Psychologist, MA, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
I welcome all clients but those who might benefit most from my expertise are those who are facing medical illnesses, such as cancer or heart disease, or who would like to change their health behaviors. My interest in health psychology began during my 30-year career as a medical journalist (Internal Medicine News, Pediatric News). I completed my training at the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara, the Family Medicine Residency Program at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, and the Children's Clinic of SB County. Ideally, I will work collaboratively with your physician to help with your integrated medical care.
Adults
(805) 980-7154
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Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Adults
I welcome all clients but those who might benefit most from my expertise are those who are facing medical illnesses, such as cancer or heart disease, or who would like to change their health behaviors. My interest in health psychology began during my 30-year career as a medical journalist (Internal Medicine News, Pediatric News). I completed my training at the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara, the Family Medicine Residency Program at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, and the Children's Clinic of SB County. Ideally, I will work collaboratively with your physician to help with your integrated medical care.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Ready to make some positive changes? People come to therapy for many different reasons. Some want relief from stressors, to improve their personal relationships, or develop their professional goals. Others want to break life-long defeating patterns or have experienced trauma that affects their relationships with self and others. After addressing pressing issues that require immediate attention, I provide a supportive environment to develop a deeper understanding of underlying dynamics that inform the choices you make.
Adults
(805) 323-9607
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Adults
Ready to make some positive changes? People come to therapy for many different reasons. Some want relief from stressors, to improve their personal relationships, or develop their professional goals. Others want to break life-long defeating patterns or have experienced trauma that affects their relationships with self and others. After addressing pressing issues that require immediate attention, I provide a supportive environment to develop a deeper understanding of underlying dynamics that inform the choices you make.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
It can be very challenging to see things clearly in life. I help individuals re-adjust their way of looking at themselves, their relationships, and the world. Through psycho-dynamic exploration, I come alongside in the discovery of what is possible, as it is my belief that the most crucial part of therapy is the relationship that builds between patient and therapist. It is often easier to shine a light into uncertain areas of one's heart and mind when someone else is holding the flashlight.
Adults
(805) 693-4160
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
It can be very challenging to see things clearly in life. I help individuals re-adjust their way of looking at themselves, their relationships, and the world. Through psycho-dynamic exploration, I come alongside in the discovery of what is possible, as it is my belief that the most crucial part of therapy is the relationship that builds between patient and therapist. It is often easier to shine a light into uncertain areas of one's heart and mind when someone else is holding the flashlight.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I meet my clients where they are at, and begin by building on the relationship where we can focus on the parts that seem to be holding one back from living their most authentic life. Every one has their own unique journey, and I believe that in a strong therapeutic relationship, healing, growth, and transformation is possible. Therapy allows for one to gain insight and awareness around one's patterns of behavior. Let us meet together to see if we are a good fit.
Adults
(805) 424-5740
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
I meet my clients where they are at, and begin by building on the relationship where we can focus on the parts that seem to be holding one back from living their most authentic life. Every one has their own unique journey, and I believe that in a strong therapeutic relationship, healing, growth, and transformation is possible. Therapy allows for one to gain insight and awareness around one's patterns of behavior. Let us meet together to see if we are a good fit.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I provide individual psychotherapy for adults struggling with issues including: Anxiety and Panic, Depression, Emotion Regulation, Trauma, Insecurity and Fearfulness, Problems with Alcohol and Drug-Use, Grief and Loss, Self-Acceptance, Stress, Sexuality, Relationship Difficulties and Peak Performance.
Adults
(805) 979-2084
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
I provide individual psychotherapy for adults struggling with issues including: Anxiety and Panic, Depression, Emotion Regulation, Trauma, Insecurity and Fearfulness, Problems with Alcohol and Drug-Use, Grief and Loss, Self-Acceptance, Stress, Sexuality, Relationship Difficulties and Peak Performance.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
During this time I am offering clients the opportunity to meet in the outdoors (e.g. beach, hikes, backyard, ect) as well as through video or phone sessions. Each person entering therapy has a unique reason for what brought them to seek help. Together we can work to explore these personal obstacles and learn to develop the skills needed to grow and embrace our most authentic selves. I have experience working with a variety of demographics most notably specialize in working with teens and young adults, helping them navigate this crazy world in search of their own unique purpose.
Adults
(805) 232-7968
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Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Adults
During this time I am offering clients the opportunity to meet in the outdoors (e.g. beach, hikes, backyard, ect) as well as through video or phone sessions. Each person entering therapy has a unique reason for what brought them to seek help. Together we can work to explore these personal obstacles and learn to develop the skills needed to grow and embrace our most authentic selves. I have experience working with a variety of demographics most notably specialize in working with teens and young adults, helping them navigate this crazy world in search of their own unique purpose.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
All human beings are capable of meaningful and lasting transformation. All of us, regardless of whether we are 6 or 60, can use our minds to change our brains to change our minds to... well, you get the picture. This is thanks to a phenomenon called "neuroplasticity." Neuroplasticity says that neurons that fire together wire together. Through the intentional development of new skills for choosing healthier thoughts and responses to life's challenges, we can actually change the structure of our brains. This gradual transformation of our neurology allows us to restructure our lives to eliminate needless suffering.
Adults
(805) 507-7062
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
All human beings are capable of meaningful and lasting transformation. All of us, regardless of whether we are 6 or 60, can use our minds to change our brains to change our minds to... well, you get the picture. This is thanks to a phenomenon called "neuroplasticity." Neuroplasticity says that neurons that fire together wire together. Through the intentional development of new skills for choosing healthier thoughts and responses to life's challenges, we can actually change the structure of our brains. This gradual transformation of our neurology allows us to restructure our lives to eliminate needless suffering.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Most of us have come to a place in our lives where we could use some extra support, look at things in a different way and make different choices. Therapy can be helpful in assisting families and individuals in managing relationships and mental health issues. Therapy is a safe and confidential place to freely express your concerns and be heard. It is a cooperative effort between the therapist and client.
Adults
(805) 852-1212
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Adults
Most of us have come to a place in our lives where we could use some extra support, look at things in a different way and make different choices. Therapy can be helpful in assisting families and individuals in managing relationships and mental health issues. Therapy is a safe and confidential place to freely express your concerns and be heard. It is a cooperative effort between the therapist and client.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Welcome. It seems that more and more people are seeking the support and guidance that psychotherapy provides. The most common issues among those seeking my services include: Experiencing high levels of stress or anxiety; Difficulty with relationships at home, school, or work; Persistent feelings of loneliness, sadness, or depression; Confusion around spirituality, identity, or vocation; Feeling overwhelmed with life's demands or life transitions. Through a collaborative and trusting therapeutic relationship, I have helped a diverse range of individuals achieve increased stability and balance, more fulfilling relationships, as well as personal growth and transformation.
Adults
(805) 585-5969
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Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Adults
Welcome. It seems that more and more people are seeking the support and guidance that psychotherapy provides. The most common issues among those seeking my services include: Experiencing high levels of stress or anxiety; Difficulty with relationships at home, school, or work; Persistent feelings of loneliness, sadness, or depression; Confusion around spirituality, identity, or vocation; Feeling overwhelmed with life's demands or life transitions. Through a collaborative and trusting therapeutic relationship, I have helped a diverse range of individuals achieve increased stability and balance, more fulfilling relationships, as well as personal growth and transformation.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Madeleine has spent several years treating depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse issues, self-esteem issues, and relationship issues in adolescents, adults and families. Through professional and personal experience with therapy, Madeleine has learned that feeling understood, supported and safe can be one of the most valuable parts of the healing process. In Madeleine's practice she meets her clients where they are in the moment, and together with the client, she works to help them reach their unique goals for therapy. Her approach is direct, gentle, and most importantly, genuine.
Adults
(917) 746-5440
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Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Adults
Madeleine has spent several years treating depression, anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse issues, self-esteem issues, and relationship issues in adolescents, adults and families. Through professional and personal experience with therapy, Madeleine has learned that feeling understood, supported and safe can be one of the most valuable parts of the healing process. In Madeleine's practice she meets her clients where they are in the moment, and together with the client, she works to help them reach their unique goals for therapy. Her approach is direct, gentle, and most importantly, genuine.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Personal counseling can be very helpful during a challenging season of life. I offer the opportunity to bring fresh insight and clarity into your situation in a way that is often difficult to achieve on your own. My counseling model draws from some excellent and highly regarded systems of therapy. In addition to a fundamental base in Cognitive Therapy concepts, I am an EMDR Therapist (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, and am trained and experienced in Trauma Recovery. I also practice Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples (EFT).
Adults
(805) 395-4603
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Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Adults
Personal counseling can be very helpful during a challenging season of life. I offer the opportunity to bring fresh insight and clarity into your situation in a way that is often difficult to achieve on your own. My counseling model draws from some excellent and highly regarded systems of therapy. In addition to a fundamental base in Cognitive Therapy concepts, I am an EMDR Therapist (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, and am trained and experienced in Trauma Recovery. I also practice Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples (EFT).
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CDWF+C, CEDS+S Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
I work with motivated individuals who are making a big impact in their work, home, community, and world. Established professionals, entrepreneurs, creatives, business owners, ministry leaders, and mom's in midlife receive specialized support so you can achieve your desired changes in life personally + professionally. Perfectionism, overwhelm, fear of failure, frustrations and shame around recurring struggle keep getting in the way of you feeling connected to what matters most - your work, your family, your health. It can get loud btw your ears, especially after failed attempts of trying to figure things out on your own.
Adults
(619) 344-8261
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Adults
I work with motivated individuals who are making a big impact in their work, home, community, and world. Established professionals, entrepreneurs, creatives, business owners, ministry leaders, and mom's in midlife receive specialized support so you can achieve your desired changes in life personally + professionally. Perfectionism, overwhelm, fear of failure, frustrations and shame around recurring struggle keep getting in the way of you feeling connected to what matters most - your work, your family, your health. It can get loud btw your ears, especially after failed attempts of trying to figure things out on your own.
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Drug & Alcohol Counselor, CATC, M-RAS, CAS
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Welcome! My name is Debbie, I founded Aspira Counseling to provide integrative services that require sensitivity, discretion, resourcefulness and creativity! Counseling for alcohol, drugs and addictive behaviors is a specialty and there are all kinds of different services that may be confusing to someone seeking help. Here, you can start with a simple conversation to see what your needs might be and how to best move forward. Whether you are looking for some clarification, brief intervention or intensive outpatient treatment, collaborative decision making based on your needs should make your journey easier. Please visit the website for more information.
Adults
(805) 434-6087
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
Welcome! My name is Debbie, I founded Aspira Counseling to provide integrative services that require sensitivity, discretion, resourcefulness and creativity! Counseling for alcohol, drugs and addictive behaviors is a specialty and there are all kinds of different services that may be confusing to someone seeking help. Here, you can start with a simple conversation to see what your needs might be and how to best move forward. Whether you are looking for some clarification, brief intervention or intensive outpatient treatment, collaborative decision making based on your needs should make your journey easier. Please visit the website for more information.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Is your Peace being affected by the current events? Now is a good time to work through fears, old trauma, negative expectation and stress, so you can walk in Peace and Rest. Many Insurance companies are covering phone and video sessions. Call if you think this is a good option for you!
Adults
(805) 918-4814
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
Is your Peace being affected by the current events? Now is a good time to work through fears, old trauma, negative expectation and stress, so you can walk in Peace and Rest. Many Insurance companies are covering phone and video sessions. Call if you think this is a good option for you!
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Psychologist, PhD, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
With degrees in psychology, coaching certifications, and over 20 years of experience, Jessica offers you an integrative and comprehensive approach to achieve successful results. Her ultimate goal is to help people acquire the insight, learning, and practice to navigate the terrain of intimacy more effectively. She guides clients on a path from confusion and heartache to clarity and authentic connection. Couples and individuals transform pain and struggle into deep love, connection, and vitality. She is also the creator of Connected Couple, which is a comprehensive, research-based, transformational, relationship program, which helps couples at any stage in their relationship.
Adults
(303) 900-5933
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
With degrees in psychology, coaching certifications, and over 20 years of experience, Jessica offers you an integrative and comprehensive approach to achieve successful results. Her ultimate goal is to help people acquire the insight, learning, and practice to navigate the terrain of intimacy more effectively. She guides clients on a path from confusion and heartache to clarity and authentic connection. Couples and individuals transform pain and struggle into deep love, connection, and vitality. She is also the creator of Connected Couple, which is a comprehensive, research-based, transformational, relationship program, which helps couples at any stage in their relationship.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
The wounds and scars of our childhood often cause us to repeat dysfunctional patterns in our attempt to heal. We don't repeat painful relationships out of masochism or familiarity; we repeat because we want a different outcome, one we believe will shift how we feel about ourselves and our past. As a psychoanalyst, I explore (not dwell on) early care-giving relationships, traumas, and other life events that shaped who you have become. As your emotional story is realized we use our therapy relationship, your current life, and ongoing awareness of your inner world to work through the stuck places and create a different future.
Adults
(805) 628-4325
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Adults
The wounds and scars of our childhood often cause us to repeat dysfunctional patterns in our attempt to heal. We don't repeat painful relationships out of masochism or familiarity; we repeat because we want a different outcome, one we believe will shift how we feel about ourselves and our past. As a psychoanalyst, I explore (not dwell on) early care-giving relationships, traumas, and other life events that shaped who you have become. As your emotional story is realized we use our therapy relationship, your current life, and ongoing awareness of your inner world to work through the stuck places and create a different future.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Positive Psychology is a valuable tool for reaching new heights, finding one's goals, and feeling supported during challenging times. I am licensed in both California and Washington. Traveling the world has offered a perspective that I use as a tool to support clients. A trusted psychologist tries to remind others of their strengths, how to center, and maintain self-regulation. My work in the field began at the age of 17 when I started volunteering in a children's mental health department of a hospital.
Adults
(831) 621-5873
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
Positive Psychology is a valuable tool for reaching new heights, finding one's goals, and feeling supported during challenging times. I am licensed in both California and Washington. Traveling the world has offered a perspective that I use as a tool to support clients. A trusted psychologist tries to remind others of their strengths, how to center, and maintain self-regulation. My work in the field began at the age of 17 when I started volunteering in a children's mental health department of a hospital.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
I specialize in neuropsychological evaluations and work with patients with ADHD, learning disabilities, memory impairment, dementia, traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumors, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, and other neurological disorders.
Adults
(805) 351-3365
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Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Adults
I specialize in neuropsychological evaluations and work with patients with ADHD, learning disabilities, memory impairment, dementia, traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumors, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, and other neurological disorders.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
It's possible to access your inner wisdom and feel a sense of safety and belonging in this world; to hear your soul's calling and respond; to live into your deepest truths. When change is desired, the psychotherapy process transforms overwhelming fears, frustrations, and responsibilities into guides that keep one true to one's authentic path. I am here to journey with you; to help you create a place for your most sacred aspects of self so that you can feel more connected to yourself, to others, and to the world.
Adults
(805) 516-0517
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
It's possible to access your inner wisdom and feel a sense of safety and belonging in this world; to hear your soul's calling and respond; to live into your deepest truths. When change is desired, the psychotherapy process transforms overwhelming fears, frustrations, and responsibilities into guides that keep one true to one's authentic path. I am here to journey with you; to help you create a place for your most sacred aspects of self so that you can feel more connected to yourself, to others, and to the world.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
There are many reasons people seek therapy. Most likely, you're here because you're feeling out of balance in some aspect of your life. You may be looking for better ways to cope with depression or anxiety, change patterns that lead to unhealthy behaviors or relationships, or heal from a difficult or traumatic experience. Therapy can help you gain insight about yourself, increase your sense of confidence, or help you explore a new life path with courage and intention. My hope is to provide support, tools, and encouragement to help you find greater balance, authenticity, and overall well-being.
Adults
(805) 856-6736
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
There are many reasons people seek therapy. Most likely, you're here because you're feeling out of balance in some aspect of your life. You may be looking for better ways to cope with depression or anxiety, change patterns that lead to unhealthy behaviors or relationships, or heal from a difficult or traumatic experience. Therapy can help you gain insight about yourself, increase your sense of confidence, or help you explore a new life path with courage and intention. My hope is to provide support, tools, and encouragement to help you find greater balance, authenticity, and overall well-being.

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Adults Therapists
The Santa Barbara adult therapists listed here have identified their focus on adult therapy in Santa Barbara, adult counseling, help for Santa Barbara adults in therapy, or Santa Barbara adult counseling. An adult therapist in Santa Barbara and adult psychologists mostly work with adults, handle a broad range of issues especially as they relate to adult relationships, and adult child relationships.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Santa Barbara are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Santa Barbara. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Santa Barbara

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Santa Barbara you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Santa Barbara and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Santa Barbara or family therapy in Santa Barbara.