As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I provide therapy services for teenagers and adults of all ages. Here is a list of different types of therapy that I offer:

Individual Therapy:

Personal 1:1 therapy involving therapist and client.

Marriage & Family Therapy:

Therapy involving therapist and family members who desire to help each other become healthier and learn more effective ways of communicating, working through conflict, and relating to one another with grace, love, and respect.

Premarital Counseling:

Therapy for couples who are interested in enhancing the strength and resilience of their relationship before they enter into marriage. Various personality and relationship inventories implemented upon request.


I am happy to present current psychological research on a variety of topics at local schools, businesses, and churches in the San Diego area. Current available speaking topics include:

  • Healthy Relationships
  • Eating Disorder Prevention and Awareness
  • Grieving the Loss of a Beloved Pet
  • Overcoming Depression
  • Hope in the Midst of Suffering
  • Transformative Small Groups
  • How Our Psychology Can Impact Our Faith Development and Experience of God

Contact Me:

Shannon Gilbride, MFT

(619) 849-0014

(619) 584-5644

170 Calle Magdalena
Encinitas, CA 92024

P.O. Box 217
Cardiff, CA 92007