About

Dr. Stacy T. Watnick is a licensed clinical psychologist with a diverse range of experience and expertise. She’s been working in the field for over 20 years at a variety of agencies, community centers and in private practice. She has been a consultant to the United States Coast Guard, East County Family Justice Center and the Treatment and Intervention arm of the San Diego Domestic Violence Council, the Director of Clinical Services for the Relationship Training Institute, Clinical Director of Professional Community Services in El Cajon, and the Health Services Training Coordinator for The Center. She has worked in civilian and military settings. Dr. Watnick has supervised pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, MFT and social work interns in a variety of settings.

Dr. Watnick currently runs a private practice in South Park, a vibrant neighborhood in central San Diego, California. In that practice, she provides assessment, consultation and treatment to individuals, couples and other relationship dyads. She has extensive experience with anxiety and depression, substance abuse, trauma, domestic violence, divorce, relationship work, identity issues, LGBTQIA/GSRD issues, HIV/AIDS, alternative sexualities and identities, overall sexual health, and personal growth.

Dr. Watnick frequently presents at a wide range of workshops and conferences for professionals, military providers and the general community. She has been a guest on programs such as KUSI’s Inside San Diego, San Diego Insider on FOX, and a consultant to NBC 7/39 news programming. She is a Probation Certified Domestic Violence Facilitator and Supervisor, a San Diego County-approved Child Welfare Services Provider and Supervisor, an approved provider for San Diego County Victims of Crime, and has worked as a Domestic Violence Evaluator for the United States Coast Guard.