Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
I am a licensed psychologist providing short and long-term psychotherapy to older adolescents and adults. My specialties include relationship difficulties, identity issues, anxiety, depression, mood and emotion dysregulation, family of origin issues, life transitions, grief and loss, sexuality, gender identity, trauma, and eating-related concerns.
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(805) 467-6023
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I am a licensed psychologist providing short and long-term psychotherapy to older adolescents and adults. My specialties include relationship difficulties, identity issues, anxiety, depression, mood and emotion dysregulation, family of origin issues, life transitions, grief and loss, sexuality, gender identity, trauma, and eating-related concerns.
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Psychologist, MA, PhD Verified
Verified
I believe the primary goal of psychotherapy is to help people find purpose and meaning in their lives. I work collaboratively with my patients to help them to navigate life transitions, resolve interpersonal issues, achieve goals, and create the life changes they desire.
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(805) 410-1344
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I believe the primary goal of psychotherapy is to help people find purpose and meaning in their lives. I work collaboratively with my patients to help them to navigate life transitions, resolve interpersonal issues, achieve goals, and create the life changes they desire.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
We have PHONE and TELEHEALTH sessions so you don't have to leave your home. We know that you have a lot going on, and these challenging times can add stress and make everything feel just that much harder to deal with. We can help!
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(805) 250-8097
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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We have PHONE and TELEHEALTH sessions so you don't have to leave your home. We know that you have a lot going on, and these challenging times can add stress and make everything feel just that much harder to deal with. We can help!
Photo of Michael P Sipiora, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Psychotherapy provides an opportunity to reflect on the deeper dimensions of your experience, and to recognize your own unique callings in life. The goal in existential therapy is to experience greater freedom in making the choices that empower you to be the kind of person you most want to be. Psychological freedom is twofold: freedom from the unwarranted fears, anxieties and assorted forms of emotional distress that constrict our life engagements, and at the same time, a freedom to engage in the vital relationships, creative activities, and genuine responsibilities that characterize a meaningful and fulfilling life.
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(805) 467-7004
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Psychotherapy provides an opportunity to reflect on the deeper dimensions of your experience, and to recognize your own unique callings in life. The goal in existential therapy is to experience greater freedom in making the choices that empower you to be the kind of person you most want to be. Psychological freedom is twofold: freedom from the unwarranted fears, anxieties and assorted forms of emotional distress that constrict our life engagements, and at the same time, a freedom to engage in the vital relationships, creative activities, and genuine responsibilities that characterize a meaningful and fulfilling life.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Do you dream of greater well being and happiness for yourself or your loved ones? With over 25 years of experience in the field, I have the expertise and tools to provide a warm and safe environment for individuals, couples, and families. My style is gentle, supportive and encouraging. Clients report experiencing rapid relief from the emotional pain of grief and loss as well as positive, lasting changes in the areas of intimacy, anxiety and depression as a result of our work together.
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(925) 695-7956
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Do you dream of greater well being and happiness for yourself or your loved ones? With over 25 years of experience in the field, I have the expertise and tools to provide a warm and safe environment for individuals, couples, and families. My style is gentle, supportive and encouraging. Clients report experiencing rapid relief from the emotional pain of grief and loss as well as positive, lasting changes in the areas of intimacy, anxiety and depression as a result of our work together.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
We are living in very stressful times that challenge us to find meaning. Often the very painful issues that bring people to therapy -- anxiety and/or depression, difficulty with relationships, life-cycle transitions, trauma, illness, aging, lack of purpose and belonging -- present a wonderful opportunity for exploration, growth, and development. I especially enjoy working with individuals in transition, whether in early adulthood, mid-life, or the "third chapter" of older age and have a special place in my heart for those who struggle with feelings of not fitting in, living non-traditional lives or in non-traditional relationships.
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(805) 960-5496
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We are living in very stressful times that challenge us to find meaning. Often the very painful issues that bring people to therapy -- anxiety and/or depression, difficulty with relationships, life-cycle transitions, trauma, illness, aging, lack of purpose and belonging -- present a wonderful opportunity for exploration, growth, and development. I especially enjoy working with individuals in transition, whether in early adulthood, mid-life, or the "third chapter" of older age and have a special place in my heart for those who struggle with feelings of not fitting in, living non-traditional lives or in non-traditional relationships.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
I aim to be a catalyst for creating hope, purpose, and meaning in a person's life. I help people to seek wholeness through integration of mind, body and soul (spirit) in order to expand their consciousness, so they can build the capacity to live more meaningfully.
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(805) 586-3943
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I aim to be a catalyst for creating hope, purpose, and meaning in a person's life. I help people to seek wholeness through integration of mind, body and soul (spirit) in order to expand their consciousness, so they can build the capacity to live more meaningfully.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
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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(805) 918-4736
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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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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
I practice Positive Psychology, the study of what makes life worth living. Things that are good in life are every bit as important and genuine as what is bad. What is good isn’t simply the absence of problems, but is something that exists in its own right. Good isn’t the reverse or reciprocal of disorder, but stands on its own and requires its own explanation. We can look at the positive aspects of life and help an individual develop a balanced view of their circumstances and how they plan to address the issue(s) they are facing.
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(805) 324-6690
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I practice Positive Psychology, the study of what makes life worth living. Things that are good in life are every bit as important and genuine as what is bad. What is good isn’t simply the absence of problems, but is something that exists in its own right. Good isn’t the reverse or reciprocal of disorder, but stands on its own and requires its own explanation. We can look at the positive aspects of life and help an individual develop a balanced view of their circumstances and how they plan to address the issue(s) they are facing.
Photo of Elizabeth Alden, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
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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(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.
Photo of Dr. Deborah Smilovitz Foster, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MA Verified
Verified
Each of us passes through struggles that are difficult to cope with. In working together to form a therapeutic relationship we can become healthier and more able to react more skillfully to the challenges that present themselves. My work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families is based off a strong clinical foundation and woven together with compassion, respect and caring. By resolving some of our issues we can become balanced and find improved overall health (mentally, physically, spiritually, financially, emotionally).
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(805) 324-6515
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Each of us passes through struggles that are difficult to cope with. In working together to form a therapeutic relationship we can become healthier and more able to react more skillfully to the challenges that present themselves. My work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families is based off a strong clinical foundation and woven together with compassion, respect and caring. By resolving some of our issues we can become balanced and find improved overall health (mentally, physically, spiritually, financially, emotionally).
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Psychologist, PhD, MDiv Verified
Verified
Life is truly uncertain, yet the current pandemic has highlighted and intensified this experience for many of us. COVID-19 is changing how we look at and experience life, work and relationships, thus creating new thoughts and feelings about our lives. Whether you are encountering anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship issues and/or other possibly debilitating physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual obstacles they can be worked with during this time of uncertainty. Additionally, with over 15 years of experience in various healthcare settings I work with burnout, compassion fatigue, moral distress and other stressors.
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(805) 288-8658
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Life is truly uncertain, yet the current pandemic has highlighted and intensified this experience for many of us. COVID-19 is changing how we look at and experience life, work and relationships, thus creating new thoughts and feelings about our lives. Whether you are encountering anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship issues and/or other possibly debilitating physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual obstacles they can be worked with during this time of uncertainty. Additionally, with over 15 years of experience in various healthcare settings I work with burnout, compassion fatigue, moral distress and other stressors.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Positive Psychology is a valuable tool for reaching new heights, finding one's goals, and feeling supported during challenging times. I am licensed in both California and Washington. Traveling the world has offered a perspective that I use as a tool to support clients. A trusted psychologist tries to remind others of their strengths, how to center, and maintain self-regulation. My work in the field began at the age of 17 when I started volunteering in a children's mental health department of a hospital.
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(831) 621-5873
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Positive Psychology is a valuable tool for reaching new heights, finding one's goals, and feeling supported during challenging times. I am licensed in both California and Washington. Traveling the world has offered a perspective that I use as a tool to support clients. A trusted psychologist tries to remind others of their strengths, how to center, and maintain self-regulation. My work in the field began at the age of 17 when I started volunteering in a children's mental health department of a hospital.
Photo of Betsy Bates Freed, Psychologist
Psychologist, MA, PsyD Verified
Verified
I welcome all clients but those who might benefit most from my expertise are those who are facing medical illnesses, such as cancer or heart disease, or who would like to change their health behaviors. My interest in health psychology began during my 30-year career as a medical journalist (Internal Medicine News, Pediatric News). I completed my training at the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara, the Family Medicine Residency Program at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, and the Children's Clinic of SB County. Ideally, I will work collaboratively with your physician to help with your integrated medical care.
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(805) 980-7154
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I welcome all clients but those who might benefit most from my expertise are those who are facing medical illnesses, such as cancer or heart disease, or who would like to change their health behaviors. My interest in health psychology began during my 30-year career as a medical journalist (Internal Medicine News, Pediatric News). I completed my training at the Cancer Center of Santa Barbara, the Family Medicine Residency Program at Glendale Adventist Medical Center, and the Children's Clinic of SB County. Ideally, I will work collaboratively with your physician to help with your integrated medical care.
Photo of Veronica Calkins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
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.
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(562) 268-1330
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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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.
Photo of Anahita Navab Holden, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
It is a courageous act to take the first step in pursuing therapy, and I feel honored to assist those beginning this process. My goal in working with people is to help cultivate the balance between finding grace in being present with life experiences, and the motivation to create meaningful changes in one’s life. If you are looking to begin the work of introspection and crafting the story of your life that you want to live, whether it may be in the areas of developing emotional coping skills or improving your relationships, I am here to help.
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(805) 259-3987
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It is a courageous act to take the first step in pursuing therapy, and I feel honored to assist those beginning this process. My goal in working with people is to help cultivate the balance between finding grace in being present with life experiences, and the motivation to create meaningful changes in one’s life. If you are looking to begin the work of introspection and crafting the story of your life that you want to live, whether it may be in the areas of developing emotional coping skills or improving your relationships, I am here to help.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Welcome, our practice at Insight Neuropsychology specializes in personalized neuropsychological assessment and treatment services to assist you in promoting your cognitive health. Our goal is to help you learn about how your brain is functioning, as insight is the first step in learning how to improve your mental functions. Neuropsychological assessment is one of the most sensitive instruments for detecting subtle cognitive deficits that are not obvious on MRI's or other brain scans, but which can have a large impact on a person's daily functioning. In addition to assessment, we also provide supportive counseling for patients and caregivers.
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(805) 467-7062
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Welcome, our practice at Insight Neuropsychology specializes in personalized neuropsychological assessment and treatment services to assist you in promoting your cognitive health. Our goal is to help you learn about how your brain is functioning, as insight is the first step in learning how to improve your mental functions. Neuropsychological assessment is one of the most sensitive instruments for detecting subtle cognitive deficits that are not obvious on MRI's or other brain scans, but which can have a large impact on a person's daily functioning. In addition to assessment, we also provide supportive counseling for patients and caregivers.
Photo of Jennifer A Miners, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
I am a Medicare provider and specialize in working with women and elderly patients. I can come to the home or facility for elderly clients with Medicare and secondary insurance who cannot get to office visits. I provide therapy for clients dealing with anxiety, stress, grief, loneliness and end of life issues. I also offer telehealth sessions by phone.
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(805) 335-6949
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I am a Medicare provider and specialize in working with women and elderly patients. I can come to the home or facility for elderly clients with Medicare and secondary insurance who cannot get to office visits. I provide therapy for clients dealing with anxiety, stress, grief, loneliness and end of life issues. I also offer telehealth sessions by phone.
Photo of Patricia Calonne, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
I see therapy as a powerful process because of the collaborative relationship between the therapist and the client. When a person chooses to begin the therapeutic process, they enter into a safe space in which they can begin to free themselves from that which has become constricted or blocked in their life. In this process, I offer companionship, interest, support, and alliance. Your life narrative becomes our focus, with sustained curiosity, attention and empathy. As a client, you then can become more curious, attentive, and empathic towards yourself.
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I see therapy as a powerful process because of the collaborative relationship between the therapist and the client. When a person chooses to begin the therapeutic process, they enter into a safe space in which they can begin to free themselves from that which has become constricted or blocked in their life. In this process, I offer companionship, interest, support, and alliance. Your life narrative becomes our focus, with sustained curiosity, attention and empathy. As a client, you then can become more curious, attentive, and empathic towards yourself.
Photo of Elizabeth LaCaze, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Life can be full of challenges and crossroads. Sometimes our familiar ways of coping no longer land us where we want to be. I assist my clients in exploring new possibilities for navigating life. Your personal self-discovery process -- integrating mind, body and spirit in wholeness -- is what I value and support. Therapy can address gaps and overwhelm that happened in our earlier development as well as difficult crossroads, relationship issues and traumatic life events. Our resilience and capacity to live fully can expand. Under the right conditions, our biological and emotional systems do know how to return to balance. And with lasting change.
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(805) 500-3432
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Life can be full of challenges and crossroads. Sometimes our familiar ways of coping no longer land us where we want to be. I assist my clients in exploring new possibilities for navigating life. Your personal self-discovery process -- integrating mind, body and spirit in wholeness -- is what I value and support. Therapy can address gaps and overwhelm that happened in our earlier development as well as difficult crossroads, relationship issues and traumatic life events. Our resilience and capacity to live fully can expand. Under the right conditions, our biological and emotional systems do know how to return to balance. And with lasting change.

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Are you looking for a Downtown, Santa Barbara Medicare Therapist? These Downtown, Santa Barbara Therapists accept Medicare insurance. They include Medicare Therapists in Downtown, Santa Barbara, Medicare psychologists and Medicare counseling. Please check with the Therapist before confirming an appointment with a Downtown, Santa Barbara Therapist who accepts Medicare, to ensure you are eligible.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Downtown, Santa Barbara are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Downtown, Santa Barbara

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Downtown, Santa Barbara you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Downtown, Santa Barbara and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Downtown, Santa Barbara or family therapy in Downtown, Santa Barbara.