The mission of the San Diego Psychology Center (SDPC) is to provide culturally sensitive psychological services to the San Diego community. Our clinicians are bicultural and bilingual and able to understand the nuances of Latino, Hindi and Persian culture. We provide services in an inviting and respectful environment.
- Adult, Child, and Family Psychotherapy (Including depression, anxiety, and child behavior problems.
- Psychological evaluations (Including depression and anxiety)
- Psychoeducational Groups
- Group Therapy
- Infertility Counseling
- Egg Donor Evaluations
- Gestational Carrier/Surrogate Evaluations
- Psychoeducational (Attention deficit and school problems)
- Coordination with Psychiatrists as needed
- Neuropsychological evaluations
- Forensic evaluations
- Research in cross-cultural issues
- Corporate training in cross-cultural issues
- Conflict resolution and mediation
- Community services (Including disaster intervention and family violence groups, anger management and parenting classes
- Consulting services (National and international)
- Employee Assistant Program (EAP)
- Relational Agression (Bullying) Training
In addition to Deisy Boscán, Ph D., the following psychological professionals provide services for the San Diego Psychology Center:
Jana Jones, M.A.
Jana is a registered psychological assistant at the San DiegoPsychology Center. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology where she is currently earning her doctorate in clinical psychology. She has practiced therapy in a variety of clinical settings from county funded mental health clinics and non-profit organizations, to private practice. Jana has experience working with people struggling with depression, anxiety, bereavement, trauma (PTSD),substance abuse, anger, and adjustment problems. She also has extensive experience working with children and adolescents, both in the school and private practice settings.
At the SDPC, she conducts individual therapy for children and adults, couples therapy, psychological evaluations, and she co-leads social skills and behavior modification groups for elementary-aged children. In addition, she is currently completing her dissertation exploring couples’ experience trauma.
Denisse is a registered psychological assistant supervised by Dr. Deisy Boscan. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from San Diego State University in 2007 and a master’s degree in psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in 2009, where she is currently studying for her doctorate degree in clinical psychology. Denisse works with adults through a variety of issues ranging from anxiety and depression to substance use and those struggling with adjustment challenges related to difficult life transitions such as identiy issues related to disability. At SDPC she works with children through play therapy, under the supervision and training of Dr. Boscan.
Amrita Mehta, M.S.
Amrita is a registered psychological assistant at the San DiegoPsychology Center. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology where she is currently earning her doctorate in clinical and industrial/organization psychology. She has worked in state funded mental health programs, private practice, as well as a for-profit mental health hospital with children with developmental and behavioral issues in conjunction with their families, schools, and other community settings, as well as with adults experiencing problems related to depression, anxiety, substance use, addiction, grief/loss, trauma, anger, and psychosis.
At the SDPC, she provides psychological services in English and Hindi.
Sandy Ghazal Ansari, M.A.
Sandy received her B.A. from Union Institute & University in Psychology as well as her M.A. in both Counseling and Educational Psychology. She is a seasoned educational therapist having practiced for over ten years in multidisciplinary settings. The population she serves includes children, adolescents and adults who struggle academically or socially. Sandy’s primary interests include keeping up with the neuroscience of learning and emotion. As such, she is trained in implementing a menu of evidenced-based intervention programs that treat many learning and social-emotional challenges. One of her main professional goals is to promote effective ways of working with schools and clinics so that treatments are implemented accurately and effectively with the help of a neurodevelopmental framework. She has expertise working with “twice exceptional” learners (gifted learners with social or learning difficulties).