Amy Tetalman, MFT
Amy Tetalman works with individuals, couples, and families, of all ages. Amy has experience working in residential and outpatient settings and in collaborating with other professionals in the treatment team. She has had success in treating clients who present with a wide range of problems, ranging from severe chronic illness and substance abuse, to more temporary difficulties affecting those experiencing life transitions and/or relationship concerns.
Amy has a particular interest in working with young adults experiencing depression and anxiety associated with developmental challenges. She has extensive experience in cognitive behavioral therapy, counseling, grief and bereavement, LGBT Issues, marriage and family, and postpartum depression. Amy primarily works from an insight-oriented approach, incorporating brief goal-directed techniques specifically tailored to the individual client’s needs. She often integrates elements from cognitive behavioral, Gestalt and Family Systems modalities.
Amy earned her master’s degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University in Santa Barbara after receiving her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from UCSB.