Psychologist and Therapist in Goleta, California Larry Bascom, Psychologist

License: PhD

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 15-64

Appointments: In-office only. Telehealth not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Goleta, California Larry Bascom, PhD

Larry Bascom, PhD

Dr. Larry Bascom has expertise in treating children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples with a wide range of issues. He specializes in working with children experiencing school-related problems, including learning, social, or behavioral difficulties, and ADHD. He works closely with parents and teachers in developing effective treatment strategies for their children and students. He helps parents recognize how they can best support their children in developing their greatest potential. He has worked extensively with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, and recovery from trauma.

Dr. Bascom has taught graduate classes in child psychotherapy and ADHD at Antioch University. He has also lectured to numerous community groups on a wide range of parenting issues, including self-esteem, discipline, sex education, adolescence, and the impact of media on children. He is an adjunct supervisor for the Psychology Assessment Center at UCSB. Before moving to Santa Barbara he was the clinical director of the Therapeutic School at the Julia Ann Singer Center. He is the former president of the Santa Barbara County Psychological Association.

Dr. Bascom earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology after earning his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Stanford University.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BC)
  • Magellan
  • Managed Health Network (HealthNet)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Santa Barbara Select IPA (SBSIPA)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenting Skills


  • Autism Spectrum Disorders


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Larry Bascom. You can also call 562-431-8822 to have someone assist you.

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