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The Enlightened Mind


We are dedicated to helping others consciously connect to their authentic self and live an inspired life. We can all live the life of our dreams and experience the FREEDOM, JOY, LOVE and ABUNDANCE that comes with it. Let's not settle for anything less.




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Welcome!  The Enlightened Mind offers services and programs that enhance emotional and spiritual well being.  Our mission is to provide resources that foster Self awareness and promote living in Inspiration.



Steve Smith, LMFT  MFC #46347

Michele Barbic, M.A., MFT Registered Intern #75034

Linda Mastrangelo, M.A. MFT Registered Intern #67357

(both under supervision of Steve Smith, LMFT)


Steve Smith, LMFT is an innovator in the field of relationship counseling. He infuses leading edge Psychology with timeless universal principles to assist couples and individuals in creating the relationships they truly desire. Clients come with issues such as: 

  • Communication problems
  • Financial stress
  • Parenting differences
  • Patterns of blame and defensiveness
  • Feeling disconnected
  • Healing from an affair
  • Infertility
  • And many others 

Steve has helped many people overcome these challenges in counseling or coaching sessions and in the many workshops/classes he offers. He is the creator of The Enlightened Relationship, a visionary paradigm that serves as a beacon for couples to co-create their lives together. Currently he appears as an expert guest on local television, presenting a series on the components of this new paradigm. While at Stanford University, he competed in the classroom and on the football field as a student-athlete. He received his undergraduate degree from Stanford and went on to earn a Masters in Counseling Psychology from The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Steve founded The Enlightened Mind as a community resource center for Self awareness and inspiration.


Steve Smith, LMFT - A Video Introduction



Workshops, Classes and Speeches Offered by Steve

The Enlightened Relationship

Back In Love Again

Relationship Boot Camp

The New Golden Rule

Happiness is Preventive Medicine

Moving Toward Unconditional Love

Tame Your Inner People Pleaser

Strategies for Family Happiness