Therapist in San Diego, California Mel Lipsey, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 0-65+

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in San Diego, California Mel Lipsey, LCSW

Mel Lipsey, LCSW

Mel Lipsey is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 45 years of experience working with adults, children and families. He demonstrates empathy and respect by connecting with others and is non-judgmental and highly accepting of individual differences with a strong interpersonal style.

He is conscious, caring, creative, and energetic, and remains sensitive and flexible in his approaches to therapy with his clients. Mel’s training and expertise allows him to be of help and support to people of all ages with a large variety of presenting problems. He draws from his experience in working with adults, children, schools, with group psychotherapy residential treatment facilities, and military bases. His clients are able to make lasting changes.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Scripps Health Plan
  • Sharp Health Plan


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


  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Men
  • Women


  • English



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

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