Dialectical Behavior (DBT) Therapists in Avila Beach, CA

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Allyson Thompson-Knox
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I use a combination of modalities such as CBT, DBT and Mindfulness, that I adjust to work best for you and your goals.
Are you looking for a change or a different perspective? You are here for a reason and looking for help! I want to help you find the answers you are searching for, develop new ways to handle situations and feelings, and support you in creating the change you want! Let us begin this journey together!
(805) 953-8936
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Avila Beach, CA 93424
$120 per session
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Ron Huxley
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, EMDR
Verified
6 Endorsed
Verified
6 Endorsed
Looking for faith-based therapy on anxiety and trauma issues? I have 30 years of experience and integrate traditional mental health tools with Christian Inner Healing principles that will bring you the transformation you desire. Schedule an appointment now or learn more about me at RonHuxley.com
(805) 978-8510
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Avila Beach, CA 93424
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$165 (individual)$165 (couples)

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Caitlin E Gannon
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
As a licensed psychologist, I specialize in working with children, teens, young adults and families, with specific expertise in treating anxiety-based disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). While I work primarily from a cognitive-behavioral (CBT) approach, I am dedicated to integrating components of other evidence-based treatments such as Exposure and Response Prevention (E/RP), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy ( DBT ) flexibly into my work for all clients.
(805) 519-7105 x808
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
$190 (individual)$190 (couples)
Not accepting new clients
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Belinda Williams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
Are you looking for a down-to-earth therapist, who will be supportive of your goals? My name is Belinda Williams. I have been practicing therapy for 5 years. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and I hold a Master’s Degree in Social Work. I am well-versed in working with individuals, children, and families experiencing depression, anxiety, relational issues, and trauma. I help my clients find balance in their lives through a range of modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy ( DBT ), Motivational Interviewing, and many more.
(805) 323-9670
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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Cindy Mitchell
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
I have specialized training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy through TIC (5-Day Jump Start Core Clinical Skills) and Behavioral Tech (Online Skills Training) as well as certification in Neurolinguistic Programming and Ecopsychology (in progress).
My passion in life is helping others unlock the potential within themselves and build a life worth living. I see therapy as a collaborative process between client and therapist. One of my goals is to help you become more engaged in your life and in the therapeutic process. To me therapy is more than sitting in an office. I believe therapy is a dynamic process where I will teach you skills and help you practice them in your daily life. I will go through this process with you and we will practice skills learned in therapy together.
(805) 307-7095
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Office is near:
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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$150 per session
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Adare Toral
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC
Verified
Verified
I use trauma focused therapy and specialties include EMDR, DBT , and art.
Thank you for taking interest in my practice, my work centers on providing care for trauma, depression, anxiety, and issues related to gender and sexual orientation. If any of this is something that you are struggling with, know that you are not alone and help is available. Evenings and weekend appointments are available. I have 2 associates in my practice who are also accepting clients ages 6+ for individual, family, or couples therapy.
(805) 316-7023
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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$100 per session
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Jennifer Hajdu
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Verified
2 Endorsed
My work is relationship focused with an emphasis on mind/body healing, recognizing early family patterns and discovering new perspectives and solutions. I utilize DBT , CBT, attachment theory, shadow work, somatic awareness and dream tending. In a safe, affirming, non-judgmental environment with a trauma focused lens, I assist my couples, teens and adults deal with life’s challenges. I use an approach that focuses on meeting you where you are at and helping you navigate the uncharted territory.
(805) 307-3595
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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$130 (individual)$150 (couples)
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Molly A Eisen-Kearns
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
My background includes working with people experiencing life transition, trauma, depression, anxiety, grief & addiction using a variety of modalities, including EMDR, mindfulness, self-compassion, movement, DBT & deep listening.
Loving Kindness. Compassion. Joy. Equanimity. We are social beings and often need one another to grow, heal and explore. Together we can address your unique needs, such as a sense of suffering you wish to transform, a life situation you need some support in dealing with, or a profound journey you would like to embark upon. I look forward to understanding your life view and offering honest feedback and support as we collaborate to develop practices suited to your path.
(805) 253-1311
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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$150 (individual)$150 (couples)
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Mai Timberlake
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, APCC
Verified
Verified
I have training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and somatic psychotherapy.
If you've found yourself here then chances are you are looking for someone to assist you on your journey to self discovery. Maybe you are having difficulties in your relationships, looking for new ways to cope with stress, or are finally feeling ready to start working through some challenges of your past. Whatever the reason, therapy is a transformative process. My aim is to create a nonjudgemental, compassionate, and safe space for genuine understanding of your needs and goals. Together we can create the life you have always envisioned for yourself.
(805) 301-6833
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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$120 per session
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Lacey Chamblin
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I am skilled in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy ( DBT ), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Family Systems, and Trauma-Focused interventions.
As a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with nearly a decade of clinical experience, my goal is to provide a safe place where every client can confidentially explore and identify their core beliefs, understand and improve unhealthy thought patterns, and create a skillset to effectively communicate and enhance interpersonal relationships. From depression, anxiety, family conflicts, substance abuse and trauma, I will support you on your journey towards self-discovery and healing.
(805) 250-4352
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
$80 per session
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Ellen Morgan Jones
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified
Verified
Utilizing a range of different modalities (including DBT , ACT, and trauma-focused) I am passionate about supporting people to live with less fear and more authenticity.
I am a passionate nature enthusiast and licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT). I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families who are interested in furthering their development and reaching a deeper understanding of their own, authentic being. I believe that we are more than our emotions and behaviors–we are complex people that require introspection and the honor of a unique and individualized path to healing. Through the exploration of stories and patterns (both current and past), I assist clients in coming into a deeper understanding and ease with the self.
(805) 303-5480
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Ioana B Cebulla
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
I have completed the comprehensive CBT, DBT and ACT trainings, as well as specialized training for the treatment of OCD and related disorders (ERP), Anxiety and related disorders (exposure-based CBT), Depression (CBT, ACT Behavioral Activation), PTSD (CPT and PE), Chronic Pain (CBT-CP), insomnia (CBT-I), and psychosis (CBT).
I am a licensed clinical psychologist offering evidence-based treatment for anxiety and related disorders, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, trauma and other stress related disorders, mood disorders, well as psychosis. My frame of work is based on CBT, including mindfulness based approach, as well as DBT ( Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) to enhance distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness, and ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), which is a values-based CBT focusing on willingness, commitment, and valued-action towards a meaningful, fulfilling, and vital life.
(805) 521-4331
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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$150 per session
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Becca Gasperoni
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT
Verified
6 Endorsed
Verified
6 Endorsed
I specialize in the treatment of trauma, and I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy ( DBT ).
Whether you're experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression, or you're healing from trauma or undergoing a difficult life transition, therapy can support your growth and healing. I provide a warm and supportive space for exploration and change. I believe that effective psychotherapy can help us move toward a sense of completeness, awareness, and deeper self-understanding. Together, we will work collaboratively to equip you with the tools you need to enjoy your life, work, and relationships, and to move through the world with a greater sense of purpose.
(805) 301-9958
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Office is near:
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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$150 per session
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Christopher Canclini
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified
1 Endorsed
Verified
1 Endorsed
Areas of Specialization include Children, Teens, Families, Relationships & Marriage - Parenting with Love & Logic - Teens and Adults struggling with Depression - Anxiety - Stress - Physical/ Sexual Abuse - Drug and Alcohol Abuse / Addiction - Aspergers (Using DBT ) and Mood Disorders.
Sometimes life can feel overwhelming, relationships or family can feel broken or full of tension and fighting. Sometimes in life we can feel disconnected and struggle to find joy, peace, calm and serenity. Sometimes struggles, problems or relationship issues begin to disrupt our thoughts and daily life and damage relationships. If you are looking for hope in your life, family, and/or relationships... If you are tired of the anxiety, depression, fighting and tension with your partner, family or teens... if you feel like you've lost control it's time to seek help and therapy.
(805) 395-4375
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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$100 per session
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Deborah Bayles
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CMC
Verified
Verified
I utilize a variety of approaches, including Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, DBT , EMDR, solution-based therapies, and mindfulness/guided visualization.
It's another day, and you're filled with worry, anxiety and dread. Thoughts keep cycling in your mind, and you find yourself feeling sad, hopeless and helpless. You don't have to continue feeling this way. You can get the tools and skills you need in to live in a calm, joyful, fulfilling way by giving yourself the gift of therapy. Allow me to safely companion you and help you gain some effective, evidence-based techniques to release the traumas of the past and the worries of the future. When you learn to fully inhabit the present moment you'll be able to truly take control and responsibility for your life. Therein lies true healing.
(805) 243-1198
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
Not accepting new clients
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Muneerah N Uqdah
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Verified
I have utilized an array of treatment approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Child--Parent Psychotherapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
Taking the first step to seek professional help can be difficult and daunting but that first step is all you need to start your healing journey. I am passionate about helping others get through life's toughest challenges and stressors whether it be how to resolve that conflict at work or school to struggles with trauma, depression and anxiety or to gain more self awareness and insight. Through a client centered and collaborative approach, I will work with you to accomplish your goals, gain insight, and help you become the best version of yourself.
(805) 774-1398
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Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
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$150 per session
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Karen McGuffey
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
Verified
I draw from a holistic mind/ body approach utilizing mindfulness ( DBT ), cognitive behavioral (CBT), Psychodynamic and EMDR therapy.
Are you seeking a safe therapeutic environment where you can resolve issues, deal with internal emotional conflicts, heal and move forward in life. In my practice, I provide my clients with real help and real hope so they can recover and discover the person they were meant to be.
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
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$80 (individual)$125 (couples)
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Pamela Kremza
Marriage & Family Therapist, Pamela Kremza, LMFT
Verified
Verified
Some of the modalities I use in sessions include: EMDR, mindfulness, self-compassion work, CBT, DBT and deep listening.
I am dedicated to hearing your story and helping you remove any roadblocks to your wellness. I have been helping people heal from eating disorders and body image issues since 2004. I have worked at both the Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization (PHP) levels of care. My extensive experience in this specialty allows me to understand the root causes of your struggles and not just treat the symptom. I work in treating the whole person in a compassionate way. I also have extensive training in trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, and abuse.
(805) 904-0393
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Grover Beach, CA 93433
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$200 per session
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Jyana C Wechsler
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Verified
I utilize a variety of approaches, including, DBT , Attachment, CBT, Positive Psychology, and Psychodynamic.
I am accepting new patients. People are all unique and we strive to live a fulfilled life in which we can truly know ourselves, know peace, experience happiness and manage the cards that life deals us. Choosing a therapist means finding someone who can get you; will listen, care and work with you; and who knows their trade. My role is to be beside you; to hear and guide you in a judgment-free space as you navigate life and achieve your goals. I provide therapy to those 11 and up dealing with issues such as trauma, depression, anxiety, Bipolar, Psychosis, LGBTQ+-related, personality disorders, sexual attraction & offending related.
(805) 521-7109
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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$150 per session
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Benny R Martin
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Verified
To this end, I work utilizing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy ( DBT ), and interpersonal process therapy--an integrated therapy combining CBT with humanistic/relational and psychodynamic techniques.
Do you experience depression, anxiety, or have trouble with powerful emotions, that seem to interfere with your life goals? You will benefit from my approach to therapy. Perhaps, you feel overwhelmed and uncertain of what to do. Together, we could explore your problems and issues and find effective solutions. I believe change begins with acceptance. You are truly unique. Lets bring harmony to your thoughts, feelings and behaviors to help "You" be your very best "You"! Please feel free to call or email me, so we can talk.
(805) 467-7168
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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
$150 per session

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