Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"If you or your child has anxiety, ADHD, or depression, you probably feel frustrated and overwhelmed. You want the best for your self and your family and you may have reservations about using medications. You don't have to struggle alone anymore. I want to hear your experience and help you have more harmony in your life and in your home. While talk therapy can be supportive, some issues are brain based and need a different kind of guidance. Neurofeedback is a brain training program that supports you or your child in changing these patterns."
Relational
(831) 531-7827
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"If you or your child has anxiety, ADHD, or depression, you probably feel frustrated and overwhelmed. You want the best for your self and your family and you may have reservations about using medications. You don't have to struggle alone anymore. I want to hear your experience and help you have more harmony in your life and in your home. While talk therapy can be supportive, some issues are brain based and need a different kind of guidance. Neurofeedback is a brain training program that supports you or your child in changing these patterns."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"Have you ever wondered why you do the things you do? Or why your relationships aren't what you want them to be? Why does a part of you want to do one thing, yet another part wants to do something completely different? There are reasons behind everything we do, even when we're not aware of them. I can help you explore behaviors, and the feelings behind them, that affect your life and your relationships. Through a process called "Internal Family Systems," you can learn to understand and value yourself in ways you never thought possible."
Relational
(408) 816-1131
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Relational
"Have you ever wondered why you do the things you do? Or why your relationships aren't what you want them to be? Why does a part of you want to do one thing, yet another part wants to do something completely different? There are reasons behind everything we do, even when we're not aware of them. I can help you explore behaviors, and the feelings behind them, that affect your life and your relationships. Through a process called "Internal Family Systems," you can learn to understand and value yourself in ways you never thought possible."
Psychological Associate, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"I believe that everyone has the power to improve their lives. One of the first steps towards creating positive change is an individual's willingness to change. If you feel that you are willing to take your next steps towards healing wounds, addressing fears, and learning new coping skills, in order to create a stronger connection with yourself, your community, your intimate relationships, and the life you want, I would love to walk with you on your path. I specialize in treating eating disorders, addictions, trauma, and intimacy and attachment disorders."
Relational
(831) 331-4239
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"I believe that everyone has the power to improve their lives. One of the first steps towards creating positive change is an individual's willingness to change. If you feel that you are willing to take your next steps towards healing wounds, addressing fears, and learning new coping skills, in order to create a stronger connection with yourself, your community, your intimate relationships, and the life you want, I would love to walk with you on your path. I specialize in treating eating disorders, addictions, trauma, and intimacy and attachment disorders."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Feeling balanced in body, mind and spirit is to feel calm and energized. Is it difficult to achieve this or maintain a state of relaxation and awareness? Wishing things were different or feeling unsupported? We work in collaboration. I am actively present to listen and offer skills especially for you. The process promotes sustainable healing. The consultations will help you feel confident in having tools for healthy relationships and achieving goals. I'm a calm, caring and compassionate person experienced and effective working with problems of stress, grief, relationships, addiction, recovery and life transitions. Consider the opportunity to invest in yourself and make changes."
Relational
(831) 216-5418
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"Feeling balanced in body, mind and spirit is to feel calm and energized. Is it difficult to achieve this or maintain a state of relaxation and awareness? Wishing things were different or feeling unsupported? We work in collaboration. I am actively present to listen and offer skills especially for you. The process promotes sustainable healing. The consultations will help you feel confident in having tools for healthy relationships and achieving goals. I'm a calm, caring and compassionate person experienced and effective working with problems of stress, grief, relationships, addiction, recovery and life transitions. Consider the opportunity to invest in yourself and make changes."
Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"There are those of us who do not want simply to be rid of our pain. We sense wisdom within dark places, and seek support to learn and grow through them. Anxiety, depression, and addiction are not merely pathology, but are best understood as part of a larger system that can be brought into awareness. These symptoms may also be fundamentally connected to our greatest gifts - our sensitivity, awareness, and drive towards growth - often misplaced or misunderstood."
Relational
(831) 346-4828
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"There are those of us who do not want simply to be rid of our pain. We sense wisdom within dark places, and seek support to learn and grow through them. Anxiety, depression, and addiction are not merely pathology, but are best understood as part of a larger system that can be brought into awareness. These symptoms may also be fundamentally connected to our greatest gifts - our sensitivity, awareness, and drive towards growth - often misplaced or misunderstood."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"For 20 years I have worked with children, adolescents and young adults who are courageously trying to make sense of the world they live in. Helping others deal with past trauma has become my focus. I work with children, families and individuals to resolve confusion, address underlying fears and cultivate the supportive, trusting and loving relationships that heal. If you are an adult or a young person transitioning into adulthood, I can help you strengthen your ability to deal with anxiety and depression when facing a demanding and complicated world, and rediscover that child within who wants to play."
Relational
(831) 508-3411
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"For 20 years I have worked with children, adolescents and young adults who are courageously trying to make sense of the world they live in. Helping others deal with past trauma has become my focus. I work with children, families and individuals to resolve confusion, address underlying fears and cultivate the supportive, trusting and loving relationships that heal. If you are an adult or a young person transitioning into adulthood, I can help you strengthen your ability to deal with anxiety and depression when facing a demanding and complicated world, and rediscover that child within who wants to play."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"Who would you be if you had received all of the nurturing, guidance, support, and opportunities you needed in life to be your best version of you? What would your life be like if you had not experienced trauma, abuse, or oppression, or simply had more validation and guidance? My goal is to assist clients in becoming the selves they were meant to be before life presented all of its twists and turns. Whether it's shedding pain, rising from dysfunction, or gaining skills, I help clients take charge of becoming who they want to be."
Relational
(831) 429-6399
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Relational
"Who would you be if you had received all of the nurturing, guidance, support, and opportunities you needed in life to be your best version of you? What would your life be like if you had not experienced trauma, abuse, or oppression, or simply had more validation and guidance? My goal is to assist clients in becoming the selves they were meant to be before life presented all of its twists and turns. Whether it's shedding pain, rising from dysfunction, or gaining skills, I help clients take charge of becoming who they want to be."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MACP, AMFT, APCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"Welcome! I'm so glad you're here! So...you're thinking about speaking with a therapist, or suggesting therapy to someone you care about. Maybe you're not sure how you should be feeling. Wherever you may be in the process, I'm here to support you. One of the most daunting journeys we face is discovering who we are, what we need, what we want, what we deserve - and how to get there. Change is never easy, but it's always possible. I can help."
Relational
(831) 777-6659
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Relational
"Welcome! I'm so glad you're here! So...you're thinking about speaking with a therapist, or suggesting therapy to someone you care about. Maybe you're not sure how you should be feeling. Wherever you may be in the process, I'm here to support you. One of the most daunting journeys we face is discovering who we are, what we need, what we want, what we deserve - and how to get there. Change is never easy, but it's always possible. I can help."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 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 in the here and now. Healing is possible."
Relational
(831) 740-8325
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"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 in the here and now. Healing is possible."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Sometimes in an effort to manage painful experiences in life, we end up getting stuck in roles and patterns that do not serve us. Sometimes we don't know where to start, but we know we want something else. I will listen with curiosity and compassion and offer support in your journey to understand what serves you now. I can help with anxiety, depression, history of abuse, lack of motivation and self-destructive habits among other issues. I have a strong interest in healing the effects of trauma so clients can increase their sense of empowerment in the world."
Relational
(831) 667-5966
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"Sometimes in an effort to manage painful experiences in life, we end up getting stuck in roles and patterns that do not serve us. Sometimes we don't know where to start, but we know we want something else. I will listen with curiosity and compassion and offer support in your journey to understand what serves you now. I can help with anxiety, depression, history of abuse, lack of motivation and self-destructive habits among other issues. I have a strong interest in healing the effects of trauma so clients can increase their sense of empowerment in the world."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"I work with children, families and individuals. I specialize in pediatric mental health services, relationship stress/issues, trauma, parenting support, depression and anxiety and substance abuse issues. I use play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, art activities, mindfulness and other supports to help you manage stressors in life. More of the same will not elicit different results. I can help you identify your strengths, build upon them and use them to address your concerns. Acknowledge your strengths, they are the tools for life. Personal strength leads to balance in life. When we achieve balance, we are less likely to fall over."
Relational
(831) 272-0613
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"I work with children, families and individuals. I specialize in pediatric mental health services, relationship stress/issues, trauma, parenting support, depression and anxiety and substance abuse issues. I use play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, art activities, mindfulness and other supports to help you manage stressors in life. More of the same will not elicit different results. I can help you identify your strengths, build upon them and use them to address your concerns. Acknowledge your strengths, they are the tools for life. Personal strength leads to balance in life. When we achieve balance, we are less likely to fall over."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"Life can be overcome by stress easily, and for some of us that stress becomes unbearable. Thoughts and feelings become overwhelming, leaving life feeling out of control and chaotic. In my work, I bring a wealth of curiosity and compassion to exploring a person's inner world of thoughts and feelings. Through this exploration, clients find deep internal healing and develop meaningful satisfaction in their work, relationships, and most of all within themselves. I am trained in Internal Family Systems therapy, which has given me a means to help people reach their goals and create the life they long for."
Relational
(831) 264-1862
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Relational
"Life can be overcome by stress easily, and for some of us that stress becomes unbearable. Thoughts and feelings become overwhelming, leaving life feeling out of control and chaotic. In my work, I bring a wealth of curiosity and compassion to exploring a person's inner world of thoughts and feelings. Through this exploration, clients find deep internal healing and develop meaningful satisfaction in their work, relationships, and most of all within themselves. I am trained in Internal Family Systems therapy, which has given me a means to help people reach their goals and create the life they long for."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"Are you stuck in patterns of fears, confusion, or indecision? This stuckness and suffering hinders you from accessing the empowered, expansive, creative, organic self within; this essential part of you wants to express the unique gift that you are, and the gifts you bring to the world. Imagine beyond your struggles or limitations to become who you are truly meant to be, being more authentic, having more fulfilling relationships and manifesting your passions. Whether you are looking for further understanding, or personal tools or deeper change, I am here to support your journey."
Relational
(831) 272-0611
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Relational
"Are you stuck in patterns of fears, confusion, or indecision? This stuckness and suffering hinders you from accessing the empowered, expansive, creative, organic self within; this essential part of you wants to express the unique gift that you are, and the gifts you bring to the world. Imagine beyond your struggles or limitations to become who you are truly meant to be, being more authentic, having more fulfilling relationships and manifesting your passions. Whether you are looking for further understanding, or personal tools or deeper change, I am here to support your journey."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"I specialize in using the art process to assist people with a variety of life's issues, including relationships, anxiety, depression, PTSD, grief and loss, major life transitions, divorce, and parenting. To assist you in selecting a therapist that fits your needs I offer a free half hour consultation."
Relational
(831) 531-2207
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"I specialize in using the art process to assist people with a variety of life's issues, including relationships, anxiety, depression, PTSD, grief and loss, major life transitions, divorce, and parenting. To assist you in selecting a therapist that fits your needs I offer a free half hour consultation."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Feeling overwhelmed or stuck? I can support you in the process of moving forward. Using present moment experience, we'll explore how you relate with yourself and others. In this way, you can learn to set boundaries, expand your emotional capacity, as well as give and receive love more deeply."
Relational
(831) 854-7567
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"Feeling overwhelmed or stuck? I can support you in the process of moving forward. Using present moment experience, we'll explore how you relate with yourself and others. In this way, you can learn to set boundaries, expand your emotional capacity, as well as give and receive love more deeply."
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"I am the owner of Santa Cruz Child Therapy, a practice specializing in helping children, adolescents and parents overcome traumatic stress, relational issues, attachment trauma, and behavioral concerns. When your child is behaving in a way that is unusual or concerning, it can feel extremely distressing as a parent. Young people often display behavioral concerns that do not necessarily match the underlying feeling or root cause, making things feel even more confusing. It is my goal to work collaboratively with you to understand your child fully and utilize inherent strengths within your relationship to attend to both of your needs."
Relational
(831) 750-1169
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"I am the owner of Santa Cruz Child Therapy, a practice specializing in helping children, adolescents and parents overcome traumatic stress, relational issues, attachment trauma, and behavioral concerns. When your child is behaving in a way that is unusual or concerning, it can feel extremely distressing as a parent. Young people often display behavioral concerns that do not necessarily match the underlying feeling or root cause, making things feel even more confusing. It is my goal to work collaboratively with you to understand your child fully and utilize inherent strengths within your relationship to attend to both of your needs."
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 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!"
Relational
(831) 350-6795
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"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!"
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Lori Galperin, MSW has been a therapist, program founder, clinical director, teacher and writer for 27+ years. She is highly skilled in multiple types of therapeutic treatment. Her areas of specialization focus in the following areas: 1) Working with individuals and couples around issues of intimacy, relational and attachment problems, sexual dysfunction, trauma and compulsivity, and 2) Eating disorders recovery, including from anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating; and 3) Clinical writing, focused on the "recovery" process from addictive behaviors and mental health problems to a state of vital aliveness, meaningfulness, and relatedness."
Relational
(831) 585-1052
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"Lori Galperin, MSW has been a therapist, program founder, clinical director, teacher and writer for 27+ years. She is highly skilled in multiple types of therapeutic treatment. Her areas of specialization focus in the following areas: 1) Working with individuals and couples around issues of intimacy, relational and attachment problems, sexual dysfunction, trauma and compulsivity, and 2) Eating disorders recovery, including from anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating; and 3) Clinical writing, focused on the "recovery" process from addictive behaviors and mental health problems to a state of vital aliveness, meaningfulness, and relatedness."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"It's only by renewing our minds that we can transform into being the people that we want to be. We can have the lives that we want. By becoming friends with ourselves and creating a positive internal dialogue you can change your entire life. Right now you are absolutly perfect and loving at your core and always have been. No longer do you have to be confined by your misinterpretations and misperceptions from your past. This takes awareness and time but absolutely can be done with me as your guide. I'd love to work with you!"
Relational
(831) 621-5206
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Relational
"It's only by renewing our minds that we can transform into being the people that we want to be. We can have the lives that we want. By becoming friends with ourselves and creating a positive internal dialogue you can change your entire life. Right now you are absolutly perfect and loving at your core and always have been. No longer do you have to be confined by your misinterpretations and misperceptions from your past. This takes awareness and time but absolutely can be done with me as your guide. I'd love to work with you!"
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Some people pursue therapy because they love personal growth and self-exploration, but many of us come to therapy as a last resort or because our current experience is no longer tolerable. Even when we're suffering however, change can feel intimidating or unattainable. It can feel safer to remain in the discomfort of habitual patterns and experiences than to take a leap of faith into the unknown. It takes courage to pursue change, but if you are reading this, even if you are scared or doubtful, you have the courage required to heal and I am here to help."
Relational
(831) 600-7103
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Relational
"Some people pursue therapy because they love personal growth and self-exploration, but many of us come to therapy as a last resort or because our current experience is no longer tolerable. Even when we're suffering however, change can feel intimidating or unattainable. It can feel safer to remain in the discomfort of habitual patterns and experiences than to take a leap of faith into the unknown. It takes courage to pursue change, but if you are reading this, even if you are scared or doubtful, you have the courage required to heal and I am here to help."

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