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1-805-699-6834 1515 State St, Suite 7, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 27 E Victoria St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Our Team

We are accepting new clients. Our team comprises a diverse group of compassionate therapists, each bringing their unique specialties and expertise to support you on your journey towards well-being. We understand that accessing quality mental health care is essential, which is why we offer a sliding scale starting at $155 per session.

You may contact a therapist directly or ask Jenn for a recommendation.

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Dr. Jenn Kennedy, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, #99688
Board-Certified Sex Therapist
Tel: (805) 699-6834
Email: Jenn@RivieraTherapy.com

My career path has been varied. I started as a publicist — then worked as a freelance journalist for over a decade. Both these careers were about my love of people. I had a burning desire to understand what made people expand and retract, struggle, or thrive. I’ve interviewed hundreds of fascinating people throughout my professional life.

I earned a PhD in Clinical Sexology and work as a Sexologist. Prior to this, I also earned a Masters in Clinical Psychology and trained with both Community Counseling and Education Center (CCEC) and Pacific Pride Foundation (PPF) in Santa Barbara. Additionally, I use Gottman Method Couples Therapy and Terry Real’s concepts in my work. I am trained to work with trauma via Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and I’m certified in Sex Addiction Therapy (CSAT). I am also a board-certified Sex Therapist.

I have considerable experience working with LGBT individuals and couples. From 2017-2022, I taught as adjunct faculty in the Masters program at Antioch University Santa Barbara, and I’m the past president of the Santa Barbara Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (SB-CAMFT). In addition to one-on-one,  couples therapy, and intensives, I also run a small group offering focused on sexual health for women called The Pleasure Circle. I write and podcast on the topic of sexual health through The Pleasure Project. My fee is $350.

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Kristi Miller, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, #111558
Tel: (805) 448-1223
Email: Kristi.M@RivieraTherapy.com

Author, Establishing Boundaries with Kids; A parent’s guide to negotiating limits and improving parent-child interactions.

For over two decades, my passion has been helping families create solutions so they may enjoy more connected and loving relationships. I founded Solutions in Parenting, a private practice specializing in parent education, family consultation, co-parenting mediation, and psychotherapy.

I have combined skills and experience gained as a parent educator, lecturer, family mediator, and psychotherapist to develop a highly effective parenting system that teaches parents, children, and families to thrive in respectful and loving relationships.

I authored a book, Establishing Boundaries with Kids; A parent’s guide to negotiating limits and improving parent-child interactions, which is written for families, teachers, medical professionals, and mental health professionals to use as a reference guide for using positive parenting techniques with children.

I am trained as a trauma-informed EMDR clinician and I have extensive experience as a co-parenting mediator and support families who are separating and divorcing, with individualized guidance and parenting plans to include in dissolution agreements. I also provide expert guidance when blending families, navigating school challenges, and providing developmentally appropriate parenting guidance.

I am the Past President of the Santa Barbara chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and I served on the Legislative Advisory Committee for the state board of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.

I am certified to provide clinical supervision to both therapists-in-training as well as for established therapists and professionals, especially around topics relating to adolescents, divorce, parenting, and child development. My fee is $275.

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Annie Finch, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, #130349
Certified Addictions Counselor, CADC I CiCA01160519
Certified Associate Sex Addiction Therapist
Tel: (805) 724-0915
Email: Annie@RivieraTherapy.com

My desire to help others was the inspiration that led me to get my masters in clinical psychology. I began my career in counseling as a CADC-certified alcohol and drug counselor, treating substance use disorders at CADA and Casa Serena. I have a passion for helping individuals and families recover from the devastation of addiction. I returned to school and obtained a Masters in Clinical Psychology so I could treat the trauma that underlies addictive disorders. During my internship and training as an AMFT, I specialized in the treatment of trauma, anxiety, addiction, and couples therapy.

I believe when we are disconnected from ourselves, we are disconnected from our lives and others. My goal for you is to have a healthy and happy life and good relationships. I help individuals, and couples get through challenging times in the areas of addiction, intimacy, communication, anxiety/depression, and life transitions. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety and addiction. I am an ASAT – Associate Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor, and fully trained in EMDR to treat trauma. My goal is to help you feel better and live better.

I use an integrative therapy style. Using attachment theory and neuropsychology, I weave in CBT, trauma-informed, and person-centered approaches to help increase resiliency, improve relationships, regulate emotions, enhance communication, and promote healthy coping. I am trained in Gottman Method couples therapy and Nurturing Parenting.

I provide a safe, supportive environment in our comfortable office or via telehealth where you can process life challenges. I understand the pain that addiction, anxiety, relationship problems, and intense emotions cause. I want to help ease that pain and work with you to be your best self, the person you are meant to be. My fee is $225.

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Sophia Willis-Conger, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, #133082
Supervised by Dr. Jenn Kennedy, LMFT #99688
Tel: (805) 242-6495
Email: Sophia@RivieraTherapy.com

I am honored to be part of your healing and growth journey. I work with adults of all ages and couples to build on strengths, improve communication, and develop tools to persevere through challenges. My approach is built on the therapeutic relationship we create together and the unconditional positive regard I hold for my clients. I will help you cultivate greater self-compassion, awareness, and understanding. I love laughing with my clients, cheering them on in their journey, and helping them develop the necessary skills and insight to accomplish their goals.

I am fully certified in EMDR and have found the modality to be a powerful way to help clients address trauma and shift narratives that no longer serve them. As a queer person, I am passionate about supporting the LGBTQPIA+ community as they navigate systems and spaces that are often not designed for them.

Ofrezco terapia en español para individuales y parejas. I look forward to connecting with you! My fee is $180.

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Rebekah Lovejoy, Ph.D., AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #130001
Supervised by Dr. Jenn Kennedy, LMFT #99688
Tel: (805) 724-2805
Email: Rebekah@RivieraTherapy.com

As a person-centered therapist, I lean into everything you bring to the therapeutic process. I have training in somatic psychology, archetypal psychology, trauma-informed strategies including EMDR, gender and sexuality, and evidence-based psychodynamics. We will leverage this toolbox in a creative, dynamic, and compassionate process.

I believe in supporting all bodies–I am sex-positive, and allied with polyamory, kink, and queer. I’m also neuro-divergent-informed. I embrace cultural and racial diversity. I hold a MA and PhD in Mythological Studies with Depth Psychology as well as a MA in Clinical Psychology with Somatic Psychology emphasis.

Clinically, I focus on areas of sexuality, addiction, parenting, and identity. I am both a painter and a writer and thrive in supporting creative processes in groups, couples, and individuals. My fee is $190.

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Jacquelyn De Longe, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #136854
Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor
Supervised by Dr. Jenn Kennedy, LMFT #99688
Tel: (805) 826-1104
Email: Jacquelyn@RivieraTherapy.com

I am passionate about your personal growth and helping you identify and achieve your life goals. I use attachment theory and somatic awareness to help you understand the mind-body connection, as a means to identify your thoughts and feelings and heal from trauma. We will work to increase understanding, coping skills, and focus through the exploration of your unique story in a safe and supportive environment.

My clinical experience includes counseling individuals and couples, helping clients process anxiety, life changes, and grief, and I provide support through the divorce process. I have also worked with adolescents and children in SBUSD and GUSD providing emotional and mental health services.

I hold a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Santa Barbara and am trained in the Gottman Couples Method. I also hold a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. My fee is $170.

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Matthew Chung, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #130865
Supervised by Kristi Miller, LMFT #111558
Tel: (805) 242-3216
Email: Matthew@RivieraTherapy.com

My focus is to help individuals bring voice to their most authentic-self and reduce the emotional pain and consequence of living a life in which they are conflicted or dissatisfied. Whether you feel completely lost or stuck in one or more areas, we will uncover paths toward greater fulfillment and a more congruent life.

I will support you on your wellness journey and work to help heal emotional wounds with empathy, compassion, and honesty in a safe space free of judgment. My approach is person-centered and trauma-informed and integrates EMDR with the neurobiology of Attachment, Psychodynamic, Gestalt, and Cognitive Behavioral therapies. Through these lenses, we can address unsuccessful ways of thinking and feeling while identifying strengths, increasing resilience, and improving communication with the self and others.

I earned an MA in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Santa Barbara and have experience working with addiction. I am an EMDR-trained clinician and enjoy working with individuals, teens, and couples, especially from BIPOC and Multiracial populations. My fee is $170.

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Linnea Frazier, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #144987
Supervised by Kristi Miller, LMFT #111558
Tel: (805) 456-8669
Email: Linnea@RivieraTherapy.com

As someone who is passionate about self-growth, it is my intention to create a therapeutic space that feels both safe and authentic for all that walk through the door. I believe in collaborating with my clients to find what feels comfortable for them and find a path to healing that fits their needs as well as their lifestyle. Some days we may be laughing, and others we may be sitting with difficult emotions, but I will be there to support you through all of it.

With a person-centered approach, I use my experience to serve the goals of my clients best. I have training in the Gottman Couples Method, Emotionally-Focused Therapy, EMDR, and Dialectical-Behavior Therapy (DBT). I have experience working with adults, teens, couples, addiction, depression, anxiety, and life transitions. As a member of the LGBTQPIA+ community, I feel passionately about giving voices to all narratives and human experiences. I also have experience working in the California correctional system.

I hold a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University. My fee is $155.

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Colvin Kuhn, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #144946
Supervised by Kristi Miller, LMFT #111558
Tel: (805) 699-6639‬
Email: Colvin@RivieraTherapy.com

I offer a warm and welcoming atmosphere in our sessions by emphasizing trust, non-judgment, and humor. I use client-centered  therapy to explore your values and background–examining how your story connects to current concerns. Often, distressing life experiences linger in our subconscious, quietly influencing our self-esteem and relationships with others. In our therapy, we may integrate EMDR to help carefully explore and process tough memories to release some of this pressure.

With couples, I diffuse conflicts by increasing intimacy, shared meaning, and affection. Getting into therapy with a partner can be intimidating, but holding intentional space to connect and work through difficulties will be incredibly healing. In our sessions, couples receive new tools to foster a relationship that shields them from life’s difficulties. I look forward to helping facilitate this experience for you using research-based methods and by holding a warm, non-judgemental space for your growth.

I mostly work with teens, young adults and  pre-marital and young couples. I also work with women around issues of body image, self esteem and sexual identity. I am trained in EMDR and the Gottman Method of couples therapy, I earned a Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University, and I am currently pursuing a PhD in Clinical Sexology from the International Institute of Clinical Sexology. My fee is $155.

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Shannon Fennell

Practice Manager
Tel: (805) 316-1757
Email: Shannon@RivieraTherapy.com

My passion for mental health and well-being drove me to pursue a career in psychology. Currently, I am a candidate in the MA Clinical Psychology Program at Antioch University Santa Barbara, where I am honing my skills and knowledge to better serve our community.

My educational journey began with a BA from Franklin University Switzerland in Cultural Studies and Social Justice. This foundation has equipped me with a diverse perspective and a profound understanding of the intricacies of human experiences and societal dynamics from a multicultural lens.

Having been a part of the mental health sector since 2018, I have had the privilege of working closely with individuals from various walks of life. Throughout my time at Riviera Therapy, my primary objective has always been to ensure our clients’ happiness and satisfaction. Their well-being is at the forefront of our mission at Riviera Therapy.

For any business inquiries or partnership opportunities, please reach out. I’m committed to exploring collaborations that align with our values and vision, aiming to contribute positively to the mental health landscape.

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