Find Cutting Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Cutting is a potentially dangerous way to cope with difficult situations and emotions. In fact, it’s one of the most dangerous forms of self-harm. If left untreated, cutting can lead to infections, worse mental health, and even death.

If you feel like your cutting is turning into something even more harmful, or that you may take your own life; immediate support is available. Please call 800-273-8255 or text HOME to 741741.

If you are cutting yourself, you can learn other coping mechanisms that are better for your physical and emotional health. The first step is talking to a trained therapist who can help you understand your behaviors, their root causes, and how to feel better.

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 Treatment for Cutting

Cutting treatment is tailored to the individual, given that the reasons behind self-harming behavior vary from person to person. Many find that their urge to cut diminishes greatly with therapy.

Therapy for cutting or self-harm can have the following benefits:

  • Becoming more aware of your mental state.
  • Learning healthier skills you can use to cope with stressors.
  • Improving your social skills and relationships.
  • Discovering and dispelling self-harm triggers.
  • Greater confidence in who you are and compassion for yourself.

Getting therapy for cutting from a licensed professional may be just what you need to improve your life. If you are still curious about how a therapist can provide treatment for cutting, read this personal story about self-harm, trauma, and the benefits of therapy.

Seek Therapy for Cutting Today!

Time is of the essence when it comes to seeking treatment for cutting, so we recommend that you don’t wait. Mental Health Match can help you find a local therapist or counselor in minutes! Start by browsing cutting and self-harm experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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process and heal.

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I approach new clients the way I would want a therapist to work with me. I am open and understanding and always strive to make sure that we both feel the therapeutic is relationship is a good fit.

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My goals for you are to resolve conflicted feelings, find satisfaction, balance, and enhance your ability to confidently cope with obstacles that get in your way. You will get there, but right now you are here and that is wonderful.


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My goals for you are to resolve conflicted feelings, find satisfaction, balance, and enhance your ability to confidently cope with obstacles that get in your way. You will get there, but right now you are here and that is wonderful.

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As a psychotherapist my role is to provide support, empathy, hold space, and challenge you to empower and outgrow your past self. You are the artist of your own life. Don't hand the paintbrush to anyone else.

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Paria Zandi
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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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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)

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Sarah Sanchez
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walk through this journey together. I know it can be difficult to uncover some hurts you have been through, but you will not be alone in that process.


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walk through this journey together. I know it can be difficult to uncover some hurts you have been through, but you will not be alone in that process.

Something to know about my approach is:

My goal is to provide a safe, supportive, and caring environment for you. I believe that every person has an opportunity to grow in their life, but sometimes we need to heal the root before we can grow.

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  • Anxiety
  • Christian Counseling
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Stephanie Antoni
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explore the patterns and cycles that underly your experiences. How has your family of origin or childhood experience impacted your current areas of discomfort? What deeper patterns can we address to help you find joy and satisfactiction?


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Together, we will:

explore the patterns and cycles that underly your experiences. How has your family of origin or childhood experience impacted your current areas of discomfort? What deeper patterns can we address to help you find joy and satisfactiction?

Something to know about my approach is:

I guide clients through their own emotional and cognitive landscape, identifying patterns and old wounds that are asking to be healed. There are many roads to healing, and together, we will find what works best for you based on your comfort level.

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  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Disorders
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  • Domestic Violence
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  • Existential Issues
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social media use
  • Suicidality
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