Therapist in San Diego, California Letty Nissan, Therapist

License: LMFT

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 15-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in San Diego, California Letty Cain Nissan, LMFT

Letty Cain Nissan, LMFT

Letty Caín Nissán is a bilingual and bicultural Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with more than 10 years experience working with individuals, couples and families. Letty has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City. She has a Post Modern Narrative Psychotherapy Degree, and a Masters Degree in Couples Therapy from The Instituto Mexicano de la Pareja, in Mexico City.

Being born and raised in Mexico, Letty has experience in Latin-american culture and idiosyncratic issues. Being an immigrant herself, she has deep knowledge of the immigration experience. Letty is also part of several minorities, and understand the feelings associated with being in one. She facilitated a support group of women that suffered from abuse and worked one on one with clients helping them to cope with relationship issues, depression, and violence. During her studies Letty assisted and counseled women with high risk pregnancies, offering trust and promoting sharing their fears and possible losses.

Letty worked at the YMCA Youth and Family Services in San Diego for 4 years offering counseling to couples, families, adults, adolescents and kids. She also worked in Community Research Foundation, Del Sur Crisis House, for 3 years as a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Specialist.
Letty offers a safe environment in the therapeutic relationship and is an active, compassionate and empathetic listener. Her goal is to help her clients and guide to set and accomplish their therapeutic goals, get more self- confidence, acceptance, and a better emotional stability. Letty works to help people to have a more meaningful and fulfilled life.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Sharp Health Plan


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Faith-Based Treatment
  • Family Therapy
  • Gender-Affirmative Medical Readiness Evaluations
  • Mindfulness
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parenting Skills


  • Women


  • English
  • Spanish



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

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