Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I am a licensed psychologist providing short and long-term psychotherapy to older adolescents and adults. My specialties include relationship difficulties, identity issues, anxiety, depression, mood and emotion dysregulation, family of origin issues, life transitions, grief and loss, sexuality, gender identity, trauma, and eating-related concerns.
Adults
(805) 467-6023
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
I am a licensed psychologist providing short and long-term psychotherapy to older adolescents and adults. My specialties include relationship difficulties, identity issues, anxiety, depression, mood and emotion dysregulation, family of origin issues, life transitions, grief and loss, sexuality, gender identity, trauma, and eating-related concerns.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93190
"If the only tool you have in life is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!" Therapy is not for "weak" and "sick" people, but can be an excellent way to fill your "tool box," with skills to improve relationships, communicate more effectively, manage stress, emotions, and challenging life transitions. Therapy provides a safe, supportive, non-judgmental space in which you can develop skills, insights, and inspirations, leaving you to feel more empowered in many areas of your life. My training comes from 15+ years of experience in hospitals, treatment programs, correctional facilities, and private practice.
Adults
(805) 283-4032
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Santa Barbara, CA 93190
Adults
"If the only tool you have in life is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!" Therapy is not for "weak" and "sick" people, but can be an excellent way to fill your "tool box," with skills to improve relationships, communicate more effectively, manage stress, emotions, and challenging life transitions. Therapy provides a safe, supportive, non-judgmental space in which you can develop skills, insights, and inspirations, leaving you to feel more empowered in many areas of your life. My training comes from 15+ years of experience in hospitals, treatment programs, correctional facilities, and private practice.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
If you’re reading this, that probably means that you are in a place where you have tried a lot of things to feel better, or help your loved one feel better and just don’t know what else to do. I would love to help support you on this journey. Therapy is a collaboration between two individuals (therapist and client) and when successful, truly amazing things can occur within this space. I use the relationship between my clients and I to help them build insight and awareness into the way they show up in the world.
Adults
(805) 837-1750
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
If you’re reading this, that probably means that you are in a place where you have tried a lot of things to feel better, or help your loved one feel better and just don’t know what else to do. I would love to help support you on this journey. Therapy is a collaboration between two individuals (therapist and client) and when successful, truly amazing things can occur within this space. I use the relationship between my clients and I to help them build insight and awareness into the way they show up in the world.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
As a Santa Barbara therapist, I would like to help you be happier. If you're tired of struggling alone, some professional guidance and gentle, thoughtful support can provide comfort and empowerment. For those of you in the greater Santa Barbara area, call today to schedule your free 30 minute consultation. My specialty centers around helping women honor their needs, increase their self-esteem, and handle life's challenges with confidence. You will learn how to recognize your own unique strengths, and be able to use them to move forward in your life, to create increased happiness and well-being.
Adults
(805) 419-3912
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
As a Santa Barbara therapist, I would like to help you be happier. If you're tired of struggling alone, some professional guidance and gentle, thoughtful support can provide comfort and empowerment. For those of you in the greater Santa Barbara area, call today to schedule your free 30 minute consultation. My specialty centers around helping women honor their needs, increase their self-esteem, and handle life's challenges with confidence. You will learn how to recognize your own unique strengths, and be able to use them to move forward in your life, to create increased happiness and well-being.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
A Licensed Psychotherapist specializing in trauma, crisis, grief, anxiety, depression, and relationships. Veronica provides an empathetic and caring environment to work through challenges without judgment. Veronica obtained her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Applied Developmental Psychology and Master’s in Social Welfare at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is trained in CBT, DBT, and family and couples therapy. She is also certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and the administration of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Deep-Brain Theta Stimulation.
Adults
(562) 268-1330
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
A Licensed Psychotherapist specializing in trauma, crisis, grief, anxiety, depression, and relationships. Veronica provides an empathetic and caring environment to work through challenges without judgment. Veronica obtained her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Applied Developmental Psychology and Master’s in Social Welfare at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is trained in CBT, DBT, and family and couples therapy. She is also certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and the administration of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Deep-Brain Theta Stimulation.
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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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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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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
I see therapy as a powerful process because of the collaborative relationship between the therapist and the client. When a person chooses to begin the therapeutic process, they enter into a safe space in which they can begin to free themselves from that which has become constricted or blocked in their life. In this process, I offer companionship, interest, support, and alliance. Your life narrative becomes our focus, with sustained curiosity, attention and empathy. As a client, you then can become more curious, attentive, and empathic towards yourself.
Adults
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Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Adults
I see therapy as a powerful process because of the collaborative relationship between the therapist and the client. When a person chooses to begin the therapeutic process, they enter into a safe space in which they can begin to free themselves from that which has become constricted or blocked in their life. In this process, I offer companionship, interest, support, and alliance. Your life narrative becomes our focus, with sustained curiosity, attention and empathy. As a client, you then can become more curious, attentive, and empathic towards yourself.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, , LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I work with teens, adults, and couples. At this time I am seeing clients via telehealth for those who desire at a reduced fee. I know day to day stress can be overwhelming. I am here to meet your needs and explore the parts of life that have created difficulty. You may be struggling from Insomnia, depression, anxiety, loss, or negative patterns impacting daily life. My goal is to help you find meaning within yourself and to work with your inner patterns. Within a safe therapeutic container of non-judgement and direction we can increase your awareness of desires, fears, patterns, and strengths together.
Adults
(805) 335-6947
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
I work with teens, adults, and couples. At this time I am seeing clients via telehealth for those who desire at a reduced fee. I know day to day stress can be overwhelming. I am here to meet your needs and explore the parts of life that have created difficulty. You may be struggling from Insomnia, depression, anxiety, loss, or negative patterns impacting daily life. My goal is to help you find meaning within yourself and to work with your inner patterns. Within a safe therapeutic container of non-judgement and direction we can increase your awareness of desires, fears, patterns, and strengths together.
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Psychologist, PhD, CRC, QME, CP, NBC-HWC Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
I am available to assist you with coping during this uncertain and stressful time as well as assist you in achieving your goals I have extensive experience working with individuals and organizations in addressing the impact of crisis, stress and trauma providing crisis services since 9/11. As a National Board certified Health and Wellness Coach, I can help you achieve your wellness goals. All sessions are provided virtually I offer various groups that can augment individual therapy and/ or offer support and connection.
Adults
(805) 335-6756
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Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Adults
I am available to assist you with coping during this uncertain and stressful time as well as assist you in achieving your goals I have extensive experience working with individuals and organizations in addressing the impact of crisis, stress and trauma providing crisis services since 9/11. As a National Board certified Health and Wellness Coach, I can help you achieve your wellness goals. All sessions are provided virtually I offer various groups that can augment individual therapy and/ or offer support and connection.
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MSIO, CHT, NLP, NET
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Teletherapy Available! Are you lacking meaning, purpose, and fulfillment in your life? Do you want to increase your satisfaction and happiness in both your personal and business life? Hi! I'm Marie and I work in the field of I/O and Positive Psychology. I am an Executive, Success, & Personal Coach and a Certified Hypnotist as well as an NLP & NET Practitioner. With over 25 years of experience in Human Transformation, my objective is to assist you in achieving your best life by overcoming limiting beliefs to the end that you enjoy a more positive and fulfilling life experience in all categories.
Adults
(805) 758-6732
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
Teletherapy Available! Are you lacking meaning, purpose, and fulfillment in your life? Do you want to increase your satisfaction and happiness in both your personal and business life? Hi! I'm Marie and I work in the field of I/O and Positive Psychology. I am an Executive, Success, & Personal Coach and a Certified Hypnotist as well as an NLP & NET Practitioner. With over 25 years of experience in Human Transformation, my objective is to assist you in achieving your best life by overcoming limiting beliefs to the end that you enjoy a more positive and fulfilling life experience in all categories.
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Psychologist, PhD, MD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
I offer, besides a caring psychotherapeutic relationship, a combined psychodynamic and Buddhist approach to psychology. Mindfulness meditation and therapy create a container to address feelings of anxiety, depression, worries about your relationships, existential and spiritual questions and also difficult themes like guilt, shame, embarrassment, fear, loneliness, loss, anger, despair and disgrace. I welcome talking about spiritual or existential themes like lack of meaning or connectedness, a longing for greater freedom, sense of fulfilled spirituality, a life with compassion and wisdom. I welcome clients from diverse ethnic, cultural and international backgrounds. LTBG community very welcome.
Adults
(805) 409-8250
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Adults
I offer, besides a caring psychotherapeutic relationship, a combined psychodynamic and Buddhist approach to psychology. Mindfulness meditation and therapy create a container to address feelings of anxiety, depression, worries about your relationships, existential and spiritual questions and also difficult themes like guilt, shame, embarrassment, fear, loneliness, loss, anger, despair and disgrace. I welcome talking about spiritual or existential themes like lack of meaning or connectedness, a longing for greater freedom, sense of fulfilled spirituality, a life with compassion and wisdom. I welcome clients from diverse ethnic, cultural and international backgrounds. LTBG community very welcome.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, Freck Kristine, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
I have over 35 years of experience as a therapist and educator in the Santa Barbara area. I work with: individuals, couples and families, teens - elderly. My clients are struggling with ADDICTION (alcoholism, drugs, {pre and post-inpatient addiction assistance}, weight, sex et.al), MENTAL HEALTH (depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, identity, sexual orientation, couples and family issues et.al), and/or SPIRITUAL JOURNEY challenges in their current lives.
Adults
(805) 954-9381
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Adults
I have over 35 years of experience as a therapist and educator in the Santa Barbara area. I work with: individuals, couples and families, teens - elderly. My clients are struggling with ADDICTION (alcoholism, drugs, {pre and post-inpatient addiction assistance}, weight, sex et.al), MENTAL HEALTH (depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, identity, sexual orientation, couples and family issues et.al), and/or SPIRITUAL JOURNEY challenges in their current lives.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I am a Marriage, Family Therapist Associate who helps individuals, couples, families and youth deepen and grow in their relationships to self and others to thrive emotionally, physically and mentally. I have specialized and work with anxiety, depression, EMDR, internet addiction, relationships, dream work, body image, mindfulness and improving self-esteem. l design a therapy program to meet your wellness goals. I’m passionate about my work and strive to help clients achieve greater peace, satisfaction, and connection in their relationships and lives.
Adults
(805) 324-6026
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
I am a Marriage, Family Therapist Associate who helps individuals, couples, families and youth deepen and grow in their relationships to self and others to thrive emotionally, physically and mentally. I have specialized and work with anxiety, depression, EMDR, internet addiction, relationships, dream work, body image, mindfulness and improving self-esteem. l design a therapy program to meet your wellness goals. I’m passionate about my work and strive to help clients achieve greater peace, satisfaction, and connection in their relationships and lives.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I work with clients who are struggling to function fully and effectively in some or all aspects of their lives. This struggle might arise from chemical dependency, mental health challenges, stage of life transitions, grief/loss, or the patterns that arise from early challenges, such as childhood trauma. My goal is to "tune in" to where you are and what you are needing in your life today, to be responsive to the particular needs of the individual, as a support, witness and guide.
Adults
(805) 409-8561
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
I work with clients who are struggling to function fully and effectively in some or all aspects of their lives. This struggle might arise from chemical dependency, mental health challenges, stage of life transitions, grief/loss, or the patterns that arise from early challenges, such as childhood trauma. My goal is to "tune in" to where you are and what you are needing in your life today, to be responsive to the particular needs of the individual, as a support, witness and guide.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I understand that the first step in seeking help can be overwhelming or even scary. I have a great respect for those who seek to improve their quality of life. My life's work is dedicated to help facilitate that process and help collaborate to create clarity. I'm a Marriage and Family Therapist providing psychotherapy to children, individuals, couples, and families. I work and have experience with a wide variety of situations and life issues; depression, anxiety, transitions, burnout, relationship dynamics, adoption, and more. Specialties of mine include premarital counseling, young adult/adolescents transitions, EMDR, grief and foster care.
Adults
(805) 290-1533
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
I understand that the first step in seeking help can be overwhelming or even scary. I have a great respect for those who seek to improve their quality of life. My life's work is dedicated to help facilitate that process and help collaborate to create clarity. I'm a Marriage and Family Therapist providing psychotherapy to children, individuals, couples, and families. I work and have experience with a wide variety of situations and life issues; depression, anxiety, transitions, burnout, relationship dynamics, adoption, and more. Specialties of mine include premarital counseling, young adult/adolescents transitions, EMDR, grief and foster care.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, ATR Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
ONLINE SESSIONS ONLY. If anxious perfectionism drives your life, or you’re drowning in stress and just can't to sleep—let's get you feeling better. I’m Summer, and I love working with anxious, sensitive, perfectionistic, and insecure folks. Through the real-life struggles and successes of hundreds of people like you, I've been fine-tuning tools and strategies against anxiety, self-criticism, ruminating thoughts, insomnia, and low self-worth. Let's figure out how to stand up to your inner bully, calm your storming thoughts, foster your confidence, magnify your joy, and just start feeling better.
Adults
(424) 348-6851
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Adults
ONLINE SESSIONS ONLY. If anxious perfectionism drives your life, or you’re drowning in stress and just can't to sleep—let's get you feeling better. I’m Summer, and I love working with anxious, sensitive, perfectionistic, and insecure folks. Through the real-life struggles and successes of hundreds of people like you, I've been fine-tuning tools and strategies against anxiety, self-criticism, ruminating thoughts, insomnia, and low self-worth. Let's figure out how to stand up to your inner bully, calm your storming thoughts, foster your confidence, magnify your joy, and just start feeling better.
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Psychologist, PsyD, MS, CMPC Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
I am Dr. Dave Botsford and I am a clinical and sport psychologist working with iPerformance Consultants in Santa Barbara. My primary area of expertise is working with athletes, coaches, and teams from youth to elite levels, helping individuals to refine the consistency of their performance and elevate their training outcomes. Additionally, I work with University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) student athletes as the clinical and sport psychologist for the UCSB Athletics Department. I provide performance consulting and counseling services to individual student athletes, teams, and coaches for a variety of issues and concerns.
Adults
(949) 531-7354
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Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Adults
I am Dr. Dave Botsford and I am a clinical and sport psychologist working with iPerformance Consultants in Santa Barbara. My primary area of expertise is working with athletes, coaches, and teams from youth to elite levels, helping individuals to refine the consistency of their performance and elevate their training outcomes. Additionally, I work with University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) student athletes as the clinical and sport psychologist for the UCSB Athletics Department. I provide performance consulting and counseling services to individual student athletes, teams, and coaches for a variety of issues and concerns.
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Psychologist, PhD, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
I am devoted to growing and developing throughout life. There is always the possibility of bringing inner change to our lives. Moments occur in us when we experience a certainty that we need to change, and we are compelled to know about the deeper meaning of our lives. These are transformative moments that give depth and meaning to our lives.How can we cultivate deep caring for ourselves? I work collaboratively and synthesize the ideas of contemporary relational psychoanalysis and attachment theory in order to process experience and develop new and more meaningful and joyful patterns of life and relationship.
Adults
(805) 918-4028
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Adults
I am devoted to growing and developing throughout life. There is always the possibility of bringing inner change to our lives. Moments occur in us when we experience a certainty that we need to change, and we are compelled to know about the deeper meaning of our lives. These are transformative moments that give depth and meaning to our lives.How can we cultivate deep caring for ourselves? I work collaboratively and synthesize the ideas of contemporary relational psychoanalysis and attachment theory in order to process experience and develop new and more meaningful and joyful patterns of life and relationship.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Whether you are coming to therapy because you are battling addiction, have relationship issues, unresolved trauma, or are striving for more balance in your life, I am here to help. Making an appointment with a therapist takes courage and is the first step toward personal growth and change. Some people come to therapy to improve their communication skills while others come to explore their unresolved pain that may show up in various symptoms such as, depression, anxiety, or substance abuse. If the underlying pain is not dealt with, life can seem difficult and maybe even unbearable. There is no need to suffer. There is hope.
Adults
(805) 519-7149
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Adults
Whether you are coming to therapy because you are battling addiction, have relationship issues, unresolved trauma, or are striving for more balance in your life, I am here to help. Making an appointment with a therapist takes courage and is the first step toward personal growth and change. Some people come to therapy to improve their communication skills while others come to explore their unresolved pain that may show up in various symptoms such as, depression, anxiety, or substance abuse. If the underlying pain is not dealt with, life can seem difficult and maybe even unbearable. There is no need to suffer. There is hope.
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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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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. 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.