Helena Dow, LMFT, PsyD

Provider type: Therapist

Serving: Adult & Pediatric

About Helena Dow, LMFT, PsyD

Helena Dow treats patients starting at 7 year old.
Dr. Helena Dow is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a 2006 graduate of California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), where she obtained a doctoral degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, a graduate of San Diego State University, where she obtained a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2000, as well as the equivalent of a Master of Arts degree in Educational Counseling. Dr. Dow has a comprehensive clinical background and extensive training and experience in utilizing various therapeutic techniques and theoretical models. She provides individual, couple, family, and group therapy to children and adults of various age groups and backgrounds and addresses a variety of disorders and their related symptoms. Her experience includes work in outpatient programs in hospital settings treating patients with various chronic psychological conditions; crisis center treating patients with various addiction issues; hospice hospital settings where she did pre- and post- bereavement work; community college settings; community clinics; and public school settings where she was involved in wrap-around program involving various community agencies in her work with children and their families. Dr. Dow is certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), with an emphasis on couple's therapy. She additionally received a certificate in chemical dependency from the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP) at Alliant International University. Dr. Dow is additionally certified as an Approved Supervisor by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and is also a clinical member of th

Specialties

  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Education & Certifications

    Education
    Alliant International University

    PsyD in Marriage and Family Therapy

    San Diego State University

    Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy

    San Diego State University

    Master's in Educational Counseling

    Locations

    San Diego, CA

    12264 El Camino Real, Suite 203
    San Diego, CA 92130-3061