I commonly treat clients with:

- Anxiety

- Depression

- Career stress and changes

- Marriage & couple's communication

- Separation and divorce

- Life transitions

- Trauma

- Loss

Welcome to my practice. I'm glad you stopped by.


My name is Gary Holmes, and I graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Master’s of Science degree in Clinical and Community Psychology in 1987.  I have worked in the behavioral health field for over 25 years in multiple settings including community mental health, private practice, and social services.  I have held various positions in clinical/social service roles, as well as administrative and executive roles.  

For the past eight years, I have been practicing psychotherapy here in California as a Marriage and Family Therapist Intern, and since October 2014, as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #83184, working with various populations including individuals, couples, families, young adults, adolescents and children.  

I am married, have elementary school aged twins, and enjoy time with my family, sports, exercise, meditation, cooking, and travel.

Gary Holmes, MFT

(858) 880-7091


531 Encinitas Blvd. Suite 111

Encinitas CA 92024

Gary Holmes, LMFT #83184


(858) 880-7091

Life's journey promises us changes and transitions that can interrupt our balance and impact our relationships. Psychotherapy is one mechanism to regain your balance. .