Therapist Profile

Celina M. Barker, M.A.
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Proverbs Professional Counseling 911 Catalina Blvd. San Diego, CA 92106-2838
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
I am a Licensed MFT, working with adults, couples, teens/kids. I create a safe, caring, supportive environment where clients can explore emotional needs and overcome barriers that limit their own potential and their relationships. My goal is to help you meet your goals. Change is scary for most people, so I commend you for stepping out of your comfort zone. Many wonderful people suffer with painful emotions or low self-esteem. Therapy can help you learn tools and gain insight on how to change what isn’t working for you. In finding the right therapist it is important to feel safe and connected. My approach is empathic, thoughtful, interactive, and essentially dedicated to the support of your well-being. Developing self-awareness and focusing on improving self-esteem and relationships is a large component of my focus in therapy. It is my goal to help you develop strategies and skills that relate to your goals. Whether you want to improve communication and trust in regards to relationships, or self-esteem, or work to lessen depression or anxiety, I am here to help you. I have extensive experience helping people with a variety of life challenges. I work with couples, individuals, adolescents and children. I am also available for Christian and pre-marital counseling.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday through Friday
10:00 am to 9:00 pm, by appointment only.
Celina works with individuals, adults, couples (dating, marital, and pre-marital), children, adolescents, and families. Christian counseling is available for those seeking a Christian approach. Celina has experience working with clients of all ages with issues such as: ?anxiety ?depression ?body image / eating disorders ?self-esteem/confidence ?Christianity ?life transitions ?grief/loss ?trauma / EMDR ?abuse (physical, sexual, and emotional) ?relationship problems Celina also has additional extensive training in play therapy, working with children/adolescents, trauma/grief, EMDR, eating disorders, self-harm/self-destructive behaviors, helping couples recover from infidelity and other trust issues, pre-marital counseling, anxiety and more.
Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, Superbill provided, Sliding Scale, Tricare, Victims of Crime
Credit Cards Accepted
American Express, MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.A., Counseling Psychology CA License - Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT)

Area of Specialty

Anger Management
Christian Based Therapy
Childhood Trauma
Depression/Clinical Depression
Eating Disorders
Group Therapy
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Religious/Spiritual Orientation
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Telephone/Online Therapy
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
EMDR-Eye Movement Desensitization/ Reprocessing
Family Systems
Other, e.g. NLP, EMDR, etc.
EMDR Play Therapy Children Adolescents Christian Counseling
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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