Barbara M. Katz, MA, MFT

Adjunct Faculty

Barbara M. Katz, MA, MFT, graduated with honors from Pepperdine University School of Psychology and Education with a Masters in Counseling. She held a successful practice in the Los Angeles area for over 20 years with special interests in women’s issues, aging, life limiting illness and forgiveness. In addition she is a Life Coach with expertise on transitions into Retirement.

She served as a Supervisor for The Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills, and Culver City Healthy Start Program. Barbara authored a monthly parenting column for Southern California’s Children Magazine and was an instructor at Santa Monica College Extension. Barbara’s professional involvement includes service as LA-CAMFT President and Vice President. As a recent newcomer to Santa Barbara, she held a volunteer position as President of the Santa Barbara Newcomers Club.