

— Becky’s House resident

Intensive group therapy sessions are provided to all program residents at the YWCA of San Diego County. These counseling sessions cover self-esteem and assertiveness training, boundary setting, conflict resolution, and education, as well as education on the cycle of domestic violence and techniques to manage anger and stress. Individual counseling and parenting classes are also provided. Skilled therapists offer a wide range of therapeutic styles in a caring and supportive environment for individuals, families, couples, children, and adolescents.

For information about our Counseling Services, please call our confidential counseling line at 619.239.0355 x252.

Areas of Focus

  • Relationships
  • Communication
  • Personal and spiritual growth
  • Grief and loss
  • Addictions
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Social discomfort
  • Abuse
  • Domestic violence
  • Trauma, post-traumatic stress
  • Low self esteem
  • Anger management
  • Phase of life problems
  • Emotional stress
  • Vocational stress

Group Therapy: The Domestic Violence Support Group is open to the public is held on Wednesday (10AM-12PM) and Saturday (9:30AM-11:30AM). Group therapy is offered to all clients residing in our YWCA programs and to members of the community for a fee.
Flexible Hours: We offer convenient day, evening and weekend appointments.
Fees: Counseling is offered on a sliding fee scale. Please call 619.239.0355 x252 for details.
Treatment & Evaluation Resource Management (TERM): We have TERM-listed therapists available.
The YWCA counseling team spends nearly 12,000 hours a year working with our families and members of the San Diego community.