Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 317-4878
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
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, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Thank you for considering beginning psychotherapy with me. My Ph.D. is in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology. My training has allowed me to help people resolve problems where they have been otherwise unsuccessful. I have developed many innovative and evidence-based treatments that may be of interest to you or your loved ones.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 467-6827
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
Thank you for considering beginning psychotherapy with me. My Ph.D. is in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology. My training has allowed me to help people resolve problems where they have been otherwise unsuccessful. I have developed many innovative and evidence-based treatments that may be of interest to you or your loved ones.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Douglas was educated in Great Britain and brings a wealth of professional experience from careers in Corporate America and Europe.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(415) 853-9884
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
Douglas was educated in Great Britain and brings a wealth of professional experience from careers in Corporate America and Europe.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
We also have TELE-HEALTH & PHONE SESSIONS available during this time. Acorn Counseling Group has offices in Ventura, Ojai & Santa Barbara and we have Spanish-speaking therapists, too. Most of us can usually deal with life as it happens, but now and then things get tough. We all want someone to listen to us, help us move towards a positive outcome in all situations. Relationships fluctuate with the challenges of daily life and goals. Kids don't come with manuals and sometimes both you and your child might need an outside person to be safe and supportive of each of you. Our group of therapists has your positive growth as their goal.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 669-9451
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
We also have TELE-HEALTH & PHONE SESSIONS available during this time. Acorn Counseling Group has offices in Ventura, Ojai & Santa Barbara and we have Spanish-speaking therapists, too. Most of us can usually deal with life as it happens, but now and then things get tough. We all want someone to listen to us, help us move towards a positive outcome in all situations. Relationships fluctuate with the challenges of daily life and goals. Kids don't come with manuals and sometimes both you and your child might need an outside person to be safe and supportive of each of you. Our group of therapists has your positive growth as their goal.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I have over 25 years of experience in the field, specializing in the clinical treatment of eating disorders, child abuse, depression, anxiety, individual counseling, family and marriage counseling, and adolescent issues. I am also the Founder and Clinical Director of The Eating Disorder Center of Santa Barbara, LLC.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 918-4815
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
I have over 25 years of experience in the field, specializing in the clinical treatment of eating disorders, child abuse, depression, anxiety, individual counseling, family and marriage counseling, and adolescent issues. I am also the Founder and Clinical Director of The Eating Disorder Center of Santa Barbara, LLC.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Are you in the midst of a personal crisis or a life transition? Do you know you need to make changes in your life? Psychotherapy is a supportive, confidential way to approach these issues. An initial appointment will assess your concerns and develop recommendations to best meet your needs.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 246-7623 x1
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
Are you in the midst of a personal crisis or a life transition? Do you know you need to make changes in your life? Psychotherapy is a supportive, confidential way to approach these issues. An initial appointment will assess your concerns and develop recommendations to best meet your needs.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, PhD(c), LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
"The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are" C.G. Jung. Life is about relationship and they can sometimes be complicated to navigate. If you are experiencing personal conflict, trauma, or have experienced significant changes in your life; I am available to help you through challenges. I have a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology and currently finishing my Doctorate in Depth-Psychology at PGI. My emphasis is Psychoanalysis/Jungian Psychology, and I am a practitioner of EMDR. In addition I hold a board certification as a PTSD-Clinician and certified in Psychological First-Aid (PFA).
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 728-1619
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
"The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are" C.G. Jung. Life is about relationship and they can sometimes be complicated to navigate. If you are experiencing personal conflict, trauma, or have experienced significant changes in your life; I am available to help you through challenges. I have a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology and currently finishing my Doctorate in Depth-Psychology at PGI. My emphasis is Psychoanalysis/Jungian Psychology, and I am a practitioner of EMDR. In addition I hold a board certification as a PTSD-Clinician and certified in Psychological First-Aid (PFA).
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
SANTA BARBARA OUTPATIENT REHAB | Feeling out of control is devastating. We specialize in helping people get their internal control back and focus on treating primary substance use and mental health problems. These disorders and daily difficulties, we believe, stem from feeling lost in the world, from being hurt or traumatized by others in your life, and most of all, from feeling disconnected to your true authentic self and the world around you. We use a combination of evidence-based interventions, along with holistic, native & natural-based practices to help others find balance, stability, a support system and to prevent relapse.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 516-0513
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
SANTA BARBARA OUTPATIENT REHAB | Feeling out of control is devastating. We specialize in helping people get their internal control back and focus on treating primary substance use and mental health problems. These disorders and daily difficulties, we believe, stem from feeling lost in the world, from being hurt or traumatized by others in your life, and most of all, from feeling disconnected to your true authentic self and the world around you. We use a combination of evidence-based interventions, along with holistic, native & natural-based practices to help others find balance, stability, a support system and to prevent relapse.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CAMF Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
**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.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(818) 938-2307
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
**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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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT, LPCC Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I am a dually licensed (MFT & LPCC) psychotherapist with over 20 yrs. experience working with teens, adults of all ages, couples and families. My philosophy as a therapist is to collaborate with my clients on a treatment approach that best fits their needs. I have a strong belief in each individual's personal power to effect change and view myself as a facilitator in this process.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 267-9818
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
I am a dually licensed (MFT & LPCC) psychotherapist with over 20 yrs. experience working with teens, adults of all ages, couples and families. My philosophy as a therapist is to collaborate with my clients on a treatment approach that best fits their needs. I have a strong belief in each individual's personal power to effect change and view myself as a facilitator in this process.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93102
Welcome. Sometimes life can feel like a Rollercoaster ride. The thrill and excitement in one moment can lead to fear, anxiety and a sense of being out of control...wanting to get off of the ride. This ride does not have to be taken alone. My style is warm and compassionate, I utilize an eclectic variety of techniques, most importantly, I have no set agenda, I begin with you, where you are. I would be privileged to embark on this ride with you.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(925) 320-3972
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93102
BlueCross and BlueShield
Welcome. Sometimes life can feel like a Rollercoaster ride. The thrill and excitement in one moment can lead to fear, anxiety and a sense of being out of control...wanting to get off of the ride. This ride does not have to be taken alone. My style is warm and compassionate, I utilize an eclectic variety of techniques, most importantly, I have no set agenda, I begin with you, where you are. I would be privileged to embark on this ride with you.
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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.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 419-3912
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing beliefs or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.I'm here to Help and support in this economically difficult time. Sliding scale. Meditation for Anxiety and Focus. Loss of love counseling.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 719-7594
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93111
BlueCross and BlueShield
As a solution-focused therapist, my goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing beliefs or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life.I'm here to Help and support in this economically difficult time. Sliding scale. Meditation for Anxiety and Focus. Loss of love counseling.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
We all have the capacity to not only overcome adversity, but to flourish through it. Counseling can assist you in overcoming your challenges by helping you to understand yourself, your strengths, and the things that fill your life with a sense of meaning and purpose.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 954-9081
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
We all have the capacity to not only overcome adversity, but to flourish through it. Counseling can assist you in overcoming your challenges by helping you to understand yourself, your strengths, and the things that fill your life with a sense of meaning and purpose.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CMT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
The intention of my work is to support clients to identify, explore, and ultimately transform stuck patterns that create challenges and physical or emotional distress. My clinical work is somatic and relational (supports body-mind-spirit connection). I treat a variety of issues and concerns including but not limited to: anxiety, stress, depression, teen/young adult support, trauma, PTSD, co-occurring disorders, grief/loss/bereavement, substance abuse, relationship issues, chronic pain/illness, spirituality, sexuality, and life- purpose. Hablo Espanol y puedo hacer la orientacion en Espanol, pero no soy un hablante nativo.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 335-6814
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
The intention of my work is to support clients to identify, explore, and ultimately transform stuck patterns that create challenges and physical or emotional distress. My clinical work is somatic and relational (supports body-mind-spirit connection). I treat a variety of issues and concerns including but not limited to: anxiety, stress, depression, teen/young adult support, trauma, PTSD, co-occurring disorders, grief/loss/bereavement, substance abuse, relationship issues, chronic pain/illness, spirituality, sexuality, and life- purpose. Hablo Espanol y puedo hacer la orientacion en Espanol, pero no soy un hablante nativo.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 918-4736
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Psychotherapy is a path to understanding the Self. My background is in family systems and Jungian psychology. I work with individuals around issues of anxiety, depression, creativity, and trauma. Depth therapy often includes work with dreams, art, and sandplay. In addition, I use EMDR for trauma when addressing issues of PTSD. I specialize in sexual abuse with both adults and children as well as other kinds of trauma. I enjoy working with people from diverse cultures and orientations.As a supervisor for 25 years, I enjoy working with interns on their way to licensure. Buddhist mindfulness practice informs my life and work.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(707) 927-1372
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
Psychotherapy is a path to understanding the Self. My background is in family systems and Jungian psychology. I work with individuals around issues of anxiety, depression, creativity, and trauma. Depth therapy often includes work with dreams, art, and sandplay. In addition, I use EMDR for trauma when addressing issues of PTSD. I specialize in sexual abuse with both adults and children as well as other kinds of trauma. I enjoy working with people from diverse cultures and orientations.As a supervisor for 25 years, I enjoy working with interns on their way to licensure. Buddhist mindfulness practice informs my life and work.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Imagine being listened to with complete attention, without interruption or judgment in a confidential, supportive environment. I am both practical and holistic in my commitment to focus short-term on a specific problem or, to work over time to find what is lacking in your life that causes suffering. Through exploring and making transitions in relationships, career, creativity, sexuality and spirituality including dreams, we will solve or get beyond obstacles and grieve losses together, and relate them to the present. I can help guide the process in a compassionate and timely fashion, mediate any pain and give your future hope.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 317-4458
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
Imagine being listened to with complete attention, without interruption or judgment in a confidential, supportive environment. I am both practical and holistic in my commitment to focus short-term on a specific problem or, to work over time to find what is lacking in your life that causes suffering. Through exploring and making transitions in relationships, career, creativity, sexuality and spirituality including dreams, we will solve or get beyond obstacles and grieve losses together, and relate them to the present. I can help guide the process in a compassionate and timely fashion, mediate any pain and give your future hope.
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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.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(562) 268-1330
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
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, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Envision yourself relaxed, comfortable and positive in the face of anxiety, despair and pain? Sadly, those feelings can be overwhelming affecting happiness and physical health. There are crisis moments life when you feel overwhelmed, helpless and lack answers to problems. MINDFULNESS techniques will help you discover the solutions you need. I have 29 years experience helping individuals successfully overcome stress, crisis, depression, anxiety, insomnia, abuse, self-esteem, addiction, anger management and other life concerns using a reality-based practical approach in combination with positive empathy and respect. My methods using cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and hypnotherapy are highly effective with clients of all ages.
BlueCross and BlueShield
(805) 467-7148
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
BlueCross and BlueShield
Envision yourself relaxed, comfortable and positive in the face of anxiety, despair and pain? Sadly, those feelings can be overwhelming affecting happiness and physical health. There are crisis moments life when you feel overwhelmed, helpless and lack answers to problems. MINDFULNESS techniques will help you discover the solutions you need. I have 29 years experience helping individuals successfully overcome stress, crisis, depression, anxiety, insomnia, abuse, self-esteem, addiction, anger management and other life concerns using a reality-based practical approach in combination with positive empathy and respect. My methods using cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and hypnotherapy are highly effective with clients of all ages.

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Are you looking for a Santa Barbara BlueCross Therapist? These Santa Barbara Therapists accept BlueCross insurance. They include BlueCross Therapists in Santa Barbara, BlueCross psychologists and BlueCross counseling. A Santa Barbara Therapist who accepts BlueCross, may be in network with BlueCross, or you can make a claim on your BlueCross insurance as an out of network BlueCross provider.

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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.