Employee Counseling Services

Employee Counseling Services provides brief to longer-term behavioral health services at no charge for employees and their covered dependents. Our highly experienced staff has expertise in treating a wide variety of presenting issues.

As a covered benefit, clients have the opportunity to explore their concerns in a safe, comfortable and confidential setting.

Now Offering Telehealth

Employee Counseling Services is now offering telehealth as an option for employees and covered dependents. Contact one of the therapists below to learn more. 

Marriage and Family Therapists

Sherry Hummel

Sherry Hummel (MFT 31704) has worked at Cottage for more than 25 years. She provides counseling for people of all ages.

Sherry uses an eclectic approach to therapy and specializes in women’s issues, depression, anxiety, eating disorders and substance abuse.

She is an expert in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), a powerful tool used to treat trauma.

Office: 805-569-7420 x57420
Cell: 805-699-0603
shummel@sbch.org
2320 Bath Street, Suite #302
Santa Barbara, CA 93105


Carole Reynolds-Ingraham

Carole Reynolds-Ingraham (MFT 31159) has worked at Cottage for over 20 years.

She enjoys working with people of all ages and utilizes an open and compassionate approach while being positive and straightforward.

Clients have described Carole as highly intuitive, warm, empathic and say they appreciate her sense of humor.

Office: 805-569-7810 or x57810
Cell: 805-699-0158
creynold@sbch.org
2320 Bath Street, Suite #302
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Cottage Health Preferred Providers

Mental Health Professional Holding hands with a patient

While the Employee Assistance Program does not provide long-term treatment, we can provide you with referrals to Cottage’s Employee Counseling Services or local providers who do.

View List of Local Providers