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  • Maria Littleton, MS, LMFT

    Staff Psychotherapist | Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #92722

    Maria is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with specialized training in Creative Visualization and Mindfulness. She has past experience working in Acute Substance Abuse Detox and Intensive Outpatient Treatment programs of Co-Occurring Disorders as well as with adults within county mental health crisis services, children and families in school settings and outpatient clinics. She has experience successfully developing and training new programs in acute substance abuse detox and intensive outpatient treatment programs, in addition to implementing new crisis services in county mental health clinics. Maria is excited to utilize her skills and experience and bring it to the community to facilitate wellness and healing.

     

    • Masters of Science in Counseling, California State University of Fullerton
    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, California State University of Fullerton

     

    • Psychotherapist, California Counseling Clinics
    • Psychotherapist, Private Practice
    • Lead Clinician, Crisis Response Services, County of Santa Barbara ADMHS
    • Psychotherapist, Western Youth Services

     

    Common Issues I Work With:

    Addiction, ADHD, Alcohol Use, Anger Management, Anxiety, Career Counseling, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Domestic Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Family Conflict, Life Coaching, Medical Detox, Men’s Issues, OCD, Parenting, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, Self-esteem, Self-harm, Sexual Abuse, Sleep, Insomnia, Spirituality, Substance Use, Suicidal Ideation, Transgender, Trauma & PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women’s Issues

     

    Types of Therapy I use:

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

    Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

     

    Age Ranges:

    Adults

     

    Special Certificates & Training:

    Intimate Partner Violence, Domestic Violence, Suicidal Thoughts & Behaviors in Substance Abuse Treatment, Heroin Addiction & The Opioid Pandemic

     

    Special Interest:

    Asian Americans, Filipino Americans (particularly first generation born in US)