Education & Certification

Licensed In

Graduated From
Texas Tech U (1975)

National Register Member Since

Steven Hirsch, PhD

Steven M. Hirsch, Ph.D., President of Advanced Health Care, is a nationally recognized psychologist who specializes in chemical dependency treatment/assessment and occupational injuries. Dr. Hirsch’s background includes over thirty-five years of individual, marital and family counseling experience as well as offering innovative programs to business. His areas of expertise include drug and alcohol treatment, biofeedback, pain management, stress management, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorders.

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Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Substance Misuse (e.g., alcohol, nicotine, opiates, stimulants, inhalants)
  • General Psychological Testing (e.g., intelligence, personality, vocational, aptitude, school placement, health)
  • Disability Determination/Worker's Compensation
  • School Psychology (e.g., individualized education planning, placement, conduct problems, advanced placement)
  • Forensic Psychology (e.g., mental competency, parent-child custody, legal evaluations, violence or risk assessment)

Ages Served

  • Children (3-12 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)

Treatment Modalities

  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal


    • California Licensed Psychologist. #PSY6257
    • Qualified Medical Evaluator, California Industrial Medical Council. #1745
    • Council for the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. #33837
    • American Psychological Association
    • California State Psychological Association
    • San Diego Psychological Association
    • Board of Directors, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency, Affiliate-San Diego
    • Forensic Expert Witness Association

Fee Information/Office Policy

Initial Diagnostic Interview $200
Individual Psychotherapy $150
Family Therapy $175

Health Care Plan Participation

I will provide you with a superbill for you to bill to your own insurance carrier.

Contact Information

Primary Contact

5333 Mission Center Road
Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92108
P: 619-395-1694 (Office)
F: 619-542-1317