NOTICE: Sessions are offered through secure video or phone telehealth calls.

NSAC Santa Barbara, also known as California Counseling Clinics (CCC), is located on the Mesa in Santa Barbara, CA at 1819 Cliff Drive, Suite FNSAC Santa Barbara, also known as Oceanside Clinics, is located in Santa Barbara, California. Our mission at Oceanside Clinics is to contribute to community wellness through the provision of mental health services, psychology training, and dissemination of evidence-based practices. In particular, we aim to support people with mental health disabilities and/or who belong to underprivileged social groups. Our services include individual cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for social anxiety and other mental health concerns.


Contact National Social Anxiety Center
Santa Barbara

Oceanside Clinics
[email protected]
(323) 601-8858

Santa Barbara, CA 93109

Staff at the National Social Anxiety Center
Santa Barbara

Annika Okamoto, PhD, A-CBT, is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Director of Clinical Training & Group Programs at California Counseling Clinics in Santa Barbara.

Annika Okamoto, PhD, A-CBT,  is a licensed clinical psychologist and the clinical director of Oceanside Clinics. She specializes in working with people with relational issues, social anxiety, general anxiety, OCD, panic disorder and mood disorders. She obtained training in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and cognitive behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy (CBASP) at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. She is certified in CBT by the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (A-CBT).

In addition to individual therapy, Dr. Annika enjoys working with couples and teaching communication skills. Before starting her career in the States, she worked in Estonia as the head of the psychology department in a county psychiatry clinic in Viljandi, and trained in group therapy with Moreno Centre in Tallinn. She has worked in mental health settings over 25 years as a therapist, supervisor, researcher, trainer and mentor.

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The National Social Anxiety Center (NSAC) exists solely to promote
evidence-based treatment for social anxiety, and education about social anxiety.
NSAC is not a group psychotherapy practice, and does not provide any psychotherapy services.
NSAC assumes no liability for it’s regional clinics’ work or practices.