Find Body Image Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

If you’re dealing with body image issues or low self-esteem, know that you’re not alone. People from all walks of life struggle with this same issue. It can be challenging to get past the negative feelings about your body - thankfully, there’s help available.

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.

Signs You Could Use Body Image Therapy

It is sometimes difficult to determine whether you need therapy. Here are some signs that you could use a body image therapist:

  • You are preoccupied with how your body is shaped, how much you weigh, or your overall appearance.
  • You use drastic measures to change your body, like extreme dieting, purging, or fasting.
  • You isolate yourself due to your feelings about your body.
  • You don’t like how your body looks and feel ashamed because of it.

Read this article for 6 tips for overcoming poor body image.

Take Action: See a Body Image Therapist Today!

Talk therapy with a licensed body image therapist can help to reshape your negative thought processes so you can learn to love your body more. With Mental Health Match, you can find a licensed body image therapist fast - use our therapist matching tool to get started.

Santa Barbara, CA Body Image Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Ayesha Asghar
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Develop new ways to react to life’s challenges, identify the triggers that cause distress, and communicate about the boundaries. We’ll practice tools that can help you feel grounded, calm, confident, comfortable with yourself, and more in control.


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Develop new ways to react to life’s challenges, identify the triggers that cause distress, and communicate about the boundaries. We’ll practice tools that can help you feel grounded, calm, confident, comfortable with yourself, and more in control.

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I use CBT, ACT & DBT in my practice: These approaches help people to learn emotional regulation, to change their unhealthy thinking patterns & behaviors and they can also learn mindfulness skills to accept & reconnect with their true self.

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  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
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  • Burn Out
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
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  • Isolation
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  • Overwhelmed
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  • Perfectionism
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  • Self-harm
  • Self-Worth
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Distancing Stress
  • Social Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Work-Life Balance
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Carmen Montenegro-Sis
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Strive to reach your goals, equipping you with the tools needed to grow into your healthiest version by challenging negative belief systems, processing your experiences, and supporting you with healing your traumas. You can accept and love yourself!


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Strive to reach your goals, equipping you with the tools needed to grow into your healthiest version by challenging negative belief systems, processing your experiences, and supporting you with healing your traumas. You can accept and love yourself!

Something to know about my approach is:

I will help you process distressing experiences so that you can heal the things that have hurt you, keep pressing forward, and build healthier relationships. I am very mindful about sifting through the hard things you've been through at your pace.

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  • Anxiety
  • Dating and Romance
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • People Pleasing
  • Perfectionism
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Stress
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Jacquelyn Hatcher
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I provide my clients with a warm and safe space to process their next chapter, whether it's a new job, relationship, or grieving the loss of a loved one. Another area I enjoy exploring with my clients is their upbringing and how it's affected them.


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I provide my clients with a warm and safe space to process their next chapter, whether it's a new job, relationship, or grieving the loss of a loved one. Another area I enjoy exploring with my clients is their upbringing and how it's affected them.

Something to know about my approach is:

I focus on both present and past difficulties and will help you decide which area we'll work on first. My tool belt of techniques includes attachment-based, person-centered, mindfulness, strengths-based, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Empowering women
  • Family Conflict
  • Friendships
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Loss
  • Professional Women
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Women's Identity/Image
  • Women's Issues
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Jamie Martos
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Work to untangle the past and present, bringing you new insights and perspective. As you find new freedom from painful memories and emotions, you will also gain new tools that will help you to feel more empowered and confident in your daily life.


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Work to untangle the past and present, bringing you new insights and perspective. As you find new freedom from painful memories and emotions, you will also gain new tools that will help you to feel more empowered and confident in your daily life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am trained in EMDR, a powerful treatment that can help you to increase positive emotions while also helping your body and mind heal from unwanted memories and negative self-beliefs related to past traumatic or stressful life events.

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  • Abuse and Neglect
  • Acute Grief
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Complex Trauma
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship problems
  • Self-acceptance
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma Related Disorders
  • Young Adults
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Jamie Martos remote and phone therapy in California, Missouri
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Jessica Gioia
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talk about your emotions, difficult experiences in your life, how you feel about yourself and your relationships, and issues of identity and discrimination. We will figure out how to feel better day to day and to create the life you want to have.


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Together, we will:

talk about your emotions, difficult experiences in your life, how you feel about yourself and your relationships, and issues of identity and discrimination. We will figure out how to feel better day to day and to create the life you want to have.

Something to know about my approach is:

I see difficult emotions as valuable information, telling us when we need to make different choices or take better care of ourselves. I focus on fixing the underlying cause of symptoms rather than just managing them when they appear.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Esteem
  • Teenagers
  • Trauma
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Jessica Gioia remote and phone therapy in California