Barbara Boyd

Barbara Boyd


  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute


  • L.M.F.T., CA
  • L.P.C.C., CA

Barbara is currently Adjunct Faculty teaching Directed Research and advising students on the production of their Thesis. Over the years she has taught the Process of Psychotherapy, Career Development, and Clinical Practice, and has been a thesis advisor. In her private practice she focuses on neuropsychological and depth approaches to healing the emotional aftermath of Trauma as well as resolving mysterious long-standing embodied trauma. Other specialties include improving the functioning of families with young teen girls and enriching individual’s relationship skills, including resolution of attachment issues. In addition to dream work, the archetype of the Goddess and investigation and empowerment of the Sacred Feminine in ancient and modern cultures continue to be very important to Barbara. A great advocate of healing through group process, she facilitates a weekly Women’s Relationship Group. Barbara enjoys art and music. She is a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Clinical Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and the Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT.