Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation advocates for families living in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo counties that have a child with cancer by providing financial, educational, and emotional support.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) specializing in Talk Therapy, Art Therapy, Anxiety, Depression (Mild-Moderate), Stress Management, Communication Skills, ADHD, Self-esteem, Life Transitions, Trauma, Social Skills, and Self-Care.
I work primarily with children, teens, young adults, and families. My specialty is working with youths and families experiencing issues related to trauma, substance abuse, mood disorder, anxiety, depression, and attachment issues.
I am a play therapist trained in Theraplay and Child Centered Play Therapy and have a lot of experience working with youth, up to 12 years of age who have experienced trauma. I enjoy working with bio & adoptive families. I can provide individual or family therapy.
Associate therapist working in bereavement/grief, anxiety and panic disorders, depression, family conflict and divorce, school-related issues, suicidal ideation, and self-harming behaviors. Trained in therapies including: Psychodynamic, Jungian, attachment-based, trauma-focused CBT, and play therapy.
Leah Miner, LMFT combines trauma-informed, evidence-based techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Solution-focused Therapy with play, interactive exercises, and conversation seeking to get to know you and make therapy a personal, meaningful, enjoyable, and effective experience.
Tri-Counties Regional Center provides supports and services for individuals with developmental disabilities so that they may live fully and safely as active and independent members of our community. The diagnoses that qualify for services are Intellectual Disability, Autism, Epilepsy, and Cerebral Palsy.
Boys and Girls Club of Santa Barbara strives to provide high quality programs that engage the youth we serve and enhance their learning. Programs include education and career development, leadership and character development, health and life skills, the arts, sports and recreation, and Camp Whittier.
The District Attorney's Office Crime Victim Witness Assistance Program is available to victims of crime and their family members. Information and assistance navigating the criminal justice system and resources, referrals and financial assistance available. Legal residency is not a requirement, and services are free.