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Outpatient Counseling

Oceanside Community Services works with various individuals (adults, children and adolescents) with mental health and co-occurring disorders. Through the use of evidence-based practices and interventions, the individual will be able to increase their strengths and resources allowing for personal growth and well-being.

Oceanside Community Services specializes in various areas including,

  • Psychotherapy
  • Supportive Counseling
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Treatment (DBT)
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Problematic Sexualized Behaviors (PSB)
  • Harm Reduction
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy

Medication Management 

Medications are often a key component in managing symptoms of mental health disorders. Here at Oceanside Community Services, we understand the importance of collaborating with clients to ensure a person-centered approach that provides the most effective medication regimen.

Oceanside Community Services’ current psychiatric providers include,

  • Yvonne DeCory, MD
  • Jennifer O’Connor, PMHNP
  • Samuel Kingsley, PMHNP

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Neuropsychological evaluations allow the individual to discover their cognitive strengths and weaknesses, acquire accurate cognitive and psychological diagnoses, and gain recommendations for next steps and appropriate services.

Dr. Ashley Besemer, Psy.D

Dr. Leah Baer, Psy.D

Problematic Sexualized Behaviors Risk Assessment

PSB-RA is design to provide a basis for understanding risk and forming case management and/or treatment decisions of juveniles who have engaged in problematic sexualized  behaviors. 

Julie Herrick, LCSW

Jonathan Negoescu, LCSW

Peer Support

Oceanside Community Services works closely with a community peer support specialist who primarily provide support for women impacted by traumatic events such as domestic violence, custody issues, child protective involvement, etc.

Please call Julie Herrick, executive director at 571-9923 ext. 301 to get more information.