Find the Best Therapists in Santa Barbara, CA

Choose from approximately 525 LifeStance therapists that serve patients in Santa Barbara, California. We are the largest behavioral care provider platform in the USA. Our therapists see patients in 49 local offices in California and also provide virtual appointments throughout the state.

Find the best therapist near you in Santa Barbara, California, by choosing from approximately 30 local and 495 telehealth therapists in Santa Barbara, California. LifeStance practices represent the largest behavioral care provider platform in the USA. Our highly rated licensed therapists see patients in 49 mental health clinics in California and also provide online therapy services. Our therapists provide a variety of mental health services, specializing in treating mental healthcare issues including anxiety, depression, work stress, relationship issues, and trauma in Santa Barbara, California.

Our LifeStance therapists and psychologists offer talk therapy or psychotherapy. If you need treatment medication management or any other treatment provided by psychiatrists, you can browse the list of our LifeStance psychiatrists in Santa Barbara, California or our licensed mental health therapists will help you to select the care you need.

At LifeStance we understand that a personal connection between a mental health care professional and a provider is very important, so we encourage you to browse our directory as we have providers who speak your language, accept your insurance, and specialize in the issues you are going through.

We highly encourage our practices’ patients to visit our mental health clinics in Santa Barbara, California to schedule in-person therapy sessions as some services like group therapy, DBT sessions, and play therapy are better in-person and in group settings.

Find a LifeStance mental health therapist/counselor in Santa Barbara, California who matches what you are looking for.

Below, read more FAQS about how to find a LifeStance therapist in Santa Barbara, California.

Our Top Rated Therapists Serve the Santa Barbara Metropolitan Area


Carpinteria, Goleta, Montecito, Summerland

About the City

Santa Barbara, nestled on the stunning central coast of California, is a captivating city that effortlessly blends natural beauty with a rich cultural heritage. Known as the "American Riviera," it attracts a diverse population of around 92,000 residents. The demographics reflect a vibrant mix of young professionals, artists, academics, and retirees. The city is divided into distinct neighborhoods, each with its own character and charm. From the historic downtown area with its Spanish colonial architecture to the upscale enclave of Montecito, Santa Barbara offers a unique blend of coastal living and cosmopolitan amenities. Its idyllic beaches, world-class wineries, and a thriving arts scene make Santa Barbara a truly exceptional destination.

Neighborhoods in the City

Santa Barbara, California, is home to several distinct neighborhoods. The Funk Zone is known for its artsy vibe and trendy shops. The Mesa offers stunning ocean views and a laid-back atmosphere. The Riviera boasts upscale homes and panoramic vistas. The Eastside is a historic area with a mix of residential and commercial spaces. The Westside is a diverse community with a mix of cultures and affordable housing options.

Santa Barbara Metropolitan Area

FAQs about how to find a LifeStance therapist in Santa Barbara, California

Find a therapist near you in Santa Barbara, California on LifeStance. To find your perfect match use filters like insurance accepted, therapy specialty, and provider identity. Mental health care counselors on LifeStance are highly rated and vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. They offer both in-person and telehealth care.