About Us

Brian Mullin, LCSW, CCTP

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, CSCSW Fellow

Brian earned his Master of Social Work from San Diego State University. He received his undergraduate degree in Psychology with a Social Work Minor from San Diego State University. He is also trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). He has received extensive training and experience with trauma-informed care and interventions while at the VA Aspire Center in San Diego and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with the International Association of Trauma Professionals.

Brian can treat a wide variety of issues. His specialities include trauma, LGBTQI, anxiety, depression, child and family therapy, and stress-management. Brian has worked in several agencies providing individual, family and group therapy to adolescents, teens, and adults (LGBTQ and straight). Throughout his career he has gained the most experience on issues relating to trauma, mood disorders (anxiety, depression), and family separations. Additionally, he has worked with older adults and individuals experiencing life transitions, overwhelming workplace stress and relationship issues.

About the Practice

Better Path Counseling was created with the philosophy that as long as we are open to learning from our past experiences there is always hope in finding a better path forward. As you've moved through your own life you have probably found some of life's paths have been beneficial and others not so much. Occasionally, we get stuck along the way and find ourselves on a path that is no longer helpful. The mission at Better Path Counseling is to assist our clients where they are stuck, find their better path, and enable them to move forward and grow.


Therapy services are provided at the following rates: $120 per 45 minute session, $150 per 60 minute session . I may be able to offer a sliding scale fee so please feel free to inquire further during our introductory phone consultation.

We currently only accept Molina Healthcare insurance. However, you may check with your insurance provider to inquire about the possibility of reimbursement for seeing a therapist out-of-network. A Super-bill can be provided for you to submit to your insurance company.


I accept cash, american express, master card, visa, and venmo.

Cancellation Policy

Appointment times you make are reserved especially for you. There is a $50 charge for any no-shows or late cancellations. Late cancellations occur if less than 24 hours advance notice is given (by Friday at 5pm for any Monday appointment.).


If you wish to save time complete your intake forms prior to your first visit using our Client Portal.