Last updated: 10/7/2019

Inspire Professional Counseling (619) 821-8200 ext. 1
Last Updated: 10/7/2019
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Credentials and Certifications:
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

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Inspire Professional Counseling
La Mesa, CA 91941
(619) 821-8200 ext. 1

Contact: Cheryl James

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: 3 days

Organization Type:
Emergency Services
Outpatient - Mental Health
Private Practice Group

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

Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure Video Counseling (Regroup)
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Domestic Violence Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Sexual Abuse/Rape Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Attachment Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Elder Abuse Immigration/Newcomer Infertility Men's Issues Pain Management Phobias
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Art Therapy Behavioral Case Management Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Long-Term Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Social Support Spiritual Counseling Systemic Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:

Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Online Therapy Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:

Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Adopted Biracial Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Corrections Officers Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Unemployed
Learning Disability Military/Veterans Step Families
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish

Multi-cultural experience:
Hispanic Italian
Professional Associations

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $100
Couples: $100
Group: $25
Family: $125

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Information & Referral

AETNA Health, Inc. GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees
AETNA Inc. (PPO) Health Net
Beacon Health Options Magellan Behavioral Health
Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer) Managed Health Network
California State Medi-Cal TRICARE
CIGNA EAP United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare United Healthcare
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United HealthCare (Options PPO)
ComPsych Victims of Crime (CA)