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In addition, she has worked with Cottage Hospital, Casa Serena Women's Residential Treatment Center, Sanctuary House (acute mental health residential program) among many others. Kristine has diverse experience as a clinician and administrator.


B.S. - University of Wisconsin, River Falls, WI

M.A. - Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY

Ph.D. - University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

M.A. - Pacifica Graduate Institute, Summerland, CA

Graduate of The Art of Spiritual Direction, Stillpoint

Providing counseling services to the Santa Barbara
Area for over 30 years.

Dr. Freck has had her own private practice in Santa Barbara for over 30 years. She specializes in helping individuals, couples, and families uncover and overcome challenges to live honest, healthy, and full lives. Her work includes:

  • Individual counseling

  • Couples and relationship counseling

  • Family counseling

  • Alcoholism, Addiction and Chemical Dependency - assessments; help in selection of inpatient treatment: aftercare; ongoing therapy during sobriety

  • Anxiety and Depression

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Abuse - physical, mental, sexual

  • Grief counseling

  • Crisis intervention

  • Case Management

Meet the co-therapists: Sophie and Benny

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