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--Carl Jung




  • Welcome!
  • Benefits of Psychotherapy
  • Video Introduction
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I'm Marilyn J. Owen, LMFT, a psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, and educator practicing in Santa Barbara and Carpinteria. I have over 20 years of experience helping people find their way to greater happiness and fulfillment. To provide a holistic, transformative experience for my clients, my practice integrates:


Psychologists and neuroscientists have discovered evidence that unconscious conflicts become physical symptoms and behavioral patterns that keep us stuck and unhappy

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Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy is an important investment in your psychological health that will continue to improve your life for years to come, even after you have discontinued therapy. The benefits of counseling include:

  • Coping with stress
  • Overcoming trauma and putting the past behind you
  • Reducing anxiety and depression
  • Gaining greater insight into yourself
  • Improving relationships
  • More effective parenting
  • Enhancing communication and understanding
  • Learning forgiveness and reconciliation
  • Feeling better physically
  • Discovering purpose and meaning
  • And creating more joy and love in your life.