As we continue to keep the safety of our clients and staff members a priority, we are providing clients sessions for both in-person and Telehealth. We encourage you to utilize our Telehealth services, face-to-face video therapy.
Call to Learn More: 619.345.4611
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Veterans Village of San Diego provides confidential, high-quality therapy, and local referral support services to: post-9/11 veterans, service members*, National Guard and Reserves, and their family members, including spouse or partner, children, parents, siblings, caregivers and others. Care is available regardless of discharge status, role while in uniform, or combat experience. Insurance or ability to pay will never be a barrier to care. *TRICARE referral needed for active duty.
The Cohen Clinic at Veterans Village of San Diego is part of Cohen Veterans Network, founded by Steven A. Cohen, who made a $275M commitment to launch a network of mental health clinics to serve veterans and families.
Veterans: Veterans who have served in the United States Armed Services, including the National Guard and Reserves, with a focus on post-9/11 veterans. Care is available regardless of discharge status, role while in uniform, combat experience, ability to pay or insurance.
Military Families: Family members of post-9/11 veterans and service members, including spouse or partner, children, parents, siblings, caregivers and others.
Service members: Service members of the United States Armed Services and National Guard and Reserves, regardless of activation status. Active duty service members require a TRICARE referral. Referral is required prior to being seen for individual therapy or medication management, but no referral is necessary for couples or family therapy. Service member can obtain this referral from their military treatment facility (primary care clinic or mental health clinic).Our clinicians will not communicate with commanders/supervisors.
8885 Rio San Diego Drive,
San Diego, CA 92108-1610
Phone: (619) 345-4611
Fax: (619) 378-6038
In the event of a mental health emergency, please refer to the resources below:
National Veterans Crisis Hotline: 988, push 1
National Women Veterans Hotline: (855) 829-6636
National Domestic Violence: (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
Monday 8:00am – 3:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am – 5:00pm
Thursday 7:30am – 6:30pm
Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
The highly-skilled clinicians at the Cohen Clinic treat a variety of behavioral health challenges, including:
• Stress and anxiety
• Post-traumatic stress disorder
• Substance misuse
• Sleep problems
• Hyper-vigilance (being on high alert)
• Grief and loss
• Transitional challenges
• Relationship and family difficulties
All post-9/11 veterans and their families are eligible for treatment and cost will never be a barrier to care at our Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinics.
The Cohen Clinic at VVSD accepts Tricare and Triwest but will work with clients on a case-by-case basis to ensure that any barriers to care are addressed. For those with no insurance, care may be available at no cost. CVN is also contracted with DoD TRICARE and VA as part of the VA Community Care Network of providers under the VA Mission Act.
We focus on meeting your needs to improve the quality of your life with brief case management and local resource connection.
• Caregiver Support
• Child Care
• Legal Assistance
• Military Transitions
• Peer Support
• Personal Finances
• Rehabilitation, Occupation and/or Physical Therapies
• Smoking Cessation
• Wellness, Health, Nutrition, Exercise
• Other life circumstances
Our Cohen Clinic uses Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs). EBPs are therapy and counseling options that are the current, best practices available based on research.
• Cognitive Processing Therapy
• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
• Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia
• Prolonged Exposure Therapy
• Couples therapy
• Child/Family therapy
• Integrated case management
Other treatments are also available based on the individual needs of each client.
Mental health clinic for veterans, families to open in Oceanside (San Diego Union Tribune)
Mental health lifeline opens in Oceanside for military families (KPBS)
New mental health clinic aimed at serving veterans and active-duty service members opens in Oceanside (CBS 8)
Cohen Veterans Network opens new clinic in Oceanside (San Diego Metro Magazine)
New mental health clinic in Oceanside opens for Veterans (KUSI)
Mental Health Clinic For Veterans To Open In Oceanside (Patch)
Mental health clinic for veterans coming to Oceanside (Fox 5)
Mental health clinic for active-duty, veterans coming to North County (The Coast News Group)
Cohen Veterans Network celebrates #MyMilitaryKid
April is the Month of the Military Child
Lessons in Love for Military Couples
Stay-home orders present challenges for veterans dealing with mental, physical health issues (San Diego Union Tribune)
Therapists and clients with mental illness navigate remotely during COVID-19 crisis (San Diego Union Tribune)
Telehealth options for military families during COVID-19 (KUSI)
Military Family Appreciation Month at Veterans Village (KUSI)
San Diego Vets Part Of Campaign That Asks Public To Go ‘Beyond The Thank You’ (KPBS)
Cohen Veterans Network opens new mental health clinic in San Diego (KUSI)
Health clinic to open in Mission Valley for veterans (San Diego Union Tribune)