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.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 269-5023
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
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.
Emotional Disturbance
(415) 801-0057
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
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
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.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 240-4097
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
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, 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.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 275-7727
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
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.
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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.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 900-4877
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
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.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Starting therapy for the first time or returning after a long break can feel intimidating. You might have even had bad experiences before. I'm here to help. We will go at your pace because your experience is important to me. I believe that lasting change and healing can only happen when our whole selves are seen and welcomed. I provide a safe healing space and bring a strong, grounded presence so that you can begin to cultivate more love and compassion for yourself, connect with your inner wisdom and become more whole and authentic in your relationship with others.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 900-4916
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
Starting therapy for the first time or returning after a long break can feel intimidating. You might have even had bad experiences before. I'm here to help. We will go at your pace because your experience is important to me. I believe that lasting change and healing can only happen when our whole selves are seen and welcomed. I provide a safe healing space and bring a strong, grounded presence so that you can begin to cultivate more love and compassion for yourself, connect with your inner wisdom and become more whole and authentic in your relationship with others.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Our wounds, when healed can become our gifts. My orientation is Eclectic and Holistic. I provide psychotherapy and EMDR to adults and couples. How we see ourselves and feel about ourselves affects every choice we make. We are in relationship to everyone and everything, including ourselves. Inner Healing changes how we relate to ourselves and the world.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 425-3405
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
Our wounds, when healed can become our gifts. My orientation is Eclectic and Holistic. I provide psychotherapy and EMDR to adults and couples. How we see ourselves and feel about ourselves affects every choice we make. We are in relationship to everyone and everything, including ourselves. Inner Healing changes how we relate to ourselves and the world.
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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.
Emotional Disturbance
(510) 674-1244
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
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.
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I specialize in working with folks who suffer from Depression, Anxiety, and PTSD. I am nonjudgemental, down to Earth, kind-hearted, and supportive. Do you worry so much it feels inescapable? Does Life feel overwhelming and unbearable and you just want to give up? Have you survived something awful and need help healing and moving on? Does the past haunt you and block you from success and healthy relationships? Do you feel frustrated with yourself and want to change your patterns? Are you going through back to back crises and just need help surviving and navigating through the stress and uncertainty?
Emotional Disturbance
(925) 259-3996
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
I specialize in working with folks who suffer from Depression, Anxiety, and PTSD. I am nonjudgemental, down to Earth, kind-hearted, and supportive. Do you worry so much it feels inescapable? Does Life feel overwhelming and unbearable and you just want to give up? Have you survived something awful and need help healing and moving on? Does the past haunt you and block you from success and healthy relationships? Do you feel frustrated with yourself and want to change your patterns? Are you going through back to back crises and just need help surviving and navigating through the stress and uncertainty?
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
My current work focuses on Individuals, Couples, Families, Groups, Active and Retired First Responders and Military facing Crisis Situations, Relationship Issues, Trauma and Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Personal Growth and Self Exploration, Severe Mental Illness, Dual Diagnosis, Addiction & Recovery. I utilize approaches including but not limited to CBT, Systems, Somatic and other models. While I will use pieces from the above mentioned models and theories each individual client will require a different mix of psychotherapy approaches. Individual treatment plans and various interventions will be used to assist each specific client.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 777-4635
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
My current work focuses on Individuals, Couples, Families, Groups, Active and Retired First Responders and Military facing Crisis Situations, Relationship Issues, Trauma and Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Personal Growth and Self Exploration, Severe Mental Illness, Dual Diagnosis, Addiction & Recovery. I utilize approaches including but not limited to CBT, Systems, Somatic and other models. While I will use pieces from the above mentioned models and theories each individual client will require a different mix of psychotherapy approaches. Individual treatment plans and various interventions will be used to assist each specific client.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Welcome! I work with youth and adults using a strength-based, humanistic approach to treatment. It is my belief that YOU are the expert and that it is my job to help you develop your inner strength and knowledge in order to feel better and live a more fulfilling life. My approach involves integrating mind, body and spirit in order for you to take the insight that you receive in therapy and put it into direct action in your life. It would be my pleasure to work with you. Additionally, I'm now offering tele-health sessions. Please message me to find out more.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 331-4858
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
Welcome! I work with youth and adults using a strength-based, humanistic approach to treatment. It is my belief that YOU are the expert and that it is my job to help you develop your inner strength and knowledge in order to feel better and live a more fulfilling life. My approach involves integrating mind, body and spirit in order for you to take the insight that you receive in therapy and put it into direct action in your life. It would be my pleasure to work with you. Additionally, I'm now offering tele-health sessions. Please message me to find out more.
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95063
Life is complicated. It's full of twists and turns and sometimes we lose our way. My passion is to support you along this path and honor your courage to start a process of self-discovery. I can assist you in emerging from a life perspective where you feel stuck into an understanding of your choices that will help you heal, have more fulfilling relationships. A good therapist can help! My life experiences have taught me a lesson: that it's hard to be human and as such, my clients will always deserve all my empathy and attention.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 777-2069
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95063
Emotional Disturbance
Life is complicated. It's full of twists and turns and sometimes we lose our way. My passion is to support you along this path and honor your courage to start a process of self-discovery. I can assist you in emerging from a life perspective where you feel stuck into an understanding of your choices that will help you heal, have more fulfilling relationships. A good therapist can help! My life experiences have taught me a lesson: that it's hard to be human and as such, my clients will always deserve all my empathy and attention.
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT, Coach Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Having studying Mindfulness for the past 30+ years I have created evidence based Cognitive Behavioral / Mindfulness tools that help people face life crises by recognizing their own wisdom, resources, and the ability to exercise choice. This mind/body approach to health utilizes relaxation and focus tools that you can learn easily and use anywhere, anytime. You focus on what you can control to achieve your goals. These programs compliment the best medical treatment.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 703-8969
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Emotional Disturbance
Having studying Mindfulness for the past 30+ years I have created evidence based Cognitive Behavioral / Mindfulness tools that help people face life crises by recognizing their own wisdom, resources, and the ability to exercise choice. This mind/body approach to health utilizes relaxation and focus tools that you can learn easily and use anywhere, anytime. You focus on what you can control to achieve your goals. These programs compliment the best medical treatment.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95067
Depression, anxiety or past traumas can present roadblocks that negatively impact your life. Does that sound familiar to what you are experiencing? It can feel hopeless and overwhelming when faced with these roadblocks, but I can help you. I work with children, adolescents and adults to assess what impact these roadblocks have on you, then work with you to develop a supportive plan to help you in navigating through them.
Emotional Disturbance
(530) 461-5383
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95067
Emotional Disturbance
Depression, anxiety or past traumas can present roadblocks that negatively impact your life. Does that sound familiar to what you are experiencing? It can feel hopeless and overwhelming when faced with these roadblocks, but I can help you. I work with children, adolescents and adults to assess what impact these roadblocks have on you, then work with you to develop a supportive plan to help you in navigating through them.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I provide counseling for people of all ages who are struggling to find peace within themselves. We often find ourselves stuck within the grip of anxiety and depression due to the impact of unresolved trauma. These traumatic events can be either "big" or "small," yet they can interfere with the ability to live and love fully. It is possible to learn to love the unlovable and accept the unacceptable through a growth in awareness and compassion towards all that we are. I specialize in the treatment of trauma using EMDR therapy, the Hakomi Method and a compassionate presence.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 216-1294
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
I provide counseling for people of all ages who are struggling to find peace within themselves. We often find ourselves stuck within the grip of anxiety and depression due to the impact of unresolved trauma. These traumatic events can be either "big" or "small," yet they can interfere with the ability to live and love fully. It is possible to learn to love the unlovable and accept the unacceptable through a growth in awareness and compassion towards all that we are. I specialize in the treatment of trauma using EMDR therapy, the Hakomi Method and a compassionate presence.
Photo of Dana Schlick, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I want to reflect your wholeness right now, even with patterns and feelings of stuckness and pain- the resolutions and answers are held within you. I am passionate about being a helper to guide you to connect with this wisdom within. Through supporting the wisdom of your body-mind-spirit, it is possible to move beyond "managing" painful symptoms and stuck patterns that often emerge from past overwhelming life experiences and trauma, to true healing, authentic vitality and engagement with life. Healing is possible.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 740-8325
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
I want to reflect your wholeness right now, even with patterns and feelings of stuckness and pain- the resolutions and answers are held within you. I am passionate about being a helper to guide you to connect with this wisdom within. Through supporting the wisdom of your body-mind-spirit, it is possible to move beyond "managing" painful symptoms and stuck patterns that often emerge from past overwhelming life experiences and trauma, to true healing, authentic vitality and engagement with life. Healing is possible.
Photo of Natalie Hanneman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
My work centers around helping people achieve their goals. I enjoy working with people of all ages and backgrounds and I easily connect with others and believe that through relationship building you are able to facilitate positive changes in your life. My varied experience over the past twenty years as a school counselor, parent, Therapeutic Foster Parent, Equine Assisted Psychotherapist and Challenge Course Facilitator have shaped my eclectic style of working with people. Based on your specific needs and areas of desired growth, together we will tailor a plan to best meet your needs as we move forward through the therapy.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 244-3712
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
My work centers around helping people achieve their goals. I enjoy working with people of all ages and backgrounds and I easily connect with others and believe that through relationship building you are able to facilitate positive changes in your life. My varied experience over the past twenty years as a school counselor, parent, Therapeutic Foster Parent, Equine Assisted Psychotherapist and Challenge Course Facilitator have shaped my eclectic style of working with people. Based on your specific needs and areas of desired growth, together we will tailor a plan to best meet your needs as we move forward through the therapy.
Photo of Zoe Gordhamer Garcia, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Sliding scale and some pro bono sessions for front line workers. Video and phone are currently available. Feelings of anxiety and stress need support at this time. My approach is based on the belief that you are naturally intelligent and resourceful. Connect to strengths within you. The quality of your relationship with yourself and others leads to greater freedom, clarity, and peace. Free yourself from stress and conflict that so often occurs in relationships and work. Compassion, insight, and intuition represent my style. Building inner resources and tools to manage emotions improve professional and personal relationships.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 480-5258
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
Sliding scale and some pro bono sessions for front line workers. Video and phone are currently available. Feelings of anxiety and stress need support at this time. My approach is based on the belief that you are naturally intelligent and resourceful. Connect to strengths within you. The quality of your relationship with yourself and others leads to greater freedom, clarity, and peace. Free yourself from stress and conflict that so often occurs in relationships and work. Compassion, insight, and intuition represent my style. Building inner resources and tools to manage emotions improve professional and personal relationships.
Photo of Sylvia Yee, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Stressed out? Can't focus or sustain your attention? Worried about a family member or friend? Caught between caring for your children and caring for your parents? Can't sleep? Underperforming? Having bothersome thoughts? Can't get going? Disorganized? Distracted? Lost interest in things you once enjoyed? These things don't have to manage your life. You can learn how to manage them instead of them managing you. Working together, you will learn adaptive ways to think and respond to various stressors and develop healthy coping strategies. Get back to life!
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 531-2596
Verified

Santa Cruz, CA 95065
Emotional Disturbance
Stressed out? Can't focus or sustain your attention? Worried about a family member or friend? Caught between caring for your children and caring for your parents? Can't sleep? Underperforming? Having bothersome thoughts? Can't get going? Disorganized? Distracted? Lost interest in things you once enjoyed? These things don't have to manage your life. You can learn how to manage them instead of them managing you. Working together, you will learn adaptive ways to think and respond to various stressors and develop healthy coping strategies. Get back to life!
Photo of Erin Burton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I am not accepting new clients at this time. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. You might be initially hesitant to seek out help and support for personal matters, but when you do, you will feel confident that you are taking a courageous first step towards getting to a better place and being a better you. I have seen the positive impact that therapy can have when you are willing to do the work.
Emotional Disturbance
(831) 278-4340
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Emotional Disturbance
I am not accepting new clients at this time. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. You might be initially hesitant to seek out help and support for personal matters, but when you do, you will feel confident that you are taking a courageous first step towards getting to a better place and being a better you. I have seen the positive impact that therapy can have when you are willing to do the work.

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Emotional Disturbance Therapists
Emotional Disturbance in Santa Cruz-What is it?

Emotional disturbance is a catch-all term coined in education law and used by mental health professionals to describe students, children or teens having trouble at school. Emotional disturbance refers to:-

"...a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child's educational performance:

(A) An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors.
(B) An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships with peers and teachers.
(C) Inappropriate types of behavior or feelings under normal circumstances.
(D) A general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression.
(E) A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems."

Emotional disturbance in Santa Cruz and emotional disorders can be mild and reflect simply late learning or problems at home. Related conditions include kids who are on the autism spectrum or who have asperger's syndrome. If you're looking for help with emotional disturbance in Santa Cruz or for a Santa Cruz emotional disturbance Therapist, these Therapists provide help, emotional disturbance therapy, emotional disturbance counseling, and emotional disturbance treatment. They include Santa Cruz emotional disturbance Therapists, emotional disturbance psychologists, emotional disturbance psychotherapists and emotional disturbance counselors.

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.