Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
"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."
Eclectic
(805) 419-3912
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Eclectic
"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."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"If you are reading this, you have already begun the journey toward healing and self-discovery! My goal is to support your growth towards the person you desire to be, heal hurts from the past, and find peace in a sometimes chaotic and stress-filled world. I strive to make a safe space to listen and provide you with gentle guidance, professional interventions that may contribute to wellness, and empathy in a non-judgmental and supportive manner. Life is so short, aren't you worth the journey towards wellness and happiness?! I believe you are!"
Eclectic
(805) 876-9235
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Eclectic
"If you are reading this, you have already begun the journey toward healing and self-discovery! My goal is to support your growth towards the person you desire to be, heal hurts from the past, and find peace in a sometimes chaotic and stress-filled world. I strive to make a safe space to listen and provide you with gentle guidance, professional interventions that may contribute to wellness, and empathy in a non-judgmental and supportive manner. Life is so short, aren't you worth the journey towards wellness and happiness?! I believe you are!"
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"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."
Eclectic
(805) 246-7623 x1
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"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."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"It is an honor to accompany individuals into the psyche where our deepest wounds are sometimes hidden. Healing energies can often be found in those depths, stimulating growth toward a more whole, authentic and satisfying existence. Sometimes the pain is on the surface, and symptom relief is necessary to allow the individual to return to a more effective functioning level. This can be accomplished through a combination of cognitive approaches (i.e., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) and body-centered approaches (i.e., focusing, embodied dream work, mindfulness)."
Eclectic
(805) 633-4465
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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Eclectic
"It is an honor to accompany individuals into the psyche where our deepest wounds are sometimes hidden. Healing energies can often be found in those depths, stimulating growth toward a more whole, authentic and satisfying existence. Sometimes the pain is on the surface, and symptom relief is necessary to allow the individual to return to a more effective functioning level. This can be accomplished through a combination of cognitive approaches (i.e., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) and body-centered approaches (i.e., focusing, embodied dream work, mindfulness)."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"As a Marriage and Family therapist, I work with couples & individuals: *With couples,I focus our work within a developmental framework to achieve empathic communication and differentiation leading to deepened emotional intimacy; *With those experiencing life transitions, we explore the impact on us as individuals & on our relationships; *In navigating depression, life style choices, anxiety, and other struggles I provide the opportunity to challenge & ability to realize your potential *Teaching communication skills, the focus is to make the accompanying shift from looking outside ourselves for explanation to taking responsibility for Self. *I offer DBT for individuals/groups to develop the ability to regulate emotions."
Eclectic
(805) 214-8975
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Eclectic
"As a Marriage and Family therapist, I work with couples & individuals: *With couples,I focus our work within a developmental framework to achieve empathic communication and differentiation leading to deepened emotional intimacy; *With those experiencing life transitions, we explore the impact on us as individuals & on our relationships; *In navigating depression, life style choices, anxiety, and other struggles I provide the opportunity to challenge & ability to realize your potential *Teaching communication skills, the focus is to make the accompanying shift from looking outside ourselves for explanation to taking responsibility for Self. *I offer DBT for individuals/groups to develop the ability to regulate emotions."
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, RAS
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"Welcome. It seems that more and more people are seeking the support and guidance that psychotherapy provides. The most common issues among those seeking my services include: Experiencing high levels of stress or anxiety; Difficulty with relationships at home, school, or work; Persistent feelings of loneliness, sadness, or depression; Confusion around spirituality, identity, or vocation; Feeling overwhelmed with life's demands or life transitions. Through a collaborative and trusting therapeutic relationship, I have helped a diverse range of individuals achieve increased stability and balance, more fulfilling relationships, as well as personal growth and transformation."
Eclectic
(805) 585-5969
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Santa Barbara, California 93101
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Eclectic
"Welcome. It seems that more and more people are seeking the support and guidance that psychotherapy provides. The most common issues among those seeking my services include: Experiencing high levels of stress or anxiety; Difficulty with relationships at home, school, or work; Persistent feelings of loneliness, sadness, or depression; Confusion around spirituality, identity, or vocation; Feeling overwhelmed with life's demands or life transitions. Through a collaborative and trusting therapeutic relationship, I have helped a diverse range of individuals achieve increased stability and balance, more fulfilling relationships, as well as personal growth and transformation."
"We offer confidential psychological counseling and assessment services to individuals, couples and families in the greater Santa Barbara area. Experienced counselors are here to help clients explore life transitions, relationship issues and a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, abuse, compulsive behaviors, substance use, job loss and stress, aging, isolation and anger management. Many clients experience a 15% reduction in overall distress after only eight sessions. Counselors are ready and able to serve you. We will match your needs with the education and experience of our clinicians to find the best person to assist you."
Eclectic
(805) 669-9352 x124
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Eclectic
"We offer confidential psychological counseling and assessment services to individuals, couples and families in the greater Santa Barbara area. Experienced counselors are here to help clients explore life transitions, relationship issues and a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, abuse, compulsive behaviors, substance use, job loss and stress, aging, isolation and anger management. Many clients experience a 15% reduction in overall distress after only eight sessions. Counselors are ready and able to serve you. We will match your needs with the education and experience of our clinicians to find the best person to assist you."
Marriage & Family Therapist, Freck Kristine, Ph.D, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"I have over 35 years of experience as a therapist and educator in the Santa Barbara area. I work with: individuals, couples and families, teens - elderly. My clients are struggling with ADDICTION (alcoholism, drugs, {pre and post-inpatient addiction assistance}, weight, sex et.al), MENTAL HEALTH (depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, identity, sexual orientation, couples and family issues et.al), and/or SPIRITUAL JOURNEY challenges in their current lives."
Eclectic
(805) 954-9381
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Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"I have over 35 years of experience as a therapist and educator in the Santa Barbara area. I work with: individuals, couples and families, teens - elderly. My clients are struggling with ADDICTION (alcoholism, drugs, {pre and post-inpatient addiction assistance}, weight, sex et.al), MENTAL HEALTH (depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, identity, sexual orientation, couples and family issues et.al), and/or SPIRITUAL JOURNEY challenges in their current lives."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Life is challenging. We are expected to manage relationships, work, sickness, finances, and other stresses. Many of us come to experience significant anxiety, shame, anger, or depression in coping with the world. Whether you are facing an immediate crisis or longstanding concern, psychotherapy can help. With over 25 years of experience, I have assisted people in developing more effective ways of living. My therapeutic approach is informed by current neuroscience research, contemporary relational psychoanalytic thinking, phenomenology, and child development research."
Eclectic
(805) 250-8148
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Eclectic
"Life is challenging. We are expected to manage relationships, work, sickness, finances, and other stresses. Many of us come to experience significant anxiety, shame, anger, or depression in coping with the world. Whether you are facing an immediate crisis or longstanding concern, psychotherapy can help. With over 25 years of experience, I have assisted people in developing more effective ways of living. My therapeutic approach is informed by current neuroscience research, contemporary relational psychoanalytic thinking, phenomenology, and child development research."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, CATC IV
Verified by Psychology Today
"My work integrates the evidence-based practices of Depth Psychology and Acceptance Commitment Therapy, and also draws from my background in Spiritual Psychology and my training in Addiction Counseling. I enjoy working with individuals, couples and families struggling with the challenges of interpersonal relationships and the daily, and often overwhelming, realities of life. I believe that optimal wellness involves being able to respond to life challenges with kindness, acceptance and a growth mindset."
Eclectic
(805) 919-8766
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"My work integrates the evidence-based practices of Depth Psychology and Acceptance Commitment Therapy, and also draws from my background in Spiritual Psychology and my training in Addiction Counseling. I enjoy working with individuals, couples and families struggling with the challenges of interpersonal relationships and the daily, and often overwhelming, realities of life. I believe that optimal wellness involves being able to respond to life challenges with kindness, acceptance and a growth mindset."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Are you ready to feel better, happier, more fulfilled and alive? Are you ready to release old patterns and move forward? I offer my clients therapy techniques based on the latest brain research to fit your unique needs. Some of the issues I work with are: Trauma, Anxiety, Stress, Grief and Loss, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Personal Growth, Spiritual Growth. I use EMDR , Hypnotherapy, Meditation and Mindfulness, Somatic Psychotherapy, and some traditional approaches. And sometimes you may want to just come in and talk to a neutral person about what is going on in your life."
Eclectic
(805) 467-7182
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Eclectic
"Are you ready to feel better, happier, more fulfilled and alive? Are you ready to release old patterns and move forward? I offer my clients therapy techniques based on the latest brain research to fit your unique needs. Some of the issues I work with are: Trauma, Anxiety, Stress, Grief and Loss, Relationships, Self-Esteem, Anxiety, Depression, Life Transitions, Personal Growth, Spiritual Growth. I use EMDR , Hypnotherapy, Meditation and Mindfulness, Somatic Psychotherapy, and some traditional approaches. And sometimes you may want to just come in and talk to a neutral person about what is going on in your life."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
"I specialize in helping people move out of stuck places, heal past trauma, and change destructive behavior patterns. I am a certified EMDR therapist and use the Early Trauma Protocol for early abuse, neglect and adoption. I work with the unconscious mind to bring about deep lasting change using one of the fastest processing methods available today. We will work on the level of both the conscious AND the unconscious mind so that the changes you make will be solid and long-lasting. Together we can make your life what you want it to be."
Eclectic
(805) 667-0783
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Eclectic
"I specialize in helping people move out of stuck places, heal past trauma, and change destructive behavior patterns. I am a certified EMDR therapist and use the Early Trauma Protocol for early abuse, neglect and adoption. I work with the unconscious mind to bring about deep lasting change using one of the fastest processing methods available today. We will work on the level of both the conscious AND the unconscious mind so that the changes you make will be solid and long-lasting. Together we can make your life what you want it to be."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I practice a type of somatic therapy that helps people increase contact with their physical experience. Too often, we lose contact with our bodies through social conditioning or relational trauma. By working to develop somatic awareness, we can refine our emotional intelligence and thus our sense of self-agency: If you know what you feel at a gut level, you can be clearer in your discernment, and empowered to ask for and claim what you need in your life."
Eclectic
(805) 870-8949
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"I practice a type of somatic therapy that helps people increase contact with their physical experience. Too often, we lose contact with our bodies through social conditioning or relational trauma. By working to develop somatic awareness, we can refine our emotional intelligence and thus our sense of self-agency: If you know what you feel at a gut level, you can be clearer in your discernment, and empowered to ask for and claim what you need in your life."
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"Soul Journey Counseling uses astrology to guide and enhance your inner inquiry. Three years of advanced study in Psychological Astrology and a Masters in Counseling Psychology with emphasis in Jungian Depth Psychology manifests in the Heroine/Hero Journey. Inquire within and rejoice with your inner wisdom...finally...It's right in front of you! This inner work gives you the foundational archetypal astrology skills for you to construct confidence and trust in your inner wisdom. Individual consults. Ghsouljourney@gmail.com. Sliding scale fees ($50-250/week)"
Eclectic
(805) 242-4651
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Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"Soul Journey Counseling uses astrology to guide and enhance your inner inquiry. Three years of advanced study in Psychological Astrology and a Masters in Counseling Psychology with emphasis in Jungian Depth Psychology manifests in the Heroine/Hero Journey. Inquire within and rejoice with your inner wisdom...finally...It's right in front of you! This inner work gives you the foundational archetypal astrology skills for you to construct confidence and trust in your inner wisdom. Individual consults. Ghsouljourney@gmail.com. Sliding scale fees ($50-250/week)"
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"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."
Eclectic
(805) 944-1262
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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Eclectic
"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, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"I am trained in Family Therapy and although not always the case, therapy often moves faster when you are willing to include other family members as a part of therapy at some point. It helps me understand you in the broader context of the people that are important to you or have influence in your life. I have been married for 34 years and have three adult children so my personal experience often informs me, along with my training and the expertise I have gathered being a part of The Family Therapy Institute."
Eclectic
(805) 639-8093 x306
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Eclectic
"I am trained in Family Therapy and although not always the case, therapy often moves faster when you are willing to include other family members as a part of therapy at some point. It helps me understand you in the broader context of the people that are important to you or have influence in your life. I have been married for 34 years and have three adult children so my personal experience often informs me, along with my training and the expertise I have gathered being a part of The Family Therapy Institute."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"With more than 35 years of practice, I bring you a warm, honest, supportive and interactive therapeutic experience. My goal is to help you to gain insight into your thoughts and behaviors and then to help you translate these insights into conscious actions that will help you create desired changes. I integrate both psychodynamic work and cognitive behavior techniques with a very practical approach to resolving real world concerns such as job, aging parents, infertility, parenting, marriage, health, etc.I believe strongly in the resiliency and potential of every individual. I will accompany you on your therapeutic journey as an active and empathetic partner."
Eclectic
(805) 421-4645
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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Eclectic
"With more than 35 years of practice, I bring you a warm, honest, supportive and interactive therapeutic experience. My goal is to help you to gain insight into your thoughts and behaviors and then to help you translate these insights into conscious actions that will help you create desired changes. I integrate both psychodynamic work and cognitive behavior techniques with a very practical approach to resolving real world concerns such as job, aging parents, infertility, parenting, marriage, health, etc.I believe strongly in the resiliency and potential of every individual. I will accompany you on your therapeutic journey as an active and empathetic partner."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
"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."
Eclectic
(805) 317-4878
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Eclectic
"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, PhD, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"As a therapist I focus on the particular circumstances presented, help construct personalized goals by carefully and non-judgmentally attending to what is being presented. My effort is to respond in a direct, supportive, and interactive manner always from an empathetic perspective. My training took me deep into the human condition, and I've worked with most of the difficult problems prevalent in our contemporary experience. While working with couples the relationship is the goal for a couple. But when working with an individual I focus on the persons sense of self."
Eclectic
(805) 793-0500
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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Eclectic
"As a therapist I focus on the particular circumstances presented, help construct personalized goals by carefully and non-judgmentally attending to what is being presented. My effort is to respond in a direct, supportive, and interactive manner always from an empathetic perspective. My training took me deep into the human condition, and I've worked with most of the difficult problems prevalent in our contemporary experience. While working with couples the relationship is the goal for a couple. But when working with an individual I focus on the persons sense of self."
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"Are you seeking to create a more meaningful life for yourself? Are you overwhelmed or struggling? This may be a particularly challenging time in your life, but it is also a wonderful opportunity to heal and grow as a person. I will listen, encourage, guide, and support you in connecting to your own innate wisdom and power. Personally, I'm warm, down-to-earth, and compassionate; skillful in creating safe space, active enough to maintain momentum, and can offer you new perspectives on old problems."
Eclectic
(805) 421-4616
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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Eclectic
"Are you seeking to create a more meaningful life for yourself? Are you overwhelmed or struggling? This may be a particularly challenging time in your life, but it is also a wonderful opportunity to heal and grow as a person. I will listen, encourage, guide, and support you in connecting to your own innate wisdom and power. Personally, I'm warm, down-to-earth, and compassionate; skillful in creating safe space, active enough to maintain momentum, and can offer you new perspectives on old problems."

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