Margaret Hoyne Brown
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist 81810
Downtown San Luis Obispo
"Said the river: imagine everything you can imagine, then keep on going." -Mary Oliver
Margaret Hoyne Brown, LMFT
Marriage Family Therapist 81810
Margaret guides her psychotherapy sessions with the clarity of one who understands the depths of life’s challenges through her own rich life experiences. She listens for the strengths and gifts of each person with a keen and compassionate ear. Her goal is to support others in trusting their instincts, receiving a true read on their emotions, setting healthy boundaries and taking a pro-active, rather than reactive approach to life. She also helps one to recognize and unwind from unhealthy patterns for coping with life's struggles. People who are overwhelmed and confused grow to use their own gifts and strengths in an authentic way to help them thrive in diverse aspects of their lives.
Margaret appreciates great joy in supporting others through transformations. She is continuously engaged in emerging trends in psychology, as well as the world at large, because she understands that everything happening socially touches each of us in different ways.
It is her intention to meet each person exactly where they are and help them get where they want to be for a well lived life.
Antioch University Santa Barbara
Master's of Arts in Clinical Psychology
University of California Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Arts In Liberal Studies
The EMDR, Institute (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing)
A psychotherapy technique that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences.
The Enneagram Institute
The Enneagram Riso-Hudson Insight Approach Instructor
A personality typing system in modern psychology with ancient spiritual roots for discovering personality types.
Dependency Court System of Santa Barbara
Court Appointed Special Advocate
Representation for abused & neglected children in the court system.
Member of California Association of Marriage Family Therapists
You Don't Have to Walk Alone
Are you feeling ~
Does your work-life balance need more ~
Are you desiring ~
“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”
― Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning
Confidential one on one conversations are a safe space where you can talk freely and openly about the things that challenge, concern and worry you.
Psycho-educaton & Process
This self help group is designed for those who are feeling some lack of satisfying direction in your life.
You will identify your values and make concrete plans filling your life with meaningful and purposeful goals. As you work toward your unique value driven goals you will experience that which is truly valuable to you for a well-lived life on your own terms.
Introduction to The Enneagram
Using the "Insight Approach" to the Enneagram you will learn: