About Me

About Me

Claudia Crawford, MFT specializes in individual, couples and family therapy and maintains a private practice in Santa Barbara, CA.

With over 10 years experience as a Marriage and Family Therapist, and as a graduate of Antioch University, specializing in Clinical Psychology with a focus on Marriage and Family Therapy, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Claudia arrived at her current profession as a psychotherapist, after journeying in a number of prior careers. Beginning as a teacher/educator, she then moved into international development work designing International Visitor Programs as well as leading USAID grants in the Balkans and the Middle East. Somewhere along the way, Claudia also worked for 6 years as a partner in an Executive Search firm. Claudia's prior professional experience including living and working in different cultures, greatly informs her work as a therapist.

Claudia provides support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With unusual warmth, compassion and understanding, Claudia works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth to which they are committed.

Antioch University, Santa Barbara, CA;                        MA, Clinical Psychology
Bankstreet College of Education, New York, NY;     MSED, Teacher Education
Bankstreet College of Education, New York, NY      Professional Diploma, Educational Leadership
Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI                               BA, English/Theatre

License, Certifications & Awards
MFCC CA License number 39946

Additional Training
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Mind-Body Medicine

Professional Activities and Memberships
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists -- Santa Barbara Chapter

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