Therapist in San Diego, California Alma Phillips, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in San Diego, California Alma Phillips, LCSW

Alma Phillips, LCSW

Alma Phillips is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over twenty years of experience in the mental health field. She received her masters in Social Work from California State University, Long Beach, with an emphasis in children, youth, and families and a B.A. in Psychology from University of California, San Diego. Alma works with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Her specialized certificate in Play Therapy has given her a wealth of experience and training in working with children’s issues. She specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy and also offers EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). She can speak Spanish.

Alma’s areas of focus include adjustment problems, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, parenting, stress management, and trauma. Alma demonstrates great empathy with her clients and uses an eclectic approach tailoring her interventions with each individual/family she sees.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Sharp Health Plan


  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)


  • English
  • Spanish



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Alma Phillips. You can also call 858-279-1223 to have someone assist you.

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