Therapist Profile

Name:
Ana M. Perez, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Email:
Location:
629 State Street, Suite 203C Santa Barbara, CA 93101 USA
Phone:
(805) 284-4330
License Number
LMFT50619
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
MFT

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
My sincere desire is to help clients transform limiting beliefs, patterns and behaviors to allow them to experience the joy and fulfillment they are looking for in their lives. I guide clients to know what it is they really want and to create sustainable treatment goals. To support the change, I provide a warm, empathic and supportive environment. I utilize multiple psychotherapeutic interventions acquired from over 25 years in the field of counseling, and I draw from various theoretical orientations to help clients gently and in many cases swiftly change. I have years of experience working with depression, trauma, phobias, PTSD, stress and anxiety. I worked in the field of child abuse for over eight years and with parents and children as the coordinator of the domestic violence program at an agency in Santa Barbara for seven years. I also work with sexual abuse cases, co-dependency and relationship issues. My professional aspiration is to help adults and adolescents tap into their wellspring within to empower themselves to lead more satisfying lives.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Mon-Sat
Services
Individual, Family, Group and Couples Therapy. I work mostly with Adults an Adolescents
Insurance
Blue Shield of CA, Magellan, Out-of-Network coverage, Private Pay, Sliding Scale, United Behavioral Health
Credit Cards Accepted
None
Free Initial Consult
No
Offers Teletherapy
None

Education

Degrees
M.A. Clinical Psychology, Antioch University, McGregor, Yellow Springs, 2003 M.A. Spanish, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1976

Area of Specialty

Specialites:
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety
Assertiveness Training
Career Stress and Changes
Childhood Trauma
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Communication Skills
Couples
Depression/Clinical Depression
Divorce/Dissolution
Domestic Violence
Ethnicity/Multi-Cultural Relationships
Families
Group Therapy
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Individual
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Parenting
Phobias
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
PsychoEducational
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Relationships
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Stress
Telephone/Online Therapy
Trauma
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues

Other

Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Cognitive-Behavioral
Cognitive
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Family Systems
Gestalt
Humanistic/Existential
Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Transpersonal Psychology
Certifications
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP),Certified Practitioner, 1989 Noetic Field Balancing (Psychospiritual Modality) , Certified Practitioner, 2000
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Ethnicity
Hispanic

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