Lori Linn Pele, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing individual, group, and family therapy to diverse populations throughout San Diego. Lori is an interactive, solution-focused therapist with over 15 years experience as a psychotherapist specializing in clinical work with individuals and families.

Lori specializes in working with women to address issues like depression, parenting, new motherhood, relationship problems, divorce, school & work related stress, self esteem, trauma, grief and loss. With compassion and understanding, Lori helps clients build upon their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. 

Among her areas of expertise include:


  • Trauma counseling (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, sexual abuse)
  • Adolescent counseling & Teen Support Groups (identity issues, self esteem, school anxiety, stress management, preparing for college)
  • Life transitions (college, career, marriage, grief & loss)
  • Women's issues (new moms, parenting, relationships, divorce)
  • Family Therapy & Conflict Resolution
  • Play therapy (Ages 3+)
  • Tourette Syndrome and Tic Disorders: Family Support, Education, & Counseling 
  • Military Families