Our Unique Vision
We provide counseling within a safe, supportive, caring environment, so you can face your difficulties constructively and confidently; freeing you to enjoy all of the good things life has to offer. If you are struggling with relationship issues, anxiety, depression, or need help healing from abuse or trauma, we can help. Additionally, we are a court mandated parenting group provider.
Therapy, Counseling can provide a safe place to receive help with problems such as:
- Relationship distress
- Anxiety and panic attacks
- Domestic violence
- Anger management
- Self-Esteem and self-Image
- Parenting and family concerns
- Personal or work stress
- Divorce and parenting
- Trauma and abuse
To be your community behavioral healthcare clinic leading the way in client care. Utilizing tools that are FDA approved to improve symptoms of depression, anxiety and sleep. We are inspired by people like John Dupuy the founder of Intergral Recovery, here is a a bio on him. John Dupuy is a native of Texas and grew up in Latin America. John is a veteran of the United States Army, where he served in Europe as a military police investigator. John has a Bachelor’s degree from Texas State University in Modern Languages (German and Spanish) and a Master of Arts degree in Transpersonal Psychology from John F. Kennedy University. John is the founder of Integral Recovery, has published various articles on the subject, and in 2013, his book Integral Recovery: A Revolutionary Approach to the Treatment of Alcoholism and Addiction was published by SUNY Press, later to win the 2013 USA Best Book Award. As stated when John Dupuy describes the CES technology used in his Integral Addiction Recovery Program he states CES is designed to help re-balance the brain. At least 118 clinical studies on effectiveness of CES on anxiety, addiction, depression and sleep restoring healthy brain chemistry, re-balances through bilateral square wave energy field theory.
“Unequivocal Positive Results in Every Case with Negligible Exceptions. Approximately 95% of my private practice patients are in possession of their own personal CES device which I have found to be most effective and beneficial treatments over standard pharmaceutical treatment” according to Brain Earthman, MD, Psychiatrist, Major USAR, Medical Director Electrometrical Products International, Inc.
“Neurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee to the FDA on Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulator (CES) Reclassification Meeting on February 10, 2012 indicated that the largest customer for AlphaStim CES is DOD. Military use of Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES)” according to Dr. Stein’s Testimonial request expedited review of CES reclassification as CES is currently being utilize in Army, Navy and VA hospitals. He stated that Enormous Target Populations, many drug resistant patients, many drug addicted patients would benefit greatly if CES technology could be more widely utilized in the psychiatric community.
Utilize best practices that is result driven for example, Traditional neurofeedback which is similar to weight training, where you work specific muscle groups, in brain you are training one or more specific brain waves in a targeted area of the brain based on operant conditioning to help retrain the brain waves to optimal levels. Within this type of neurofeedback involves low-frequency sounds and involves prepackaged neurofeedback equipment for audio-visual entertainment (AVE), which has blinking lights that can cause seizures.
EEG Neuro-Feedback software and sending CD home with patient with bilateral sounds to assist in increasing symptom reduction. Brainwave Entrainment Meditation, one of the essential practices in an ongoing, lifelong mind and body change.
|MEET OUR CURRENT STAFF|
Walter Patrick Martin, MA, LMFT, CISM-Advance Cert, EAS-C Cert, EMDR Cert, Operations Director and creator of EMDRCarlsbad.com and FamilyCounselingSanDiego.com, in addition Mr. Martin wrote a workbook for couples called “Heat and Soul Toward Intimacy: Couples Guide”. Mr. Martin is part of EMDR International Association and co-facilitated EMDRIA training DeTUR addiction protocol around the country with Dr. AJ Popky. Mr. Martin recently joined the International Employee Assistance Professionals Association and completed Employee Assistant Specialist – Clinic Certification assisting in putting the group as preferred status with EAP Counseling Insurance Panels. Mr. Martin discovered that CES and a unique style of EMDR therapy is actually a method that every therapist dreams about, i.e., it is as efficient as it is time effective. Usually I have been able to see significant positive results in only one session. Give it a try and see the difference. Feel peaceful once again. The proven medical treatment of Cranial Electrical Stimulation (CES) re-balances your brain’s chemistry. Many people report feeling relief from the very first time they use the CES Ultra. Your brain chemistry re-balances while anxiety plummets. And unlike drugs, CES is so safe, you can use it as much as you want. Now you have the power achieve peace of mind and move forward with your life.
Walter Patrick Martin area of focus includes help with self-esteem issues, couples/marriage/family issues, co-parenting, reunification, anger management, complex trauma, Asperger’s, Autism, severe psychosis to manic depression, stress-management, anxiety, depression, and adjusting to life transitions. Walter Patrick Martin also published a workbook for couples called “Heart and Soul into Intimacy.” While working for the County of San Diego for over 12 years Mr. Martin also assist the Red Cross during the Firestorms of 2005, 2006 and Katrina through the County Crisis Team.
Mr. Martin is also proud to be assigned during the 2015/2016 school year for the students and families at Serra High School as the Military Family Life Counselor through MHN Government Services.
Also, Mr. Martin offers Free Counseling for Gambling Addiction in San Diego office. Mr. Martin has received specialized training through a special program by UCLA and the State of California for Gambling Addiction which hides under the radar for many people but it is very real. This is for families, wife’s and the client.
Problem gamblers—those who gamble beyond the limits of recreational entertainment— If you need help right away you can talk to someone right now 24 hours 7 days a week at 1.800.GAMBLER or 1.800.426.2537.
Problem Gambling is participation in any form of gambling to the extent that it creates a negative consequence to the gambler, the gambler’s family, place of employment, or community. This includes patterns of gambling and subsequent related behaviors that compromise, disrupt, or damage personal, family, educational, financial, or vocational interests. The problem gambler does not meet the diagnostic criteria for pathological gambling disorder.
Janet Phillips, LCSW, Clinical Director has years of experience working with a diverse population including children, adolescents, adults and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She is current working in an outpatient setting with San Diego County assigned to do Behavioral Health Assessments for Clients with Medicare, and the completion of the Client Plans, and Individual Therapy. Janet received her Masters of Social Work at San Diego State University. She has extensive experience working with children and teens in clinic, school and community venues, assisting them in developing social and anger management skills. Janet also is EMDR trained and has taken extensive classes in Dr. Miller FSP EMDR Protocol for addiction. She is also an equine therapist and continues to ride her horses as often as she can. She is planning on leaving San Diego County toward end of Summer of 2016 at that time we will be adding an additional office space to our practice for her full time need which will also allow any contracted therapist to schedule time in the other office as well. As the group expands Ms. Phillips and Mr. Martin would like to buy or lease a LENS active feedback neuro-feedback unit which has the most positive results in a much quicker timeline.
LaTysa Flowers, Parent Educator/Partner – Skilled and experienced in special education advocacy, mental health support with an emphasis on direct family and children services. Affordable services to support family during difficulty navigating the tools school districts have to offer. As Ms. Flowers is an Educator and Parent Coach she can provide IEP and special education advocate services.
She is currently supporting our Parenting and Co-Parenting Program.