Psychiatric Alternatives

Melody Donboli, MFT

Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychotherapy

Professional Statement

Melody Donboli is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist with a new office in San Diego right off the 15 & 56 freeways. Melody has over 10 years clinical experience in community-based mental health programs. She uses a collaborative approach to create a comfortable and safe environment and works to promote growth and psychoeducation in her therapy practice. Melody has advanced training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and also utilizes Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction techniques in her practice. Her specialties include coping with life transitions, improving relationships, grief & loss, stress reduction, co-parenting through divorce, psychosis, LGBTQ support, and family conflict resolution. She assists people in developing a deeper awareness in order to relieve symptoms, enhance well-being, and develop a healthier relationship with themselves and others.


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship difficulties


  • M.A. in Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University
  • B.A in Arts, Sociology & Film Studies, University of California, Irvine

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi

Office Address

  • 15373 Innovation Dr Ste 395, San Diego

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem / Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield HMO/PPO
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • MHN
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options