“Heartfelt therapy is one of the most enduring gifts you can give yourself.”
Welcome. Thank you for taking your valuable time to explore our site. We are licensed psychotherapists who have practiced for over thirty years in Solana Beach in Southern California. Effective April, 2019 Alissa has retired from professional practice and Gordon is practicing both in Hendersonville, NC and in Solana Beach, CA.
fifty years of combined experience in our psychotherapy
practice, we have come to deeply respect the therapeutic
relationships during times of uncertainty or at a time when
they are seeking more meaning in their lives. Each person
has within them a powerful impulse toward growth and healing.
We trust that impulse and the therapeutic relationship to
reveal your inner wisdom and the next steps to your growth
that each person is unique we provide a therapeutic relationship
that is attuned to your needs. We practice a positive
building on your strengths and supporting you in identifying
the learning and healing opportunities that are present in
your situation. There is something of value in even the most
difficult circumstances. When these circumstances are approached
with an openness to learning, major transformations can take
find that the willingness to look inside yourself is a key
factor in your healing. Our approach helps you discover the
foundation of your inner strength. You can draw on your strength
to create greater self-support and direction. This leads
to a more accepting and confident experience of yourself
and greater inner peace.
psychotherapy practice is founded on Heartfelt Therapy that
supports you in living life with greater trust and hopefulness.
to accompany you
the journey as you navigate your inner terrain and strengthen
your sense of self.
can support you with:
• Learning to value and love yourself
• Making positive changes in your life
• Holding steady during times of uncertainty
• Resolving emotionally distressing situations
• Developing emotionally satisfying relationships
• Discovering and sustaining inner peace
• Strengthening your sense of self
• Developing powerful skills for ongoing personal development
• Letting go of the past
• Bringing more fun and joy into your life
one can change what has already happened. Yet you can dramatically
influence your future by leaving past challenges behind and
by consciously creating the life you desire. We look forward
to serving you and accompanying you on your therapeutic journey.
support of your growth, our psychotherapy practice
offers individual therapy,
heart-to-heart couple counseling, and group