Therapeutic Center for Anxiety and Trauma

Therapeutic Center for Anxiety and Trauma

Individual and Family Therapy

Now with 2 locations to serve you in San Diego county; Banker’s Hill and Escondido

Sometimes life throws us a curve-ball that we just didn't expect. Whatever the curve-ball is, either large or small, it is common to cause anxiety, even if it is something exciting. If your curve-ball is something that isn't so exciting, maybe you feel traumatized. This can happen for any situation that causes disruption to your daily routine, your thinking and ultimately your ability to function at your full potential. Whatever your anxiety or trauma is about, we can help! We are a team of therapists that work extensively with anxiety provoking issues. These could be about relationships, life events, or any negative experience that is holding you back. If you are struggling with moving past a traumatic incident, or finding it difficult to overcome anxiety of any sort, please contact us. We will have one of our experienced therapists contact you as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you!

Description and What we Can Offer

Who we Are:

We are an "Outpatient, Non-Intensive Care Center." employing a diverse group of clinicians able to offer a wide range of mental health services, theoretical orientations and evidence-based techniques to assist clients with many different challenges, especially those revolving around anxiety and trauma. Our clinicians work closely as a team to ensure the highest quality of care coordination and expertise.

PLEASE NOTE: If you or your loved one is needing an inpatient, residential or Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), we can offer a referral and coordinate for after-care once released from any of those programs.

Issues Treated:

  • General Anxiety

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Panic Disorder

  • OCD

  • Emetophobia

  • Grief and Loss

  • Depression

  • Mood Disorders

  • Self-esteem

  • Life Transitions

  • Divorce

  • Behavioral Issues in Children

  • Addictions (Internet Gaming, Sexual, Harm Reduction)

  • Marital or Partner Relational Issues

  • Family Issues

  • Parenting

  • Women's Issues

  • Chronic Pain

Services Offered:

  • Individual Therapy

  • Couples Therapy

  • Family Therapy

  • EMDR Treatment

  • Brief Therapy

  • Support Groups

  • Process Groups

  • Workshops

  • Therapeutic and Specialized Meditation Instruction

Modalities Offered: 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR)

  • Meditation and Mindfulness

  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)

  • Attachment Based Therapy (Attachment Repair Model, ARM)

  • Solution Focused Methods

  • Expressive Arts and Play Therapy

  • Sand tray

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Fees for Individual, Marital and Family sessions:

$155 per session
Fees above apply to a 55 minute session.

Sliding fee scale offered for those who qualify, (based on household income).

We accept cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express


Hours vary depending on the therapist.  Please specify which hours or days you prefer and we can match you with a therapist.

Scheduling an Appointment:

Please call us to schedule an appointment at 619-272-6858 for our Banker’s Hill location or 760-884-4929 for our Escondido location.  Or if you prefer to email us, use the contact form on the contact page and we will respond back within 24 hours.


We accept Tricare, and MHN Insurance, however, at this time, space is extremely limited. Please specify if wanting to use insurance when making an initial appointment so we can make sure you are matched with a therapist who accepts your particular plan, if available . 

We are not able to accept Medi-Cal or Medicare plans at this time.

For all other insurance plans:

We are mainly "out of network" mental health providers and will bill insurance for you as a courtesy, however, we are not able to bill Medi-Cal, Medicare and most HMO plans. We can submit insurance claims for most PPO insurance plans, however, fees must be paid in full when services are rendered. Any amount collected, over and above cost of service, will be reimbursed to you once received from your insurance.

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