Butler Therapy, Inc.

Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC 39893

4582 Palm Ave, 
La Mesa CA 91941.


Please Note: 

Professional Affiliations

Office Location

About Catherine

My office is in the rear of

​Please utilize side streets for parking (Finley St. or Fresno St.) and enter via the alley. Parking is also available directly behind the office in front of the grey fence. Push the black button to open the gate, and come up the stairs that are straight ahead. The office entrance is first door on the left as you come up the steps. A waiting room is available, or you may feel free to take a seat in the garden.
  • Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
  • EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) 
  • California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
  • California Peer Support Association (CPSA)
  • National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)


California License Number: MFC 39893


Ed.D, Counseling Psychology,
Argosy University 
MA, Marriage and Family Counseling, University of Phoenix 
Single Subject California Teaching Credential (English) 
Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education 
California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists (CAMFT)
EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) 
CAMFT to validate state licensure.

Mailing Address:     
PO Box 1177          
La Mesa, CA 91944-1177 

Contact Info:          
Phone: (619) 644-1788  Fax: (619) 713-2506  Email:catherine@butlertherapy.com

If I'm not the right therapist for you, I will offer referrals to help find the best person for your specific needs.

Please note that this website is provided as an informational service only for contact information and services provided. 

If you are in need of immediate mental health services, please call 911. 

Dr. Catherine Butler has more than 16 years of mental healthcare experience.  


In private practice since 2003, I am also a credentialed teacher with over 20 years experience with all ages from K to college; a veteran of the Canadian Navy; and a USN spouse for 30 years.

​Issues that involve military service, first responder concerns, family life, combat trauma, relocation, and behavior/adjustment of children/adolescents, school issues, job changes, parenting, marital stress and other phase of life issues are my specialty. 
No restroom facilities are provided, please plan accordingly.