Dr. Denise Petty is experienced in working with families, individuals, and couples dealing with domestic violence, substance abuse, or other mental health issues. She maintains a private practice in San Diego California. Read more...

We strive to create a warm, supportive, and collaborative environment that encourages people to explore the patterns that play out in their lives. 

Dr. Jeff Schanowitz is a Licensed  Clinical Psychologist specializing in individual, couples, and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in San Diego, CA. Read more...

Dr. Denise Petty, Psy.D.

Dr. Jeff Schanowitz, Ph.D.

By applying Cognitive-Behavior therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.

Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being.

If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.

Who We Are

​​​​​​Strategic Counseling

Our Services


As solution-focused psychotherapists, our goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating.

Collaborative Environment