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Psychologist and Therapist in Goleta, California Joan Sandberg, Psychologist

License: PhD

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Psychologist and Therapist in Goleta, California Joan Sandberg, PhD

Joan Sandberg, PhD

Dr. Joan Sandberg works with children age 10+ and adults of all ages. She specializes in eating disorders, domestic discord, women’s issues, substance abuse, codependency, parenting, divorce/blended family issues, depression and anxiety. She incorporates aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic theory and Mind/Body awareness in her treatment approach.

In her nearly 30 years as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Sandberg has worked extensively with children and young adults who have been victims of sexual and/or physical abuse; in conducting treatment, serving as a courtroom expert and in supervising court ordered custody family treatment. She has a particular passion for treating young adults.

Dr. Sandberg earned her master’s degree in counseling psychology at California State University, San Bernardino and completed a doctoral program in clinical psychology at the Professional School of Psychological Studies in San Diego. She earned her bachelor’s degree at UC Riverside in Pre-Med and Zoology.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Crossof CA
  • Blue Shield of CA
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network
  • MultiPlan-PHCS
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Santa Barbara Select IPA


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


  • Women


  • English



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