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Find Mood Swings Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

When you suffer from mood swings, your emotional state may change rapidly and frequently. While mood swings can be caused by hormonal shifts, medications, and substance use, they may also be caused by mood disorders, like bipolar disorder.

A licensed therapist can devise a plan to help you discover the source of your mood swings and teach you tactics to overcome them. 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.

When to Seek Therapy for Mood Swings

Mood swings are often normal, especially for women of child-bearing age, but they can also be a sign of a serious mental issue. Here are some signs you should see a mental health professional for your mood swings:

  • Your mood swings make you unable to enjoy life.
  • You become violent.
  • Your mood swings are interfering with your relationships.
  • Your mood swings are frequent or linger.
  • You have thoughts of suicide.
  • You are having trouble managing your mood swings.

Check out this article to learn about bipolar disorder, which is characterized by severe mood swings.

Help is Available: Get Treatment for Mood Swings Today

Licensed therapists and counselors have the tools and expertise to help you regain control of your moods and your life. Mental Health Match is here to connect you with a professional therapist who specializes in mood swings. You can browse experts below, or get personalized recommendations with our free therapist matching tool.

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Christina Dee
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Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening your capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and resilient heart.


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Together, we will:

Explore and release both the pain of the past and the fear of the future while strengthening your capacity to meet life’s challenges with a balanced mind and resilient heart.

Something to know about my approach is:

My psychotherapy practice integrates psychodynamic, existential, Jungian, trauma-informed, neuroscience, meditative-based, somatic and depth approaches to psychological growth, emotional healing, and holistic transformation.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse
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  • Attachment Issues
  • Codependency
  • Communication
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Confidence and Self-worth
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  • LGBTQ+
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  • Racism
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  • Self-Compassion
  • Shame
  • Spiritual Exploration
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Recovery
  • Trust Issues
  • Vulnerability
  • Women's Identity/Image
  • Young Adults
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William James Jones
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Whether you struggle with social anxiety, low self-esteem, relationships distress, depression, loss, career change, or reconnecting with your purpose in life, I hope to help you cope, unblock barriers and deepen your understanding of yourself.


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Whether you struggle with social anxiety, low self-esteem, relationships distress, depression, loss, career change, or reconnecting with your purpose in life, I hope to help you cope, unblock barriers and deepen your understanding of yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use an exclusive approach known as Integrative Depth Psychology where we explore issues through four pillars that make up my approach. I use cultural sensitive, humanistic, intersubjective, and Jungian modalities to set the groundwork for therapy.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Borderline Personality
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional regulation
  • Gender Identity and Affirmation
  • Identity Issues
  • Infidelity
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage Counseling
  • multicultural identity
  • Panic Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Justice
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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.

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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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Andrew Schuessler
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discuss a wide variety of topics like values, purpose, finding meaning and making authentic connections with others. We will talk about the issues you face and work together to find the solution that works best for you.


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discuss a wide variety of topics like values, purpose, finding meaning and making authentic connections with others. We will talk about the issues you face and work together to find the solution that works best for you.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach to therapy is to find out what is driving the behavior, feelings or physical symptoms that you want to work on in therapy. By understanding the source of the issues we can identify a more lasting solution.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Adolescents
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Couples Therapy
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nurse Burnout
  • Physician burnout
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Ayesha Asghar
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Develop new ways to react to life’s challenges, identify the triggers that cause distress, and communicate about the boundaries. We’ll practice tools that can help you feel grounded, calm, confident, comfortable with yourself, and more in control.


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Together, we will:

Develop new ways to react to life’s challenges, identify the triggers that cause distress, and communicate about the boundaries. We’ll practice tools that can help you feel grounded, calm, confident, comfortable with yourself, and more in control.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use CBT, ACT & DBT in my practice: These approaches help people to learn emotional regulation, to change their unhealthy thinking patterns & behaviors and they can also learn mindfulness skills to accept & reconnect with their true self.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Burn Out
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Emotional regulation
  • Family Conflict
  • grief
  • Immigrants
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Isolation
  • Life Transitions
  • Overwhelmed
  • Peer Relationships
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship problems
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Self-harm
  • Self-Worth
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Distancing Stress
  • Social Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal Ideation
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