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Elizabeth Wolfson, PhD, LCSW
Chair, MA in Clinical Psychology program
Dr. Wolfson received her Ph.D. in Clinical Social Work from New York University School of Social Work. Her experience includes thirty years in clinical practice and sixteen years as an administrator in social service agencies.
Deborah Allen, MSW, LCSW
Deborah Allen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, holds a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work and holds an EMDR Certificate.
Jacqueline Beraldo, FNP, MFT
Jacqueline Beraldo, FNP, MFT received her Master’s in Nursing at the University of California, San Francisco in 1985 and her Master’s in Psychology at the Professional School of Psychology in Sacramento, California in 1997.
Jo-Anne Blatter, LCSW
Jo-Anne has worked in a variety of settings over the past 36 years which include hospitals, home care, Hospice, community education, and has been a workshop facilitator, continuing education provider, consultant and sat on numerous non-profit boards.
Vicki Edwards, PsyD, is a Clinical Psychologist who currently works for the State of California with the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. In addition she has a private practice working primarily with military families in areas of trauma and other anxiety disorders, psychological testing, and grief recovery.
Wendy Elliott, MA
Wendy Elliott, MA, is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Board-Certified Dance-Movement Therapist
Jonathan Eymann, MA, LMFT completed his BA in psychology with high honors at UCSB where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.
Betsy Bates Freed, PsyD
For the past year, Betsy has worked with children and adolescents at the Santa Barbara County Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Children's Clinic .
Neil Friedman, MSW
Neil Friedman teaches Working with Couples and Families, Psychopharmacology, Psychopathology, Community Mental Health and Effective Mental Health Interventions.
John Galaska, PsyD received his BA from the University of Maryland, his MS in Educ., from USC, and his PsyD from California Southern University in Clinical Psychology.
Louise Jansen, MSW
Louise Jansen, MSW, a 1983 graduate of the University of Wisconsin is a licensed clinical social worker who has more than 25 years experience in clinical work and public mental health services.
Jeffrey Jarrett, MA, LMFT
Jeff specializes in working with children and families. His theoretical orientation is based largely on Family Systems Theory, while also emphasizing Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Existential Psychology, stressing personal responsibility.
Barbara M. Katz, MA, MFT
Barbara, graduated with honors from Pepperdine University School of Psychology and Education with a Masters in Counseling and has held a successful practice in the Los Angeles area for over 20 years.
Jacqueline Kurta, PsyD
Is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is the Acting Director of the UCSB Alcohol and Drug Program.
Stuart S. Light, MA, MEd, LMFT
Stuart is currently a member of the staff at the Family Therapy Institute of Santa Barbara, providing therapy to individuals, couples and families. He was formerly the Lead Clinician for the Santa Barbara County ACT Team working with severely mentally ill clients
Mariela Marin, MA, MFT
She currently serves as Co-Director at Community Counseling and Education Center in Santa Barbara
Scott McCann, PhD
Dr. Scott McCann has a PhD in education from UCSB, and has been a licensed clinical social worker since 1980.
Albert “Al” Munoz-Flores
Core Faculty & Director of Clinical Training
Dr. Munoz-Flores oversees the program’s Latino Mental Health Concentration and is adjunct faculty in the Doctor of Clinical Psychology Program.
Maureen Murdock, PhD
Maureen Murdock, PhD, is a Jungian-oriented psychotherapist in private practice in Santa Barbara, CA. and holds a certificate in EMDR.
Kirsten Gabriel Olson
Kirsten Gabriel Olson, PhD earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia. Currently, Dr. Olson is a clinical psychologist working in Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of California Santa Barbara.
Richard Posalski, MSW
Richard has been a clinical supervisor with the Jewish Big Brothers/Camp Max Strauss, The Los Angeles Free Clinic, Emanuel Academy, The Child and Family Center and is a currently a clinical supervisor at Valley Trauma Center.
Barbara S. Sheffield, MA, MFT, CEAP
Barbara's theoretical orientation integrates Gestalt, solution focused and psychodynamic theories. Currently, she teaches Professional Ethics and the Law, Domestic Violence, Clinical Skills I, and Process of Group Psychotherapy.
Ryan Smith, PsyD
Dr. Smith has been a staff member at Child Abuse Listening and Mediation (CALM) in Santa Barbara since 2001where he provides comprehensive psychological assessment, as well as individual, family, and group treatment for children and adults.
Robert Tauber, MA, LMFT
Robert Tauber has served as an Associate Faculty at Antioch, with a focus on curriculum development in the areas of community mental health and serious mental illness.
Andrew Teton, MA, LMFT
Andrew has taught Theories of Psychotherapy, Family Systems, Professional Ethics and the Law, Clinical Skills I, II and IV, and Group Psychotherapy at Antioch University
Michelle Villegas, MA, PPS, MSW, LCSW
Obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from California State University, Sacramento, and also serves as a parent educator at Bright Start Child Development Center.