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New Beginnings

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

About Us

New Beginnings Counseling Center (NBCC) is a nonprofit mental health center that provides psychological counseling and supportive services to low-income families and individuals in the Santa Barbara community.

Our Mission

To provide quality, affordable counseling, shelter, case management, and education that strengthens our community and provides our clients with the ability to lead healthy and productive lives.

Our Vision

To be recognized as a leading organization that meets the shifting needs of our community through our superior clinical training program and focused supportive services, delivering exceptional outcomes cost effectively.

Person-Centered Philosophy

New Beginnings’ staff and Board of Directors are dedicated to providing client-centered services. To this end, services provided are maximally responsive to each individual’s needs, preferences, and values.

  1. The plan of service or support for persons receiving services shall be developed through a person-centered planning process.
  2. The plan’s person-centered, strength-based approach is about treating people with respect and dignity and working together to improve the person’s quality of life.
  3. Services are to be based on the client’s expressed needs where we facilitate the client in managing their own care.
  4. Services and supports are to be provided in environments that promote safety, independence, community, and quality of life.
  5. The process will fully utilize the coordination and integration of care and resources.
  6. The process will provide emotional support and alleviation of fear and anxiety.
  7. The process will meet client’s needs for continuity and transition. 

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