Gabriela Castaneda, Psy.D.: is a registered Psychological Assistant under the supervision of Dr. Lourdes Perez Williams. Dr. Castaneda’s clinical experience includes having worked with military veterans suffering from combat related PTSD and issues associated with military sexual trauma at the San Diego Vet Center. Gabriela has worked at various juvenile detention facilities in San Diego County with adolescents in detention and in outpatient settings post-release in addition to adult detention facilities conducting forensic work for the County of San Diego. Prior to working at Focus, Gabriela’s experience includes working in residential treatment facilities focused on women and adolescents suffering from eating disorders and borderline personality. Her therapeutic approach includes cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and emotion-focused systems. Dr. Castaneda has worked with individuals and groups utilizing her bilingual and bicultural background. Prior to graduate school, She worked in a non-sworn capacity for a local law enforcement agency where she worked directly in community services between police and the public.
To leave a voice message for Dr Castaneda directly, dial: 619-677-3007