No two people are the same. We all approach the challenges, stresses and joys in life differently. And the journey we embark may not always bring us to our desired destination. Inspire Professional Counseling desires to journey with our clients to their desired destination. Using our unique blend of empathy, understanding and appreciation of diverse individuals coupled with the most effective evidence based practice knowledge and practice techniques, our goal is to inspire our clients to be their best self.
Our work can extend beyond the clinical session to incorporate a treatment team approach. Many of our clients appreciate collaboration with ancillary providers such as doctors, psychiatrists, teachers, IEP teams, Casas, social workers, case managers and even members of ones extended family systems. We believe that the incorporation of this type of approach allows us to better understand our clients and their clinical presentation. Progress can be achieved sooner and a holistic approach to the treatment process allows our clients to appreciate and feel additional support. Overall, it is our goal that our clients feel acceptance, understanding and relief of the stressors and dynamics that hold them back from enjoying their best lift.
Corina Bair, LCSW
Corina specializes in working with children, teen and young adults who may struggle with depression, anxiety, oppositional defiance, and interpersonal conflicts. Whatever your challenges are, Corina is dedicated to finding the "root cause" and working through that process together with her client. This process can be incredibly rewarding and empowering while relieving many of the symptoms you may be experiencing and helping others reach their full potential by using an authentic, non-judgmental, and open-minded approach to therapy her my passion.
Cheryl James, LCSW
Director, Clinical Therapist
With over 25 years of clinical experience in working with depression, anxiety, trauma and child abuse issues, Cheryl James, developed Inspire Professional Counseling with the goals of providing empathic, highly skilled and culturally aware psychotherapy to children, teens and adults with the San Diego County. Sharing her passion is her team of highly qualified psychotherapist. Collaboration with both clients and the important people in their world nurtures the healing process. Our clients quickly feel the benefit of symptom resolution, relief and acceptance.
Samantha Lyman, MSW, LCSW, CCBTS
Experienced Clinician with a demonstrated & highly successful history of working in Private Practice for Individual, Relationship and Family Therapy, Outpatient and School-based settings in the Hospital & Mental Health and Medical Health Care Industry. Skilled and certified in CBT, Solution Focused and Crisis Intervention. Strong Healthcare Clinician with over 10 years as a CA Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and 17 years with a Master of Social Work (MSW) focused in Clinical/Medical Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work. Proud and dedicated volunteer for the Special Olympics for over 25 years.
Let us partner and inspire you towards healing, wholeness and growth!
Located in the charming La Mesa downtown village, our office overlooks a quaint community filled with restaurants, wellness services and eclectic small businesses. The area offers ample parking and a comfortable place to relax before or after your session.
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