About me

I am a licensed mental health professional in California with five years of diverse experience supporting clients dealing with addictions, trauma, abuse, parenting issues, bipolar disorder, and military-related challenges. As a dedicated and empathetic therapist, I create a safe and open environment for clients to freely express themselves.

With my personalized approach, I guide clients seeking to overcome obstacles and take their first steps toward a fulfilling and happier life. As you choose to be courageous in sharing your truth with me, you can trust that I am here to listen without judgment and support you in seeking the changes you desire for yourself.

Let's work together to achieve your goals


  • Addictions
  • Trauma, Abuse
  • Parenting issues
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Coping with life changes
Also experienced in:
Abandonment , Adoption and Foster Care , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Attachment issues , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Avoidant Personality , Blended Family Issues , Cancer , Caregiver issues and stress , Co-morbidity , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

Years of Experience: 5

Services offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


CA LCSW 113629


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Elissa Duggan. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with Regain might be different.

Written on Jul 10, 2024 after therapy with Elissa for 2 months on issues concerning relationship

Elissa is an incredible therapist and has helped not only my relationship but also me as an individual. She truly listens and tailors each session to the client’s needs. I’m forever grateful for her support and guidance.

Written on Jun 24, 2024 after therapy with Elissa for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship

She’s so good, listens and really gets it. We are looking forward to our therapy sessions and how greatly it will help our relationship.

Written on Jun 13, 2024 after therapy with Elissa for 1 month on issues concerning relationship

Elissa is a wonderful therapist who tailors each session to your needs, listens, and truly cares.

Work with me!