About Kirby Wohlander, LCSW

Kirby Wohlander treats patients starting at 18 years old. Dr. Wohlander, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, has a broad range of experience that includes work with individuals, couples, and families, in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings, and providing treatment to a wide range of adult clients. During his many years of experience, he has worked in multiple human service settings, and is familiar with the challenges presented by: military life, developmental and other disabilities, being a worker or manager in a complex organization, raising a family, balancing work and family, and substance use.

He uses a gentle, compassionate approach to help people overcome their symptoms, such as anxiety, panic, and/or depression, or other psychological challenges. His methods may include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, and a variety of other interventions that are proven effective and can bring substantial relief. His goal is to provide clients with new ways of seeing and understanding themselves and their life situation. He strives to offer people new skills and techniques for coping with life stress, and to help them establish new ways of coping that will help them move forward in their lives in successful ways that work for them.


  • 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

    San Diego State University, Master's in Social Work


    Poway, CA

    15611 Pomerado Rd, Suite 535
    Poway, CA 92064-2437