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.
Queer Allied
(805) 467-6023
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Queer Allied
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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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, ACSW, LMSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I see clients in Ojai, Ventura and Santa Barbara with understanding, compassion and a sense of safety to explore the many ways to make life easier, more welcoming and fulfilling. Although I specialize in Couples and Relationship Development, I also work with clients experiencing Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Divorce, Loss, Life Transitions including Sexual Orientation and Aging concerns. As a fully experienced Psychotherapist and professional Life Coach, this can be achieved with noticeable changes usually within the first 4 sessions.
Queer Allied
(805) 323-9550
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Queer Allied
I see clients in Ojai, Ventura and Santa Barbara with understanding, compassion and a sense of safety to explore the many ways to make life easier, more welcoming and fulfilling. Although I specialize in Couples and Relationship Development, I also work with clients experiencing Anxiety, Depression, Grief, Divorce, Loss, Life Transitions including Sexual Orientation and Aging concerns. As a fully experienced Psychotherapist and professional Life Coach, this can be achieved with noticeable changes usually within the first 4 sessions.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Are you feeling lost, stuck, broken, or simply unsatisfied with life? You are not alone, and I would be honored to walk alongside you in your healing journey. I am passionate about working with adolescents, adults, couples and families to build upon the existing strengths of these relationships. I use a strengths-based approach to help empower clients to make decisions for themselves. I firmly believe you hold all the answers to the questions you face, and it is my privilege to assist you in finding them.
Queer Allied
(805) 316-7350
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Queer Allied
Are you feeling lost, stuck, broken, or simply unsatisfied with life? You are not alone, and I would be honored to walk alongside you in your healing journey. I am passionate about working with adolescents, adults, couples and families to build upon the existing strengths of these relationships. I use a strengths-based approach to help empower clients to make decisions for themselves. I firmly believe you hold all the answers to the questions you face, and it is my privilege to assist you in finding them.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, APCC Verified
Verified
Whether you’re looking for meaningful change, to heal, to understand yourself more deeply or to improve your relationships, my role is to help you get there. I help individuals discover the tools and develop the skills they need to create a resilient mental landscape to cultivate change and growth. I value one’s unique life experiences and beliefs and use warmth, compassion, and humor to understand and connect with clients so that I can best assist them on their journey. The therapeutic relationship between client and therapist is the foundation of treatment, and I honor the opportunity to collaborate with each person/couple/family.
Queer Allied
(805) 837-1833
Verified
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Queer Allied
Whether you’re looking for meaningful change, to heal, to understand yourself more deeply or to improve your relationships, my role is to help you get there. I help individuals discover the tools and develop the skills they need to create a resilient mental landscape to cultivate change and growth. I value one’s unique life experiences and beliefs and use warmth, compassion, and humor to understand and connect with clients so that I can best assist them on their journey. The therapeutic relationship between client and therapist is the foundation of treatment, and I honor the opportunity to collaborate with each person/couple/family.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW Verified
Verified
The hope and goal I have for my clients is to assist them in enhancing personal and familial relationships. As a social worker, I have had the wonderful opportunity to witness many positive changes in the lives of my clients. These positive changes include how my clients have relationships with others and how they come to view themselves. These components are an integral part of the therapeutic process and journey.
Queer Allied
(805) 876-9622
Verified
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Queer Allied
The hope and goal I have for my clients is to assist them in enhancing personal and familial relationships. As a social worker, I have had the wonderful opportunity to witness many positive changes in the lives of my clients. These positive changes include how my clients have relationships with others and how they come to view themselves. These components are an integral part of the therapeutic process and journey.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Human lives are dynamic, unpredictable and full of challenges that can be exciting and life-affirming as they expose us to both the vulnerability and the beauty of our humanness. But sometimes life pushes us beyond the limits of our resilience – to the point of being overwhelmed or emotionally bereft. We may feel completely stuck, questioning everything about our lives, our values, and our purpose. These moments threaten our identity and selfhood as well as our relationships with others. We may feel alone, unlovable and unworthy, sometimes holding the weight of regret, secrets, and shame.
Queer Allied
(805) 335-6749
Verified
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Queer Allied
Human lives are dynamic, unpredictable and full of challenges that can be exciting and life-affirming as they expose us to both the vulnerability and the beauty of our humanness. But sometimes life pushes us beyond the limits of our resilience – to the point of being overwhelmed or emotionally bereft. We may feel completely stuck, questioning everything about our lives, our values, and our purpose. These moments threaten our identity and selfhood as well as our relationships with others. We may feel alone, unlovable and unworthy, sometimes holding the weight of regret, secrets, and shame.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
I work primarily with children, teens, young adults, and families in crisis. My goal is to help teens and young adults better manage the growing pains associated with life transitions and avoid the pitfalls of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, self-harm, and other unhealthy coping skills.
Queer Allied
(805) 243-3616
Verified
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Queer Allied
I work primarily with children, teens, young adults, and families in crisis. My goal is to help teens and young adults better manage the growing pains associated with life transitions and avoid the pitfalls of depression, anxiety, substance abuse, self-harm, and other unhealthy coping skills.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CAMF Verified
Verified
**ONLINE THERAPY VIDEO THERAPY** Due to the recent CODIV-19 health risks, you may be experiencing higher than normal stress levels. Helping men and fathers through this difficult time. If you are considering seeking professional support during this stressful time, please consider online Telehealth/video therapy sessions. You don’t have to leave your house. All services are online from the comfort of your own home. If you live in California call today for a video session.
Queer Allied
(818) 938-2307
Verified
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Queer Allied
**ONLINE THERAPY VIDEO THERAPY** Due to the recent CODIV-19 health risks, you may be experiencing higher than normal stress levels. Helping men and fathers through this difficult time. If you are considering seeking professional support during this stressful time, please consider online Telehealth/video therapy sessions. You don’t have to leave your house. All services are online from the comfort of your own home. If you live in California call today for a video session.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
25+ yrs- I am a warm & interactive therapist who is interested in your heart & soul, focusing on strengths in an atmosphere of mutual respect & discovery. I join you or your family in a collaborative journey to explore barriers to change, discover inner resources, develop coping skills, reduce stress & experience authentic communication with the people closest in your life. My integrative approach blends cognitive, behavioral,somatic & mindfulness processes to reduce stress, heal trauma & includes family systems interventions to achieve optimal health & wellbeing. I find that attending to psychological, biological, social & spiritual systems increases resilience to the challenges of daily life.
Queer Allied
(805) 467-7311 x103
Verified
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Queer Allied
25+ yrs- I am a warm & interactive therapist who is interested in your heart & soul, focusing on strengths in an atmosphere of mutual respect & discovery. I join you or your family in a collaborative journey to explore barriers to change, discover inner resources, develop coping skills, reduce stress & experience authentic communication with the people closest in your life. My integrative approach blends cognitive, behavioral,somatic & mindfulness processes to reduce stress, heal trauma & includes family systems interventions to achieve optimal health & wellbeing. I find that attending to psychological, biological, social & spiritual systems increases resilience to the challenges of daily life.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
When faced with difficult emotions or circumstances, it can often feel as though there is nothing to trust in or hold on to. My passion is supporting clients in finding greater freedom in their lives through developing a deeper understanding and trust in themselves.
Queer Allied
(805) 429-6158
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Queer Allied
When faced with difficult emotions or circumstances, it can often feel as though there is nothing to trust in or hold on to. My passion is supporting clients in finding greater freedom in their lives through developing a deeper understanding and trust in themselves.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Our work together will deepen your awareness of your self by looking beneath the surface of your pain & discomfort to unearth unconscious, un-lived aspects of your psyche. We will also draw connections between your self and others, incorporating the larger picture of your relationships, community, and cultural perspectives. You will learn ways to care for your body, thoughts & emotions that will serve you for the rest of your life. I place special importance on nurturing your innate creativity. My practice is founded on body positive, sex positive, culturally inclusive, and LGBTQIA inclusive values.
Queer Allied
(818) 722-9021
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Queer Allied
Our work together will deepen your awareness of your self by looking beneath the surface of your pain & discomfort to unearth unconscious, un-lived aspects of your psyche. We will also draw connections between your self and others, incorporating the larger picture of your relationships, community, and cultural perspectives. You will learn ways to care for your body, thoughts & emotions that will serve you for the rest of your life. I place special importance on nurturing your innate creativity. My practice is founded on body positive, sex positive, culturally inclusive, and LGBTQIA inclusive values.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, APCC, AMFT Verified
Verified
I've spent my career as a therapist helping children, teens, adults, couples, seniors, and families deal with difficult emotions, mental health disorders, and trauma. I welcome all patients struggling with trauma, addiction, sexuality, depression, anxiety, anger, grief, and relationship issues. In my office you will find radical acceptance, compassion, and someone to be a fellow traveler upon whatever road you find yourself.
Queer Allied
(805) 324-6623
Verified
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Queer Allied
I've spent my career as a therapist helping children, teens, adults, couples, seniors, and families deal with difficult emotions, mental health disorders, and trauma. I welcome all patients struggling with trauma, addiction, sexuality, depression, anxiety, anger, grief, and relationship issues. In my office you will find radical acceptance, compassion, and someone to be a fellow traveler upon whatever road you find yourself.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
My work is centered in empowering people to fully own their lives. I work from the perspective that each of us is here with a purpose, that the quality of our lives matters and is rooted in empowered choices, and that we have within us the means to find solutions to the challenges that plague us. I help people connect to themselves meaningfully, to have their own back. I help people gain clarity about what is needed to make changes in their lives, and then to go out there and ask for what they need and want effectively so they experience more success and fulfillment: in work, in relationships, in spirituality, in society.
Queer Allied
(805) 301-9824
Verified
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Queer Allied
My work is centered in empowering people to fully own their lives. I work from the perspective that each of us is here with a purpose, that the quality of our lives matters and is rooted in empowered choices, and that we have within us the means to find solutions to the challenges that plague us. I help people connect to themselves meaningfully, to have their own back. I help people gain clarity about what is needed to make changes in their lives, and then to go out there and ask for what they need and want effectively so they experience more success and fulfillment: in work, in relationships, in spirituality, in society.
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
In my practice, I rely on the wisdom of both Eastern and Western healing modalities to promote holistic wellness for individuals, teens and couples in Santa Barbara, and throughout California via video sessions. My goal is to support clients as they seek to heal past hurts, create meaning around their experiences and grow into an authentic expression of who they truly are meant to be. Together, clients and I co-create a safe space for transformational inner work that leads to lasting growth.
Queer Allied
(805) 774-1359
Verified
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Queer Allied
In my practice, I rely on the wisdom of both Eastern and Western healing modalities to promote holistic wellness for individuals, teens and couples in Santa Barbara, and throughout California via video sessions. My goal is to support clients as they seek to heal past hurts, create meaning around their experiences and grow into an authentic expression of who they truly are meant to be. Together, clients and I co-create a safe space for transformational inner work that leads to lasting growth.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93102
Many challenges we experience in daily life relate to conflict between parts of ourself. Each part reflects our body’s own loving attempts to care for us in the best ways it knows. When we shift one part of this feedback loop, the whole system rearranges. This is what makes transformation possible. My approach to therapy is client-centered and eclectic. I start with creating a non-judgmental, inclusive space for you to come as you are. As we form and reach for your goals, our work may include body awareness, mindfulness practices, trauma modalities, behavior/communication coaching, and treating all parts of a system holistically.
Queer Allied
(424) 372-8738
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93102
Queer Allied
Many challenges we experience in daily life relate to conflict between parts of ourself. Each part reflects our body’s own loving attempts to care for us in the best ways it knows. When we shift one part of this feedback loop, the whole system rearranges. This is what makes transformation possible. My approach to therapy is client-centered and eclectic. I start with creating a non-judgmental, inclusive space for you to come as you are. As we form and reach for your goals, our work may include body awareness, mindfulness practices, trauma modalities, behavior/communication coaching, and treating all parts of a system holistically.
Photo of Sierra Rose Smargon, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
If you’re reading this, that probably means that you are in a place where you have tried a lot of things to feel better, or help your loved one feel better and just don’t know what else to do. I would love to help support you on this journey. Therapy is a collaboration between two individuals (therapist and client) and when successful, truly amazing things can occur within this space. I use the relationship between my clients and I to help them build insight and awareness into the way they show up in the world.
Queer Allied
(805) 837-1750
Verified
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Queer Allied
If you’re reading this, that probably means that you are in a place where you have tried a lot of things to feel better, or help your loved one feel better and just don’t know what else to do. I would love to help support you on this journey. Therapy is a collaboration between two individuals (therapist and client) and when successful, truly amazing things can occur within this space. I use the relationship between my clients and I to help them build insight and awareness into the way they show up in the world.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I offer psychotherapy services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. I also provide therapy for transitional age young adults/college students.
Queer Allied
(805) 491-9011
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Queer Allied
I offer psychotherapy services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. I also provide therapy for transitional age young adults/college students.
Photo of Michelle Trudeau LeBeau, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW Verified
Verified
Finding the right therapist is important. I approach therapy in a warm and relational way, and believe confidentiality and non-judgmental responses are crucial to creating a safe and trusting space. I know it can be hard to open up and start the process, so I make sure my client's feel comfortable to talk about the hard things and share about themselves authentically. If you are going through a transition, want to process past trauma, or anticipate something difficult coming, experiencing depression or anxiety, adolescent struggles, or want personal growth- reach out!
Queer Allied
(805) 323-9271
Verified
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Queer Allied
Finding the right therapist is important. I approach therapy in a warm and relational way, and believe confidentiality and non-judgmental responses are crucial to creating a safe and trusting space. I know it can be hard to open up and start the process, so I make sure my client's feel comfortable to talk about the hard things and share about themselves authentically. If you are going through a transition, want to process past trauma, or anticipate something difficult coming, experiencing depression or anxiety, adolescent struggles, or want personal growth- reach out!
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Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MS, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Audrey’s therapeutic approach is eclectic, holistic, and affirming. She utilizes cognitive behavioral techniques to help clients understand the connection between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors; and combines these with existential and body-based interventions to help clients increase awareness and vitality. Her work utilizes evidence-based treatments, as well as phenomenology, to help clients come into their innate power and peace.
Queer Allied
(805) 263-1607
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Queer Allied
Audrey’s therapeutic approach is eclectic, holistic, and affirming. She utilizes cognitive behavioral techniques to help clients understand the connection between their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors; and combines these with existential and body-based interventions to help clients increase awareness and vitality. Her work utilizes evidence-based treatments, as well as phenomenology, to help clients come into their innate power and peace.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CSAT, EMDR Verified
Verified
I work with adults--both individuals and couples in the areas of relationships, substance and sex addiction, mood disorders (anxiety and depression) and life transitions (divorce, empty nest, retirement). Relationships with others (partner, boss, siblings, friends, clients) are a central source of meaning and sometimes difficulty for us. I can work with you around relationship issues, including commitment, communication, sexuality, infidelity and healthy conflict.
Queer Allied
(805) 214-6910
Verified
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Queer Allied
I work with adults--both individuals and couples in the areas of relationships, substance and sex addiction, mood disorders (anxiety and depression) and life transitions (divorce, empty nest, retirement). Relationships with others (partner, boss, siblings, friends, clients) are a central source of meaning and sometimes difficulty for us. I can work with you around relationship issues, including commitment, communication, sexuality, infidelity and healthy conflict.

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Queer counseling in Downtown, Santa Barbara for queer clients

If you are queer or are looking for help with being queer in Downtown, Santa Barbara or for a Downtown, Santa Barbara queer therapist, these professionals provide queer allied therapy in Downtown, Santa Barbara and counseling for queer clients.

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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.