Jack May, MA, LMFT, CAMF
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist #94423
Jack May is a Santa Barbara, California based Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Certified Anger Management Facilitator, and a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT-Candidate).
Training received from IITAP - International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals.
Jack applies a practical and direct approach utilizing Solution Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, Neuroscience, Family Systems and Person Centered Therapy. His eclectic approach allows the space for you to discover what may work best for what you are needing. Jack will teach you how to connect with what you are feeling and what you are needing. He is skilled in addressing issues such as anger management issues, stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, coping skills, family conflict, boundaries, men’s issues, conflict resolution, communication skills and couples counseling. When Jack committed to becoming a therapist, he also committed to doing the personal, psychological and emotional work as a lifelong journey. Jack is very passionate about helping others and being of service.
Master of Arts, Psychology – Marriage & Family Therapy
Phillips Graduate Institute
Bachelor of Science, Family & Consumer Sciences – Family Studies
California State University, Northridge
Jack began his clinical training at Cal Fam Counseling Center in Encino, California where he worked with a diverse client population of families, couples and individuals. Shortly after, he began working in the Juvenile Justice System through Los Angeles County where he focused on supporting young men aged 15-19 years old. Jack has also worked in community mental health, private practice, and drug and alcohol treatment facilities. Jack currently focuses his practice on working with men’s issues, anger management, couples counseling, and college-aged students.
Jack enjoys the outdoors, swimming, stand-up paddle boarding, biking, backpacking, hiking, camping, and van camping. He is also enjoying learning to play guitar and spending time with friends, family, and loved ones. Jack currently serves as the Sponsorship Chair on the Board of Directors for the Santa Barbara Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.