Therapist in San Diego, California Dora Gilbert, Therapist

License: LMFT

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in San Diego, California Dora Gilbert, LMFT

Dora Gilbert, LMFT

Dr. Gilbert incorporates her cultural experience, educator knowledge, and interest in families and children into her therapeutic work. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist she focuses on treating families, adults, adolescents and children through a family-systems approach. She works with individuals and/or families to overcome lifetime challenges and provide assistance to create a meaningful balanced life.

Her therapeutic approach is influenced by three major therapeutic approaches: Existential Theory, as she believes that each individual has the potential for growth through their freedom to choose; Bowen Family System Theory, which emphasizes the role of family; and Strategic Theory, which offers dynamic interventions.

Dr. Gilbert’s education consists of a Masters and Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy, undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts and a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary School Education and English. She additionally has over 10 years of clinical training in Bowen Family System Therapy approach; Brief Strategic Therapy Level 1,2 certificate; Chemical Dependency Certificate; The STOP Program treatment model certificate-advanced training level for Domestic Violence treatment; Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Co-Occurring Disorders (Dual-Diagnosis), and has a Level 1 Certification of Gottman Training.

Expertise

Insurances Accepted

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

Interventions

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills

Populations

  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women

Languages

  • English
  • Hungarian

Locations

FAQs

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

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