Marriage counseling that Heals in Santa Barbara, CA. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in Santa Barbara. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.

Marriage Counselor

Rudi Lion, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

2020 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara, UNITED STATES

Being in a relationship and feeling misunderstood and disconnected can be a painful and lonely experience. My work assists couples in finding their way back to each other, to the opportunity of deep love and friendship an intimate relationship can offer.

Marriage Counselor

Fionnuala Kraus, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

22 West Micheltorena St. Ste.A, Santa Barbara, California

Our most intimate partnerships have the potential to give us the greatest joy and also the greatest pain. Working to regain happiness in a relationship provides us with the opportunity to change unexamined, limiting communication styles, behaviors and beliefs and can b

Marriage Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA


Available for Online Therapy

Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.

Marriage Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Santa Barbara, California

Though we are not licensed marriage counselors, Grey Matters International, Inc. provides cutting edge brain optimization and rebalancing technology to better align the minds of partners to reduce conflict, increase hope---for the brain has the final word on change.

Related Sites:
City of Santa Barbara
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Counseling Santa Barbara California

Therapist Goleta, Summerland, Carpinteria, Oak View, Ventura, Lake Casitas

The culture in Santa Barbara consists of performing arts and many tourist attractions. The performing arts in the city include the Arlington Theatre, which is the largest indoor performance venue in the area. The Lobero Theatre is one of the oldest venues and is one of the favorites for smaller performances. For those that enjoy the outdoors, the Santa Barbara Bowl is an outdoor amphitheater that is set up against the canyon, giving it a picturesque view.1 There is also a symphony orchestra for classical music lovers. Some of the city's other tourist attractions include the beaches and architecture, such as the Mission Santa Barbara. This is a historic landmark that is still an active place of worship and a sightseeing stop. The Spanish military installation that was built in 1782 is a depiction of the roots of Santa Barbara. The annual Fiesta held in August is the city's way of recognizing their roots and educating others on their rich heritage.

Marriage and Couples Mental Health in Santa Barbara

The homeless population in Santa Barbara includes many couples and families. In fact, a disproportionate number of displaced people in Santa Barbara are families. A single mother heads the majority of homeless families, but not having a place to live impacts people of all ages, from children to the elderly, and cuts across racial and ethnic boundaries. Fortunately, the city and county of Santa Barbara have initiated efforts to improve services individuals and families without a home.2

The Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Greater Santa Barbara is a non-profit organization that offers comprehensive support services for families in need, regardless of their religious or cultural heritage. JFS provides eldercare assistance, and will see to it that your loved one lives in a least-restrictive environment that is safe and caring. For families who have recently adopted a child, JFS provides support services and educational classes to help transition the new child into the family. For additional information about JFS' programs, call 805-957-1115.3

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Since the late 1800s, families in Santa Barbara have been able to turn to the Family Service Agency (FSA) when in times of need. FSA helps low-income families obtain food, shelter, clothing, and a host of other necessities. As a partner with Big Brothers, Big Sisters, FSA pairs at-risk youth with adult mentors who help the children stay on a positive path. Tens of thousands of county residents receive services from FSA each year, making it one of the primary family support organizations in the county. To obtain more information about FSA, call 805-965-1001.4


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3. Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara. (2009). Jewish Family Service. Retrieved from
4. Family Service Agency. (2016). Home - Family Service Agency. Retrieved from

Santa Barbara is located in Santa Barbara County, California. It has a land area of 19.48 square miles and a water area of 22.50 square miles.  The population of Santa Barbara is 91,842 people with 34,973 households and a median annual income of $66,107. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Santa Barbara, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Santa Barbara are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans