Psychologist specializing in ADHD, Anger Management, Anxiety, Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety, Autism, Behavioral Issues, Borderline Personality, Depression, Dual Diagnosis, Family of Origin Issues, Grief, Intellectual Disability, Oppositional Defiance, Panic Disorder, Parenting, Self-Esteem, Self-Harm, Sexual Abuse, Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Testing and Evaluation, Trauma, PTSD, and Complex Trauma
Dr. Elizabeth Finnerty is a post-doctoral clinician working at California Counseling Clinics in Santa Barbara. She is passionate about helping children, adolescents, young adults, and their parents find solutions during challenging times
. Elizabeth has experience conducting psychodiagnostic, psychoeducational, and neuropsychological assessments, as well as delivering behavioral, academic, and crisis interventions with children, adolescents, and adults, in school and residential settings, multiple college campuses, as well as helping people across the lifespan in inpatient and outpatient clinics. Dr. Finnerty’s approach to therapy is patient-centered, recognizing the importance of a collaborative, trusting relationship between the clinician and the patient.
She utilizes evidenced-based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, as well as trauma-informed and mindfulness-based approaches to help patients find peace. She strives to tailor treatment to the individual needs of each client and creates a non-judgmental, safe space.