Dr. Mike Denn

(PsyD)

About Me

I received a PsyD in clinical psychology from Trinity College of Graduate Studies in 2004. I am licensed as a Clinical Psychologist is the state of California. My experience includes working in a range of experiences from working in a state mental hospital to spending 3 years as a school psychologist in a Catholic high school. I also interned in a counseling clinic and worked in a program that helps youths with drug problems. I have also lead 12 step type recovery and marriage recovery support groups in a church setting. I work with adolescents, individuals and couples. My experience includes issues relating to grief and loss, depression, anxiety, adjustment to life changes, anger management, familial conflict and marriage counseling.
My treatment approach uses Rational Living Therapy. It relies on developing a good relationship with my clients first. It is a form of cognitive therapy that is intended to be shorter term and produce long-term results. It uses the Socratic Method to uncover underlying beliefs. The goal is to teach clients how to help themselves. It is based on an educational model that teaches clients to see and change their cognitive distortions; and the thoughts that are causing them to have negative reactions to situations in their lives and learning how to change their thinking so that these events are no longer problematic.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Trauma and abuse , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

Psychologist #PSY23480 (Expires: 2021-10-01)


Reviews

Written by D.A. on Jun 09, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, and bipolar disorder

I appreciate Dr. Denn’s patience & approach to therapy. His advice has helped me. I look forward to my sessions with him.

Written by C.A. on Apr 26, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 1 year and 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and career difficulties

Dr Denn listens and understands my concerns and provides me method to address them.

Written by L.A. on Apr 23, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Dr. Denn is so patient and easy to talk to during our chats. He has a way of getting his point across without making you feel ashamed or anything of the sort. I have a tendency to recluse, and he is great at checking in on me every once in a while to see how I'm doing. I am comfortable sharing thoughts and feelings with him. It feels as though I'm talking to a wise next door neighbor almost.

Written by B.R. on Apr 03, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 11 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

Although it has been a while since we spoke, I appreciate all Mike's support.

Written by L.I. on Mar 16, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and anger management

He is very professional, very attentive, knowledgeable and poise.

Written by S.I. on Mar 06, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and anger management

A great knowledgeable listener.

Written by T.A. on Mar 06, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching

He’s a great listener. He is very friendly and kind. I feel much better after 2 months of therapy.

Written by M.A. on Feb 12, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Dr. Denn is a very good listener and empathetic. He does not judge you and understands that every person and relationship is different. What works, doesn’t work, and how we communicate is unique to every couple. He helped me navigate through some very challenging feelings and decisions. Thank you Mike!

Written by K.R. on Feb 07, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, and self esteem

Dr. Denn has been an amazing source of support and guidance. His feedback has helped me to look at situations from a different perspective and his encouragement for me to try new approaches to my issues has been extremely beneficial. Dr. Denn is very kind and easy to talk to. He's helped me find "me" again. I would highly recommend him for anyone needing help. Thank you so much Dr. Denn!!

Written by D.A. on Jan 30, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and coping with life changes

Dr. Denn is very patient and respectful. His approach worked very well for me. He helped me change the way I think about the challenges in my life to better deal other then. I highly recommend him.

Written by O.S. on Jan 13, 2020 after counseling with Mike for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and compassion fatigue

Dr Denn is empathetic and very easy to talk to. He understands my situation and issues. He is helping me tremendously.

Written by S.T. on Dec 05, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, career difficulties, and adhd

I have been very satisfied with Dr. Denn he is extremely responsive.

Written by L.O. on Nov 08, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and compassion fatigue

Dr. Denn is great! He got to the core of my concerns and really helped me. I loved the way that he listens and then thoughtfully responds in such a kind way.

Written by K.E. on Jul 26, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, and grief

Dr. Denn has been a great help. He is there when I need him with without the pressure of feeling like I have to have a certain number of sessions. I would strongly recommend him.

Written by H.O. on Jul 26, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and self esteem

Dr. Denn is so helpful with his expertise and wonderful to talk to! Thank you Dr. Denn for all you do.

Written by J.E. on Jul 15, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

One of the best therapists I’ve ever made. Really helped me through a rough time. I fully recommend him.

Written by N.A. on Jul 03, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 2 days on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, and sleeping disorders

Very levelheaded and practical. It was good hearing his professional opinion and reassurance. Thanks!

Written by M.A. on Jun 18, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and anger management

Dr. Denn, has been great at helping me ease my anxiety about many issues using both talk therapy and worksheets that I work on in between sessions. Thank you, Dr. Denn.

Written by T.O. on Jun 18, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Dr. Denn has given me confidence in myself again. I feel more equipped to deal with my anxiety and also to ensure I get what I want out of life. I would highly recommend him to any one looking for the same.

Written by R.H. on May 23, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 3 weeks

Thank you. You are a very competent and skilled clinician that helped me analyze my situation. You were reliable and generous with your time, thank you. With your pearls of wisdom I corrected my course toward a more healthy direction. I appreciate this app providing the user (me) with such a well qualified professional.

Written by D.E. on Apr 10, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 4 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and intimacy-related issues

I enjoy tremendously talking to doctor Denn because I think he understands what I'm going through and I feel just the support of knowing that I can talk to him about the subjects that we talked about and it wasn't as hectic because there was a little laughter there because he understood what I was going through instead of crying about it we could laugh about it my husband won't participate but it gave me a piece of mind and I participated.

Written by S.W. on Apr 04, 2019 after counseling with Mike for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

Dr. Denn was professional, polite and efficient.
His guidance helped me move forward and have the confidence to try and establish new relationships, in spite of my past experiences.
Many thanks.