Last updated: 6/15/2020

Inspire Professional Counseling (619) 821-8200 ext. 1
Last Updated: 6/15/2020
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Children * Adolescents * Adults

Languages Spoken:

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

Contact: Cheryl James

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
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 HIPAA-compliant Video (, etc.)
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours



Credentials and Certifications:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

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:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral

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

Age Groups and Specific Populations (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
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:

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish

Multi-cultural experience:
Hispanic Italian
Professional Associations