Dr. Lee Ann L. Callahan is a licensed clinical psychologist and founder of Balance LLC: A Center for Mental Health and Wellness. Dr. Callahan is an invaluable asset to Balance. She is inspirational in her current work and impressive in her history. She played a significant role in the history of psychology. She continues to be committed to changing the world of mental health and help people understand that optimal health is possible. She is a force in the field of psychology and started her career in psychology over 30 years ago. She has experience in many areas including major mental health issues, relationship challenges, health and wellness concerns, addictions, coping skills, mood disorders, and parenting strategies.

Dr. Lee Ann Callahan is focused on creating balance in the lives of those she touches. Her clients report that she is warm, supportive, compassionate and extremely knowledgeable. She has travelled all 50 states and picked San Diego as her home because the people, the lifestyle, the beaches and the weather. She believes that her work with mental health is greatly improved by this amazing place that we live in.


  • Published in the area of Schizophrenia and the family connection 
  • Visiting professor/lecturer at UCSD, SDSU, USIU and Alliant International University
  • Clinical Director of 5 hospital inpatient and outpatient programs (including the creator of a children's program)
  • Developed, supervised and coordinated residential and acute inpatient programs
  • Member of APA
  • Listed as a referral for Poway Unified School District

Areas of Expertise

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Balance
  • Christian Counseling
  • Couples Skills
  • Depression
  • Family Relationships
  • Grief and Loss
  • Health Concerns
  • Mens Issues
  • Parenting Strategies
  • Relationship Enhancement
  • Stress Management
  • Womens Issues

My mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
– Maya Angelou