Kristen Ackerman (She/Her/Hers)

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Kristen Ackerman is a licensed marriage and family therapist that provides psychotherapy services to children, teens, and young adults.

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in San Diego, CA

  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Contact
  • Individual
  • Family
  • Child
  • Adolescent/Teen

About My Clients

Kristen provides services to individuals who are navigating life transitions, work challenges, stress and feeling overwhelmed, academic performance, social adjustments and peer pressure, exploration of identity, anxiety, depression, personal growth, and self-esteem. Kristen serves children (ages 7+), adolescents, and adults.

My Background and Approach

Kristen has experience working at a children's outpatient psychiatric hospital and community mental health setting. She understands that no one individual is the same and will tailer treatment to the specific person's needs and requests. Kristen utilizes concepts and interventions from cognitive- behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, solution focused, and amongst others. When working with children, she utilizes play therapy techniques and adapts treatment to the appropraite age.

My Values as a Therapist

Kristen believes that building a therapeutic relationship is the first step in therapy and is the building block to making progress. Therefore, it is important to establish a safe environment that is free from judgement, empathetic, and responsive. Kristen is an ally of the LGBTQ community and provides an affirming therapeutic space.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Out of Network
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 8 years of practice
  • Languages: English


619-333-6139 Email Kristen
1650 Garnet Avenue #1022
San Diego, CA 92109

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