Find Depression Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Sadness is a normal emotion that all humans feel, but depression is a completely different experience. Untreated depression can lead to life-threatening complications, including self-harm and suicide. So, if you are feeling depressed, it’s wise to seek treatment.

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.

Symptoms of Depression

There are many types of depression, and they present in a myriad of ways. Some of the most common symptoms of depression include:

  • lack of interest,
  • fatigue,
  • sleep difficulty,
  • weight fluctuations,
  • self-harm, and more.

Read this article to find out more about the signs of depression. If you’re experiencing signs of depression, seek help right away from a licensed therapist.

Take Control of Your Life: See a Depression Therapist Today!

Depression can be utterly draining, leaving you scrambling to hold on to any semblance of happiness. But with treatment from a therapist who specializes in depression, you can finally start to feel better. Let Mental Health Match find you a depression therapist fast - search below or use our matching tool to get started.

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Sylvia Mejia
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Work through stressors, trauma, life changes, or anything else that may be affecting your current emotional well-being.


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Work through stressors, trauma, life changes, or anything else that may be affecting your current emotional well-being.

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The therapeutic relationship is extremely important to me. I hope to create an atmosphere where you feel comfortable expressing and exploring difficult feelings and emotions. I utilize different modalities based on what works best for you.

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  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attachment Issues
  • Depression
  • Internal Values Work
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
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Genean Jeffery
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develop a plan that is tailored to your individual needs. I believe that everyone can benefit from having an ongoing and supportive therapeutic relationship, which is a collaborative alliance based on trust, empathy, and validation.


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develop a plan that is tailored to your individual needs. I believe that everyone can benefit from having an ongoing and supportive therapeutic relationship, which is a collaborative alliance based on trust, empathy, and validation.

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By gaining insights into old beliefs that no longer serve you, discovering strengths already within you, and developing more profound acceptance of yourself and others, your life can become more manageable, fulfilling, and peaceful.

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  • Anger Management
  • Breakups
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Grief counseling
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Job Loss
  • LGBTQ+
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Stress Management
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Johana M. de Oca, LMFT
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Identify stressors, process emotional pain, ease anxieties and/or sadness caused by experiences, work through attachment issues and relationship problems that may come from trauma. Gain awareness, learn supportive coping tools, healing emotionally.


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Identify stressors, process emotional pain, ease anxieties and/or sadness caused by experiences, work through attachment issues and relationship problems that may come from trauma. Gain awareness, learn supportive coping tools, healing emotionally.

Something to know about my approach is:

I tend to begin with a more directive and structured approach when I am exploring with you the root of the problem. This is because we need to have a deeper understanding. I utilize CBT, Psychodynamic, Client Centered, and a more Holistic approach.

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  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Betrayal Trauma
  • Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Trauma
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Infidelity
  • Life Stress
  • Major Accidents
  • Past Abuse
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
  • Violence
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Sunita Shenoy
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Talk about how things are going and explore the changes you would like to see. You can talk about anything and I will hear you. We will work together to set meaningful goals and I will help you with ways to cope so you can move toward healing.


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Together, we will:

Talk about how things are going and explore the changes you would like to see. You can talk about anything and I will hear you. We will work together to set meaningful goals and I will help you with ways to cope so you can move toward healing.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am trained and experienced in many approaches but my goal is your goal. My approach is to do what works for you whether that is changing unhealthy thought patterns, focusing on emotions, or helping you learn new ways of coping.

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  • Adjusting
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Social Anxiety
  • South Asian cultural issues
  • Stress Management
  • Working Professionals
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Workplace Issues
  • Work stress
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Chris Datiles
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Help you learn about your needs and how to communicate boundaries so that you can navigate loss, change, and burnout from a place of self-compassion. We'll make meaning together about your values, life experiences, and what you envision for yourself.


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Together, we will:

Help you learn about your needs and how to communicate boundaries so that you can navigate loss, change, and burnout from a place of self-compassion. We'll make meaning together about your values, life experiences, and what you envision for yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy with me is an opportunity to practice how you want to show up in relationships with yourself and with others. My style is collaborative, integrates mutual feedback and mindfulness techniques, and is grief and trauma informed.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship issues
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Sex Therapy
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Chris Datiles remote and phone therapy in California