Last updated: 4/2/2020

Debra K. Kresch, LCSW, LMFT, BCD (760) 436-6892
Last Updated: 4/2/2020
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Gender: Female

Languages Spoken:
English

Specialties
Focusing on:
Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Depression Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Infertility Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Stress Women's Issues Workplace Stress
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Asperger's Syndrome Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Dual Diagnosis Learning Disabilities Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Pain Management Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Tourette's Disorder Trauma/PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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Debra K. Kresch, LCSW, LMFT, BCD
3150 El Camino Real, Suite C
Carlsbad, CA 92008  
www.debrakresch.com
(760) 436-6892


Office Hours:
Mon2:00pm – 9:00pm
Tue8:00am – 9:00pm
Wed8:00am – 5:00pm
Thu8:00am – 5:00pm
Fri8:00am – 5:00pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Debra K. Kresch, LCSW, LMFT, BCD
701 Garden View Court, Suite 22
Encinitas, CA 92024  
www.debrakresch.com
(760) 436-6892


Office Hours:
Mon2:00pm – 9:00pm
Tue8:00am – 9:00pm
WedClosed
Thu8:00am – 5:00pm
FriClosed
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Debra K. Kresch, LCSW, MFT, BCD
3150 El Camino Real, Suite C
Carlsbad, CA 92008  
www.debrakresch.com
(760) 436-6892


Office Hours:
MonClosed
TueClosed
Wed8:00am – 5:00pm
ThuClosed
Fri8:00am – 5:00pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 2 Days

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (Doxy.me, etc.)
Telephone Counseling

Qualifications
Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 30

Licensing:
CA - LCSW [LCS 9095]
CA - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) [MFC 16389]
CA - Chemical Dependency Professional [MAC 4914]

Credentials and Certifications:
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Certified Social Worker (CSW)
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
Master Addictions Counselor (MAC)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: N/A
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral

Insurance:
AETNA (Open Choice) Community Care Network (PPO)
AETNA (PPO) CONCERN EAP
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Coventry Health Care
APS Healthcare First Health (Network)
Blue Cross GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees
Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Net (PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Horizon Behavioral Services
Blue Cross PPO (Prudent Buyer) Managed Health Network
Blue Shield (Shield Select and Blue Shield Preferred Provider Networks) TRICARE
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Alzheimer's Cancer Patients Caregivers Chronic Illness College Students Diabetes Disabled Grandparents Military/Veterans Step Families
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Brain/Head Injured Children of Divorce Gifted Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Twins
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Education Consultation Geriatric Consultation Humanistic Information and Referral Integrative Medicine Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Parent Guidance Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Case Management Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Ericksonian Holistic Home Study Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Mediation Social Support
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Online Therapy Peer Support
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
American College of Certified Forensic Counselors (ACCFC) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)