Amy Schmidt

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, EMDR

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed
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(831) 607-1957 x588

Amy Schmidt

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, EMDR

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

542 Ocean Street
Suite K
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 607-1957 x588
Offers online therapy

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About

I help clients who struggle with trauma, depression, anxiety, or addiction. I with use my knowledge and experience combined with empathy and compassion to support your therapeutic journey. I want to help you better understand yourself, develop coping skills for improved daily living and healthier relationships, and achieve a greater sense of inner peace. I may use EMDR to help alleviate distress and blocking beliefs (conscious or subconscious). I use holistic techniques and client-centered therapy to support you in finding self-awareness, self-compassion, and balance, all of which are keys to the growth and healing process.
I also work with people who need help with stress management, mood disturbances, or who have challenges with relationships and intimacy. I am experienced in treating alcohol and/or substance use, issues around sexuality (I am LGBTQIA friendly), grief and loss, stage-of-life transitions, and self-esteem.
You owe yourself the gift of therapy. I hope you will consider me to help you in your journey of self-discovery and healing. I offer a free 10-minute phone consult to see if you think we are a good match. I hope to hear from you.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $135 - $165
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 7 Years
  • License: California / 120741
  • School: Palo Alto University
  • Year Graduated: 2018

Endorsements

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW

Location

542 Ocean Street
Suite K
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
(831) 607-1957 x588
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Addiction
  • Depression
Issues
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Medication Management
  • Obesity
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Preteen
Communities
  • Body Positivity
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Adlerian
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Last Modified: 28 Feb 2022
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Amy Schmidt

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, EMDR