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Counseling Services

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

— Becky’s House resident

Individual and group therapy is 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. Skilled therapists offer a wide range of therapeutic styles in a caring and supportive environment for individuals, families, couples, children, and adolescents.

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