Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 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."
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(805) 317-4878
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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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."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93103
"Life can be challenging, and there are many reasons you may be seeking help, either for yourself or with a partner or family members. It may be that you or a loved one is experiencing depression or anxiety. Stress may be piling up as you try to balance the challenges of life, relationship, career, or family. Perhaps you are just not finding happiness. You may be caregiving for a parent, struggling with grief, or asking "Is this all there is?" As a therapist, I tap into your strengths and creativity so that you can create positive change in your life."
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(818) 423-5583
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93103
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"Life can be challenging, and there are many reasons you may be seeking help, either for yourself or with a partner or family members. It may be that you or a loved one is experiencing depression or anxiety. Stress may be piling up as you try to balance the challenges of life, relationship, career, or family. Perhaps you are just not finding happiness. You may be caregiving for a parent, struggling with grief, or asking "Is this all there is?" As a therapist, I tap into your strengths and creativity so that you can create positive change in your life."
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"I am a licensed psychotherapist with more than 25 years of clinical experience treating individuals, couples, and groups. One of our most important initial therapeutic goals is to help sort out your presenting concern in a way that you cannot do by yourself. Developing a shared understanding of what is really the matter early on in therapy is crucial as it provides a clear therapeutic focus. We will work authentically together towards measurable gains. I will employ a number of tools to assist you in gaining perspective and managing anxiety that can impede your progress towards personal and professional goals."
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(858) 264-3014
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"I am a licensed psychotherapist with more than 25 years of clinical experience treating individuals, couples, and groups. One of our most important initial therapeutic goals is to help sort out your presenting concern in a way that you cannot do by yourself. Developing a shared understanding of what is really the matter early on in therapy is crucial as it provides a clear therapeutic focus. We will work authentically together towards measurable gains. I will employ a number of tools to assist you in gaining perspective and managing anxiety that can impede your progress towards personal and professional goals."
Psychologist, PhD, MD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93105
"I offer, besides a caring psychotherapeutic relationship, a combined psychodynamic and Buddhist approach to psychology. Mindfulness meditation and therapy create a container to address feelings of anxiety, depression, worries about your relationships, existential and spiritual questions and also difficult themes like guilt, shame, embarrassment, fear, loneliness, loss, anger, despair and disgrace. I welcome talking about spiritual or existential themes like lack of meaning or connectedness, a longing for greater freedom, sense of fulfilled spirituality, a life with compassion and wisdom. I welcome clients from diverse ethnic, cultural and international backgrounds. LTBG community very welcome."
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(805) 409-8250
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93105
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"I offer, besides a caring psychotherapeutic relationship, a combined psychodynamic and Buddhist approach to psychology. Mindfulness meditation and therapy create a container to address feelings of anxiety, depression, worries about your relationships, existential and spiritual questions and also difficult themes like guilt, shame, embarrassment, fear, loneliness, loss, anger, despair and disgrace. I welcome talking about spiritual or existential themes like lack of meaning or connectedness, a longing for greater freedom, sense of fulfilled spirituality, a life with compassion and wisdom. I welcome clients from diverse ethnic, cultural and international backgrounds. LTBG community very welcome."
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93110
"When you feel it's time for a change,you're coping with fear and uncertainty, I will get to the Heart of the matter. When your relationship feels In jeopardy and unspoken issues stand in the way, I can pave a way.We'll take down the wall of oppositional stance. When you are at the crisis point, we can meet the challenge. It's what I do. Warmth and humor help make my office a safe place to explore creative solutions to dilemmas. Changing old patterns that don't work help us get to a change of Heart."
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(805) 944-1262
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93110
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"When you feel it's time for a change,you're coping with fear and uncertainty, I will get to the Heart of the matter. When your relationship feels In jeopardy and unspoken issues stand in the way, I can pave a way.We'll take down the wall of oppositional stance. When you are at the crisis point, we can meet the challenge. It's what I do. Warmth and humor help make my office a safe place to explore creative solutions to dilemmas. Changing old patterns that don't work help us get to a change of Heart."
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93103
"The Third Chapter (age 50-80) is a rich time for reworking our lives to assure we live authentically and with passion, while there's still time. This season is for laying to rest our traumas, regrets and failures, fantasies of what our life was going to be, and looking ourselves squarely in the eye with unbridled truth about who we really are, and who we might yet become. While we may have more time, finances, and wisdom, this chapter can also find us stuck, as anxiety takes the foreground and creativity seems to be a luxury we cannot afford. ."
Divorce
(805) 628-4325
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93103
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"The Third Chapter (age 50-80) is a rich time for reworking our lives to assure we live authentically and with passion, while there's still time. This season is for laying to rest our traumas, regrets and failures, fantasies of what our life was going to be, and looking ourselves squarely in the eye with unbridled truth about who we really are, and who we might yet become. While we may have more time, finances, and wisdom, this chapter can also find us stuck, as anxiety takes the foreground and creativity seems to be a luxury we cannot afford. ."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, Online, Video, Therapy
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93108
"Although we cannot change people, places, or things there are positive ways to grow stronger through adversity. My expertise, experience, and modern approach will help you overcome challenges and address situations that are not working in your life. With a strong therapeutic relationship and understanding of your goals, I will support, challenge and inspire you to move forward. Let us work together and find solutions. With 20 years of experience, and the online tools I offer to stay connected, I am very accessible, responsive and eager to be an online support in your life!"
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(805) 870-8916
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93108
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"Although we cannot change people, places, or things there are positive ways to grow stronger through adversity. My expertise, experience, and modern approach will help you overcome challenges and address situations that are not working in your life. With a strong therapeutic relationship and understanding of your goals, I will support, challenge and inspire you to move forward. Let us work together and find solutions. With 20 years of experience, and the online tools I offer to stay connected, I am very accessible, responsive and eager to be an online support in your life!"
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93105
"Are you feeling anxious, lonely, depressed, misunderstood? Are you struggling with a loss, addiction, mental illness, physical pain, or trauma? You have found a safe place to begin healing, and getting your life on track. I offer a compassionate, understanding, integrative, and faith-supportive approach, while promoting spiritual, physical, and psychological wellness. My services include a free phone consultation, and a reasonable fee offering a sliding scale. I believe that psychotherapy should be professional, helpful, AND affordable."
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(805) 250-4553
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93105
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"Are you feeling anxious, lonely, depressed, misunderstood? Are you struggling with a loss, addiction, mental illness, physical pain, or trauma? You have found a safe place to begin healing, and getting your life on track. I offer a compassionate, understanding, integrative, and faith-supportive approach, while promoting spiritual, physical, and psychological wellness. My services include a free phone consultation, and a reasonable fee offering a sliding scale. I believe that psychotherapy should be professional, helpful, AND affordable."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"Are you feeling unfulfilled in your life? Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, family and relationship issues? With over 15 years of experience, I offer a blend of cognitive-behavioral therapy and mind-body modalities that help you to feel more empowered in your life. Together, we unwind the beliefs you hold onto that keep you stuck and limited. This allows you to make new choices in all areas of your life, enabling a state of peace, calm and fulfillment. When you are no longer held back by a limited point of view, you are more flexible, open, and able to make positive changes."
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(805) 225-9344
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"Are you feeling unfulfilled in your life? Are you struggling with anxiety, depression, family and relationship issues? With over 15 years of experience, I offer a blend of cognitive-behavioral therapy and mind-body modalities that help you to feel more empowered in your life. Together, we unwind the beliefs you hold onto that keep you stuck and limited. This allows you to make new choices in all areas of your life, enabling a state of peace, calm and fulfillment. When you are no longer held back by a limited point of view, you are more flexible, open, and able to make positive changes."
Counselor, MA, LPC, SEP, BC-DMT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"Do you suffer from self-doubt? Do you feel overwhelmed or disconnected? Are you afraid of making a change but know that you need to? Are you going through a relationship loss? Do you have addictive behaviors that you feel ashamed about? Are you confused about what you want? Are you unsure whether to stay in the relationship or end it? Do you feel guilty about taking time for yourself? Are you afraid of being abandoned or entrapped? Are you haunted by old memories? If you are suffering from any of the above, then I can help you."
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(805) 639-8610
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"Do you suffer from self-doubt? Do you feel overwhelmed or disconnected? Are you afraid of making a change but know that you need to? Are you going through a relationship loss? Do you have addictive behaviors that you feel ashamed about? Are you confused about what you want? Are you unsure whether to stay in the relationship or end it? Do you feel guilty about taking time for yourself? Are you afraid of being abandoned or entrapped? Are you haunted by old memories? If you are suffering from any of the above, then I can help you."
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"Psychotherapy is a path to understanding the Self, a journey best taken together. 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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(707) 927-1372
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"Psychotherapy is a path to understanding the Self, a journey best taken together. 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."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"Life is full of change and surprises which often brings stress and painful feelings. When facing experiences that feel overwhelming, sometimes you need someone to walk you through to the other side of the struggle. My clinical style integrates empirically based clinical interventions, humor, mindfulness, EMDR, and my rich life experience. Our goal will be to have you feeling better and living a life within values unique to you."
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(805) 669-9313
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"Life is full of change and surprises which often brings stress and painful feelings. When facing experiences that feel overwhelming, sometimes you need someone to walk you through to the other side of the struggle. My clinical style integrates empirically based clinical interventions, humor, mindfulness, EMDR, and my rich life experience. Our goal will be to have you feeling better and living a life within values unique to you."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"I am a very experienced psychotherapist with over 30 years in private practice, supervision and teaching. I work with all kinds of people and groups, with all the issues and challenges inherent in being a human being. I do have a special ability to help 'outsiders' - people who don't feel at home in the mainstream and find it hard to be their true selves: introverts, highly sensitive people, artists, thinkers, people-pleasers, people with blocks to reaching their full potential. Authenticity, self-actualization, self-acceptance and connection to one's inner self are important concepts in my work."
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(310) 464-1367
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"I am a very experienced psychotherapist with over 30 years in private practice, supervision and teaching. I work with all kinds of people and groups, with all the issues and challenges inherent in being a human being. I do have a special ability to help 'outsiders' - people who don't feel at home in the mainstream and find it hard to be their true selves: introverts, highly sensitive people, artists, thinkers, people-pleasers, people with blocks to reaching their full potential. Authenticity, self-actualization, self-acceptance and connection to one's inner self are important concepts in my work."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93103
"I consider myself a "Clinical Coach". Most of us know how to exercise but when we need that extra push or guidance we hire personal trainers to take us to the next level. I am the personal trainer for your Life. Through Cognitive Behavioral techniques, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Life Coaching skills, I will help you identify & create a purposeful and fulfilling Life, unique to you. Please visit my website by clicking on button to the left or going to: www.vidaconsultingservices.com"
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(805) 856-6525
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93103
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"I consider myself a "Clinical Coach". Most of us know how to exercise but when we need that extra push or guidance we hire personal trainers to take us to the next level. I am the personal trainer for your Life. Through Cognitive Behavioral techniques, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Life Coaching skills, I will help you identify & create a purposeful and fulfilling Life, unique to you. Please visit my website by clicking on button to the left or going to: www.vidaconsultingservices.com"
Licensed Psychoanalyst, PhD, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"I've been an educator for over 20 years, at Dartmouth College and now at UCSB. I know many young adults facing anxiety, depression, eating disorders, while juggling school, jobs, and relationships. Their experience inspired me to start clinical training in 2005 at the New Center for Psychoanalysis in LA, where I am now also a faculty member. My approach to psychoanalysis is interdisciplinary; I'm affiliated with the Neuroscience Institute at UCSB and a clinical member of THRIVE Infant-Family Program in LA. My current research focuses on psychosomatics; I specialize in infant/family therapy, young adults, and seniors."
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(805) 250-4027
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"I've been an educator for over 20 years, at Dartmouth College and now at UCSB. I know many young adults facing anxiety, depression, eating disorders, while juggling school, jobs, and relationships. Their experience inspired me to start clinical training in 2005 at the New Center for Psychoanalysis in LA, where I am now also a faculty member. My approach to psychoanalysis is interdisciplinary; I'm affiliated with the Neuroscience Institute at UCSB and a clinical member of THRIVE Infant-Family Program in LA. My current research focuses on psychosomatics; I specialize in infant/family therapy, young adults, and seniors."
Marriage & Family Therapist, FNP, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"I believe we all have what it takes to create the life we are meant to live. I invite you to take the step of finding out what is possible for you.Through a process of discovery, awareness, and a commitment to self-understanding, there is a hope of embodying your truest self. Bringing a delicate balance of effort, care, experience and humor, it would be my privilege to accompany you on this intimate and very often, deeply satisfying journey. Don't postpone your joy!"
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(805) 319-7248
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"I believe we all have what it takes to create the life we are meant to live. I invite you to take the step of finding out what is possible for you.Through a process of discovery, awareness, and a commitment to self-understanding, there is a hope of embodying your truest self. Bringing a delicate balance of effort, care, experience and humor, it would be my privilege to accompany you on this intimate and very often, deeply satisfying journey. Don't postpone your joy!"
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93111
"Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being. With over 35 years of experiences, working with many different issues, such as, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Aspergers, Learning Issues, Long-Term medical issues, Men/Women issues, Children/Teenager issues and much more. My goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is to its fullest. If you are looking for support to help you understand and change your life please call me or email me today."
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(805) 332-4808
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93111
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"Today you are one step closer to a new you where you feel empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being. With over 35 years of experiences, working with many different issues, such as, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Aspergers, Learning Issues, Long-Term medical issues, Men/Women issues, Children/Teenager issues and much more. My goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is to its fullest. If you are looking for support to help you understand and change your life please call me or email me today."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"If you are facing a difficult transition in your relationship, depression/anxiety, addiction/recovery, trauma, or simply wanting to increase your life's potential, contact me with questions concerning psychotherapy. Addressing the presenting problem through my supportive method of inquiry, we will identify past memories, present behavior and emotions, and their impact on living a vibrant creative life. By engaging your imaginative field through bi-lateral stimulation, we gain access to your hidden potential, hindered by negative belief patterns. Together we will transform your life's most difficult challenges, develop the courage to attain solutions, and create opportunities to live more passionately."
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(805) 409-8549
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"If you are facing a difficult transition in your relationship, depression/anxiety, addiction/recovery, trauma, or simply wanting to increase your life's potential, contact me with questions concerning psychotherapy. Addressing the presenting problem through my supportive method of inquiry, we will identify past memories, present behavior and emotions, and their impact on living a vibrant creative life. By engaging your imaginative field through bi-lateral stimulation, we gain access to your hidden potential, hindered by negative belief patterns. Together we will transform your life's most difficult challenges, develop the courage to attain solutions, and create opportunities to live more passionately."
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93105
"Like it or not, we usually experience pain before we are willing to grow. But pain can be destructive, particularly if we do not know how to learn from our suffering. The challenge for each of us is how to suffer our own pain in a way that produces beneficial change. The "secret of life" turns out to be the everyday journeyman work of digesting emotional experiences and turning them into actual emotional nutrition that develops our inner life and makes living easier in the future. Sometimes we need help with this process, which is why there are therapists!"
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(661) 579-4191
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93105
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"Like it or not, we usually experience pain before we are willing to grow. But pain can be destructive, particularly if we do not know how to learn from our suffering. The challenge for each of us is how to suffer our own pain in a way that produces beneficial change. The "secret of life" turns out to be the everyday journeyman work of digesting emotional experiences and turning them into actual emotional nutrition that develops our inner life and makes living easier in the future. Sometimes we need help with this process, which is why there are therapists!"
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"I am a psychotherapist in private practice in Ventura, CA. I provide a safe and supportive environment for clients who wish to resolve life problems, empower themselves, and grow to their fullest potential. My counseling style is caring, proactive, and respectful of peoples' differences and personal values and choices. I see adults, individuals of all ages, couples, and families for brief and long term counseling. I love to help people resolve relational issues, past trauma using EMDR, work through grief, loss, depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. I love working with Veterans and Victims of Crime."
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(805) 918-4814
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"I am a psychotherapist in private practice in Ventura, CA. I provide a safe and supportive environment for clients who wish to resolve life problems, empower themselves, and grow to their fullest potential. My counseling style is caring, proactive, and respectful of peoples' differences and personal values and choices. I see adults, individuals of all ages, couples, and families for brief and long term counseling. I love to help people resolve relational issues, past trauma using EMDR, work through grief, loss, depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders. I love working with Veterans and Victims of Crime."

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