We offer a variety of live seminars, performances, study tours, public lectures and professional continuing education (CE) seminars to licensed mental health professionals such as Psychologists, Licensed Social Workers (LCSWs), Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs), Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEPs) and LPCCs (Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors).




Our online studies will include courses discussing different aspects of psychodynamically informed psychotherapy, including case conceptualization and diagnosis, practical treatment considerations, theories of psychotherapy, ethics etc. This online courses will take full advantage of multimedia, featuring video and audio lectures, self-paced quizzes, and other learning technologies.


book-soul-in-distress-150x150Dr. Matthew Bennett provides individual and group professional consultation to clinicians who want to learn or strengthen their skills in psychodynamically oriented therapy or conceptualize cases. He also provides supervision of doctoral students in clinical psychology and to MFT interns (limited slots available).


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Consultation or Supervision


  • Anxiety disorders

    Anxiety disorders

    By Dr. Matthew Bennett copyright  2002 Anxiety is a restrictive, debilitating emotion. It has a psychological component and a physiological component. The psychological component is worried thoughts and catastrophizing. The physiological component is the physical symptoms of anxiety…sweaty palms, tightness in the chest, shallow breathing.  Sometimes anxiety is focused on something in particular…like worrying about an exam in school. Sometimes anxiety is free-floating…as if there is nothing specific to worry about, but the anxiety comes anyway. In either case, anxiety …Read More »
  • News from The Aeolian Center for Psychotherapy

    News from The Aeolian Center for Psychotherapy

    We are pleased to announce the release of our new website, designed with a fresh new look and user-friendly navigation, updated with the latest information about our seminars. We also added  new store section on our website. Two recordings of our seminars on Depressive Personality are currently available and ready to download.  Please visit our store.>>> We hope to  build our library of recordings soon.  Finally, one more bit of good news… we are very close to launching our online CE …

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The Aeolian Center for Psychotherapy is approved by the CPA OPD to sponsor continuing professional education for Psychologists, MFTs LPCCs, LEPs and LCSWs in California. Our courses meet the qualifications for continuing education credits as required by the California Psychological Association. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for MFTs LPCCs, LEPs and LCSWs in California. The Aeolian Center for Psychotherapy maintains responsibility for the programs content.


The Aeolian Center for Psychotherapy

Po Box. 30234
Santa Barbara, CA 93130

email: info@aeoliancenter.orgpen150x150
Phone: (805) 804-7230




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