Rubino Counseling Services

Therapist, PhD, MA
While I work with adults and couples, I specialize in treating children and teenagers. I treat children and teenagers who are dealing with depression, who are suicidal, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, cutting, bipolar to name a few issues. I also work with high conflict divorces.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Group, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adult, Children
Demographic Expertise: Christian, Hispanic / Latino, Jewish, LGBTQ+, Middle Eastern, Military / Veterans, Persons with Disabilities, Women clients.
Languages: English, Spanish and Italian

Treatment Approach

  • Behavioral
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Existential/Humanistic
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Multicultural
  • Neuropsychology
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychoeducational
  • Psychosocial
  • Rational-Emotive
  • Reality
  • Self Psychology
  • Somatic
Approach Description: I use a team approach. The team includes me, my patient and anyone involved with the issue such as a school or a psychiatrist. I encourage the person I am working with to ask questions and to provide feedback on the techniques that I am using. I have found this approach to be very effective

Education & Credentials

Rubino Counseling Services PhD, MA
  • Male
  • License # MFC33900
  • Licensed in California
  • Practicing Since 1997
Education: Dr.Rubino received his Bachelors at UC Berkeley, He received his Masters at St. Mary's College and his PhD from the Calif. School of Professional Psychology. A majority of his intern hours were with Children's Mental Health of Contra Costa, BWA and New Directions Counseling


  • Average Session Fee $125
  • Accepts Insurance
  • We accept most insurance companies. We will bill your insurance as a courtesy but you are responsible for verifying your insurance coverage

Rubino Counseling Services Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Rubino Counseling Services Practice Description
People come to therapy during difficult times in their lives. Our practice is set up to help reduce the stress of going to therapy and designed to eliminate feeling ashamed about going to therapy. In our practice patients are included as part of the treatment team. We encourage people to ask questions and make suggestions. We want to hear your opinion. We also know therapy can be expensive therefore we have a sliding fee scale for those who need it. We also accept most insurance. In our practice we also serve as expert witnesses and 730 Experts. Our goal is to help make a difficult time easier and to help you make the changes that you want in your life. We offer traditional therapy for adults and teens and play therapy for children. Also we are approved by the State to assess and treat domestic violence and anger management. We provide one of the only anger management groups for teens in Contra Costa. Also we perform psychological evaluations and evaluations for Bariatric surgery and ADHD testing. We also work with schools and can assist with IEPs and 504 plans. Another service we offer is EMDR therapy. We also treat PTSD so we work with victims of abuse, military families and veterans. We offer session times in the evening so therapy won't interfere with work or school. Again our main goal is to work with you to help you improve your life or to deal with the current situation occurring in your life. We also are available for Critical Incident Debriefing. Our office is located in downtown Pleasant Hill close to the freeway, there is bus stop at our office and we have plenty of parking

Practice Overview

101 Gregory Lane
Available in-person
27 Years Experience
Couple, Family, Group, Individual

Office Hours

12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Driving Directions

We are located at 101 Gregory Lane in the Two Worlds Complex across from Pleasant Hill Park

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