Erica Mesa is a bilingual therapist (Spanish and English). She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in California with a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California. Erica grew up in the US-Mexico “frontera” (border) of San Diego and Tijuana. She has provided mental health services at the inpatient and outpatient psychiatric hospitals, community and worked with detained and non-detained individuals. She is trained in EMDR, perinatal/maternal mental health, DBT, mindfulness, trauma informed care, and many more (please see the full list of her expertise in her website). She has  experiences with individuals struggling from depression, anxiety, trauma, multicultural concerns, substance use, psychosis, and mood disorders.
She uses a combination of therapeutic approaches to help identify individual needs. In her healing sessions, she introduces strength-based and humanistic approaches to help clients feel confident about themselves and provides a safe space to feel comfortable sharing life experiences. She completed her training at UCSF (Zuckerberg SF General). She currently resides in Thousand Oaks, California with her husband and 2 daughters. She is active in the community providing free Spanish support group sessions for moms once a month through PSI.
Degrees and Credentials
  • License: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
Specialties and Expertise
  • Immigration Advocacy, Trauma, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression, Anxiety, Mood Disorders, EMDR, Families & Adults, Substance Abuse, Maternal Mental Health
  • Experience: Mental health/psychiatry Psychiatric hospital Detention Community Clinics Outpatient services Adolescents Adults Substance use
Languages Spoken
  • English, Spanish
Therapist or Peer Support
Insurance Accepted

Health Net- Managed Health Network , United Healthcare- Optum, Cigna - Evernorth , California- Victim Compensation Board (Cal-VCB)

Preferred Gender Pronouns


Contact Details
  • 805-214-8349
Accepted Payment Methods
  • Cash, Venmo, Paypal