Jeffrey Jarrett, MA, LMFT
Jeffrey Jarrett, MA, LMFT, attended UCSB and UCLA for his Bachelor’s degree. He began the Master’s program at Pepperdine graduate school in Los Angeles before moving back to his hometown of Santa Barbara in 2005, where he finished his Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University. He has worked through Family Service Agency in local elementary schools as a School-Based Counselor for the past six years.
At Santa Barbara City College he has worked in the campus clinic as a counselor and has taught both Psychology of Film and Psychology 100. He also has broad experience teaching English to foreign nationals visiting the United States through EF Language School. In addition to his work in schools, Jeffrey has a private practice. He 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.
Jeffrey has extensive experience working with the Latino community due to a fluency in Spanish and a lifelong interest in cultures and languages. He has been a board member of the local chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and consistently attends trainings and meetings to further his knowledge.