Mrs. Greta Pankratz, LCSW

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

Online Therapy

About Me

I specialize in trauma and transformational change using EMDR. I provide crisis debriefings for Santa Barbara County first responders and participate in the At Ease program. I provide Clinical Supervision for therapists pursuing BBS licensure and am a Subject Matter Expert for the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. I am a Consultant in Training with the EMDR Center of Southern California. I've been providing psychotherapy in some form for over 20 years, married for 15 and have 3 school-aged children.

Education & Experience

Experience with crisis debriefing in hospital and professional workplace settings, Experience with Developmentally disabled, Foster care and Adoptions, Experience with severely mentally ill and addictions, Knowledge of Child Welfare system, Experience in hospital social work

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Volleyball Coach for various ages and teams, Volunteer leader/founding member for Local Networking group for other psychotherapists, Participant in Christian community, ERP certification in process (OCD Tx),

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • First Responders
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


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