Therapist in San Diego, California Kristin Mcdonald, Therapist

License: LMFT

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-64

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in San Diego, California Kristin Mcdonald, LMFT

Kristin Mcdonald, LMFT

Kristin Mcdonald treats patients starting at 5 year old. Kristin McDonald is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2010 and was licensed in 2014. Kristin has more than 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. Kristin began her career in bereavement counseling with San Diego Hospice. Within this setting, she provided individual, couples, family and group therapy for clients experiencing pre- and post-bereavement. Following this experience, Kristin continued her career providing individual, family and group counseling to children and young adults diagnosed with a behavioral, emotional, and/or mental health disorder.

Kristin provided these services within residential and school settings. Kristin currently works at a Day School as a Mental Health Therapist for students K-8 with IEPs for social/emotional/behavioral concerns. She has ample experience working with children and young adults experiencing anxiety, depression, ADHD, emotional disturbance, PTSD, parent-child conflict and at-risk behaviors. Kristin combines her energetic and altruistic nature with a variety of treatment approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Experiential Therapy to best meet the needs of the client(s).


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


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parenting Skills


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



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

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