You Can Find Us At:
106 Thorn St San Diego CA 92103
(619) 354-7400 Fax: (619) 574-6964
3252 Holiday Ct, Suite 201 La Jolla CA 92037
501 Mission St., Suite 5 Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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At the core of our being, we all encounter thoughts that greatly influence our emotions and behaviors. When one experiences depression, the ability to recognize positive thought processes often becomes impaired by sadness and isolation. If you are experiencing feelings of depression and symptoms such as lack of motivation, decrease in energy and pleasurable life activities, anxiety, changes in sleep or appetite, or difficulty concentrating, you are not alone. 

Our therapists will help you explore coping skills to restore healthy connections with yourself and others. We will help you broaden your perspective and harness insight into your path to recovery.

Our practice utilizes a number of strength-based approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness and contemporary psychodynamic approaches to help you identify triggers and replace maladaptive depressive cycles. We draw from a variety of proven techniques to guide you towards self-compassion. With a mutual understanding of your goals and respect to the wisdom that you bring to therapy, we will work together to understand the root of depression and move forward.

We are in-network psychologists in San Diego for Cigna and Anthem Blue Cross. We encourage you to contact us here to schedule an appointment and learn more about how we can help.



As the news surrounding COVID-19 evolves, the main priorities of Hillcrest Psychological Associates remain the same, to provide a space where our clients are supported on their journey to self-fulfillment and healthy relationships.


For the health & safety of our clients and staff, all psychotherapy sessions at will be held exclusively online through a HIPAA compliant telehealth or video session portal that is encrypted and secure, until further notice. We will be doing initial appointments via telehealth. We will move to face-to-face sessions when it is deemed safe.