Therapist Profile

Beth A. Kanne-Casselman, M.A.
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5266 Hollister Ave. B Suite 233 Santa Barbara, CA 93111-3046
(805) 895-6960
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Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
A psychotherapist and credentialed schoolteacher, I have worked with children of all ages and their families for the past 20 years. This unique background – combining family therapy, child development, and education – provides a strong foundation for meeting individual, child and family needs and fostering long-term happiness and success.

I strive to create a supportive therapy environment that is respectful and empathic, yet with clear boundaries. Within this safe context individuals feel comfortable to explore and make changes in their family dynamics and everyday habits. Children are helped to develop academically, emotionally, and socially. Disruptive issues are clarified, and all members of the family are encouraged to change and grow. The result is greater harmony both for the individuals and for the entire family.

In general, the families I work with are dealing with issues of infant, child, and adolescent development. Families may be facing such challenges as preparing for the arrival of a newborn, children’s behavior issues or depression, school-related concerns, and life transitions.

I provide a peaceful and well-organized therapy setting with minimal distractions. There are carefully chosen materials and resources for all members of the family: infants, children, and parents. With healing as the goal, the therapeutic work may be long- or short-term according to the needs of clients.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 9:00-6:00
Psychotherapy for individuals, couples, families and children with expertise in the areas of infant and child development, educational concerns, and children with special needs.
Most Insurance Accepted, Sliding Scale
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.A., Clinical Psychology, Antioch University, 1991 B.A., Psychology and Fine Arts, UC Santa Cruz, 1989

Area of Specialty

Attachment Therapy
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Learning Disabilities
Play Therapy
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Single Parents
Women's Issues


Theoretical Orientation
MEd and Clear Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Art Specialist Supplementary Credential: UC Santa Barbara, 1995
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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