Welcome to the Winning Edge for Sport and Life… 

To get started, call Susan Farber at (805) 886-5538 for your 10 minute, free of charge, phone consultation to determine your needs, cost for services, and whether phone or in – office sessions will be conducted.

Step 2Next, you must review and complete several forms prior to treatment. Please click on the appropriate tab for Phone Sessions or In-Office Sessions to review the necessary documents.

  • Phone Sessions
  • In-Office Sessions

The following documents will need to be completed in order to begin treatment by phone:

1. Informed Consent – You will be mailed a contract outlining agreed upon services and general guidelines for your treatment as discussed in the initial phone consultation. Please read, sign, and return by mail. 

2. Intake Forms – Please download and complete the intake forms listed below.

Intake Form - *Required. Contains demographic information.

Insured Form  - Optional. Complete for insurance reimbursement.

Privacy Policy Act - Outlines the Privacy Policy Act. Please print and read.

Acknowledgment - *Required. Please sign to acknowledge receipt of Privacy Policy Act.

Consent for Release of Information - Optional. This document enables Susan Farber to consult and release confidential information to your physician, coach, or adjunct professional involved in your treatment.

Authorization to Obtain Confidential Information - Optional. This document enables your physician, coach, or adjunct professional to release confidential information to Susan Farber.

Mail documents to:
Susan Farber, MA, MFT
PO Box 91727
Santa Barbara, Ca  93190

Please complete the following documents and bring to your initial session. 

1. Informed Consent – Please download and familiarize yourself with the general guidelines for treatment. This is a consent for services and will be reviewed and completed at the initial session.    

Informed Consent-Adult - *Required. Contract for adult client specifying agreed upon  services and guidelines for treatment. Please print and read. 

Informed Consent Minor - *Required. Contract to provide services to minor client.  Must be signed by minor’s parent or legal guardian. Please print and read.

2. Intake Forms – Please download and complete the intake forms listed below and bring to your first session.

Intake Form - *Required. Contains demographic information.

Insured Form - Optional. Complete for insurance reimbursement.

Privacy Policy Act - Outlines the Privacy Policy Act. Please print and read.

Acknowledgment -*Required. Please sign to acknowledge receipt of Privacy Policy Act.

Consent for Release of Information - Optional. This document enables Susan Farber to consult and release confidential information to your physician, coach, or adjunct professional involved in your treatment.

Authorization to Obtain Confidential Information - Optional. This document enables your physician, coach, or adjunct professional to release confidential information to Susan Farber.



Step 3For certain athletes wanting to achieve the highest level of sports performance, a Mental Skills assessment can be instrumental in identifying and overcoming challenging areas.

Following an initial 45 minute interview by phone or in person, you will complete the following assessments:

  • The Competitive Adjective Profile
  • 9 Mental Skills Self-Assessment
  • Mental Skills Assessment Form

After review of the submitted documents, Susan will set up a follow up appointment to discuss findings and recommendations for treatment.

The cost for the entire assessment is $300.00. You must pre-pay to download the documents.

Mail completed assessments to:

Susan Farber, MA, MFT
PO Box 91727
Santa Barbara, Ca  93190