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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

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.

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

Day, evening and weekend appointments are available. Counseling is offered to the community on a sliding-fee scale. For information, please call our confidential counseling line at 619.239.0355 x252.