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Catherine Steininger, M.A., Clinical Psy | office message: 805-845-2900 | Direct cell: 805-637-3549

Catherine currently facilitates and manages court approved 26 week S.T.O.P DV Batterers Groups for men and women in Santa Barbara County. Catherine has been working at Anger Management Specialists for seven years as a counselor therapist and program manager.​​​ She is bilingual in French and English.​​​

​Catherine received her Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Santa Barbara Antioch University in 2006. Having worked as a crisis counselor at Domestic Violence Solutions for 12 years, she has gained extensive counseling experience in outpatient and residential settings providing individuals immediate support, resources, education, emotional safety in private and group counseling settings. Catherine also trained as a DV and Sexual Assault crisis-advocate responder providing immediate support for individuals and their children while collaborating with law enforcement. 

Is available for private and confidential sessions for all non-court related individuals.  Cell-805-637-3549


  • S.T.O.P Program (Innovative Skills, Techniques, Options, and Plans for Better Relationships) with Dr. David B. Weller, PhD.
  • Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) with SB County Probation.
  • Cognitive-Behavioral and mindfulness approaches.
  • ​Attachment, and Neuroscience approaches with Dr. Stan Tatkin, Psy.D.
  • Non-Violent Communication Skills with Marshall Rosenberg.
  • 40HR Domestic Violence Certified with Domestic Violence Solutions.
  • 60HR Sexual Assault Advocacy certified by SB Rape Crisis Center.
  • Trauma-Sensitivity and Trauma Resiliency with DVS.
  • Gestalt Play Therapy with Violet Oaklander.


  • Domestic Violence Offenders court mandated and voluntary clientele.

  • ​Anger Management Skills, Coaching for individuals, couples and families.

  • ​Attachment and Repairing Communication Skills.

  • Domestic Violence survivors / Sexual Assault Survivors / Victim Witness.

  • Post Trauma Stress Disorder [PTSD]​.

  • Mood Disorders and Depression spectrums.

​​​Catherine is a current member of SB-CAMFT, leads events for SB Pro-Youth Movement [PYM] withSanta Barbara Mayor Cathy Murillo and is a board advisory member for What is Love Teens.


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