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Find Childhood Trauma Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Childhood trauma can cause you mental trouble long after it occurred. It may affect your relationships, self-image, mental health, and even your physical wellbeing.

Mental Health Match connects you with top-notch therapists who can help you manage the feelings, behaviors, and triggers associated with traumatic childhood events. 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.

Childhood Trauma Symptoms

Childhood trauma stems from childhood abuse, neglect, accidents, and more. It can affect adolescents, teens, and adults, causing them to experience a wide range of symptoms, some of which include:

  • Chronic sadness or depression
  • Worry
  • Anger and irritability
  • Panic attacks
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Mood swings
  • Poor concentration

If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, therapy can help to improve the quality of your life. You can learn more about childhood trauma and how it affects you in this article from therapist Lacy Shawn.

Overcome Your Childhood Trauma with Therapy

There’s no better time to seek treatment for childhood trauma than now - therapy can help you heal and let go of the trauma. Mental Health Match can help get you started by connecting you with a licensed therapist fast. Get childhood trauma therapy and counseling online or in-person. Browse below, or use our therapist matching survey to get personalized results.

Santa Barbara, CA Childhood Trauma Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Georgina Garay-Lozano
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Explore how the past has impacted your present day. We will make meaning as we expand our understanding of you and feel deeply in order for you to feel safe and happy in your body.


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Together, we will:

Explore how the past has impacted your present day. We will make meaning as we expand our understanding of you and feel deeply in order for you to feel safe and happy in your body.

Something to know about my approach is:

We will begin with an exploration of past history. This will help me know the path to take and the resources you already hold. Pacing is important, so we will figure out what combination of talk and processing therapy is right for you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Birth trauma
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Childhood Issues
  • Childhood Trauma
  • College Students
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Cultural Trauma
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Health Anxiety
  • Identity
  • Inner Child Work
  • LGBTQ+
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Racial Trauma
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Skills
  • Starting a Business
  • Starting College
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Georgina Garay-Lozano remote and phone therapy in California
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Melissa Grisi
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As your therapist, we will create an individualized plan tailored to your needs and wants. Together we can explore your feelings, thoughts, history, beliefs, and patterns at your pace.


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Together, we will:

As your therapist, we will create an individualized plan tailored to your needs and wants. Together we can explore your feelings, thoughts, history, beliefs, and patterns at your pace.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a holistic approach and offer EMDR, CBT, DBT, expressive arts, mindfulness and trauma-informed yoga to help you achieve your goals so you can live the life you deserve.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Couples Therapy
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
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Melissa  Grisi remote and phone therapy in California
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Elizabeth Karsh
Together, we will:

uncover and work through the strategies you adopted to help get through difficult experiences. I am here to help you gain insight into your own nature, and resolve long-standing patterns that are holding you back from the life you desire.


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Together, we will:

uncover and work through the strategies you adopted to help get through difficult experiences. I am here to help you gain insight into your own nature, and resolve long-standing patterns that are holding you back from the life you desire.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a certified EMDR therapist, utilizing an approach that combines aspects of EMDR along with present moment, body-based awareness. I am a registered yoga teacher (E-RYT), and incorporate yoga to increase awareness and to balance and address mood.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Depression
  • Distress tolerance
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
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Elizabeth Karsh 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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Dr. Anissa York
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have conversations centered around current & past challenges, how you cope, & explore what your relationships look like. This will help guide our work, increase understanding of patterns, find new ways of functioning, and build on emotion tolerance.


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Together, we will:

have conversations centered around current & past challenges, how you cope, & explore what your relationships look like. This will help guide our work, increase understanding of patterns, find new ways of functioning, and build on emotion tolerance.

Something to know about my approach is:

My work is rooted in scientific approaches and led by respect, collaboration, empowerment, and relational connection. I value your culture & identity & together we'll work to decrease tough emotional experiences while addressing ongoing challenges.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression Management
  • Family of Origin
  • Identity Development
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Trauma
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Dr. Anissa York remote and phone therapy in California, Florida