Find Drug Use Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Are substance abuse problems causing issues in your relationships and making life more challenging? If so, it’s time to seek help. A substance abuse therapist can help you calm cravings, identify triggers, and remedy mental issues so you can stop using substances and start celebrating sobriety.

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 Substance Abuse Therapy

Many people use substances, but get overwhelmed with them and are not sure when or if to stop. It can be difficult to know when it’s time to seek help for substance use. So, here are some signs to look out for:

  • You have cravings for drugs and other substances.
  • You want to give up substances but can’t seem to kick the habit.
  • Your drug or alcohol tolerance is building.
  • You have withdrawal symptoms when you’re not using substances.
  • Your substance use is affecting your relationships.

If any of these signs describe your situation, a substance abuse counselor can help you immensely. In a new article, licensed therapist Mark Levine writes about the stages of change when getting ready to handle an addiction to drugs.

Help is Available: Get Substance Abuse Counseling Today

A licensed therapist can use various techniques and tools to support you emotionally, help you identify triggers, curb your cravings, and rewire your thought processes so you can bid your drug habit goodbye. Luckily, finding a quality therapist is easy with Mental Health Match! Start by browsing below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

Santa Barbara, CA Substance Abuse Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Galen Garbarino
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My therapeutic approach is centered in the evolution of how the treatment world is changing. I am an astute listener, a guide, a cheerleader, an accountability coach and, most importantly, provide a healing space for growth.


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My therapeutic approach is centered in the evolution of how the treatment world is changing. I am an astute listener, a guide, a cheerleader, an accountability coach and, most importantly, provide a healing space for growth.

Something to know about my approach is:

Working from a Motivational Interviewing perspective allows me to meet my clients where they are in his/her process of change. MI is a very nonjudgmental, collaborative and respectful therapeutic approach. I also utilize EMDR in the tx of trauma.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Distress
  • Trauma
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Chantel Miller
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Develop therapeutic goals to address the most pressing needs. We will use Cognitive Behavioral therapy to look at our thoughts that drive our behaviors. Also, Solution-Focused Therapy to guide client to access strengths to find solutions to problem


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Develop therapeutic goals to address the most pressing needs. We will use Cognitive Behavioral therapy to look at our thoughts that drive our behaviors. Also, Solution-Focused Therapy to guide client to access strengths to find solutions to problem

Something to know about my approach is:

I tend to use Cognitive Behavioral and Solution-Focused approaches. However, as I get to know my clients more and their specific difficulties I'll use a variety of techniques as appropriate.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Christian
  • Depression Management
  • grief
  • Job Loss
  • Sexuality
  • Teenagers
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Rachelle Bloksberg
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work to reduce stress & anxiety & increase self-esteem in a safe space while focusing on what you want. I will treat you respectfully without judgment. You will discover solutions to make your life better & become the best version of yourself.


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work to reduce stress & anxiety & increase self-esteem in a safe space while focusing on what you want. I will treat you respectfully without judgment. You will discover solutions to make your life better & become the best version of yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

Sessions are collaborative, empowering & about solution-focused change. I start where you are and focus on where you want to be. Small steps can lead to big changes. No matter the obstacles, you can make changes that lead to a more fulfilling life.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • BIPOC
  • Caregiver Stress
  • Chronic Illness
  • Co-parenting
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Grief counseling
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Parenting
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationships
  • Religious Trauma
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-harm
  • Spiritual Trauma
  • Stress
  • Therapist for other Therapists
  • Trauma
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adults
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Rachelle Bloksberg remote and phone therapy in California
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Anna Ponder
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Collaborate to establish your goals and work towards change to decrease suffering. I will meet you where you are, and we can create this change by increasing self-awareness, and improving negative thought processes and behaviors.


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Collaborate to establish your goals and work towards change to decrease suffering. I will meet you where you are, and we can create this change by increasing self-awareness, and improving negative thought processes and behaviors.

Something to know about my approach is:

My overall objective is to provide my clients with a safe space and the necessary skills to achieve their therapeutic goals. My approach is person-centered, collaborative, empowering, nonjudgmental, trauma-informed, and goal focused.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Esteem
  • Substance Use
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Tonya Boyd
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Work together on your journey to self-empowerment and meet your goals.


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Work together on your journey to self-empowerment and meet your goals.

Something to know about my approach is:

I work with children, adolescents, and adults. I specialize in working with the LGBTQ+ community, anxiety, attachment, and stress. I use resources and will actively teach you ways to support yourself.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • gender dysphoria
  • interracial couples
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Stress
  • Mood Disorders
  • Racism
  • Self care
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-love
  • Self-Worth
  • Social Avoidance
  • Social Justice
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • supporting LGBT children
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Tonya Boyd remote and phone therapy in California