Education & Certification

Licensed In

Graduated From
University of Notre Dame (1984)

National Register Member Since

Charles Lepkowsky, PhD

I’ve been in private practice since 1985, assessing and treating a variety of issues including anxiety and mood disorders, neurocognitive disorders, relationship and aging issues. I work with people 9 years of age and older, and dedicate much of my practice to older adults. I maintain medical staff membership at three local hospitals and consult with businesses and organizations.

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Career and Life Adjustments (occupational/career counseling and assessment, academic problems, financial issues, relocation stress, stress associated with other life changes)
  • Medical Diagnosis Adjustment (e.g., diabetes, cancer, hypertension, weight issues, other chronic illness)

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)

Treatment Modalities

  • Psychodynamic Treatment


  • Licensed Psychologist in California PSY 9118
  • Licensed Psychologist in Hawaii PSY 1529
  • Instructor Credential, California Community Colleges #339978
  • Instructor Credential, California Council for Private PostSecondary and Vocational Education #121479
  • Member of:

  • American Psychological Association
  • California Psychological Association
  • Hawaii Psychological Association
  • Santa Barbara County Psychological Association
  • American Board of Medical Psychotherapists and Psychodiagnosticians (Fellow & Diplomate)

Fee Information/Office Policy

  • Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 – 5
  • Preferred method of contact: Email or Phone
  • Insurance Plans

    • Medicare
    • Anthem BlueCross
    • Aetna
    • HealthNet/Managed Health Network
    • Beacon
    • ValueOptions

    Health Care Plan Participation

    I accept &/or am a panel provider for the following insurers:

  • Admar
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • California Preferred Providers, Inc.
  • Choice Care Network
  • College Health IPA
  • Community Care Network
  • CorpHealth
  • Cottage Health System
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health
  • General Psychological Services, Inc.
  • Green Spring Health Services, Inc.
  • HealthNet
  • Holman Group
  • Horizon Behavioral Services
  • Human Affairs Internations (HAI)
  • Humanistic Mental Health
  • LifeSynch (Humana)
  • Managed Health Network (MHN)
  • Medical Care Foundation of Kern County
  • MediCare
  • Menninger Care Systems
  • ONE Health Plan of California, Inc.
  • Preferred Health Care, Inc.
  • Premier Provider Network, Inc. (PPNI)
  • Principal Mutual
  • Prudential
  • Psych Systems, Inc.
  • Unicare
  • ValueOptions
  • A Sliding Fee Scale is available for out of pocket payers based on documented financial need.
  • Contact Information

    Primary Contact

    1143 Deer Trail Ln
    Solvang, CA 93463
    P: 805-688-1229 (Office)
    F: 805-686-9382