Browse > California > Santa Barbara > Multiracial Therapists

Find Multiracial therapists Therapists & Counselors in Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Many people might prefer a multiracial therapist as they might feel more connected, safer, and less guarded with a mental health professional who is multiracial than with someone who isn’t.

The trouble is that, for a long time, it was hard to find multiracial therapists - but not anymore. We’re here to help. 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.

Benefits of Seeing a Mixed Race Therapist

Multiracial people face some unique challenges that non-multiracial people may not be able to relate to. Some of the most common issues cited by mixed-race people include:

  • Identity crises
  • Social issues
  • Loneliness
  • Estrangement

Nobody can understand these issues as experienced by a mixed-race person quite like someone who has had a shared experience. Here are a couple of reasons you should consider a mixed-race therapist:

  • A mixed-race therapist may be more capable of picking up on mixed-race-related issues than therapists of other races.
  • You may feel more comfortable sharing intimate details of your life and thoughts with someone you feel connected to.

Race is not the only factor to consider when choosing a therapist. To learn more, read this article about how to know if a therapist is right for you.

See a Mixed Race Therapist Today!

You don’t have to wade through tons of search results or call therapy practices in your area to find a multiracial therapist. We’ve done the work for you. With Mental Health Match, finding a qualified mixed-race therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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

Looking to expand your network? At Mental Health Match, we match clients to therapists and counselors who are multiracial. 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 (14 total therapists)
Showing 1 - 5 (14 total therapists)
Filters:
Picture of Dora Daniels, therapist in California
Dora Daniels
Together, we will:

In session together, you will have a safe space to process your feelings, learn more about your values and be challenged gently. You will learn coping skills, learn how to decrease your stress and anxiety and increase your sense of happiness.


VIEW PROFILE
Picture of Dora Daniels, therapist in California
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

In session together, you will have a safe space to process your feelings, learn more about your values and be challenged gently. You will learn coping skills, learn how to decrease your stress and anxiety and increase your sense of happiness.

Something to know about my approach is:

You matter and what you’re going through is real. When you’re feeling burned out and stressed, it can be a struggle to get anything done and it can be even harder to ask for help. I believe there’s a part of you that already knows what you need.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • career burnout
  • Career Transitions
  • Personal Development
  • Personal growth
  • Physician burnout
  • Tech workers
  • Work stress
Read more about me
Dora Daniels remote and phone therapy in California
Picture of Kelly Little, therapist in California
Kelly Little
Together, we will:

Explore how the impact of what brought you to therapy has affected you in your life and ability to function. Create a trusting space to share your story and reframe the narrative that perpetuates feeling stuck. Learn to grow through it.


VIEW PROFILE
Picture of Kelly Little, therapist in California
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

Explore how the impact of what brought you to therapy has affected you in your life and ability to function. Create a trusting space to share your story and reframe the narrative that perpetuates feeling stuck. Learn to grow through it.

Something to know about my approach is:

I’m not one to sit back and “uh huh” you. Therapy is about connection and feeling safe to share your story. To be seen, heard, and guided.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Early childhood trauma and its adult manifestations
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Intergenerational trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Read more about me
Kelly Little remote and phone therapy in California
Picture of Denyse Rehfeld, therapist in California
Denyse Rehfeld
Together, we will:

we will practice grounding and relaxing activities to bring awareness to your mind/body before exploring and releasing the anxiety and past trauma so you can regulate your emotions, set boundaries, and build confidence around what you can control.


VIEW PROFILE
Picture of Denyse Rehfeld, therapist in California
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

we will practice grounding and relaxing activities to bring awareness to your mind/body before exploring and releasing the anxiety and past trauma so you can regulate your emotions, set boundaries, and build confidence around what you can control.

Something to know about my approach is:

I treat trauma and anxiety with EMDR, which is an amazing brain-body technique that retrains your brain to relax. I also use cognitive behavioral therapy for depression and anxiety where we replace unhelpful thoughts with appropriate alternatives.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma EMDR
Read more about me
Denyse Rehfeld remote and phone therapy in California
Picture of Frances Wyatt, therapist in California, Tennessee
Frances Wyatt
Together, we will:

discuss how to cope with life stressors, how to be confident in your identity, & lead a peaceful & joyful life. I will help you to slow down, walk through a journey of self-discovery, & give you the tools needed to have the audacity to be yourself.


VIEW PROFILE
Picture of Frances Wyatt, therapist in California, Tennessee
VIEW PROFILE
Together, we will:

discuss how to cope with life stressors, how to be confident in your identity, & lead a peaceful & joyful life. I will help you to slow down, walk through a journey of self-discovery, & give you the tools needed to have the audacity to be yourself.

Something to know about my approach is:

I love holding a non-judgmental space for people to heal. As a clinician of color, I acknowledge the complexities of self-discovery, challenging culture/society's stereotypes, and I am honored to be a witness of the healing journey.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Life Transitions
  • Personal growth
  • Pregnancy
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Trauma
Read more about me
Frances Wyatt remote and phone therapy in California, Tennessee
Picture of Julie Abbou, therapist in California
Julie Abbou
Together, we will:

Work collaboratively to work on what you feel needs improvements in your life with me providing guidance, challenge when necessary, and constant support. We will work on improving your overall quality of life while emphasizing underlying issues.


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

Work collaboratively to work on what you feel needs improvements in your life with me providing guidance, challenge when necessary, and constant support. We will work on improving your overall quality of life while emphasizing underlying issues.

Something to know about my approach is:

My clients enjoy my directive approach as I pull from a variety of theories (CBT, Humanistic/Empathy, Empowerment, Collaborative) and use a wide range of proven methods to establish the best combination of therapeutic tools to help my clients.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abandonment Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Codependency
  • Confidence and Self-worth
  • Conflict resolution
  • Depression
  • Goals/Accountability
  • Irreconcilable Differences
  • Life Adjustment
  • Negative habits
  • Overcoming Setbacks
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Self-acceptance
  • Trauma
  • Vulnerability
Read more about me
Julie Abbou remote and phone therapy in California