Last updated: 2/10/2016

Carolyn Gerard, M.A., MFT (858) 756-8171
Last Updated: 2/10/2016
"Helping Couples Restore Love in their Relationship"
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Years of Experience: 15

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


CA - Marriage & Family Therapist [MFC 20719]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified Facilitator in PREPARE/ENRICH
Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed (LMFT)
Trauma Treatment, Postgraduate Certificate

Office and Contact Information
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Carolyn Gerard, Couples Therapist
1516 Front Street
San Diego, CA 92101
(858) 756-8171

Contact: Carolyn Gerard

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: N/A
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: N/A

Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Telephone Counseling

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Attachment Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Sexuality Issues Stress
Also serving:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Depression Dissociative Disorders Grief/Loss Parenting Issues Phobias Postpartum Depression Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Spiritual/Religious Concerns Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Humanistic Psychodynamic Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Crisis Intervention Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Relational Sex Therapy Somatic Experiencing
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Individual
Other methods:
Family Systems
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Children of Divorce Interracial Families/Couples Military/Veterans
Biracial Cancer Patients Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Step Families Twins
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:
Asian Italian
Professional Associations
International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $150

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
One Hour per week for Military and Families
Prevention Programs

TRICARE Victims of Crime (CA)

Hold Me Tight, Support Group for Couples
Psycho-educational support group for couples. Based on the book "Hold Me Tight: 7 Conversations for a Lifetime of Love" by Sue Johnson.
Group Focus: Couple/Marital Issues
Life Transitions
Sexuality Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: Downtown San Diego (by Little Italy)
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (858) 756-8171
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: On the of the month