Marriage & Family Therapist in El Cajon, CA
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Laurie M. Shear, MFT
1252 Broadway, Suite D   
El CajonCA 92021
Practice Information
My name is Laurie Shear, and I’m a therapist in private practice in San Diego, I’m located in El Cajon and provide marriage, family, individual and relationship counseling as well as therapy for the greater San Diego. I am a graduate of Alliant International University’s Marriage and Family Therapy program. My undergraduate degree was in Sociology at the University of California at Santa Barbara. I have more than 11 years of experience in providing therapy to individuals and couples.

While the immediate goal of counseling is to find solutions to challenges in our everyday lives. Individual and family counseling has the additional benefits of boosting self-esteem and confidence, increasing self awareness for healthier decision-making. I hope that my family and individual counseling practice in San Diego can help you with what ever your needs are. I specialize in Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Bipolar Disorder and Domestic Violence issues. I am dedicated to helping people becoming the best version of themselves.

Individual Therapy in San Diego Can Help You:
Improve your relationship with family, friends –and most importantly yourself.
Discover and utilize your unique strengths.
Learn effective communication tools.
Identify and minimize triggers that worsen your symptoms.
Decrease anxiety and depression symptoms.
Learn effective anger management skills.
See available options in any given situation.
Rid yourself of negative thought patterns.
Increase self-esteem.
Examine underlying issues that are creating problems in your life.
Increase your peace of mind and improve your day-to-day living.

Some Common issues addressed in Family and Couples Therapy in San Diego:
Communications issues
Differences in Parenting styles
Domestic Violence
Sexual Issues
Children’s Behavioral issues

San Diego Family and Couples Therapy Can Help You….
Improve communication skills
Provide a safe environment to express your feelings
Come to agreements over difficult issues
Decrease the stress and negativity in your relationships
Increase understanding and empathy for loved ones
Increase parenting skills
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Arts Therapy (Expressive)
 Asperger's Syndrome
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Bicultural Difficulties
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Children's Counseling
 Chronic Illness
 Domestic Violence
 Eating Disorders
 Educational Therapy
 Family Conflict
 Gay or Lesbian Issues
 Gender Identity / Transgenderism
 Gifted / Talented Issues
 Grief and Loss
 Group Therapy
 Herpes and STD Counseling
 Learning Disabilities
 Life and Wellness Coaching
 Life Transitions
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Marriage Counseling
 Men's Issues
 Neuropsychological Evaluation / Testing
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Teletherapy
 Pet Therapy
 Play Therapy
 Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Premarital Counseling
 Problem Gambling
 Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Relationship Issues
 Religious Counseling
 Self-Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Sexual Dysfunction
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Women's Issues
 Work and Career Issues
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