About Us


Our Purpose:

The USD Tele-mental Health Clinic in San Diego, California, provides high quality and affordable counseling services for individuals of all ages. Services are provided by advanced graduate counseling student clinicians from USD. All counseling sessions are supervised by a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor of the USD Counseling Faculty and at times are recorded for training purposes. Our staff use evidence-based assessment and psychotherapy interventions to ensure that you are receiving state of the art and effective services.

Our Mission:

The Tele-mental Health Training Clinic aims to promote mental health and well-being by providing affordable, culturally informed and evidence-based mental health services to children, adolescents, and adults across California.

We provide treatment for a number of common concerns such as depression, anxiety and panic, excessive worry, post-traumatic stress, anger management, coping with stress, child behavioral and emotional problems, and parenting concerns.

Our Values:

  • Compassion and respect for all who seek our care

  • Best practices using evidence-based treatments

  • Commitment to the highest level of confidentiality and privacy

  • Equal access to services for all

  • Advanced behavioral health treatment through tele-health training and research 

Our Commitment to Diversity:

Consistent with the University’s mission and values on non-discrimination, the Clinic provides services free from discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnicity, gender/gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, pregnancy, and veteran status.

Our Clinic Leadership & Staff:

Many of our faculty conduct research that contributes to the field of counseling in areas as diverse as child behavioral problems and parenting, military trauma, substance abuse and issues related to being impacted by homelessness. You can learn more about our current general and specialty services on these pages.