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Find Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on understanding and improving your thoughts, patterns of thinking, and behaviors. CBT is often focused on specific problems you are experiencing and practical solutions to those problems. It is a great tool for when you are feeling overwhelmed or trapped in a negative cycle.

Cognitive behavioral therapists conduct CBT in an office setting (in-person or online) through one-on-one conversations. This type of therapy can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, from depression and eating disorders to addictions and relationship issues, and is particularly great for developing new skills and perspectives.

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 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

There are many benefits that come along with CBT, and they include:

  • Improved coping skills
  • Enhanced communication skills
  • Healthier thought processes
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Emotional support
  • Improved overall functioning

If you’re curious about CBT or other types of therapy and want to know which is right for your needs, read this article: What type of therapy is best for me?

CBT May Be the Answer

There are several types of therapy, but not every type of therapy will be best for you. CBT therapy may be a good fit for you if you suffer from conditions like:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self-esteem
  • Eating Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Substance use

CBT is not a good fit if you have trouble with rational or logical thinking, such as if you have a brain injury or severe learning or intellectual disorders. It is also not a great fit for people who don’t want to fully participate in therapy, as it requires active involvement with your therapist.

If you are interested in cognitive behavioral therapy, Mental Health Match can help you find a quality CBT therapist in your area. Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Claudia Franzosi
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Map out a course of action to change where you are at and get to where you want to be. We will explore what keeps you stuck and find ways to navigate through the obstacles presented. Working with a very experienced therapist makes a difference!


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Map out a course of action to change where you are at and get to where you want to be. We will explore what keeps you stuck and find ways to navigate through the obstacles presented. Working with a very experienced therapist makes a difference!

Something to know about my approach is:

I am results oriented and do not believe in endlessly complaining about problems and childhood issues without taking specific actions to improve your situation. I only use science-based approaches like cognitive behavioral-therapy.

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  • Addictive behaviors
  • Depression
  • High anxiety
  • High functioning autism
  • Trauma Recovery
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Jessica Clark
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Together we will understand what you want to experience and what feels like it is holding you back. We will then develop a practical plan to learn new tools and practice new behaviors that can help you get on a path to living a meaningful life.


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Together we will understand what you want to experience and what feels like it is holding you back. We will then develop a practical plan to learn new tools and practice new behaviors that can help you get on a path to living a meaningful life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I provide a calm, compassionate space to unpack your current stressors, describe your thoughts and feelings, and just be yourself.

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  • Adjustment issues
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • High-functioning anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Life Adjustment
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Dan Montgomery
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Explore every aspect of your human experience‚ past, present, or future‚ that brings you stress or unhappiness. I am a World Class therapist who will bring positive solutions to any situation you are facing, especially during Covid-19.


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Explore every aspect of your human experience‚ past, present, or future‚ that brings you stress or unhappiness. I am a World Class therapist who will bring positive solutions to any situation you are facing, especially during Covid-19.

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Many clients have said their former therapist was too passive and progress too slow. I am known nationally for getting the show on the road by generating action steps to resolve issues from the moment therapy begins. I love seeing your success!

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  • Addiction Counseling
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Skills
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Food and Eating Concerns
  • Intimacy
  • Isolation
  • Pornography Use
  • Sex Addiction
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Kristin Canedo
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Together, we will explore how anxiousness and perfectionism show up in your life, and develop new ways to react to life’s challenges. We’ll practice tools that can help you feel grounded, confident, and more in control.


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Together, we will explore how anxiousness and perfectionism show up in your life, and develop new ways to react to life’s challenges. We’ll practice tools that can help you feel grounded, confident, and more in control.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am trained in several approaches that can create new insights about yourself. We'll create a tailored plan based on your needs that may include building healthy attachments, addressing maladaptive thoughts, and encourage self-acceptance.

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  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationships
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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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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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.

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  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • LGBTQ+
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  • Teenagers
  • Trauma
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Jessica Gioia remote and phone therapy in California