Find Geriatrics Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

As you get into advanced age, 65 years and older, it can be challenging to find happiness and cope with life changes.

Luckily, there are geriatric mental health professionals standing by to help you deal with transitions related to aging, navigate tough situations, and even find new meaning in life. 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.

Do You Need Geriatric Mental Health Therapy?

If you’re not sure whether you should consider geriatric mental health therapy, this section will help you. Here are some signs you could use therapy:

  • You regularly have outbursts or feelings of aggression toward others.
  • You no longer enjoy things that used to make you happy.
  • You feel stressed out.
  • You turn to alcohol or drugs to calm your mind or get you through the day.
  • You are not sure how you want to live out your remaining years.
  • You suffer from anxiety.
  • You are reeling from the deaths of family members and friends.

This is not an exhaustive list of issues that affect older people.

If you’re experiencing any of the above issues, or simply would like to enjoy life more, you could benefit from geriatric therapy. Here’s some helpful information about finding a therapist who’s a great fit for you.

Don’t Wait: Start Geriatric Therapy Today!

Your geriatric therapist will get to know you and identify any mental or emotional issues that need to be resolved. They’ll then create a treatment plan and goals to work towards. With ongoing therapy, you can work towards fully enjoying your life, even in old age. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified geriatric therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Lana Cohen
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help you feel empowered to lead a more purposeful and fulfilling life.

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I am interested in exploring how problems are shaped by the complicated social, cultural, and political contexts we live in. By focusing on your goals and values, I aim to offer alternative ways of looking at the problems in your life.

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Elaine Skoulas
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We will examine what is holding you back and help develop new ways of responding to life's challenges. We will practice what helps you to feel grounded, confident, and more in control to improve self-worth, relationships, and heal past trauma.


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We will examine what is holding you back and help develop new ways of responding to life's challenges. We will practice what helps you to feel grounded, confident, and more in control to improve self-worth, relationships, and heal past trauma.

Something to know about my approach is:

I will help you get unstuck by exploring patterns that have been useful at times but no longer serve you. I believe that the therapeutic relationship between us is what helps to provide healing by modeling intimacy and depth for all relationships.

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Ayelet Hirshfeld
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Amongst other roles, I also have served as a founder of companies including Tech and understand the incredible toll & joy startup life takes. Areas of expertise: psychoanalysis; assessment & treatment planning; trauma, secondary stress, burnout


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Amongst other roles, I also have served as a founder of companies including Tech and understand the incredible toll & joy startup life takes. Areas of expertise: psychoanalysis; assessment & treatment planning; trauma, secondary stress, burnout

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I am a Psychoanalyst and a licensed clinical psychologist in practice with young adults, adults, & couples. I acknowledge that suffering experienced in relation to anxiety, depression, relationship issues, parenting, trauma etc can be debilitating.

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Catherine Rantisi
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I strive to create a safe, collaborative, non-judgmental environment that allows for values-based change. Don't go it alone. I am here to support you and meet your current mental health needs. Contact me today and we can this next step together


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I strive to create a safe, collaborative, non-judgmental environment that allows for values-based change. Don't go it alone. I am here to support you and meet your current mental health needs. Contact me today and we can this next step together

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I provide counseling services focusing on adolescents and adults. My specialties include working with depression, anxiety, stress, adjustment difficulties, grief and loss, chronic mental health concerns, and traumatic experiences

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Andrew Drey-Mulari
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Work together to deconstruct harmful life stories and reconstruct them in more positive, restorative ways.


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Together, we will:

Work together to deconstruct harmful life stories and reconstruct them in more positive, restorative ways.

Something to know about my approach is:

I utilize a client-centered approach. My main modality is Narrative Therapy, which operates under the assumption that we live our lives in stories.

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