Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"As a Santa Barbara therapist, I would like to help you be happier. If you're tired of struggling alone, some professional guidance and gentle, thoughtful support can provide comfort and empowerment. For those of you in the greater Santa Barbara area, call today to schedule your free 30 minute consultation. My specialty centers around helping women honor their needs, increase their self-esteem, and handle life's challenges with confidence. You will learn how to recognize your own unique strengths, and be able to use them to move forward in your life, to create increased happiness and well-being."
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(805) 419-3912
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Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"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, PhD, LMFT, RAS
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93111
"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."
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(805) 585-5969
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93111
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"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."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"From the Emergency Room at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital to UCSB's Alcohol and Drug program, I have received experience in many exemplary clinical settings. In my 12 yrs of practice, I have worked successfully with teens, adolescents, couples and families dealing with substance abuse issues, depression, relationship instability and academic concerns. I have worked extensively as a school-based therapist in the Los Angeles Unified School District, where I learned and implemented early intervention techniques for students with Asperger Syndrome, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anorexia/Bulimia, and high-risk behaviors."
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(310) 773-5219
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Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"From the Emergency Room at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital to UCSB's Alcohol and Drug program, I have received experience in many exemplary clinical settings. In my 12 yrs of practice, I have worked successfully with teens, adolescents, couples and families dealing with substance abuse issues, depression, relationship instability and academic concerns. I have worked extensively as a school-based therapist in the Los Angeles Unified School District, where I learned and implemented early intervention techniques for students with Asperger Syndrome, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anorexia/Bulimia, and high-risk behaviors."
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"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."
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(805) 669-9352 x124
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"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
Santa Barbara, California 93111
"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."
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(805) 954-9381
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93111
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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."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"Are you a people-pleaser? Do you find yourself being kind with loved ones, but critical and unforgiving with yourself? Do you use food, alcohol or drugs to try to make yourself feel better, yet find it isn't working? Does your life sometimes feel unmanageable? I can help you overcome these issues and feel empowered so that you can bring ease and joy back into your life and relationships. You have all the answers within, I just help you get there."
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(805) 250-4494
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"Are you a people-pleaser? Do you find yourself being kind with loved ones, but critical and unforgiving with yourself? Do you use food, alcohol or drugs to try to make yourself feel better, yet find it isn't working? Does your life sometimes feel unmanageable? I can help you overcome these issues and feel empowered so that you can bring ease and joy back into your life and relationships. You have all the answers within, I just help you get there."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93108
"Psychotherapy is an ongoing intimate conversation which allows you to get more deeply in touch with your personal truth. It provides a safe space in which you can acknowledge and work with difficult feelings and issues such as addictive and compulsive behavior; identity issues; anxiety and panic; depression and despair. As a therapist, my role is to listen from an empathic perspective which helps you understand your unique subjective experience. With mindful awareness in the here and now of the therapeutic relationship, you will develop the ability to listen deeply to yourself."
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(805) 319-6697
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93108
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"Psychotherapy is an ongoing intimate conversation which allows you to get more deeply in touch with your personal truth. It provides a safe space in which you can acknowledge and work with difficult feelings and issues such as addictive and compulsive behavior; identity issues; anxiety and panic; depression and despair. As a therapist, my role is to listen from an empathic perspective which helps you understand your unique subjective experience. With mindful awareness in the here and now of the therapeutic relationship, you will develop the ability to listen deeply to yourself."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT, LPCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"I am an enthusiastic Psychotherapist, and Couples Counselor. I like to inspire you to work through issues and become more powerful in their relationships. I bring innovative, creative, supportive counseling and a positive attitude to my private practice. Through Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Sand Play, Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), and Attachment Psychology, I tend the Soul Life in all my clients. I have a 20 year practice helping UCSB, SBCC, City & County of Santa Barbara clients. My passion is helping you find your full potential in life. Give me a call to see if we are a match."
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(805) 419-9294
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"I am an enthusiastic Psychotherapist, and Couples Counselor. I like to inspire you to work through issues and become more powerful in their relationships. I bring innovative, creative, supportive counseling and a positive attitude to my private practice. Through Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Sand Play, Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), and Attachment Psychology, I tend the Soul Life in all my clients. I have a 20 year practice helping UCSB, SBCC, City & County of Santa Barbara clients. My passion is helping you find your full potential in life. Give me a call to see if we are a match."
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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)"
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(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
"There may be conflicts, confusions, and challenges that bring you to therapy at this time. I am a licensed psychotherapist invested in your capacity for insight and effective change. We will work together to understand underlying narratives, inner obstacles and relational conflict, transforming feelings into dialogue and creating a meaningful journey that will sustain you."
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(805) 214-8884
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"There may be conflicts, confusions, and challenges that bring you to therapy at this time. I am a licensed psychotherapist invested in your capacity for insight and effective change. We will work together to understand underlying narratives, inner obstacles and relational conflict, transforming feelings into dialogue and creating a meaningful journey that will sustain you."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"I work with clients on tools and strategies to help with symptom reduction while we uncover what you need for a deeper level of healing. In a safe, non-judgmental space I can help you identify the thoughts, narratives and distorted core beliefs that cause you suffering, keep you repeating the same patterns and block you from a higher quality of life. With gentleness and compassion we can explore the places you may get triggered and the old wounds that continue to cause fear and pain."
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(805) 954-9175
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"I work with clients on tools and strategies to help with symptom reduction while we uncover what you need for a deeper level of healing. In a safe, non-judgmental space I can help you identify the thoughts, narratives and distorted core beliefs that cause you suffering, keep you repeating the same patterns and block you from a higher quality of life. With gentleness and compassion we can explore the places you may get triggered and the old wounds that continue to cause fear and pain."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"My counseling style is compassionate, reflective, and rooted in radical self acceptance. My focus is on helping you accept the parts of yourself that are hard to tolerate and be at peace with. I have been a psychotherapist for 12 years and continue to be passionate about helping people grow and live fuller lives. I have worked with people from various backgrounds that struggle with issues, such as, depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain/illness, childhood abuse and trauma, relationship issues, parenting problems, grief, domestic violence and life transitions."
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(510) 674-1117
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"My counseling style is compassionate, reflective, and rooted in radical self acceptance. My focus is on helping you accept the parts of yourself that are hard to tolerate and be at peace with. I have been a psychotherapist for 12 years and continue to be passionate about helping people grow and live fuller lives. I have worked with people from various backgrounds that struggle with issues, such as, depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain/illness, childhood abuse and trauma, relationship issues, parenting problems, grief, domestic violence and life transitions."
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93105
"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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(805) 421-4616
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93105
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"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."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93109
"Because each person is unique, there is no set formula for helping someone find solutions and achieve goals. I focus on you and your particular circumstance without judgement or preconception. The process is direct, supportive, and interactive. You are here because what has already been tried is not working. I am here to help you identify alternatives in a safe atmosphere. When choosing a therapist you want to feel comfortable with the person and also consider experience. When I am not at my practice, I teach others on how to be therapists. I myself am a seasoned psychotherapist of over two decades."
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(661) 247-0168
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93109
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"Because each person is unique, there is no set formula for helping someone find solutions and achieve goals. I focus on you and your particular circumstance without judgement or preconception. The process is direct, supportive, and interactive. You are here because what has already been tried is not working. I am here to help you identify alternatives in a safe atmosphere. When choosing a therapist you want to feel comfortable with the person and also consider experience. When I am not at my practice, I teach others on how to be therapists. I myself am a seasoned psychotherapist of over two decades."
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, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"I understand that the first step in seeking help can be overwhelming or even scary. I have a great respect for those who seek to improve their quality of life. My life's work is dedicated to help facilitate that process and help collaborate to create clarity. I'm a Marriage and Family Therapist providing psychotherapy to children, individuals, couples, and families. I work and have experience with a wide variety of situations and life issues; depression, anxiety, transitions, burnout, relationship dynamics, adoption, and more. Specialties of mine include premarital counseling, young adult/adolescents transitions, EMDR, grief and foster care."
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(805) 290-1533
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"I understand that the first step in seeking help can be overwhelming or even scary. I have a great respect for those who seek to improve their quality of life. My life's work is dedicated to help facilitate that process and help collaborate to create clarity. I'm a Marriage and Family Therapist providing psychotherapy to children, individuals, couples, and families. I work and have experience with a wide variety of situations and life issues; depression, anxiety, transitions, burnout, relationship dynamics, adoption, and more. Specialties of mine include premarital counseling, young adult/adolescents transitions, EMDR, grief and foster care."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, #107559
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"It can be very challenging to see things clearly in life. I help individuals re-adjust their way of looking at themselves, their relationships, and their world. Through Psychodynamic exploration, I come alongside in the discovery of what is possible, as it is my belief that the most crucial part of therapy is the relationship that builds between patient and therapist. It is often easier to shine a light into uncertain areas of one's heart and mind when someone else is holding the flashlight."
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(805) 693-4160
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"It can be very challenging to see things clearly in life. I help individuals re-adjust their way of looking at themselves, their relationships, and their world. Through Psychodynamic exploration, I come alongside in the discovery of what is possible, as it is my belief that the most crucial part of therapy is the relationship that builds between patient and therapist. It is often easier to shine a light into uncertain areas of one's heart and mind when someone else is holding the flashlight."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93105
"Online therapy and coaching is convenient and effective. You can look at a recent talk to get an idea what I'm like. Go to YouTube and search the words: Jonathan Young Authenticity."
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(805) 307-7818
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93105
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"Online therapy and coaching is convenient and effective. You can look at a recent talk to get an idea what I'm like. Go to YouTube and search the words: Jonathan Young Authenticity."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93105
"Change happens all the time, big and small. Sometimes it's unexpected , and sometimes you make it happen. It can be challenging, exciting, and worth living for; at the same time, it can be scary and upsetting. Losing everyday predictability can lead to uncomfortable feelings. And yet, we're always growing and moving from one set of challenges to another; from child to adult to parent; from family life to an empty nest or being alone; from one job to another, or from active career to retirement; from being single to being committed to another, or from commitment to independence."
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(805) 619-5684
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93105
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"Change happens all the time, big and small. Sometimes it's unexpected , and sometimes you make it happen. It can be challenging, exciting, and worth living for; at the same time, it can be scary and upsetting. Losing everyday predictability can lead to uncomfortable feelings. And yet, we're always growing and moving from one set of challenges to another; from child to adult to parent; from family life to an empty nest or being alone; from one job to another, or from active career to retirement; from being single to being committed to another, or from commitment to independence."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, LPCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Barbara, California 93101
"I enjoy working with clients struggling with the challenges of interpersonal relationships and the daily and often overwhelming realities of every day life. I typically provide the best support for clients who want to have a collaborative relationship with their therapist. I specialize in working with clients who struggle with emotional regulation, anger, substance use, and life, relationship and career transitions. I provide a safe space for clients to heal and support them as needed through recognized therapeutic interventions and appropriate community and/or professional referrals."
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(805) 301-5113
Verified
Santa Barbara, California 93101
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"I enjoy working with clients struggling with the challenges of interpersonal relationships and the daily and often overwhelming realities of every day life. I typically provide the best support for clients who want to have a collaborative relationship with their therapist. I specialize in working with clients who struggle with emotional regulation, anger, substance use, and life, relationship and career transitions. I provide a safe space for clients to heal and support them as needed through recognized therapeutic interventions and appropriate community and/or professional referrals."

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