Welcome to Sun Lakes Counseling Services.
We're delighted you've found us.

We provide confidential counseling services to those in need. We are located in the neighborhood of Sun Lakes, Arizona - though we welcome clients from all over, including Chandler, Mesa, Tempe, and Scottsdale. Our offices are inside the Sun Lakes United Methodist Church.

We are very proud to be able to provide affordable services to our veterans. If you are a veteran, or the family member of a veteran, please reach out to us. 

Sun Lakes Counseling Services offers a complimentary (no fee) consultation for assessment, planning, and/or referral, after which fees are decided on a sliding scale from $25 to $95 per session. Insurance is not accepted.

Sun Lakes Counseling is open to people of all walks of life. These services are a ministry of Sun Lakes United Methodist Church.



Counseling is available for a wide range of issues, including, but not limited to:

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety/Fear
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Managing Stress
  • Family/Behavior Concerns
  • Veteran Issues
  • Family Members of Veterans Issues

Reach out to us. Call us at 480-895-8766


Deb Ralston, MC, LPC, NCC, is licensed in Arizona as an Independent Professional Counselor and is also a National Certified Counselor.

Dr. Julian Pickens, Ed.D, LISAC, LMFT, BRI-II, is licensed in Arizona as a Marriage and Family Therapist. He also specializes in Couple and Family Counseling and Substance Abuse Counseling.

Counselors are members of Sun Lakes United Methodist Church.