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  • Almeria Vom Steeg, MA, AMFT

    Staff Psychotherapist | Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

    Almeria Vom Steeg is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist at California Counseling Clinics. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her practice. Almeria is committed to helping individuals improve their relationships and overcome psychological symptoms, with a therapeutic approach rooted in a systemic and relational perspective. That said, she relies on evidence-based behavioral approaches such as CBT and ACT. With a strong background in communication, Almeria is passionate about improving interpersonal functioning for individuals, couples, and families. 

    At our clinic, Almeria is dedicated to providing compassionate care and support to her patients as they navigate life’s challenges. She believes that by highlighting patient strengths, collaboratively, she can help to build resilience. Her expertise in clinical therapy allows her to help individuals achieve meaningful progress toward a healthier and happier life.

    When not collaborating with patients, Almeria enjoys spending time with her husband of nearly 32 years and making plans to visit their four adult sons.


    • M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Massachusetts Global
    • M.A. in Communication, California State University, Northridge
    • B.A. in Communication Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara


    • Staff Psychotherapist, California Counseling Clinics 
    • Clinic Counselor Trainee, Family Service Agency (Santa Barbara County)
    • Communication Professor, Santa Barbara City College
    • Communication Consultant



    Common issues that I treat:

    Anger management, Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Codependency, Depression, Domestic Abuse, Family Conflict, Life Transitions, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem, Stress, Trauma


    Types of Therapy I provide:

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    Family/Marital Therapy

    Solution-Focused Brief Therapy


    Age Ranges:

    Children (6-10), Preteens/Tweens (11-13), Adolescents/Teenagers (14-19), Adults, Older Adults (65+)