About Neil Friedman

Neil Friedman received his Master's in Social Work Degree from the University of Southern California in 1978.  His experience has included working in programs serving youth and adults for the last 34 years.  In addition, he is a professor at Antioch Unveristy.  The courses he has taught have included "Clinical Skills in Working with Couples and Families," "Clinical Skills in Working with Individuals," "Psychopharmacology," " Psychopathology,"  "Community Mental Health" and "Mental Health Interventions."  Over the course of his career, he has supervised more than 300 MFT and LCSW interns, trainees and staff.
 
He has been known for his enthusiasm, dedication and has been considered to be very approachable by his staff and clients alike.  He has been described as being compassionate, caring, insightful and able to help people resolve their issues on multiple levels.


Neil Friedman, Santa Barbara Therapist

Neil Friedman, LCSW

I have an eclectic, holistic approach in working with people. I believe in helping people recognize and utilize their strengths to overcome any challenge they might face. In this process, we can explore any unconscious blocks that might be interfering with connecting with others and their environment to make the most of each moment. I believe that the “here and now” is where we experience life to the fullest. Along these lines, I try to help people find the balance between their emotional and reasonable minds to effectively problem solve issues to be addressed.

Please call or email me for an individual, couples or family therapy consultation today.

Neil Friedman, LCSW
123 W Padre, Ste A
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 319-0304 
[email protected]
Santa Barbara CAMFT Member

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