About Us

A Proud Member of the LifeStance Health Family

Recently, our practice name changed from Santa Barbara Behavioral Health to LifeStance Health. With this change, we aligned our brand with our parent company, a national leader in mental, behavioral, and emotional wellness. LifeStance Health connects more than 3,000 mental health professionals with millions of patients across 25 states, each with the same goal in mind: improving the lives of the extraordinary people we serve.

We are an affiliation of psychiatrists, psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, and marriage and family therapists who have served patients of all ages in the Santa Barbara area for more than 25 years.

We take pride in our ability to accept most insurance plans and provide quick access to care. Our providers make themselves available to accommodate busy schedules by offering appointments evenings & weekends.

We offer services through Telehealth, allowing patients to see their provider from the comfort of their home or office using a computer or smartphone.

What We Do

We provide behavioral health services including: 

  • Consultations
  • Psychiatric treatment with medications
  • Psychotherapy
  • Couples and family therapy

We cut through the red tape to clarify insurance eligibility, benefits, and out-of-pocket costs. We provide patients with excellent care, quickly and affordably. Patients are only responsible for their co-payments and insurance deductibles.


Our  providers have been recognized for helping patients achieve high levels of improvement, based on outcomes research results by behavioral health insurance companies.

Care Covered by Insurance

We contract with most of the insurance companies covering behavioral health care in the Santa Barbara area. Our goal is to make quality care available to as many people as possible through insurance.

Benefits for Local Employees

Major local employee groups covered include: Cottage Hospital, Sansum, SBCC, UCSB, most local school districts, City of Santa Barbara, Deckers, Procore Technologies, Yardi Systems, AppFolio, Costco, and other major grocers.


Adjustment disorder


Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Anxiety disorders

Bipolar disorder (BD)

Bipolar Psychosis

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

Chemical Dependency

Depressive disorders

Eating disorders

Family and relationship problems

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Geriatric psychiatry


Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

Mental Illness

Mental disorders

Mood disorders

Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)

Occupational psychiatry

Opioid Dependency (Suboxone Certified)

Panic Disorder (PD)

Psychotic Disorders

Psychosomatic medicine

Paranoid Personality Disorder (PPD)


Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)


Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)

Substance-Induced Mood Disorder (SIMD)

Substance-Induced Psychotic Disorder (SIPD)

Suicidal ideation


Schizoaffective disorder

Self-harming behaviors

Specific Learning Disorders

Schedule an appointment and start your journey today.