Family Therapy Institute of SB

Family Therapy Institute of SB

For the past 30+ years, FTI has provided affordable counseling on a sliding scale fee basis for individual, couples, families, and children in Santa Barbara County. Our mission is to make families of all incomes, ethnic backgrounds, and sizes, safe, healthy and loving environments for children, and to teach adults skills of communication and conflict resolution to make their relationships more productive and satisfying.

Carpinteria, Santa Barbara-Goleta

LOW COST CLINIC: High quality services are provided to low income families by interns in our advanced training program. The current fee range is between $30-75/session. Please LEAVE A MESSAGE and we will return your call.

List of therapists...

  • Debra Manchester, LCSW, Executive Director
  • Don MacMannis, Ph.D., Psychologist, Clinical Director
  • Debbie Allen, LCSW, DCSW
  • Michael Dunn, MFT
  • Katie Karas, MFT
  • Richard Kravetz, MFT
  • Michael Madden, MFT
  • William Peters, MFT
  • Beth Weinberg, MFT
  • Deborah Harkin, Ph.D., MFT
  • Thery Jenkins, MFT
  • Kelly Hyatt, MFT
  • Cindy Mayer, MFT
  • Karyn Noel, APCC, AMFT
  • Kristina Radnoti, LPC
  • Ana Leyva, Intern (Spanish Speaking)
  • Stuart Light, MFT Independent Consultant
Levels of Care
prevention & wellness, treatment & intervention (mild to moderate), treatment & intervention (moderate to severe), recovery & aftercare
Counseling Services
therapists, psychologists
Therapeutic Specialties
EMDR, CBT/DBT, support groups
Youth Treatment Specialties & Programs
bereavement/grief, disorder (ADHD, ADD, OCD, PTSD, anxiety, bipolar, depression), eating disorders, sexual assault, dating abuse, domestic violence, substance use, addiction, drug testing, detox
Parent & Caregiver Resources
Waiting List
Fee for Services
Fee for services., Offer sliding-scale., Accept select insurance providers.
111 East Arrellaga Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
ZIP Code
Organization Type
private: group practice