Therapist in Chula Vista, California Holly Bates, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Chula Vista, California Holly Bates, LCSW

Holly Bates, LCSW

Holly Bates, LCSW, is a board licensed clinical social worker, with a Bachelor degree in Psychology, a Masters in Social Work, and 12+ years of experience in outpatient therapy settings. Her work extends to individuals, couples, families, and teens.

Her therapeutic work focuses on women’s issues, trauma, anxiety, anger management, depression and mood disorders, grief and loss, relationship concerns, attachment difficulties, self esteem challenges, life transitions, and adjustment stressors.
Holly has led Intensive Outpatient Programs treating at risk teens. She has advanced training in Gottman Couples therapy method, treating couples on the verge of divorce.
Holly uses evidence-based treatment approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to address and relieve a wide range of symptoms of depression and anxiety.

As a therapist, I’m grateful to develop a connection with my clients. This relationship supports and facilities positive changes. I believe everyone has the right to be understood. We are deserving of kindness and empathy. I’m honored and grateful to do this work- to help you produce lasting results and the desired changes to better your life.

I look forward to meeting you.

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)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Sharp Health Plan


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Mindfulness


  • Women


  • English



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

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