Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I look forward to meeting each new client and getting to know him or her. I know with our busy lives we all have a number of stressors and conflicts. Sometime our usual ways of dealing with these no longer work. My goal is to help you find effective ways to deal with these stressors, so that you can complete therapy feeling happier, more in charge of your life, and can reach that place deep inside where each of us is our very best self.
Elders (65+)
(831) 269-5023
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
I look forward to meeting each new client and getting to know him or her. I know with our busy lives we all have a number of stressors and conflicts. Sometime our usual ways of dealing with these no longer work. My goal is to help you find effective ways to deal with these stressors, so that you can complete therapy feeling happier, more in charge of your life, and can reach that place deep inside where each of us is our very best self.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Crises and painful emotions can be the beginning of a journey toward transformation and wisdom. If you are looking for a deeper and more connected sense of yourself, and fulfillment in life, then you may be ready for a commitment to the therapeutic process. I believe my empathic presence - the capacity to hear, see and feel a situation from the other person's vantage point- is central to the healing process. Within such a safe relationship the patient can develop an open attitude toward the unconscious; exploration of the meaning and purpose of one's life can unfold.
Elders (65+)
(415) 801-0057
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
Crises and painful emotions can be the beginning of a journey toward transformation and wisdom. If you are looking for a deeper and more connected sense of yourself, and fulfillment in life, then you may be ready for a commitment to the therapeutic process. I believe my empathic presence - the capacity to hear, see and feel a situation from the other person's vantage point- is central to the healing process. Within such a safe relationship the patient can develop an open attitude toward the unconscious; exploration of the meaning and purpose of one's life can unfold.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I believe in the capacity for people to make incredible change and growth in their lives. But it isn't easy! Regardless of the particular challenge you may be facing, with the right support, you can experience happiness and fulfillment in your life on a daily basis. I have worked in the helping profession for twelve years, and have helped hundreds of people make changes they didn't even know were possible. I love to help my clients, and hope to have the opportunity to help you!
Elders (65+)
(831) 726-0097
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
I believe in the capacity for people to make incredible change and growth in their lives. But it isn't easy! Regardless of the particular challenge you may be facing, with the right support, you can experience happiness and fulfillment in your life on a daily basis. I have worked in the helping profession for twelve years, and have helped hundreds of people make changes they didn't even know were possible. I love to help my clients, and hope to have the opportunity to help you!
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Throughout our lives, we encounter a variety of natural transitions, some of which challenge our ability to cope. Death, divorce, life threatening illness, career change, marriage, becoming a parent, spiritual or existential crisis...to name a few. In an attempt to adjust, many of us experience emotional distress. I would be honored to work with you to provide support. I enjoy working with people of all ages including young children and teens. Through talk therapy, expressive arts, sand tray, and engaged play, my goal is to make each client feel prioritized, heard, cared about, valued, and nurtured throughout their process.
Elders (65+)
(831) 240-4097
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
Throughout our lives, we encounter a variety of natural transitions, some of which challenge our ability to cope. Death, divorce, life threatening illness, career change, marriage, becoming a parent, spiritual or existential crisis...to name a few. In an attempt to adjust, many of us experience emotional distress. I would be honored to work with you to provide support. I enjoy working with people of all ages including young children and teens. Through talk therapy, expressive arts, sand tray, and engaged play, my goal is to make each client feel prioritized, heard, cared about, valued, and nurtured throughout their process.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, DMFT, CSAT, CAS-R, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
SEX is fun! Sex is a blessings! Sex is a gift to a couple committed to each other! However, when the desire for sex drives a person to self-destructive behaviors, the fun is long gone. However, there is HOPE! I offer help to both the addict and the partner: for the addict....sobriety and then recovery, for the partner.....healing and recovery. Knowing that sobriety is but the FIRST step to lifetime recovery, I offer the tools and support needed for success. Addiction, that of your own or your spouse or your child or your parent, damages all areas of your life. I am equipped to help you survive the destruction. Recovery is POSSIBLE!
Elders (65+)
(408) 637-7642
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Elders (65+)
SEX is fun! Sex is a blessings! Sex is a gift to a couple committed to each other! However, when the desire for sex drives a person to self-destructive behaviors, the fun is long gone. However, there is HOPE! I offer help to both the addict and the partner: for the addict....sobriety and then recovery, for the partner.....healing and recovery. Knowing that sobriety is but the FIRST step to lifetime recovery, I offer the tools and support needed for success. Addiction, that of your own or your spouse or your child or your parent, damages all areas of your life. I am equipped to help you survive the destruction. Recovery is POSSIBLE!
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I like to work with people of all ages. Often with adults I am interested in getting beyond everyday conversation into deeper layers of self, incorporating an inward focus of the body, mind and spirit. I am eclectic and offer a strength-based approach to help with depression, anxiety, transitions, relationship challenges, overall stuckness and other challenges. My approach is humanistic and compassionate, providing the support needed to get through hardships into a more empowered, creative and celebratory self.
Elders (65+)
(831) 275-7727
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
I like to work with people of all ages. Often with adults I am interested in getting beyond everyday conversation into deeper layers of self, incorporating an inward focus of the body, mind and spirit. I am eclectic and offer a strength-based approach to help with depression, anxiety, transitions, relationship challenges, overall stuckness and other challenges. My approach is humanistic and compassionate, providing the support needed to get through hardships into a more empowered, creative and celebratory self.
Photo of Norman Malcolm Brown,
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Never have life challenges been as great as now for you and your future. For we must improve relations with each other and our planet or perish. As a man you may feel frustrated in either work or intimate relationships or both. Yet the personal skills needed for work are usually opposite from those for intimacy. There seems to be no way to the success you yearn for. As a woman you may cope with anxiety or depression and succeed at friendship. Yet coupling has meant losing track of yourself, and good men seem to be hard to find. The way forward involves increasing our emotional skills and love for ourselves, others and our planet.
Elders (65+)
(831) 900-4877
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
Never have life challenges been as great as now for you and your future. For we must improve relations with each other and our planet or perish. As a man you may feel frustrated in either work or intimate relationships or both. Yet the personal skills needed for work are usually opposite from those for intimacy. There seems to be no way to the success you yearn for. As a woman you may cope with anxiety or depression and succeed at friendship. Yet coupling has meant losing track of yourself, and good men seem to be hard to find. The way forward involves increasing our emotional skills and love for ourselves, others and our planet.
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Counselor, MA, LPCC Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I integrate body-centered and strength-based psychotherapy with wilderness interventions to offer a holistic and creative approach to working with clients. I focus on supporting clients addressing eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression and sexual identity development. I am passionate about supporting gender diverse, non-binary and transgender clients from a gender-affirmative approach. My aim is to address the whole person to understand patterns and create new healthy inner dialogue and behavior.
Elders (65+)
(831) 777-6523
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
I integrate body-centered and strength-based psychotherapy with wilderness interventions to offer a holistic and creative approach to working with clients. I focus on supporting clients addressing eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression and sexual identity development. I am passionate about supporting gender diverse, non-binary and transgender clients from a gender-affirmative approach. My aim is to address the whole person to understand patterns and create new healthy inner dialogue and behavior.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
I am a licensed psychologist in private practice in the Santa Cruz area for over 40 years. My training in various analytic, somatic, trauma based, and cognitive behavioral psychotherapies has brought a creative depth to my work. I specialize in individual and couples psychotherapy, post traumatic stress, anxiety and panic disorder, depression, chronic illness, relationship issues, and personal growth. In addition, I have taught in several universities and colleges, as well as trained other therapists in California and internationally. For more information, please do not hesitate to call. www.helenresneck.com
Elders (65+)
(831) 777-2035
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Elders (65+)
I am a licensed psychologist in private practice in the Santa Cruz area for over 40 years. My training in various analytic, somatic, trauma based, and cognitive behavioral psychotherapies has brought a creative depth to my work. I specialize in individual and couples psychotherapy, post traumatic stress, anxiety and panic disorder, depression, chronic illness, relationship issues, and personal growth. In addition, I have taught in several universities and colleges, as well as trained other therapists in California and internationally. For more information, please do not hesitate to call. www.helenresneck.com
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I believe the most important element for positive change is the relationship between the therapist and client. If the client can truly trust their therapist, he or she can allow themselves to explore, heal, and integrate all aspects of themselves. This leads to a feeling of wholeness and relief from anxiety, depression, low self esteem, and other issues. I use intuition and compassion, in addition to my training and education. I care about my clients, and feel honored to witness their efforts to grow and change. Buddhist philosophy informs my overall orientation towards the enduring resilience of the human spirit.
Elders (65+)
(831) 346-0492
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
I believe the most important element for positive change is the relationship between the therapist and client. If the client can truly trust their therapist, he or she can allow themselves to explore, heal, and integrate all aspects of themselves. This leads to a feeling of wholeness and relief from anxiety, depression, low self esteem, and other issues. I use intuition and compassion, in addition to my training and education. I care about my clients, and feel honored to witness their efforts to grow and change. Buddhist philosophy informs my overall orientation towards the enduring resilience of the human spirit.
Photo of Julie Carboni, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
My approach is to help clients right where they are at and assist them on a path toward wholeness. I work with individuals, couples, and families. Some of my specialties are treating anxiety, grief, depression, addictions, life's stressors, PTSD, and molest/abuse.
Elders (65+)
(408) 320-0201
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Elders (65+)
My approach is to help clients right where they are at and assist them on a path toward wholeness. I work with individuals, couples, and families. Some of my specialties are treating anxiety, grief, depression, addictions, life's stressors, PTSD, and molest/abuse.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Santa Cruz, CA 95066
Sometimes one of the hardest things sometimes can be just doing something different. Humans are creatures of habit, but not all habits support us in being the best versions of ourselves. My work focuses on supporting individuals, families and couples families find solutions to life issues, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, reduce stress, and discover positive problem solving skills.
Elders (65+)
(831) 704-8795
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Santa Cruz, CA 95066
Elders (65+)
Sometimes one of the hardest things sometimes can be just doing something different. Humans are creatures of habit, but not all habits support us in being the best versions of ourselves. My work focuses on supporting individuals, families and couples families find solutions to life issues, increase self-esteem and self-awareness, reduce stress, and discover positive problem solving skills.
Photo of Stefanie Wolf, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
You may be seeking out therapy now if you struggle with depression, anxiety, addiction, or feeling disconnected from yourself or others. Things may just feel off. Perhaps past trauma is making life hard today. You've come here hoping things can get better. Healing happens when we befriend ourselves and developing deeper understanding of our experiences in the world and relationship to that experience. I will support you in exploring your hopes, struggles, fears, and longings that dwell within so you can live the life you want. Whatever the current challenge, I work alongside you to reconnect to yourself and foster healing.
Elders (65+)
(719) 249-6839
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
You may be seeking out therapy now if you struggle with depression, anxiety, addiction, or feeling disconnected from yourself or others. Things may just feel off. Perhaps past trauma is making life hard today. You've come here hoping things can get better. Healing happens when we befriend ourselves and developing deeper understanding of our experiences in the world and relationship to that experience. I will support you in exploring your hopes, struggles, fears, and longings that dwell within so you can live the life you want. Whatever the current challenge, I work alongside you to reconnect to yourself and foster healing.
Photo of David B. Ruso, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Entering into the right therapeutic relationship is the first step toward healing and change. Working collaboratively we will explore the origins of any problems or pain you have be struggling with, at a pace that is safe and comfortable for you. As mental and emotional material is explored, the ability to experience greater freedom and enjoyment in your relationships, work, and family life will become more readily accessible and tangible in daily life.
Elders (65+)
(831) 920-3683
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Elders (65+)
Entering into the right therapeutic relationship is the first step toward healing and change. Working collaboratively we will explore the origins of any problems or pain you have be struggling with, at a pace that is safe and comfortable for you. As mental and emotional material is explored, the ability to experience greater freedom and enjoyment in your relationships, work, and family life will become more readily accessible and tangible in daily life.
Photo of Ariana Rice O’Day, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
My practice centers on promoting change through love, compassion and acceptance. You may have a sense that something isn't right in your life but aren't sure what it is. Or you may know what it is but have no idea how to change it. You hope that if you just try harder or stay busy your situation will change and, when that doesn't work, you beat yourself up. Neither forcing change nor avoiding problems work because we must first feel accepted. Whether you have anxiety, troubles setting boundaries, difficulties cultivating healthy relationships or are struggling with the aftermath of a traumatic experience, I am here to help.
Elders (65+)
(510) 674-1244
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
My practice centers on promoting change through love, compassion and acceptance. You may have a sense that something isn't right in your life but aren't sure what it is. Or you may know what it is but have no idea how to change it. You hope that if you just try harder or stay busy your situation will change and, when that doesn't work, you beat yourself up. Neither forcing change nor avoiding problems work because we must first feel accepted. Whether you have anxiety, troubles setting boundaries, difficulties cultivating healthy relationships or are struggling with the aftermath of a traumatic experience, I am here to help.
Photo of Julie Herzog, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I am a holistic psychotherapist and will work to help you integrate mind, body and spirit. I believe we all have the propensity for health and wellness. Together we can work with your acute crisis or your desire to explore a deeper connection to self. Helping individuals (children, teens, adults), couples and families throughout the Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay area....I look forward to meeting you, working with you and assisting you in achieving better mental health.
Elders (65+)
(831) 219-4109
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
I am a holistic psychotherapist and will work to help you integrate mind, body and spirit. I believe we all have the propensity for health and wellness. Together we can work with your acute crisis or your desire to explore a deeper connection to self. Helping individuals (children, teens, adults), couples and families throughout the Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay area....I look forward to meeting you, working with you and assisting you in achieving better mental health.
Photo of Smith Mental Health, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of California and I am deeply committed to working with individuals toward relief from mental health symptoms and challenges. I have extensive experience working in the areas of anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, and substance use. I practice trauma-informed psychotherapy and work in collaboration with each client to come up with a treatment plan based on your needs. Together, we can work toward wellness
Elders (65+)
(831) 777-2519
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of California and I am deeply committed to working with individuals toward relief from mental health symptoms and challenges. I have extensive experience working in the areas of anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, and substance use. I practice trauma-informed psychotherapy and work in collaboration with each client to come up with a treatment plan based on your needs. Together, we can work toward wellness
Photo of Anahata Christa Marie Neuman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I specialize in helping people reduce their suffering though quality and efficient therapy treatment. I have successfully helped hundreds of clients heal the conditions that perpetuate their suffering. This includes experiences of depression, anxiety, psychosis, PTSD, mania and other causes of psychological pain. The rationale for accurate and timely assessment and application of treatment, is so that you can be more comfortable as soon as possible, enabling a higher quality of life and healing that is sustainable. Please visit my website: https://anahataneuman.com
Elders (65+)
(831) 244-1301
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
I specialize in helping people reduce their suffering though quality and efficient therapy treatment. I have successfully helped hundreds of clients heal the conditions that perpetuate their suffering. This includes experiences of depression, anxiety, psychosis, PTSD, mania and other causes of psychological pain. The rationale for accurate and timely assessment and application of treatment, is so that you can be more comfortable as soon as possible, enabling a higher quality of life and healing that is sustainable. Please visit my website: https://anahataneuman.com
Photo of Lauren Scally, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
My goal is to help you work through the difficulties that life can present in a way that is supportive of your personal development. In addition to having a general practice, my interest areas include Perinatal Depression and Anxiety, personal growth, infertility, grief and loss and supporting member of the LGBTQIA+ community. Most importantly, I strive to meet you where your needs are and develop a plan and specific strategies to help you achieve your goals.
Elders (65+)
(831) 531-8139
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Elders (65+)
My goal is to help you work through the difficulties that life can present in a way that is supportive of your personal development. In addition to having a general practice, my interest areas include Perinatal Depression and Anxiety, personal growth, infertility, grief and loss and supporting member of the LGBTQIA+ community. Most importantly, I strive to meet you where your needs are and develop a plan and specific strategies to help you achieve your goals.
Photo of Robin Bates, MA, MFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
In a culture that is fast paced with heavy demands on our time, so many of us do not have safe spaces to reflect, feel, listen and learn about ourselves. This can lead to dis-ease. I believe that providing a warm, judgement free space to discover and untangle some of the thoughts, feelings and experiences that bind us can lead to greater freedom of choice, better health and overall wellness. We all hold the answers to the peace we are looking for.
Elders (65+)
(650) 899-8473
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Elders (65+)
In a culture that is fast paced with heavy demands on our time, so many of us do not have safe spaces to reflect, feel, listen and learn about ourselves. This can lead to dis-ease. I believe that providing a warm, judgement free space to discover and untangle some of the thoughts, feelings and experiences that bind us can lead to greater freedom of choice, better health and overall wellness. We all hold the answers to the peace we are looking for.

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Elders (65+) (65+, Seniors) Therapists
The therapists listed here have identified their interest in elder therapy in Santa Cruz or help for Santa Cruz elderly people in therapy. Therapists who work with elders (for instance, elderly parents, elderly women or even elderly abuse) handle a broad range of issues especially as they relate to caring for the elderly and homes for the elderly in Santa Cruz. Elderly depression is a common problem that can be helped by therapy for elderly people. Psychiatrists who work with the elderly are sometimes referred to as Santa Cruz geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Santa Cruz are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Santa Cruz

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Santa Cruz you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Santa Cruz and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Santa Cruz or family therapy in Santa Cruz.