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:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (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
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 Video (HIPAA compliant)
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 (PPO) GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees
AETNA Health 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)