Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
I have been a psychotherapist in Santa Barbara, CA since 1974. My style is varied, incorporating Gestalt therapy, active listening, inner child work, assertiveness training, and guided imagery. Licensed since 1980 as a Marriage and Family Therapist, I enjoy working with couples, regarding issues of healthy sexuality, intimacy, and communication. Individual women and men,working on their sexual self esteem, are some of my favorite clients. For over fifteen years, I have also been leading groups for Adults Molested as Children, as well as their partners. Focus on breath and body is integral to my way of working in session.
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(805) 317-4878
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I have been a psychotherapist in Santa Barbara, CA since 1974. My style is varied, incorporating Gestalt therapy, active listening, inner child work, assertiveness training, and guided imagery. Licensed since 1980 as a Marriage and Family Therapist, I enjoy working with couples, regarding issues of healthy sexuality, intimacy, and communication. Individual women and men,working on their sexual self esteem, are some of my favorite clients. For over fifteen years, I have also been leading groups for Adults Molested as Children, as well as their partners. Focus on breath and body is integral to my way of working in session.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
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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(805) 693-4160
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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, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
We have PHONE and TELEHEALTH sessions so you don't have to leave your home. We know that you have a lot going on, and these challenging times can add stress and make everything feel just that much harder to deal with. We can help!
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(805) 250-8097
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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We have PHONE and TELEHEALTH sessions so you don't have to leave your home. We know that you have a lot going on, and these challenging times can add stress and make everything feel just that much harder to deal with. We can help!
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Psychologist, PhD, QEEG-D, BCN Verified
Verified
I am the CEO and co-founder of NeuroField, Inc.,a company that develops specialized neurostimulation modalities designed to restore functionality to your brain. Have you ever wondered why psychotherapy fails? Have you or a family member suffered from an injury that impacts the way your brain functions? Do you or your child have problems academically or socially? If your brain is damaged, it's hard to learn new skills and function in the world. One way to correct these problems is with neurotherapy. I am an expert in neurotherpy and have been practicing in the field since 1987.
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(760) 819-7277
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I am the CEO and co-founder of NeuroField, Inc.,a company that develops specialized neurostimulation modalities designed to restore functionality to your brain. Have you ever wondered why psychotherapy fails? Have you or a family member suffered from an injury that impacts the way your brain functions? Do you or your child have problems academically or socially? If your brain is damaged, it's hard to learn new skills and function in the world. One way to correct these problems is with neurotherapy. I am an expert in neurotherpy and have been practicing in the field since 1987.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, ACSW, LMSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I see clients in Ojai, Ventura and Santa Barbara with understanding, compassion and a sense of safety to explore the many ways to make life easier, more welcoming and fulfilling. Although I specialize in Couples and Relationship Development, I also work with clients experiencing Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Divorce, Loss, Life Transitions including Sexual Orientation and Aging concerns. As a fully experienced Psychotherapist and professional Life Coach, this can be achieved with noticeable changes usually within the first 4 sessions.
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(805) 323-9550
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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I see clients in Ojai, Ventura and Santa Barbara with understanding, compassion and a sense of safety to explore the many ways to make life easier, more welcoming and fulfilling. Although I specialize in Couples and Relationship Development, I also work with clients experiencing Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Divorce, Loss, Life Transitions including Sexual Orientation and Aging concerns. As a fully experienced Psychotherapist and professional Life Coach, this can be achieved with noticeable changes usually within the first 4 sessions.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
I work with families and individuals who wish to develop more effective parenting skills; who are facing difficult transitions such as divorce, remarriage and the blending of two families; and with families who have children with learning differences or special needs.
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(805) 556-4251
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I work with families and individuals who wish to develop more effective parenting skills; who are facing difficult transitions such as divorce, remarriage and the blending of two families; and with families who have children with learning differences or special needs.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
My counseling style is compassionate, reflective, and rooted in radical self acceptance. My focus is on helping you accept the parts of yourself that are hard to tolerate and be at peace with. I have been a psychotherapist for 13 years and I am licensed in the state of California. I have worked with people from various backgrounds that grapple with differing issues, such as, depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain/illness, childhood abuse and trauma, relationship issues, parenting problems, grief, domestic violence and life transitions.
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(510) 674-1117
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My counseling style is compassionate, reflective, and rooted in radical self acceptance. My focus is on helping you accept the parts of yourself that are hard to tolerate and be at peace with. I have been a psychotherapist for 13 years and I am licensed in the state of California. I have worked with people from various backgrounds that grapple with differing issues, such as, depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain/illness, childhood abuse and trauma, relationship issues, parenting problems, grief, domestic violence and life transitions.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
I aim to be a catalyst for creating hope, purpose, and meaning in a person's life. I help people to seek wholeness through integration of mind, body and soul (spirit) in order to expand their consciousness, so they can build the capacity to live more meaningfully.
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(805) 586-3943
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I aim to be a catalyst for creating hope, purpose, and meaning in a person's life. I help people to seek wholeness through integration of mind, body and soul (spirit) in order to expand their consciousness, so they can build the capacity to live more meaningfully.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
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(805) 719-7150
Verified

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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
We are living in very stressful times that challenge us to find meaning. Often the very painful issues that bring people to therapy -- anxiety and/or depression, difficulty with relationships, life-cycle transitions, trauma, illness, aging, lack of purpose and belonging -- present a wonderful opportunity for exploration, growth, and development. I especially enjoy working with individuals in transition, whether in early adulthood, mid-life, or the "third chapter" of older age and have a special place in my heart for those who struggle with feelings of not fitting in, living non-traditional lives or in non-traditional relationships.
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(805) 960-5496
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We are living in very stressful times that challenge us to find meaning. Often the very painful issues that bring people to therapy -- anxiety and/or depression, difficulty with relationships, life-cycle transitions, trauma, illness, aging, lack of purpose and belonging -- present a wonderful opportunity for exploration, growth, and development. I especially enjoy working with individuals in transition, whether in early adulthood, mid-life, or the "third chapter" of older age and have a special place in my heart for those who struggle with feelings of not fitting in, living non-traditional lives or in non-traditional relationships.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
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.
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(562) 268-1330
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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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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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
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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(805) 856-6736
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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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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
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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(805) 467-6023
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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.
Photo of Jenah C. Henderson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
I have worked as a clinician in the Santa Barbara community in various mental health settings with people of all ages. Working with someone who can accompany you through the challenges of confronting difficult material through a compassionate, caring, and authentic place can be the beginning of your healing and growth process. I work from this place to assist you in bringing forth what is unconscious to consciousness.
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(805) 793-0167
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I have worked as a clinician in the Santa Barbara community in various mental health settings with people of all ages. Working with someone who can accompany you through the challenges of confronting difficult material through a compassionate, caring, and authentic place can be the beginning of your healing and growth process. I work from this place to assist you in bringing forth what is unconscious to consciousness.
Photo of Cecily Longo, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
"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 feeling 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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(805) 695-2218
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"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 feeling 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.
Photo of Karelin Wadkins, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
You've looked at profile after profile, you've been brave enough to make some calls and you're tired of hearing "I'm full" or even worse, not hearing back at all. I'm glad you're here! I'm open for new clients and have a flexible schedule with secure online sessions to meet your needs. Together we can talk about what is going on with curiosity. It's a difficult time for so many, you're not alone and you're not broken. Often, it's just that the story you're telling yourself isn't accurate, and it's likely not helpful. My areas of specialty are codependency, anxiety and relationship stress. We can address your needs together.
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(805) 837-1624
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You've looked at profile after profile, you've been brave enough to make some calls and you're tired of hearing "I'm full" or even worse, not hearing back at all. I'm glad you're here! I'm open for new clients and have a flexible schedule with secure online sessions to meet your needs. Together we can talk about what is going on with curiosity. It's a difficult time for so many, you're not alone and you're not broken. Often, it's just that the story you're telling yourself isn't accurate, and it's likely not helpful. My areas of specialty are codependency, anxiety and relationship stress. We can address your needs together.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CAMF Verified
Verified
**ONLINE THERAPY VIDEO THERAPY** Due to the recent CODIV-19 health risks, you may be experiencing higher than normal stress levels. Helping men and fathers through this difficult time. If you are considering seeking professional support during this stressful time, please consider online Telehealth/video therapy sessions. You don’t have to leave your house. All services are online from the comfort of your own home. If you live in California call today for a video session.
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(818) 938-2307
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**ONLINE THERAPY VIDEO THERAPY** Due to the recent CODIV-19 health risks, you may be experiencing higher than normal stress levels. Helping men and fathers through this difficult time. If you are considering seeking professional support during this stressful time, please consider online Telehealth/video therapy sessions. You don’t have to leave your house. All services are online from the comfort of your own home. If you live in California call today for a video session.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
As individuals progress though life, therapy can be a vital component to navigating challenges, increasing self-understanding, and reducing unwanted psychological symptoms. Utilizing a strength-based and solution-oriented approach combined with traditional therapy techniques, I provide personalized psychotherapy and coaching to assist each individual in achieving their goals. I believe in a comprehensive treatment approach to create healthy change and assist clients in envisioning the future they desire.
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(805) 918-4736
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As individuals progress though life, therapy can be a vital component to navigating challenges, increasing self-understanding, and reducing unwanted psychological symptoms. Utilizing a strength-based and solution-oriented approach combined with traditional therapy techniques, I provide personalized psychotherapy and coaching to assist each individual in achieving their goals. I believe in a comprehensive treatment approach to create healthy change and assist clients in envisioning the future they desire.
Photo of Bobby Kornhandler, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Are you and your partner fighting more? Do you feel distant and disconnected, lonely and truly concerned about the state of your partnership? Has infidelity got you feeling angry, depressed or anxious and is this getting in the way of your daily life, depriving you of any joy and happiness? It's time to reach out and get some professional help because trying to figure out these kinds of difficulties can be a daunting task when undertaken alone or when trying to clear out the cobwebs that make resolving partnership issues feel insurmountable. Get the help you need...now!
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(805) 380-3063
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Are you and your partner fighting more? Do you feel distant and disconnected, lonely and truly concerned about the state of your partnership? Has infidelity got you feeling angry, depressed or anxious and is this getting in the way of your daily life, depriving you of any joy and happiness? It's time to reach out and get some professional help because trying to figure out these kinds of difficulties can be a daunting task when undertaken alone or when trying to clear out the cobwebs that make resolving partnership issues feel insurmountable. Get the help you need...now!
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
My approach to therapy is relational. I believe the problems that lead people to therapy are often interpersonal in nature and I see the therapeutic relationship as the primary agent of change. I endeavor to create with my clients a relationship that does not repeat the problematic relational patterns that led them to therapy. I use the therapeutic relationship to show clients that different and more satisfying interpersonal outcomes are possible. I also draw upon an existential approach to help clients accept responsibility for their role in creating themselves, their relationships and their experiential world.
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(805) 380-3163
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My approach to therapy is relational. I believe the problems that lead people to therapy are often interpersonal in nature and I see the therapeutic relationship as the primary agent of change. I endeavor to create with my clients a relationship that does not repeat the problematic relational patterns that led them to therapy. I use the therapeutic relationship to show clients that different and more satisfying interpersonal outcomes are possible. I also draw upon an existential approach to help clients accept responsibility for their role in creating themselves, their relationships and their experiential world.

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Are you looking for a Downtown, Santa Barbara Aetna Therapist? These Downtown, Santa Barbara Therapists accept Aetna insurance. They include Aetna Therapists in Downtown, Santa Barbara, Aetna psychologists and Aetna counseling. A Downtown, Santa Barbara Therapist who accepts Aetna, may be in network with Aetna, or you can make a claim on your Aetna insurance as an out of network Aetna provider. Please confirm when you make an appointment that the Therapist you select serves your benefit plan.

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

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