Beth Weinberg, MFT
(805) 882-2424 x 304
Beth Weinberg, MFT, is a practicing therapist who works with families, couples and individuals. Her orientation is family systems.
Education & Professional Training:
Beth has her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise Physiology from University of Colorado at Boulder and has two advanced degrees; a Masters of Psychology from Antioch University and a Masters in Exercise Physiology from University of Southern California (USC). She is a member of the state and local CAMFT (California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists) and has advanced training in the following areas: substance abuse, EMDR, and domestic violence.
Beth has had the opportunity to be part of different agencies in Santa Barbara. Prior to joining the staff of FTI, she worked at the Rehabilitation Institute of Santa Barbara as an exercise physiologist. During her training, Beth worked for the truancy program through the district attorney’s office, gaining experience with teens in local high schools as well as alternative schools programs. Beth also interned with the Health Services Department at City College working with young adult students, at Domestic Violence Solutions, and at Cottage Hospital’s substance abuse treatment program.
Consultation & Supervision:
In addition to her staff position at the Institute, Beth also currently works as a case manager for Cottage Hospital in the 28-day residential substance abuse program where she also provides trauma assessments. She serves on the county board of supervisor’s mental health advisory board and is on the board of directors of Domestic Violence Solutions.
Beth believes treatment should integrate both mind and body. Due to her background as an exercise physiologist, she is acutely aware of the importance of listening to the body. Her approach includes addressing the client’s social interactions, communication and other behaviors, and facilitating emotional healing while respecting each individual’s unique cultural legacy and spiritual worldview. She treats individuals, couples, and whole families. Her style is direct, providing a safe environment as well as specific help with problem solving. She believes in giving clients new tools and techniques to treat themselves and others with more compassion and better means of communicating.
Beth has been married for almost thirty years and she has two adult daughters. She has resided in Santa Barbara for over 25 years. Her passions include all forms of outdoor activities, skiing, cycling, dancing and spending time with her friends and family.