Dr. Erik Escareño (they/them)

Accepting Clients

Two-spirit, indigenous, Deaf, Disabled Therapist reindigenizing mental health practices by for and from, our community.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Rancho Cucamonga, CA

About My Clients

Are you in your sad-girl era? Anxious? Exploring gender? Throuple trouble? Tired of therapist who judge you? If that’s you, look no further, our licensed therapists are for, and from our community. Just. Like. You. So, stop giving your hard-earned coin to unseasoned therapists who just don't get it. We are reimagining and reindigenizing therapy. More importantly, we’re giving you life with indigenous practices that are culturally appropriate, judgement free, and affirmative care.

My Background and Approach

Having expertise in the field of mental, Dr. Escareño specializes on interventions for LGBTQIA2S+ and Deaf folx, HIV advocacy, BDSM advocacy/education, and non-profit program development. This unique and diverse background fuels their passion and advocacy for further research in the mental health and social work fields through a strong social justice lens. Dr. Escareño has skillsets already aimed at creating purposeful social change and positive disruption of injustice for underserved and under-recognized communities. As a grassroots social impact leader, they embrace strategy and collaboration as the impetus for designing meaningful change.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

We are fiercely committed to: 1. facilitating and empowering our communities to embrace restorative healing. 2. Social Justice that challenges inadequate standards of mental health care. 3. innovative programs and services aimed at reimagining care by decolonizing and reindigenizing mental health practices. 4. embracing transparency, accountability, and restorative workforce strategies which affirm our commitment toward the wellbeing of both clients and staff. 5. being for, and from, the communities in which we serve: honoring your beliefs, customs, and values without judgment and ensuring cultural sustainability. 6. treating individuals as their most authentic selves. 7. eradicating systemic oppression in our workplace and communities. 8. Honoring and acknowledging the land on which we reside as stolen from indigenous communities.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • MediCal
  • Oscar
  • Anthem
  • Optum
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • UMR
  • Cigna/Evernorth
  • Out of Network
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 7 years of practice
  • Languages: English, Español, Sign Language
  • Rate: $200 - 250/session


(909) 529-8965 Email Dr. Erik
9431 Haven Ave
Ste 100
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
4435 E. Chandler Blvd.
Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85048

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