Find College Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

You are about to embark on one of the most exciting adventures of your life - going to college. While the anticipation of college or university may fill you with excitement and wonder, it could also cause fear, anxiety, uncertainty, and other feelings that can be difficult to tolerate. You may be concerned about leaving home, living in a dorm, or the stress of classes and coursework.

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.

How College Counseling Can Help

College counseling from a licensed therapist or counselor can help you sort out your complex emotions and concerns so you can move forward with more confidence and self-awareness.

Are you curious about what therapy can offer when you go away to college? Read licensed therapist Chelsea Etheridge’s personal story about going to a college counselor.

Speak With a College Counselor Today!

If you’re dealing with pre-college nerves or negative feelings concerning college, counseling can help immensely. Once you’re in college, a therapist can also help you handle the stresses of classes, peer pressure, and your growing independence. With Mental Health Match, finding a great therapist is easy! Get started by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Tara Makhani
Together, we will:

Minimize barriers, accomplish your goals, and grow the insight, tools, and resilience to be able to apply your gained knowledge to any obstacles that come your way. What is often left unsaid is your step to a better life, so let's start talking.


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Together, we will:

Minimize barriers, accomplish your goals, and grow the insight, tools, and resilience to be able to apply your gained knowledge to any obstacles that come your way. What is often left unsaid is your step to a better life, so let's start talking.

Something to know about my approach is:

Each client needs a little something different, and I tailor my approach to meet your needs. I want to gain a better understanding of the person(s) across from me and help them to process what hasn't been working and get closer to what will.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Breakups
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • College Students
  • Communication Issues
  • Dating and Romance
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • multicultural identity
  • Panic Attacks
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship problems
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Justice
  • Stress Management
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Tara Makhani remote and phone therapy in California
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Paria Zandi
Together, we will:

I help clients heal their past, let go of what no longer serves them, and invite in new levels of awareness, freedom, and joy.


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Together, we will:

I help clients heal their past, let go of what no longer serves them, and invite in new levels of awareness, freedom, and joy.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use insight from my own personal, lived experience to help clients heal their past, let go of what no longer serves them, and invite in new levels of awareness, freedom, and joy. My work is relational and dynamic (I don't just sit back and listen)

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescent Risk Behaviors
  • Adolescents
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Childhood Trauma
  • College Students
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Family trauma
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Young Adults
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Paria Zandi remote and phone therapy in California
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Stefanie Hamami
Together, we will:

explore triggers, identify healthy coping, and build self-compassion so that you can be your biggest advocate and supporter.


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Picture of Stefanie Hamami, therapist in California
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Together, we will:

explore triggers, identify healthy coping, and build self-compassion so that you can be your biggest advocate and supporter.

Something to know about my approach is:

I emphasize collaboration. My style is client-centered. We will work together to discover your strengths, areas for growth, and identify symptom management skills that fit your individual needs and preferences.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Career Change
  • College Students
  • Coping Skills
  • Intrusive Thoughts
  • Mother-daughter relationships
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
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Stefanie Hamami remote and phone therapy in California
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Dr. Kalana Greer
Together, we will:

Focus on what’s important to you and help you see blind spots to meet your life and internal goals more effectively.


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Together, we will:

Focus on what’s important to you and help you see blind spots to meet your life and internal goals more effectively.

Something to know about my approach is:

Direct, solution-focused, and emotionally available.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Academic Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Issues
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Codependency
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional regulation
  • Family of Origin
  • Helping Professionals
  • Identity Issues
  • Parenting Issues
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Racism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
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Dr. Kalana Greer remote and phone therapy in California
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Kristin Canedo
Together, we will:

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:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationships
  • School issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Kristin Canedo remote and phone therapy in California, Florida