Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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.
Trauma Focused
(805) 467-6023
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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.
Trauma Focused
(805) 837-1750
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
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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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
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.
Trauma Focused
(562) 268-1330
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
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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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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.
Trauma Focused
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Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Trauma Focused
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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Psychologist, PhD, CRC, QME, CP, NBC-HWC Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
I am available to assist you with coping during this uncertain and stressful time as well as assist you in achieving your goals I have extensive experience working with individuals and organizations in addressing the impact of crisis, stress and trauma providing crisis services since 9/11. As a National Board certified Health and Wellness Coach, I can help you achieve your wellness goals. All sessions are provided virtually I offer various groups that can augment individual therapy and/ or offer support and connection.
Trauma Focused
(805) 335-6756
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Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Trauma Focused
I am available to assist you with coping during this uncertain and stressful time as well as assist you in achieving your goals I have extensive experience working with individuals and organizations in addressing the impact of crisis, stress and trauma providing crisis services since 9/11. As a National Board certified Health and Wellness Coach, I can help you achieve your wellness goals. All sessions are provided virtually I offer various groups that can augment individual therapy and/ or offer support and connection.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, Freck Kristine, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 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.
Trauma Focused
(805) 954-9381
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Santa Barbara, CA 93111
Trauma Focused
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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Psychologist, PhD, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
I am devoted to growing and developing throughout life. There is always the possibility of bringing inner change to our lives. Moments occur in us when we experience a certainty that we need to change, and we are compelled to know about the deeper meaning of our lives. These are transformative moments that give depth and meaning to our lives.How can we cultivate deep caring for ourselves? I work collaboratively and synthesize the ideas of contemporary relational psychoanalysis and attachment theory in order to process experience and develop new and more meaningful and joyful patterns of life and relationship.
Trauma Focused
(805) 918-4028
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Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Trauma Focused
I am devoted to growing and developing throughout life. There is always the possibility of bringing inner change to our lives. Moments occur in us when we experience a certainty that we need to change, and we are compelled to know about the deeper meaning of our lives. These are transformative moments that give depth and meaning to our lives.How can we cultivate deep caring for ourselves? I work collaboratively and synthesize the ideas of contemporary relational psychoanalysis and attachment theory in order to process experience and develop new and more meaningful and joyful patterns of life and relationship.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Finding a therapist can be a hard endeavor. You’re looking for someone you can open up to, trust and share in some of the most painful and most intimate parts of your life. It takes vulnerability and courage to reach out, and finding someone you can trust to open up to is a big piece in if therapy will work for you. If you’re browsing psychology today, you are probably looking for a caring face and a professional you can trust to navigate this season in life with. I’d be honored to join you on this journey.
Trauma Focused
(805) 335-6807
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
Finding a therapist can be a hard endeavor. You’re looking for someone you can open up to, trust and share in some of the most painful and most intimate parts of your life. It takes vulnerability and courage to reach out, and finding someone you can trust to open up to is a big piece in if therapy will work for you. If you’re browsing psychology today, you are probably looking for a caring face and a professional you can trust to navigate this season in life with. I’d be honored to join you on this journey.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Every trauma is different and every healing journey is different. Living with traumatic past events such as sexual abuse, domestic violence and other forms of abuse (emotional, physical, neglect) can leave one feeling alone, trapped and unheard. Together, healing is possible. I help individuals through empowering personal growth and teaching skills to thrive. From a non-judgmental and empathetic stance, I will provide you with guidance to help you manage your life.
Trauma Focused
(805) 429-6130
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
Every trauma is different and every healing journey is different. Living with traumatic past events such as sexual abuse, domestic violence and other forms of abuse (emotional, physical, neglect) can leave one feeling alone, trapped and unheard. Together, healing is possible. I help individuals through empowering personal growth and teaching skills to thrive. From a non-judgmental and empathetic stance, I will provide you with guidance to help you manage your life.
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Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC, EMDR Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Today you are one step closer to a new you, where you feel encouraged and strengthened as you make your way on a positive path to growth and well-being. I focus on counseling and therapies that produce long-term health by helping clients identify and resolve the emotional, mental, spiritual, relational, and physical root causes of the pain in their lives, while attending to their immediate concerns. It is my hope that we create a safe environment for honest sharing to gain perspective and growth.
Trauma Focused
(805) 403-9111
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
Today you are one step closer to a new you, where you feel encouraged and strengthened as you make your way on a positive path to growth and well-being. I focus on counseling and therapies that produce long-term health by helping clients identify and resolve the emotional, mental, spiritual, relational, and physical root causes of the pain in their lives, while attending to their immediate concerns. It is my hope that we create a safe environment for honest sharing to gain perspective and growth.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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.
Trauma Focused
(805) 335-6749
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
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, EMDR-II, RYT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Life can lead us down some pretty confusing paths sometimes, leaving us feeling crazy, unsettled, and totally lost. You don't have to feel like this forever. I work with individuals, couples, and teens who are really going through it - anxiety, panic and stress, relationship issues, PTSD, and unresolved issues that continue to impact current life. Many of my clients are insightful, curious, growth-oriented people who are seeking something beyond traditional therapy. My focus is on helping you to *UN*learn all the crap you've taken on over the years that is weighing you down and freeing up whatever it is that seems to be stuck.
Trauma Focused
(310) 935-3665
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
Life can lead us down some pretty confusing paths sometimes, leaving us feeling crazy, unsettled, and totally lost. You don't have to feel like this forever. I work with individuals, couples, and teens who are really going through it - anxiety, panic and stress, relationship issues, PTSD, and unresolved issues that continue to impact current life. Many of my clients are insightful, curious, growth-oriented people who are seeking something beyond traditional therapy. My focus is on helping you to *UN*learn all the crap you've taken on over the years that is weighing you down and freeing up whatever it is that seems to be stuck.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Psychotherapy is a path to understanding the Self. My background is in family systems and Jungian psychology. I work with individuals around issues of anxiety, depression, creativity, and trauma. Depth therapy often includes work with dreams, art, and sandplay. In addition, I use EMDR for trauma when addressing issues of PTSD. I specialize in sexual abuse with both adults and children as well as other kinds of trauma. I enjoy working with people from diverse cultures and orientations.As a supervisor for 25 years, I enjoy working with interns on their way to licensure. Buddhist mindfulness practice informs my life and work.
Trauma Focused
(707) 927-1372
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
Psychotherapy is a path to understanding the Self. My background is in family systems and Jungian psychology. I work with individuals around issues of anxiety, depression, creativity, and trauma. Depth therapy often includes work with dreams, art, and sandplay. In addition, I use EMDR for trauma when addressing issues of PTSD. I specialize in sexual abuse with both adults and children as well as other kinds of trauma. I enjoy working with people from diverse cultures and orientations.As a supervisor for 25 years, I enjoy working with interns on their way to licensure. Buddhist mindfulness practice informs my life and work.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Are you feeling more and more overwhelmed lately? Are you losing sleep, isolating, or drinking more than usual? Are anxiety and depression becoming too familiar? Glad you stopped in. You have found a safe place to regain homeostasis and find new ways of coping. I offer a compassionate, understanding, integrative, and faith-supportive approach, while promoting spiritual, physical, and psychological wellness. My services include a free phone consultation, and a reasonable fee offering a sliding scale. I believe that psychotherapy should be professional, helpful, AND affordable.
Trauma Focused
(805) 250-4553
Verified
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Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Trauma Focused
Are you feeling more and more overwhelmed lately? Are you losing sleep, isolating, or drinking more than usual? Are anxiety and depression becoming too familiar? Glad you stopped in. You have found a safe place to regain homeostasis and find new ways of coping. I offer a compassionate, understanding, integrative, and faith-supportive approach, while promoting spiritual, physical, and psychological wellness. My services include a free phone consultation, and a reasonable fee offering a sliding scale. I believe that psychotherapy should be professional, helpful, AND affordable.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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.
Trauma Focused
(805) 876-9622
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
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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Pastoral Counselor/Therapist, PhD
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
My roots as a therapist and healer have seeded over the past thirty-five years, bringing substance and depth to my one-on-one sessions with couples and individuals. During this time, I have maintained a private practice, which has always consisted of process-oriented consciousness work -- a means by which to enter safely and deeply into the inner landscape of the psyche for positive and real world change. My results-oriented approach to psychology is derived from the commitment to a conscious process and the intrapsychic relationship one can access when choosing to turn toward--and look at--oneself.
Trauma Focused
(310) 889-0677
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Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Trauma Focused
My roots as a therapist and healer have seeded over the past thirty-five years, bringing substance and depth to my one-on-one sessions with couples and individuals. During this time, I have maintained a private practice, which has always consisted of process-oriented consciousness work -- a means by which to enter safely and deeply into the inner landscape of the psyche for positive and real world change. My results-oriented approach to psychology is derived from the commitment to a conscious process and the intrapsychic relationship one can access when choosing to turn toward--and look at--oneself.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
My private practice is mainly dedicated to intimacy issues and sexual therapy.  I work with individuals and couples that are facing personal, sexual, and relational concerns.  I am thankful to have trained with some of the most recognized sex therapists. In our therapy sessions, we will work together toward positive transformation that can help you achieve overall wholeness and increased fulfillment.  Each individual or couple is unique. Therefore, we, as a team, will establish a plan with goals, develop skills, and find helpful resources in order to align you to the best path forward. Hope can be found just around the corner.
Trauma Focused
(530) 288-4242
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Trauma Focused
My private practice is mainly dedicated to intimacy issues and sexual therapy.  I work with individuals and couples that are facing personal, sexual, and relational concerns.  I am thankful to have trained with some of the most recognized sex therapists. In our therapy sessions, we will work together toward positive transformation that can help you achieve overall wholeness and increased fulfillment.  Each individual or couple is unique. Therefore, we, as a team, will establish a plan with goals, develop skills, and find helpful resources in order to align you to the best path forward. Hope can be found just around the corner.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
"Over the past 17 years I have supported clients in overcoming challenges and empowering their authentic selves. Through counseling, coaching, and group work, I've helped them activate their inner resources and realize their inherent potential. I believe growth is served by identifying and integrating core material which obstructs access to essence, passion, and life purpose. Enhancing self-awareness, employing mindfulness and nonviolence, I help clients listen to their Body's Intelligence ©, connect to inner wisdom, and take courageous action.
Trauma Focused
(805) 328-0328
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
"Over the past 17 years I have supported clients in overcoming challenges and empowering their authentic selves. Through counseling, coaching, and group work, I've helped them activate their inner resources and realize their inherent potential. I believe growth is served by identifying and integrating core material which obstructs access to essence, passion, and life purpose. Enhancing self-awareness, employing mindfulness and nonviolence, I help clients listen to their Body's Intelligence ©, connect to inner wisdom, and take courageous action.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, MFT, LPCC Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
I am a dually licensed (MFT & LPCC) psychotherapist with over 20 yrs. experience working with teens, adults of all ages, couples and families. My philosophy as a therapist is to collaborate with my clients on a treatment approach that best fits their needs. I have a strong belief in each individual's personal power to effect change and view myself as a facilitator in this process.
Trauma Focused
(805) 267-9818
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Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Trauma Focused
I am a dually licensed (MFT & LPCC) psychotherapist with over 20 yrs. experience working with teens, adults of all ages, couples and families. My philosophy as a therapist is to collaborate with my clients on a treatment approach that best fits their needs. I have a strong belief in each individual's personal power to effect change and view myself as a facilitator in this process.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Hi! I'm Jenn. I specialize in Maternal Mental Health and in helping women navigate their 20's/30's. Many of my clients feel burdened by the expectations of others, overwhelmed by school/work/life balance or unsatisfied in relationships. Some wonder about the right time to start a family, others have experienced a challenging and emotional road trying to start their family. Mothers I work with tell me they feel they've lost themselves in caring for their growing family, they've lost their connection with those close to them, and often times their symptoms of Perinatal Depression or Anxiety are sucking the joy out of motherhood.
Trauma Focused
(805) 852-1362
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Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Trauma Focused
Hi! I'm Jenn. I specialize in Maternal Mental Health and in helping women navigate their 20's/30's. Many of my clients feel burdened by the expectations of others, overwhelmed by school/work/life balance or unsatisfied in relationships. Some wonder about the right time to start a family, others have experienced a challenging and emotional road trying to start their family. Mothers I work with tell me they feel they've lost themselves in caring for their growing family, they've lost their connection with those close to them, and often times their symptoms of Perinatal Depression or Anxiety are sucking the joy out of motherhood.

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Santa Barbara Trauma focused therapy (TF-CBT) helps people who may be experiencing post-traumatic stress after a traumatic event to return to a healthy state. These Therapists can help with Trauma focused therapy in Santa Barbara.

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