Nathan Smith (He/Him)

Marriage and Family Therapist, AMFT
 therapist: Nathan Smith,
In-Person in San Diego, CA 92123
Online in California
I'm an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist serving individuals, couples, and families in California. I am passionate about helping people access parts of their history with the potential to positively impact their perspective on themselves and the world around them. I help people struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma and relationship challenges to access their inner resources to meet their challenges and to develop into the person they want to be. I am apart of both the BIPOC and LGBTQIA communities and specialize in the relationship between self-esteem and identity development in marginalized groups.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adolescent, Adult, Elder, Young Adult
Demographic Expertise: Black / African American, LGBTQ+, Men, Women clients.
Languages: English

Treatment Approach

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Interpersonal
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
Approach Description: My approach to therapy is warm and collaborative. I hope to assist clients in understanding the thoughts and beliefs that contribute to some of their suffering. Additionally, I believe that understanding people's values, where they came from, and how we might live our lives in accordance with them, can be powerful in bringing people into alignment with their personal and relational goals.

Education & Credentials

Nathan Smith AMFT
  • Male
  • License # AMFT # 143080
  • Licensed in California
  • Practicing Since 2023


  • Average Session Fee $100 for individuals, $120 for couples
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • I have several places in my schedule that I maintain for clients who cannot afford to pay my full rate, please reach out to me to discuss what might be a more reasonable price for your circumstance.
  • Out of Network

Nathan Smith Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in San Diego, CA 92123
  • Available Online for residents of California
  • Online Therapy Details: Telehealth by Simple Practice

Practice Overview

4550 Kearny Villa Road
Available both in-person and online
1 Years Experience
Couple, Family, Individual

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