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Thomas Steffora

Thomas Steffora


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


  • L.M.F.T., CA

Thomas is a psychodynamic and imaginal psychotherapist in private practice in Santa Maria, CA. He received his Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2013. Thomas is currently Research Coordinator, Research Associate for Track D, and Adjunct Faculty in the Counseling Psychology Program at Pacifica. His interests include archetypal and philosophically-informed psychology, aesthetics, psychopathology, chronic pain and somatic symptom pathology, transference/countertransference, and systems theory. His practice focuses on medically-related issues including pain, medically-managed conditions, and chronic, somatic concerns. In addition he works with individuals and couples utilizing a systemic lens. He has lived on the Central Coast for 20 years. AREAS OF EMPHASIS: Archetypal Psychology, Philosophically-Informed Psychology, Medically-integrative Therapy, Somatic Symptom Pathology, phenomenological modalities, Systems-focused Couples and Individual Psychotherapy.