Therapist Profile

Name:
Rita R. Cole
Professional Title:
Location:
3356 2nd Ave. Suite A-1 San Diego, CA 92103
Phone:
(619) 517-7974
License Number
LMFT84327
Practicing Since:
2008
Additional Licenses:
CA Marriage and Family Therapist, Lic. No. 84327

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
In my practice I offer guidance, feedback and support as you identify and resolve problems, improve relationships, gain an increased feeling of empowerment and a more positive self-image and sense of well being. We can work together to uncover your true potential and a life that is worth celebrating. Together we can explore relationship, thought, behavior and communication patterns that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life. While we can't change all difficult situations of the past or present, we can work together to better understand the dynamics of those situations, their potentially lasting impact, to help you heal where necessary, and to move forward, empowering you to make changes and resolve challenges in your life. If you are looking for support and guidance in dealing with relationship problems, anxiety, depression, ADHD, or you are ready to identify and achieve new goals, or your are just feeling stuck, please call me to schedule a free phone, or in-person 20 minute consultation.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Afternoons and evenings. Phone, online, and limited Saturday sessions also available.
Services
People come to see me for many reason and I tailor therapy to each person's needs. It is my goal to offer guidance and support as people overcome difficulties, and work toward the change, growth, insight or relationships they desire. I specialize in couples and relationship therapy, as well as the treatment of depression, anxiety and adult ADHD. I help individuals, couples and families transition from where they are today to a life that feels better. Together, we identify their goals, strengths, and resources, as well as the obstacles that might be keeping them stuck. I encourage, challenge and support them as they overcome obstacles, feel less fearful, less stuck, less overwhelmed, and more optimistic, freeing up energy to take more control over their lives and to enjoy life more. I also offer a weekly group for mothers experiencing postpartum anxiety and depression. Mothers share their experiences with other moms and get the support they need.
Insurance
Out-of-Network coverage, Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Yes
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone

Education

Degrees
MA in Counseling Psychology BS in Psychology

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Anxiety
Attachment Therapy
Career Stress and Changes
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Families
Group Therapy
Individual
Parenting
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Stress
Telephone/Online Therapy
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Attachment
Behavioral
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Developmental/Depth
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Emotion Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Gestalt
Humanistic/Existential
Object Relations
Psychoanalytic
Psychodynamic
Psychology
Systems
Certifications
Advanced training in Couples Counseling, Relationships Therapy, Adult ADHD, Narcissistic Relationships, Anxiety and Depression
Languages Spoken
English
Ethnicity
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)

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