Pam Fisher, Psy.D., began serving as the Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness Deputy Director of Behavioral Health on February 16, 2016.  She works closely with contracted clinical services, system transformation, integrated care and special projects.  Dr. Fisher earned a B.A. in psychology at California State University, Northridge and a Psy.D. In clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology. 

Dr. Fisher joined the Department of Behavioral Wellness with an extensive history of leadership experience.  She most recently served in the Ventura County Department of Behavioral Health as the Division Manager of Adult Services and, prior to that, as the Division Manager of Youth and Family Services. 

Before Dr. Fisher began her work with Ventura County, she worked in collaboration with the Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness through her employment with Casa Pacifica, serving in several roles, including the Director of Community-Based Services, Assistant Director of Clinical Services and as a Staff Psychologist.  Dr. Fisher also serves on the Adult and Child Committees of the California Behavioral Health Directors' Association.