Psychologist, MA, PsyD Verified
Verified
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.
Alcohol Use
(805) 980-7154
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Alcohol Use
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
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.
Alcohol Use
(805) 424-5740
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Alcohol Use
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
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.
Alcohol Use
(805) 979-2084
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Alcohol Use
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
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.
Alcohol Use
(805) 232-7968
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Alcohol Use
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, LMFT Verified
Verified
For the past 14 years, I've worked with adults struggling with eating disorders and substance abuse disorders. For seven years, I served as the family program director at a treatment center for men with addiction issues. I found this role to be especially helpful because I worked directly with the clients as well as addressed the many challenging dynamics that occur within families. I know that most people who struggle with substance use disorders have a heightened awareness of other people’s emotional states. This can be both a gift and an overwhelming challenge that I can help you to navigate.
Alcohol Use
(805) 410-9317
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Alcohol Use
For the past 14 years, I've worked with adults struggling with eating disorders and substance abuse disorders. For seven years, I served as the family program director at a treatment center for men with addiction issues. I found this role to be especially helpful because I worked directly with the clients as well as addressed the many challenging dynamics that occur within families. I know that most people who struggle with substance use disorders have a heightened awareness of other people’s emotional states. This can be both a gift and an overwhelming challenge that I can help you to navigate.
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Drug & Alcohol Counselor, CATC, M-RAS, CAS
Office is near:
Downtown
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.
Alcohol Use
(805) 434-6087
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Alcohol Use
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, 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.
Alcohol Use
(805) 856-6736
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Alcohol Use
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.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
My work is centered in empowering people to fully own their lives. I work from the perspective that each of us is here with a purpose, that the quality of our lives matters and is rooted in empowered choices, and that we have within us the means to find solutions to the challenges that plague us. I help people connect to themselves meaningfully, to have their own back. I help people gain clarity about what is needed to make changes in their lives, and then to go out there and ask for what they need and want effectively so they experience more success and fulfillment: in work, in relationships, in spirituality, in society.
Alcohol Use
(805) 301-9824
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Alcohol Use
My work is centered in empowering people to fully own their lives. I work from the perspective that each of us is here with a purpose, that the quality of our lives matters and is rooted in empowered choices, and that we have within us the means to find solutions to the challenges that plague us. I help people connect to themselves meaningfully, to have their own back. I help people gain clarity about what is needed to make changes in their lives, and then to go out there and ask for what they need and want effectively so they experience more success and fulfillment: in work, in relationships, in spirituality, in society.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MEd, LMFT Verified
Verified
My primary focus in therapy is on the problems that develop in intimate relationships. In today's world the interactions within the couple relationship are impacted by rapidly changing societal patterns and many conflicting demands and pressures. Partners also bring their own family and psychological histories that cause problems in relating that are often subtle and confusing. I use a non-judgmental, compassionate approach to help intimate partners, married, considering marriage, or contemplating separation or divorce, work through their problems and find a path forward to the happiest present, and future possible.
Alcohol Use
(805) 263-4704
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Alcohol Use
My primary focus in therapy is on the problems that develop in intimate relationships. In today's world the interactions within the couple relationship are impacted by rapidly changing societal patterns and many conflicting demands and pressures. Partners also bring their own family and psychological histories that cause problems in relating that are often subtle and confusing. I use a non-judgmental, compassionate approach to help intimate partners, married, considering marriage, or contemplating separation or divorce, work through their problems and find a path forward to the happiest present, and future possible.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
There are expereinces in our lives that leave us feeling disconnected and ill at ease. Feeling misunderstood in our realtionships can be painful and confusing. Psychotherapy provides the oppertunity for self discovery and understanding. A safe environment to explore our thougths and feelings and make sense of our emotions. Resulting in increased self understanding and compassion. This experience is the basis for developing positive relationships in other areas of your life. Each of us wants to connect with family members, friends and co-workers in a meaningful way, leaving us feeling understood and accepted.
Alcohol Use
(805) 324-6684
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Alcohol Use
There are expereinces in our lives that leave us feeling disconnected and ill at ease. Feeling misunderstood in our realtionships can be painful and confusing. Psychotherapy provides the oppertunity for self discovery and understanding. A safe environment to explore our thougths and feelings and make sense of our emotions. Resulting in increased self understanding and compassion. This experience is the basis for developing positive relationships in other areas of your life. Each of us wants to connect with family members, friends and co-workers in a meaningful way, leaving us feeling understood and accepted.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Do you find yourself stuck in a rut? Doing the same things over again, expecting difference results? Do you want to feel free and easy? Strong and confident? Able to be effective, empowered, and create the life you desire, and deserve? I can help. I want you to feel hopeful, to see options and possibilities, to discover who you truly are, and to lead the life you are intended to live. I want to help you believe that you are enough, and you are worthy. Learn to let go of what no longer serves you, and grow.
Alcohol Use
(818) 962-2764
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Alcohol Use
Do you find yourself stuck in a rut? Doing the same things over again, expecting difference results? Do you want to feel free and easy? Strong and confident? Able to be effective, empowered, and create the life you desire, and deserve? I can help. I want you to feel hopeful, to see options and possibilities, to discover who you truly are, and to lead the life you are intended to live. I want to help you believe that you are enough, and you are worthy. Learn to let go of what no longer serves you, and grow.
Photo of Chantal Claudia Wunderlich, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
To my mind, addressing our inner worlds is the most radical and important thing we’ll ever do. The relationship we have with ourselves is what will determine our relationship with everyone and everything outside of ourselves. There is so much opportunity in the journey inward: it is my privilege to accompany people in this process of discovery and healing.
Alcohol Use
(805) 266-7251
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Alcohol Use
To my mind, addressing our inner worlds is the most radical and important thing we’ll ever do. The relationship we have with ourselves is what will determine our relationship with everyone and everything outside of ourselves. There is so much opportunity in the journey inward: it is my privilege to accompany people in this process of discovery and healing.
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Drug & Alcohol Counselor, DSW, ACSW, CATC IV, LISAC Verified
Verified
Substance use issues usually mask real life problems and mental health challenges. Support varies per person - no one size fits all and there is never a quick mend. I believe in meeting you and your family where you're at, and creatively working together toward long-term solutions in achieving a healthy personal and family life.
Alcohol Use
(805) 256-1529
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Alcohol Use
Substance use issues usually mask real life problems and mental health challenges. Support varies per person - no one size fits all and there is never a quick mend. I believe in meeting you and your family where you're at, and creatively working together toward long-term solutions in achieving a healthy personal and family life.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate Verified
Verified
I tend to work well with individuals that feel deeply, are highly sensitive to their environment, empathic, and who struggle to connect with themselves and their own needs, often putting others first. Someone interested in re-routing some of their mental energy toward the process of self-attunement, mindful awareness, and self-love, would be a wonderful candidate for my style of work. I insist whenever possible in laughing with my clients, and showing love and care in the way I listen actively, and share my energy with those I support.
Alcohol Use
(805) 335-6796
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Alcohol Use
I tend to work well with individuals that feel deeply, are highly sensitive to their environment, empathic, and who struggle to connect with themselves and their own needs, often putting others first. Someone interested in re-routing some of their mental energy toward the process of self-attunement, mindful awareness, and self-love, would be a wonderful candidate for my style of work. I insist whenever possible in laughing with my clients, and showing love and care in the way I listen actively, and share my energy with those I support.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, RPT Verified
Verified
A person comes to therapy when their present ways of being in relationship, or in the world, no longer seem to hold the meaning they once did. My aim is to support you in creating a new foundation of hope, purpose, and meaning in your life. I help people seek wholeness through the integration of mind, body, and soul, thus expanding their current level of understanding, and in so doing, creating the capacity to live more meaningfully.
Alcohol Use
(805) 324-6675
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Alcohol Use
A person comes to therapy when their present ways of being in relationship, or in the world, no longer seem to hold the meaning they once did. My aim is to support you in creating a new foundation of hope, purpose, and meaning in your life. I help people seek wholeness through the integration of mind, body, and soul, thus expanding their current level of understanding, and in so doing, creating the capacity to live more meaningfully.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Together, we can approach your challenges with curiosity and compassion; without judgment or shame. I can help you in learning to navigate your emotions, relationships, and work with more mindfulness, confidence, clarity, and inner peace. Personal growth can involve some growing pains, but by sharing that journey with a therapist and making therapy a part of your routine, it can feel less overwhelming. Rather than staying stuck, you can learn positive ways of coping, gain new perspectives, and live life more proactively.
Alcohol Use
(805) 367-5481
Verified
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Alcohol Use
Together, we can approach your challenges with curiosity and compassion; without judgment or shame. I can help you in learning to navigate your emotions, relationships, and work with more mindfulness, confidence, clarity, and inner peace. Personal growth can involve some growing pains, but by sharing that journey with a therapist and making therapy a part of your routine, it can feel less overwhelming. Rather than staying stuck, you can learn positive ways of coping, gain new perspectives, and live life more proactively.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
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.
Alcohol Use
(805) 519-7149
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Alcohol Use
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.
Photo of Catherine Metzenberg, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Therapy is all about the connection and trust between the client and therapist. As a Therapist, I provide a warm, compassionate yet direct approach to working with my clients. I'm passionate about helping my clients explore their inner worlds in hopes to better their lives for themselves, their families and for generations to come. I work well with teenagers and adults and particularly enjoy working with transitional aged youth making big life transitions. I'm inspired by those willing to self reflect and I feel honored to support my clients through every step of their journey.
Alcohol Use
(805) 219-7086
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Alcohol Use
Therapy is all about the connection and trust between the client and therapist. As a Therapist, I provide a warm, compassionate yet direct approach to working with my clients. I'm passionate about helping my clients explore their inner worlds in hopes to better their lives for themselves, their families and for generations to come. I work well with teenagers and adults and particularly enjoy working with transitional aged youth making big life transitions. I'm inspired by those willing to self reflect and I feel honored to support my clients through every step of their journey.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MA, SEP Verified
Verified
Welcome! I help people with a variety of problems, from depression and anxiety to trauma and recovery. I can help you. I am a depth therapist (seeing causes, rather than only symptoms) and a somatic therapist (integrating a healthy mind and body), and I've found that more important than my background is a non-judgmental attitude, attention to your personal needs, and the quality of a collaborative therapy relationship. I'm on your side. My clients gain crucial insights, learn essential coping skills and dramatically improve their relationships, outlook, and prospects for the future. Their lives become much more vital and satisfying.
Alcohol Use
(805) 395-4533
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Alcohol Use
Welcome! I help people with a variety of problems, from depression and anxiety to trauma and recovery. I can help you. I am a depth therapist (seeing causes, rather than only symptoms) and a somatic therapist (integrating a healthy mind and body), and I've found that more important than my background is a non-judgmental attitude, attention to your personal needs, and the quality of a collaborative therapy relationship. I'm on your side. My clients gain crucial insights, learn essential coping skills and dramatically improve their relationships, outlook, and prospects for the future. Their lives become much more vital and satisfying.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
My goal as a therapist is to help you live a happier and more fulfilling life. It is difficult to know if you are on the right path, have healthy relationships, are satisfied with your career, or living up to your potential. How do you feel about where you are headed? These are questions worth asking. I can support your self discovery in a compassionate and understanding way. As a therapist I empower clients struggling with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, relationship problems and life transitions. I specialize in working with young women, new moms and couples navigating the transition to motherhood and parenthood.
Alcohol Use
(805) 335-6924
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Alcohol Use
My goal as a therapist is to help you live a happier and more fulfilling life. It is difficult to know if you are on the right path, have healthy relationships, are satisfied with your career, or living up to your potential. How do you feel about where you are headed? These are questions worth asking. I can support your self discovery in a compassionate and understanding way. As a therapist I empower clients struggling with anxiety, depression, substance abuse, relationship problems and life transitions. I specialize in working with young women, new moms and couples navigating the transition to motherhood and parenthood.

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Alcohol Use Therapists
Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is the most severe form of alcohol use. It is a chronic disease characterized by the consumption of alcohol at a level that interferes with physical and mental health and with family and social responsibilities. An alcoholic will continue to drink despite serious health, family, or legal problems.

If you're looking for help with alcohol abuse in Downtown, Santa Barbara or for a Downtown, Santa Barbara alcohol abuse therapist, these professionals provide confidential support for alcohol abuse or for individuals and couples in a relationship where alcohol is a disruptive factor. They include Downtown, Santa Barbara alcohol abuse therapists, alcohol abuse psychologists and Downtown, Santa Barbara alcohol abuse counselors. They can help with alcoholics in Downtown, Santa Barbara, drug alcohol abuse, teenage alcohol abuse, substance and alcohol abuse and treatments for alcohol abuse in Downtown, Santa Barbara. therapists can identify the signs and causes of alcohol abuse, discuss intervention and refer victims to alcohol abuse treatment centers. A therapist may also discuss 12 step programs in Downtown, Santa Barbara or joining AA ( Downtown, Santa Barbara Alcoholics Anonymous).

Alcohol abuse causes problems for the family and loved ones of alcoholics--they may also need help and support, which these Downtown, Santa Barbara therapists can provide.

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 and communities, including the BIPOC community in Downtown, Santa Barbara. 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.