Diana Pickett, MA, MD, PhD, Psychologist in La Jolla
Are you Depressed, Anxious, Confused, having trouble making Decisions? -have you suffered a loss of any kind? Are you in Chronic Pain, have medical issues or have Relationship/Family isues? Want to give up? Any problems not enjoying life as much as you could? Problems big or small are still problems... Sometimes, it is just nice to have a CONFIDENTIAL, non-judgmental experienced person with whom to share these issues. Plain, straight-talking objective feedback is sometimes all you need. For deeper issues we can take the journey into the unexamined life together in a safe environment...
30+ years international experience helping achieve direction, health and happiness. Depression, Anxiety, abuse, PTSD, I.Q., psych testing, custody/grief counseling, geriatrics/end-of-life issues, ADHD, Bi-Polar disorder,chronic pain, phobias, learning/physical , Autism Spectrum Disorder, LGBTG, suicide,relationships, ages and stages in life. Big Picture Psychology puts it all in perspective
I have lived and worked all over the world and am sensitive and respectful of all ethnicities, religions and cultures. I speak Spanish and Italian and some French and German.Communication and understanding others are my passions in an environment of understanding and mutual respect.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Diana Pickett now - (858) 263-0678

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: United States International University
  • Year Graduated: 1977
  • License No. and State: PSY24337 California

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $300
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Paypal

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of CA
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Medicare
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Diana Pickett's Groups

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Have you ever wondered if you would like to do some 'group therapy'?...this is a chance to find out. We hold 4-once a week 90 min. sessions on a variety of subjects. Sessions are up to a maximum of 8 people (minimum 6 participants) to explore all facets of group therapy. If interested let me know to add your name to the .

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Specialties

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Anxiety

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Women's Issues
  • grief,

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American, Hispanic and Latino
Alternative Languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish

Age

  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories

  • Aviation Professionals
  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Jungian
  • Life mapping
  • Meditation
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive and pragmatic
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 19 May 2017
Diana Pickett, MA, MD, PhD, Psychologist in La Jolla

Diana Pickett

Psychologist, MA, MD, PhD