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Joan Sandberg, PhD

Provider Type: Psychologist

Serving: Adult & Pediatric

Joan Sandberg, PhD

Joan Sandberg treats patients starting from 10 years old.
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.


  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy


Goleta, CA
5901 Encina Rd, Suite A
Goleta, CA 93117-2270
Santa Barbara, CA
1332 De La Vina Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3121

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