Browse > California > Santa Barbara > Divorce And Breakups

Find Divorce / Breakups Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Divorces and breakups can leave you reeling. The emotions, new routines, and stressors can make it difficult to function. If this speaks to you, you need to know that relief is available.

A licensed divorce counselor can help you sort through your feelings and rewire your thought processes so you can get to a better mental space. 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.

Signs You Need Therapy After a Divorce or Breakup

Here are some signs indicating you should consider divorce or breakup therapy:

  • You feel profoundly sad.
  • You’re having trouble concentrating on daily tasks.
  • You have feelings of guilt.
  • You are in shock.
  • You feel ashamed.

These feelings are totally normal after a breakup or divorce, yet many need support to heal. For a personal look at how therapy can help after a breakup, read this Voices of Therapy about one person’s experience with a divorce counselor.

Healing Begins Now: Get Breakup or Divorce Therapy Today

A licensed therapist can help you process your emotions, communicate effectively with your ex, teach you how to support your kids, help you come to terms with your situation, and more. And with Mental Health Match, finding a quality therapist is simple! To find a divorce counselor, start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

Santa Barbara, CA Divorce and Breakup Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

Looking to expand your network? At Mental Health Match, we match clients to therapists and counselors specializing in Divorce and Breakups. Get set up for new referrals in 10 minutes or less. 60 day free trial, with no credit cards required to start. Join now.

Read more
WANT TO SEE PERSONALIZED MATCHES?
Take our survey to find therapists who fit your budget and goals.
Showing 1 - 5 (18 total therapists)
Showing 1 - 5 (18 total therapists)
Filters:
Picture of Genean Jeffery, therapist in California
Genean Jeffery
Together, we will:

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.


VIEW PROFILE
Picture of Genean Jeffery, therapist in California
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

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.

Something to know about my approach is:

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.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • 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
Read more about me
Genean Jeffery remote and phone therapy in California
Picture of Linda Johnson, therapist in California
Linda Johnson
Together, we will:

We explore the past as a way of informing the present and increasing self-awareness. We dump as many puzzle pieces on the table as you are comfortable sharing, then together we work to create a picture of your life to date that empowers your future.


VIEW PROFILE
Picture of Linda Johnson, therapist in California
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

We explore the past as a way of informing the present and increasing self-awareness. We dump as many puzzle pieces on the table as you are comfortable sharing, then together we work to create a picture of your life to date that empowers your future.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am an interactive therapist who, though interested in how you feel, am also curious about many other aspects about you and your life experiences. I consider it an honor that clients share parts of themselves with me in our work together.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Goals/Accountability
  • Identity Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Pet Loss
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships
  • Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Women's Issues
Read more about me
Linda Johnson remote and phone therapy in California
Picture of Nicole Zens, therapist in California
Nicole Zens
Together, we will:

help you build the skills necessary to hold your partner's pain and communicate in a way that forges connection and intimacy. We will identify and unpack any fears/insecurities that block healthy communication. We will explore and heal your past.


VIEW PROFILE
Picture of Nicole Zens, therapist in California
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

help you build the skills necessary to hold your partner's pain and communicate in a way that forges connection and intimacy. We will identify and unpack any fears/insecurities that block healthy communication. We will explore and heal your past.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize only the most effective research-based approaches. I offer the empathy + expertise needed to heal deep wounds, repair hurting relationships, and transform life's most difficult battles into opportunities for deep, human connection/healing.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Affair Recovery
  • Affairs and Cheating
  • Anxiety
  • anxiety management
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Attachment Issues
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Conflict resolution
  • Co-parenting
  • Couples Therapy
  • Developing Secure Attachment
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • Engagement and Marriage
  • Exploring Attachment Styles
  • Fear of Failure
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Healing from Relationships
  • Healthy Conflict Resolution
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Marital stress
  • Marriage
  • Marriage Counseling
  • narcissistic abuse
  • Open Relationships
  • Parental Burnout
  • Parent-Child Relationship
  • Parent Coaching
  • Parenting Issues
  • Parenting Skills
  • Perfectionism
  • Polyamory
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • relational trauma
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
  • Relationship Patterns
  • Reparenting Yourself
  • Repetitive relational issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Workaholics
  • Work stress
Read more about me
Nicole Zens remote and phone therapy in California
Picture of Julie Morgavi, therapist in California
Julie Morgavi
Together, we will:

look at the problems you are struggling with and trace them back to their original source(s). Together we will cultivate compassion and heal those wounds which continue to resurface in your life and find more effective tools to navigate your world.


VIEW PROFILE
Picture of Julie Morgavi, therapist in California
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

look at the problems you are struggling with and trace them back to their original source(s). Together we will cultivate compassion and heal those wounds which continue to resurface in your life and find more effective tools to navigate your world.

Something to know about my approach is:

In my experience, all roads lead to Family of Origin, attachment, and the big and little "T" traumas that we experience along the way. I employ a comprehensive understanding of our amazing central nervous system & how often it does its job TOO well

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Attachment Wounds
  • Complex Trauma
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Family of Origin
  • First Generation issues
  • Parent-Child Relationship
Read more about me
Julie Morgavi remote and phone therapy in California
Picture of Mike Chang, therapist in California
Mike Chang
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.


VIEW PROFILE
Picture of Mike Chang, therapist in California
VIEW PROFILE
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
Read more about me
Mike Chang remote and phone therapy in California