Last updated: 7/27/2008

Relationship Counseling Center (619) 692-4038
Last Updated: 7/27/2008
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Credentials and Certifications:
Psychologist, Clinical
Social Work Supervisor

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Relationship Counseling Center
4026 Hawk Street #B
San Diego, CA 92103  
(619) 692-4038

Contact: Ellen Eichler, LCSW

Office Hours:
Mon: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Tue: N/A
Wed: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Organization Type:
Outpatient - Mental Health
Private Practice Group

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 6 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Bipolar Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Parenting Issues Pregnancy/Childbirth Sexual Abuse/Rape Stress Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Aging Attachment Disorders Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Developmental Disability Domestic Violence Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Gender Identity Infertility Learning Disabilities Medication Management Multicultural Issues Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Runaways Self Abuse Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Trauma/PTSD
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Behavioral Crisis Intervention Existential Psychotherapy Feminist Gestalt Holistic Humanistic Parent Guidance Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Relational Satir Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Systemic Transpersonal Psychology
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Body Centered Psychotherapy Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Dream Work or Analysis Education Consultation EMDR Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Expressive Therapy Focusing Geriatric Consultation Hypnosis Imago Relationship Therapy Information and Referral Internal Family Systems (IFS) Jungian Meditation/Relaxation Narrative Therapy Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Outreach Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Psychopharmacology Sex Therapy Thought Field Therapy (TFT) Transactional Analysis (TA) Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Children of Divorce Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Step Families
AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Cancer Patients Caregivers Chronic Illness Disabled Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Transgender
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Buddhist LDS/Mormon
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Hispanic Russian
Professional Associations
American Family Therapy Academy American Psychological Association (APA) Center for Clinical Social Work (CCSW) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $125

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: N/A

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Information & Referral
Initial Consultation

AETNA (Open Choice) Care 1st Health Plan
AETNA Health Community Care Network (PPO)
Beech Street Corporation (PPO Network) Great-West Healthcare
Blue Cross Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (Dual Choice PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) TRICARE
Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Blue Shield (Shield Select and Blue Shield Preferred Provider Networks)

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Group Focus: Parenting Issues
Women's Issues
Sexuality Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Relation to Focus:
Location: San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: (619) 692-4038
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: On the first of the month

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Group Focus: Parenting Issues
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Interpersonal Relationships
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Relation to Focus:
Location: San Diego, CA 92103
Phone: (619) 692-4038
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on