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Alcohol and Drug Program

The Alcohol & Drug Program (ADP) team of licensed Behavioral Health therapists provides free and confidential counseling to all UCSB students who are self-referred, referred by others, or concerned about someone else. Services include assessment, counseling, education, and safety information related to alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, other drugs, gambling, device/screen management, and other addictive/compulsive behaviors, as well as connections and referrals to other professionals on campus and in the community. 

  Student Health Service Alcohol and Drug Program


Make an Appointment

Appointments are available on-campus at Student Health and in Isla Vista at Embarcadero Hall.

For Recovery Support, please visit Gauchos For Recovery.  

Email inquiries: adp@sa.ucsb.edu

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Jacqueline Kurta

Jacqueline Kurta, PsyD, LMFT

Director, Alcohol and Drug Program


Certifications:
California Board of Behavior Sciences - Marriage and Family Therapist

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Whitney Bruice

Whitney Bruice, MA, MFT

Counselor/Educator, Alcohol and Drug Program


Certifications:
California Board of Behavioral Sciences-Marriage and Family Therapist

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Angie Bryan

Angie Bryan, LMFT

Counselor/Educator, Alcohol and Drug Program


Certifications:
California Board of Behavioral Sciences, Marriage and Family Therapist

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Sarah F. Porat

Sarah F. Porat, MA, MFT

Counselor/Educator, Alcohol and Drug Program


Certifications:
California Board of Behavioral Sciences -Marriage and Family Therapist

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Justin Smith

Justin Smith, MFT

Counselor/Educator, Alcohol and Drug Program


Certifications:
California Board of Behavioral Sciences -Marriage and Family Therapist

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Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Taylor, LMFT

Counselor/Educator, Alcohol and Drug Program


Certifications:
California Board of Behavioral Sciences -Marriage and Family Therapist