Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Sometimes we need extra help when facing particularly painful, overwhelming, or puzzling situations. By setting aside a dedicated time and place in which to bring your full attention (and mine) to the task of sorting out what pains or blocks you, you give yourself the best opportunity to craft the life you wish to live. In the company of a skilled practitioner, the process of therapy can help you work through old patterns and address the challenges at hand. You can experience a greater sense of meaning, purpose, and peace in your life and in your relationships.
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(831) 531-2727
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Sometimes we need extra help when facing particularly painful, overwhelming, or puzzling situations. By setting aside a dedicated time and place in which to bring your full attention (and mine) to the task of sorting out what pains or blocks you, you give yourself the best opportunity to craft the life you wish to live. In the company of a skilled practitioner, the process of therapy can help you work through old patterns and address the challenges at hand. You can experience a greater sense of meaning, purpose, and peace in your life and in your relationships.
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Marriage & Family Therapist Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
We are a non-profit counseling agency with locations in Santa Cruz, Watsonville, & Monterey. We provide high quality, affordable psychotherapy and counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Our fees are set on a sliding scale, based upon your income. Our services are provided by Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Master's level Interns and Trainees who are under the supervision of a licensed therapist. We would love to answer any questions you may have, or schedule an appointment to meet with you. Simply call or send us an email today!
Family
(831) 350-6795
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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We are a non-profit counseling agency with locations in Santa Cruz, Watsonville, & Monterey. We provide high quality, affordable psychotherapy and counseling services to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Our fees are set on a sliding scale, based upon your income. Our services are provided by Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Master's level Interns and Trainees who are under the supervision of a licensed therapist. We would love to answer any questions you may have, or schedule an appointment to meet with you. Simply call or send us an email today!
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MAEd Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
My commitment to all my clients is to provide empathy, compassion, and curiosity in order to support authentic expression of feelings and needs. The path towards authentic expression is unique to the individual depending on their background, their experience with therapy and their specific therapeutic goals and so I offer various therapeutic interventions to support authentic self expression and healing. I value both the exploration of one's past as well as here and now functioning through mindfulness practice. Using a holistic approach and focusing on the client's strengths and insights, the journey towards wholeness begins.
Family
(831) 665-6770
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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My commitment to all my clients is to provide empathy, compassion, and curiosity in order to support authentic expression of feelings and needs. The path towards authentic expression is unique to the individual depending on their background, their experience with therapy and their specific therapeutic goals and so I offer various therapeutic interventions to support authentic self expression and healing. I value both the exploration of one's past as well as here and now functioning through mindfulness practice. Using a holistic approach and focusing on the client's strengths and insights, the journey towards wholeness begins.
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Since 1992, I have counseled families, adults and children. I am an EMDR Institute consultant and facilitator, and use EMDR therapy's adaptive information processing to help clients master the challenges encountered in their lives. I received my PhD in international psychology with trauma focus. My specialties include Trauma, Acculturation and Attachment Disorders in clients of all ages. My immigration experience from Germany has prompted the exploration of the crucial part played by our cultural roots in our decision making process and in our lifestyle choices. I speak English, Spanish and German.
Family
(831) 205-0622
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
Since 1992, I have counseled families, adults and children. I am an EMDR Institute consultant and facilitator, and use EMDR therapy's adaptive information processing to help clients master the challenges encountered in their lives. I received my PhD in international psychology with trauma focus. My specialties include Trauma, Acculturation and Attachment Disorders in clients of all ages. My immigration experience from Germany has prompted the exploration of the crucial part played by our cultural roots in our decision making process and in our lifestyle choices. I speak English, Spanish and German.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Life and relationships can be difficult to navigate. I have found it is always easier to know someone is rooting for you to win, to know you have a coach in your corner, a confidant at your side. I see my role as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the same way; a source for receiving encouragement, guidance, and growth. We are all in different stages of the growing process and sometimes it becomes difficult to face it alone. Witnessing client after client prevail with hope, growth, and healing through talk therapy, both personally and in their relationships, reinforces my belief in the practice.
Family
(408) 665-7456
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
Life and relationships can be difficult to navigate. I have found it is always easier to know someone is rooting for you to win, to know you have a coach in your corner, a confidant at your side. I see my role as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the same way; a source for receiving encouragement, guidance, and growth. We are all in different stages of the growing process and sometimes it becomes difficult to face it alone. Witnessing client after client prevail with hope, growth, and healing through talk therapy, both personally and in their relationships, reinforces my belief in the practice.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Grief is messy. One minute you feel numb; the next minute you are sobbing. Or maybe you feel relieved and then feel guilty for feeling relieved. You expect yourself to be sad but surprise yourself by feeling angry and then scared. It’s a wild ride. It’s unpredictable and unwieldy. It’s as unique as the relationship (or situation) that launched it. Most of us don’t “get over” our losses, but we can integrate them into our lives in a meaningful way that allows us to move forward with a sense of peace.
Family
(831) 245-1337
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
Grief is messy. One minute you feel numb; the next minute you are sobbing. Or maybe you feel relieved and then feel guilty for feeling relieved. You expect yourself to be sad but surprise yourself by feeling angry and then scared. It’s a wild ride. It’s unpredictable and unwieldy. It’s as unique as the relationship (or situation) that launched it. Most of us don’t “get over” our losses, but we can integrate them into our lives in a meaningful way that allows us to move forward with a sense of peace.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
We are all living through scary and intense times. Are you struggling with adjusting to life in-doors? Do you have children that are out of school, and you're not as calm and patient as your were before? Are your children overwhelmed and anxious/sad about missing their friends? Maybe you are worried about your community or the state of the world. Maybe you have always felt a little uneasy, but now it's unbearable. Let's get you the help you need.
Family
(510) 454-8872
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
We are all living through scary and intense times. Are you struggling with adjusting to life in-doors? Do you have children that are out of school, and you're not as calm and patient as your were before? Are your children overwhelmed and anxious/sad about missing their friends? Maybe you are worried about your community or the state of the world. Maybe you have always felt a little uneasy, but now it's unbearable. Let's get you the help you need.
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Psychologist, PhD, JD Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Hello! Need help for children with autism, ADHD and other issues? Need an accurate diagnosis and report? Want assistance connecting with resources -- school, government, medical -- to help you?
Family
(831) 346-1383
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
Hello! Need help for children with autism, ADHD and other issues? Need an accurate diagnosis and report? Want assistance connecting with resources -- school, government, medical -- to help you?
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
With a passion for inspiring individuals to claim their own personal excellence, my expertise is in understanding interpersonal dynamics, and successfully coaching individuals, couples, families and groups into reaching their highest self. My background includes a degree in Organizational Communication, a ten year career as a Technical/Corporate Instructor, and six years providing coaching with a Master of Arts in MFT. Along with my private practice, I teach psychology and management classes for University Of Phoenix and am completing a book, Mental Health For Consumers. I look forward to our meeting and the potential of becoming part of your journey.
Family
(831) 216-6826
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
With a passion for inspiring individuals to claim their own personal excellence, my expertise is in understanding interpersonal dynamics, and successfully coaching individuals, couples, families and groups into reaching their highest self. My background includes a degree in Organizational Communication, a ten year career as a Technical/Corporate Instructor, and six years providing coaching with a Master of Arts in MFT. Along with my private practice, I teach psychology and management classes for University Of Phoenix and am completing a book, Mental Health For Consumers. I look forward to our meeting and the potential of becoming part of your journey.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPC Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I am a compassionate, professional psychotherapist with an individualized way of treating each client. I believe each person has the strength inside themselves for change and healing. It is my role to identify your personal style and help you find the clarity you need to make necessary life changes. In doing so I utilize many theoretical approaches including; psychodynamic, existential/humanistic, solution focused and cognitive behavioral.
Family
(831) 234-2010
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
I am a compassionate, professional psychotherapist with an individualized way of treating each client. I believe each person has the strength inside themselves for change and healing. It is my role to identify your personal style and help you find the clarity you need to make necessary life changes. In doing so I utilize many theoretical approaches including; psychodynamic, existential/humanistic, solution focused and cognitive behavioral.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Suffering comes in many forms. It is personal and intimate and often times overwhelming and sometimes debilitating. But you don’t have to face it alone. Many people have sought my help for feelings of anxiety, stress, overwhelm, and an out of balance work-life; others, for unresolved trauma , PTSD, and other stress-related disorders which keep people trapped in disregulated states of being; still others because they were unhappy with their life and the spark of their passion was dim.
Family
(650) 864-8920
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
Suffering comes in many forms. It is personal and intimate and often times overwhelming and sometimes debilitating. But you don’t have to face it alone. Many people have sought my help for feelings of anxiety, stress, overwhelm, and an out of balance work-life; others, for unresolved trauma , PTSD, and other stress-related disorders which keep people trapped in disregulated states of being; still others because they were unhappy with their life and the spark of their passion was dim.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, PhD Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Life is to enjoy and a little help can make the difference you never imagined possible. When we reach the tipping point in our lives it's hard to trust that talking to someone might help. But it can. I have more than twenty years experience helping individuals, couples, teens and families improve. Using principles and techniques of Energy Psychology, EMDR, EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and my own multidimensional approach which takes into account mind, body and spirit, we can create the change you need.
Family
(650) 669-8291
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
Life is to enjoy and a little help can make the difference you never imagined possible. When we reach the tipping point in our lives it's hard to trust that talking to someone might help. But it can. I have more than twenty years experience helping individuals, couples, teens and families improve. Using principles and techniques of Energy Psychology, EMDR, EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) and my own multidimensional approach which takes into account mind, body and spirit, we can create the change you need.
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Counselor, MA, LPCC Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I specialize in treating clients of all genders with attachment trauma, codependency and addiction, and mood disorders. I also have extensive experience supporting adolescents as they transition into adulthood. Initially, clients may or may not yet have language for what is going on. It may be more like a constellation of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that seem increasingly unsustainable. Isolation and shame often. Whether or not we arrive at a diagnosis, finding the words and reckoning honestly and compassionately with the pain is a large part of the healing work.
Family
(831) 273-2783
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
I specialize in treating clients of all genders with attachment trauma, codependency and addiction, and mood disorders. I also have extensive experience supporting adolescents as they transition into adulthood. Initially, clients may or may not yet have language for what is going on. It may be more like a constellation of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that seem increasingly unsustainable. Isolation and shame often. Whether or not we arrive at a diagnosis, finding the words and reckoning honestly and compassionately with the pain is a large part of the healing work.
Photo of Penelope Rayas-Moore, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I am offering Telehealth services due to COVID-19. I became a therapist to help others live a fuller, happier life. My years as Marriage and Family Therapist, help me provide you with the skills you need to ease your emotional pain, build better relationships and change your life for the better. I am spiritual and my practice is based on empathy, deep understanding and compassion. I can also provide you with the coping skills to live a better happier life.
Family
(408) 872-8957
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
I am offering Telehealth services due to COVID-19. I became a therapist to help others live a fuller, happier life. My years as Marriage and Family Therapist, help me provide you with the skills you need to ease your emotional pain, build better relationships and change your life for the better. I am spiritual and my practice is based on empathy, deep understanding and compassion. I can also provide you with the coping skills to live a better happier life.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
In my work with individuals, couples, children, teens and families I strive to create a warm, nurturing and compassionate environment for personal exploration and healing. In this space all parts of you are welcome. I see therapy as a collaboration where you and I partner to create an achievable plan to improve your relationships, increase your sense of vitality, and work towards your personal goals. In my work, I have witnessed how life's challenges can create emotional scars that then consciously or unconscious run our lives. These scars can manifest as a variety of mental health and relational issues.
Family
(831) 288-5528
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
In my work with individuals, couples, children, teens and families I strive to create a warm, nurturing and compassionate environment for personal exploration and healing. In this space all parts of you are welcome. I see therapy as a collaboration where you and I partner to create an achievable plan to improve your relationships, increase your sense of vitality, and work towards your personal goals. In my work, I have witnessed how life's challenges can create emotional scars that then consciously or unconscious run our lives. These scars can manifest as a variety of mental health and relational issues.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
My therapeutic style is personal, respectful and practical. I can help you create and notice positive changes in your life and relationships and adapt to changing conditions as necessary. I'll work with you to achieve tangible results towards your goals in therapy. We'll focus on what works to notice positive change as it happens. Although I treat people with a wide range of issues, some areas of particular focus in my practice are: helping individuals and relationships that are affected by Chronic Physical Illness and/or Pain, Depression and Anxiety.
Family
(831) 824-4924
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
My therapeutic style is personal, respectful and practical. I can help you create and notice positive changes in your life and relationships and adapt to changing conditions as necessary. I'll work with you to achieve tangible results towards your goals in therapy. We'll focus on what works to notice positive change as it happens. Although I treat people with a wide range of issues, some areas of particular focus in my practice are: helping individuals and relationships that are affected by Chronic Physical Illness and/or Pain, Depression and Anxiety.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Experiencing painful thoughts and feelings? Numbed out and disengaged? Stuck in a cycle of repeating behaviors or inaction that hold you back? Problems relating with family, partner, co-worker, with yourself? Find yourself in midlife or experiencing a deep loss or other crisis/opportunity and now questioning it all? All of us experience difficult times in our lives and we can use that challenge to grow and evolve. Perhaps you want more self understanding, ease, peace and joy in your life. Or a better relationship. Or maybe you want support exploring your life's purpose and finding a foothold onto your path.
Family
(831) 612-1969
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
Experiencing painful thoughts and feelings? Numbed out and disengaged? Stuck in a cycle of repeating behaviors or inaction that hold you back? Problems relating with family, partner, co-worker, with yourself? Find yourself in midlife or experiencing a deep loss or other crisis/opportunity and now questioning it all? All of us experience difficult times in our lives and we can use that challenge to grow and evolve. Perhaps you want more self understanding, ease, peace and joy in your life. Or a better relationship. Or maybe you want support exploring your life's purpose and finding a foothold onto your path.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, BA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Trinity holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has taught Child Development at the College Level and specializes in the following areas: individual & couples counseling, children & adolescents (0-18 years of age) and family counseling, trauma, abuse (sexual, physical and emotional) recovery (also EMDR trained), attachment challenges, drug & alcohol addiction, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationship issues, establishing healthy boundaries, life transitions.
Family
(831) 346-1627
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
Trinity holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has taught Child Development at the College Level and specializes in the following areas: individual & couples counseling, children & adolescents (0-18 years of age) and family counseling, trauma, abuse (sexual, physical and emotional) recovery (also EMDR trained), attachment challenges, drug & alcohol addiction, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationship issues, establishing healthy boundaries, life transitions.
Photo of Caren Sage Smiley, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
These are strange times. Finding the right therapist can be challenging. Finding some one you can feel comfortable with and who has the skills and experience you need. In my 15+ years in this field, I have worked with many common issues: life transitions, anxiety, depression, addiction, parenting, marriage and relationship difficulties and more. Years of study of a variety of therapeutic methods form my background and my thinking. In addition to my training, I bring creativity, honesty and humor to this hard and rewarding work.
Family
(831) 234-6043
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
These are strange times. Finding the right therapist can be challenging. Finding some one you can feel comfortable with and who has the skills and experience you need. In my 15+ years in this field, I have worked with many common issues: life transitions, anxiety, depression, addiction, parenting, marriage and relationship difficulties and more. Years of study of a variety of therapeutic methods form my background and my thinking. In addition to my training, I bring creativity, honesty and humor to this hard and rewarding work.
Photo of Heather C Turey, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I am committed to the process of helping people discover and integrate the deeper personal truths which underlie symptoms and issues. I invite clients to be endlessly curious and to do "detective work" with me, seeking to understand the clues offered by their own psyches. I work with adults and older teens, providing individual, couples and family psychotherapy. Some of my influences are Carl Jung, Arnold Mindell, Jean Shinoda Bolen, John Enright, Richard Schwartz and John Gottman. I work with depression and other mood disorders, eating disorders, spiritual identity, addiction recovery, codependency and trauma. I offer over 30 years of private practice experience.
Family
(831) 465-5161
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Family
I am committed to the process of helping people discover and integrate the deeper personal truths which underlie symptoms and issues. I invite clients to be endlessly curious and to do "detective work" with me, seeking to understand the clues offered by their own psyches. I work with adults and older teens, providing individual, couples and family psychotherapy. Some of my influences are Carl Jung, Arnold Mindell, Jean Shinoda Bolen, John Enright, Richard Schwartz and John Gottman. I work with depression and other mood disorders, eating disorders, spiritual identity, addiction recovery, codependency and trauma. I offer over 30 years of private practice experience.

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