While at SDSU Mr. Lucas was trained in a family systems approach. This approach focuses on the relational interactions between people in the family. Mixed with his Cognitive-Behavioral approach, John is the type of therapist who will give you quick direction and effective tools to improve your life.
Individuals--At Lighthouse Counseling Services you can find a listening ear for all your problems. Whether your problems happen to be at home or work, John will offer encouragement and insight. Issues of stress, anxiety, panic, depression, and anger are all areas countless individuals have found relief.
Couples--John has a long history of helping couples improve their relationships. John will offer tools to help increase intimacy and reduce conflict. Couple's counseling is one of John's specialties.
Families--At Lighthouse Counseling there is a wealth of training to help families, whether it is with individuals, couples or parenting issues.
(Please arrange for childcare ahead of time as toddlers and babies can be a distraction to therapy).
John Lucas has a B.S. degree in Christian Education from Biola University with a minor in Psychology and Bible. He has also studied in the M. Div. program at Talbot Theological Seminary. John and his family have attended Rancho Community Church for 20 years. Mr. Lucas has also been involved in the Celebrate Recovery program at Rancho Community Church as well. Prior to that he has been involved in several churches pastored by well-known Christian authors: Chuck Swindol and Richard Strauss. Mr. Lucas has been on staff at Forest Home Christian Conference Center and has worked with all ages from very young to seniors. Having done his graduate work at San Diego State University, John Lucas is very comfortable working with people of every background and culture.
At Lighthouse Counseling we use a billing service (Kasa Solutions) located in Iowa. They send out invoices on a monthly basis.
1) You can pay me by cash, check or debit/credit card. Checks can be made out to me, John Lucas, or LCS. The mailing address is 28780 Single Oak Drive #215, Temecula, CA., 92590.
2) You can mail checks to Kasa (least preferred). If you do, make out the check to Mental Health Billing.
3) You may also pay on your account below. Click on the Payment button below to be directed to a secure Square Reader page. (Please ignore the term "donate" as it is the only way Square Reader would allow a variable payment option).
Online sessions are held from the safety of your own home with either individuals or couples at a time that is convenient for you through our easy online platform. Sessions can also be booked online for both in-person and online counseling through our easy to use online calendar. Please click the link below.