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Asian cultures are unique. So it is understandable that many people seek a therapist or counselor who shares their cultural background. If you have Asian cultural heritage, you may want an Asian therapist as nobody can understand your cultural experience like another Asian person can.

Whether you are located in downtown Santa Barbara, the suburbs of Santa Barbara, other nearby places such as Ventura, Lompoc, or anywhere else in California, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

The Benefits of Talk Therapy with an Asian Counselor

If you are Asian or Asian-American, there are several reasons why you may benefit from working with Asian counselors:

  • You may connect more deeply with an Asian therapist or more easily feel that your therapist just "gets you."
  • You may feel more assured that you can share your thoughts and feelings without fear of judgement.
  • Asian counselors are better able to identify how your Asian cultural background affects your life and experiences.
  • Some mental health issues may stem from racial injustice, bias, or crimes, and an Asian therapist may feel safer to you.
  • You may feel more comfortable and be able to let your guard down more with an Asian therapist than if you feel like you must be aware of and fight stereotypes.

To learn more about if an Asian therapist is right for you, check out this article to know: Is it important for my therapist to be like me?

Get Started with an Asian Therapist Now!

At Mental Health Match, we connect you to Asian therapists who will help you tackle issues that prevent you from living your best life. To find a licensed Asian therapist in your area, browse the experts below or use our free therapist matching tool.

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Darren Santos
Together, we will:

Build a relationship and environment that works best for you, where your feedback matters, and we collaborate to help reach your personal goals at a pace that you decide. Even if you're not sure where to go, you've come to the right place.


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Together, we will:

Build a relationship and environment that works best for you, where your feedback matters, and we collaborate to help reach your personal goals at a pace that you decide. Even if you're not sure where to go, you've come to the right place.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will listen, highlight your strengths, and help to uncover where your distress is coming from. Together we can explore your present and past, to fine tune what tools you need to take control and create the future you want to build for yourself.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Asian and Pacific Islander Issues
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Non-monogamy
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Darren Santos remote and phone therapy in California
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Jungeun Kim
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We will collaboratively explore bio-psycho-socio-cultural factors (e.g., family, trauma, 'isms') influencing and interacting with your symptoms, with the goals of improved self-awareness and positive behavioral changes.


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Together, we will:

We will collaboratively explore bio-psycho-socio-cultural factors (e.g., family, trauma, 'isms') influencing and interacting with your symptoms, with the goals of improved self-awareness and positive behavioral changes.

Something to know about my approach is:

Utilizing empirically supported treatments (e.g., EFT, CBT, IFS, ACT), I strive to help my clients make their decisions based on healthy, wise mind, not based on fear.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • Communication Issues
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • Perfectionism
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Justice
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
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Jungeun Kim remote and phone therapy in California
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Mike Chang
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My main goal is to provide a therapeutic environment that is safe and comfortable to facilitate progress and resolution to different issues in life. Life can be confusing and chaotic at times but I do believe in goodness of change and hope.


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Together, we will:

My main goal is to provide a therapeutic environment that is safe and comfortable to facilitate progress and resolution to different issues in life. Life can be confusing and chaotic at times but I do believe in goodness of change and hope.

Something to know about my approach is:

I make strong connections with my clients through an authentic presence, well-developed active listening skills, and transparency. I am committed to create a safe and comfortable space for my clients where they can be their most authentic self.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment issues
  • adolescent anxiety
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Codependency
  • Communication Issues
  • Cultural Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma Recovery
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Mike Chang remote and phone therapy in California
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Naomi Babcock
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Work together finding the most effective approach to meet your therapeutic needs. My goal is to provide you with a safe space and I feel very humbled to be a participant in the change process of my clients.


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Together, we will:

Work together finding the most effective approach to meet your therapeutic needs. My goal is to provide you with a safe space and I feel very humbled to be a participant in the change process of my clients.

Something to know about my approach is:

I consider my work with clients to be a collaborative process to help children, adolescents, and adults find the most effective ways to cope with emotional experiences that might arise as a result of various life situations or trauma.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Children
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Existential Issues
  • grief
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (OCSDs)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Spirituality
  • Trauma
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Naomi Babcock remote and phone therapy in Arizona, California
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Anh Hoang Plasencia
Together, we will:

undo aloneness by befriending emotions and heal relationships. You will reconnect with the qualities you already possess, gain awareness of your protectors, patterns, and strengths. You will learn to relate to yourself in a new and different way.


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Together, we will:

undo aloneness by befriending emotions and heal relationships. You will reconnect with the qualities you already possess, gain awareness of your protectors, patterns, and strengths. You will learn to relate to yourself in a new and different way.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am relational, direct, experiential, and privilege the relationship between client and therapist. I utilize a combination of AEDP, Internal Family Systems, DBT, neuroscience and mindfulness practices.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries
  • Depression
  • Guilt
  • Healing from Relationships
  • Highly Sensitive People
  • Immigration
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Painful emotions
  • People Pleasing
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-Worth
  • Shame
  • Trauma
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Anh Hoang Plasencia remote and phone therapy in California