Individual Counseling, Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy, Clinical Hypnosis & EMDR Therapy

An enthusiastic Latinx psychotherapist, Yolanda Yturralde is one of Santa Barbara’s most motivating teachers. She inspires her clients to work through issues and become more powerful in their relationships. Yolanda Yturralde received her Masters in Science from California State University, Northridge. She brings innovative, creative, supportive counseling and a positive attitude to her private psychotherapy practice. Yolanda meets with people in Santa Barbara as well as any California town via Telehealth. Now offering Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy and Psychedelic Integration for PTSD and resistant depression and anxiety.

“There are many useful and beautiful things human beings can design. But the greatest form of design is if you become the designer of your own life.” -Sadhguru

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Yolanda is accepting new clients. Sessions are available in person or through a Secure SimplePractice Telehealth site for California residents. Call or send a message through this website under Contact link
Yolanda Yturralde, MFT
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

(323) 362-2177
Email
Office Hours: M-F  9am-4pm by appointment. See About page for Fees and Services.
CA License No. MFC36018.

What is KAP? Read about KAP and healing trauma by clicking on menu and finding the blog. Or contact Yolanda.

Therapeutic Approaches

Yolanda focuses on Therapeutic Approaches including Emotionally Focused, Internal Family System informed, Trauma Treatment for Resistant Anxiety and Depression, Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy, EMDR, Mindfulness, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Sexual Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Read more about these therapies. Read more about therapies.

Areas of Interest

Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy and Psychedelic Integration, college students, returning students, single parents, people in transition, grief and loss issues, chronic stress, sexual trauma recovery therapy, cultural and spiritual issues, adolescent counseling, sexuality and sensuality, Mindfulness students, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Co-dependency, Intuitive Eating focused treatment for weight and eating disorders, career and academic counseling, Sandtray Therapy for all ages. Emotional Support Animal Certification. Clients seeking EFT, Clinical Hypnotherapy and EMDR. Therapy in English only. Bicultural and LGBTQIA+ clients welcome. Telehealth available for anyone in California.

Issues Treated

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety including Resistant
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Pain
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Counseling
  • Depression
  • EFT
  • EMDR
  • Grief
  • Hypnosis
  • Infertility
  • Internet Addiction
  • Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychedelic Integration
  • Psychotherapy
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexuality: Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Substance Abuse
  • Telehealth Video Sessions
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss

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Yolanda focuses on Therapeutic Counseling Approaches including Emotionally Focused Therapy, EMDR, Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, Intuitive Eating Non Diet Eating Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Sexual Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Read more about these therapies.

I am a Journey Clinical KAP Provider.

I offer a therapeutic modality called Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy (KAP), the use of ketamine as a complement to psychotherapy. I deliver KAP in my practice in partnership with an organization called Journey Clinical, which has a specialized medical team that determines eligibility for KAP, prescribes the ketamine, & supports us in monitoring outcomes.

If you would like to explore the possibility of working with me on KAP, please e-mail me at Request Appointment link above to discuss eligibility and next steps.

lotus100x77Yolanda Yturralde, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

I bring my own experiences as a spiritual and emotional being to my work. I am in a loving marriage and we are parents to three children. In many ways my professional life informs my personal life and vice versa. I’m fascinated by the intersection of Transpersonal Psychology and brain science and the impact of attachment psychology on relationships. The latest psychological research of Internal Family Systems as well as Emotionally Focused Therapy has informed me and my work as a Trauma- informed Psychotherapist.  Because I never used drugs recreationally, I’m inspired by the MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies) research and protocols for treating PTSD with psychedelics. I want to help as many people as I can using evidence based practices. I am a graduate of both traditional Masters level education from CSUN and Landmark Education. I plan to grow and develop myself over a lifetime. With two decades of training and development, I offer you a private and personal place where you can be psychologically challenged and nurtured.  I love what I do and where I work. It’s my pleasure to meet with new clients who cannot get to me in Santa Barbara via online Telehealth. Who you can count on me to be is a supportive and safe compassionate listener. I am committed to you healing your pain and having a life you love.

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