Michele  Linden, Psychologist in California

Michele Linden, Clinical Psychologist

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My style of psychotherapy is called talk therapy, a process that is designed to help you learn more constructive ways of dealing with life’s problems or issues. It is also a healing and supportive process for dealing with a difficult period in your life or under stress. My techniques are problem solving, solution-focused, and are goal-oriented. At the onset of treatment, together we decide what specific changes you want to make. These are goals that are broken down into smaller, reachable objectives and put into a treatment plan. You have complete control over the treatment plan and its objectives; I work on helping you achieve these objectives. Through simply talking and discussing your problems, I help you find the solutions necessary to navigate difficult areas in life. I also provide psychoeducation so that you may learn about your disorder.
Psychotherapy is usually short-term and time-limited and focuses on those specific goals and objectives that you want to accomplish.

Michele Linden, Ed.D. Licensed Psychologist and LMFT.
She is a recognized expert in the assessment and treatment of trauma in abused children and with military families. A retired California State University Professor, and Program Chair with international teaching experience (including Eritrea, Rwanda, and Cuba), she has also served as an administrator of community mental health centers for over 20 years. Dr. Linden has been deeply involved with community mental health, and the causes of social justice and human rights.

Dr. Linden is an Internationally Certified Trauma Expert and provides trauma-focused treatment to anyone suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Acute Trauma response, and Front-Line Intervention.

Psychotherapy “I am offering psychotherapy services to the people of Bonsall, Fallbrook, Vista, and the surrounding communities for a reasonable fee. I love being a therapist and am humbled by the trust given to me by my patients. I am inspired to guide everyone through their change process and by witnessing the incredible people they become.” Dr. Michele Linden

Specialties & Clinical Interests

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Divorce & Separation
  • Grief & Loss
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias & Fears
  • Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress/Stress Management
  • Trauma & Ptsd

Therapy Types

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Trauma-Informed Therapy

Community Specialties

  • Military Families
  • People With Disabilities
  • Single Parents
  • Trauma Survivors
  • Veterans

Faith Based Specialties

  • Judaism

Fees & Insurance

Cost per Session
$ - $190.00
Sliding Scale
Pay By
Cash, Check, Venmo, Credit Card, American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Insurance Plans Accepted

Licenses & Certifications

Years in Practice
License #
Marriage and Family Therapist
Graduate School(s)
Year Graduated