Maria Rebecca Maguire
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, APCC Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
My approach to treatment is relational, cultural, and trauma-informed, allowing us to explore the past while staying grounded in the present.
We often seek out therapy in the harder moments of life. These moments leave us feeling broken or stuck and can emerge as a result of anything from challenging personal relationships and life transitions to systemic oppression. I view my work as a therapist as an opportunity to enter these places with my clients—finding beauty in the shadows and guiding you back to remembering your inherent wholeness.
(707) 200-3799
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
My approach to treatment is relational, cultural, and trauma-informed, allowing us to explore the past while staying grounded in the present.
We often seek out therapy in the harder moments of life. These moments leave us feeling broken or stuck and can emerge as a result of anything from challenging personal relationships and life transitions to systemic oppression. I view my work as a therapist as an opportunity to enter these places with my clients—finding beauty in the shadows and guiding you back to remembering your inherent wholeness.
Emily Linders
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT, APCC Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
My approach is relational, rooted in understanding of our individual, collective and systemic patterns, blocks and trauma that keep us stuck.
I am here to help you listen to the signals of your body, mind, heart and relationship that are calling for a new way of being. Often these signals come in the form of conflict, sexual blocks, loneliness, depression, anxiety, addiction, grief; I believe they are an initiation. Something is out of sync: you know all the "right" things to do, and yet they still don't seem to get to the heart of the problem. You are beginning therapy because part of you knows it would be more uncomfortable to continue "business-as-usual" than to open to change.
(707) 207-8830
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
My approach is relational, rooted in understanding of our individual, collective and systemic patterns, blocks and trauma that keep us stuck.
I am here to help you listen to the signals of your body, mind, heart and relationship that are calling for a new way of being. Often these signals come in the form of conflict, sexual blocks, loneliness, depression, anxiety, addiction, grief; I believe they are an initiation. Something is out of sync: you know all the "right" things to do, and yet they still don't seem to get to the heart of the problem. You are beginning therapy because part of you knows it would be more uncomfortable to continue "business-as-usual" than to open to change.
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Amy Theodore
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Not accepting new clients
I use a strengths-based approach to foster growth and empowerment, increase clarity, improve emotional regulation, and refine relational skills.
I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist currently serving clients through teletherapy. I work with children, teens, and adults. I am well experienced as a child therapist, and can provide parenting support. I treat issues such as anxiety, trauma, depression, life transitions, grief, divorce, blended families, self-esteem issues, ADHD, anger management, and behavioral issues. I have vast experience working in the public schools as a school counselor. I also have training in non-western holistic healing practices. My unique training and life experience can provide insight to assist you with life's challenges.
(707) 304-8367
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Not accepting new clients
I use a strengths-based approach to foster growth and empowerment, increase clarity, improve emotional regulation, and refine relational skills.
I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist currently serving clients through teletherapy. I work with children, teens, and adults. I am well experienced as a child therapist, and can provide parenting support. I treat issues such as anxiety, trauma, depression, life transitions, grief, divorce, blended families, self-esteem issues, ADHD, anger management, and behavioral issues. I have vast experience working in the public schools as a school counselor. I also have training in non-western holistic healing practices. My unique training and life experience can provide insight to assist you with life's challenges.
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Karie Klim Psychotherapy & Biofeedback Services
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CBS Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Offers online therapy
My work with young adult to elder individuals grounded in a nurturing and safe environment. I draw from therapeutic orientations of Object Relations Therapy, Solutions-Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Family Systems. Talk, relational, art, sand tray, and play therapies mediate the therapeutic process. Each client plan is individualized to the to fit the circumstances and needs. Biofeedback is not covered by Partnership HealthPlan, Beacon Health Strategies, or Medi-Cal. Check with your particular plan before. Payment is due at the time of service and I can supply a superbill.
(707) 376-9765
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Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Offers online therapy
My work with young adult to elder individuals grounded in a nurturing and safe environment. I draw from therapeutic orientations of Object Relations Therapy, Solutions-Focused Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Family Systems. Talk, relational, art, sand tray, and play therapies mediate the therapeutic process. Each client plan is individualized to the to fit the circumstances and needs. Biofeedback is not covered by Partnership HealthPlan, Beacon Health Strategies, or Medi-Cal. Check with your particular plan before. Payment is due at the time of service and I can supply a superbill.
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Reyna Seminara
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Not accepting new clients
My therapy approach is client centered and relational and helps to resolve childhood and adult traumas, decrease stress, lessen grief, clear phobias, free creativity and enrich relationships. I believe that therapy is a joint effort and a relational process. You will provide the material and we will work together to help you heal old or stuck emotions, beliefs and behaviors that impact your life today. Through your work in therapy, you can change negative beliefs to positive self concepts, find humor and change unwanted behaviors. I will witness, accompany and guide you on your journey.
(707) 385-1968
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Not accepting new clients
My therapy approach is client centered and relational and helps to resolve childhood and adult traumas, decrease stress, lessen grief, clear phobias, free creativity and enrich relationships. I believe that therapy is a joint effort and a relational process. You will provide the material and we will work together to help you heal old or stuck emotions, beliefs and behaviors that impact your life today. Through your work in therapy, you can change negative beliefs to positive self concepts, find humor and change unwanted behaviors. I will witness, accompany and guide you on your journey.
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Lani Lee
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
Do you want to feel more connected to yourself and others? Do you feel like your potential Self is clouded with overwhelm, worries, doubts, old patterns, or a lack of motivation? I can help you sort through the mire and feel your way to more fulfillment in peer relationships, love life and career. I work with each client to cultivate resilience, encourage healthy self-expression, build self-esteem, access creativity, develop positive relational patterns and communication skills, heal from trauma, and grieve loss. Call to schedule your free 1/2 hour in person consultation. Visit LaniLeeMFT.com for more information.
(707) 549-6562
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
Do you want to feel more connected to yourself and others? Do you feel like your potential Self is clouded with overwhelm, worries, doubts, old patterns, or a lack of motivation? I can help you sort through the mire and feel your way to more fulfillment in peer relationships, love life and career. I work with each client to cultivate resilience, encourage healthy self-expression, build self-esteem, access creativity, develop positive relational patterns and communication skills, heal from trauma, and grieve loss. Call to schedule your free 1/2 hour in person consultation. Visit LaniLeeMFT.com for more information.
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Luis Enrique Suarez
Marriage & Family Therapist, MACP, MFT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Offers online therapy
Welcome. My participation in helping families in crisis has provided me with a deep understanding of systems, culture, patterns, trauma, substance abuse, and relational dynamics. I'm fully bilingual (Spanish) and bicultural and have worked with people from diverse backgrounds.
(650) 825-9308
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Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Offers online therapy
Welcome. My participation in helping families in crisis has provided me with a deep understanding of systems, culture, patterns, trauma, substance abuse, and relational dynamics. I'm fully bilingual (Spanish) and bicultural and have worked with people from diverse backgrounds.
Jessica Peters Malmberg
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
I offer a warm, engaged, relational approach and am here to support you in understanding and processing what you are going through. If you are struggling to find peace in your day to day life, if you are in pain, feel like something is wrong with you, I can work with you to tend to the places that need your attention and help you care for the soul. I work psychodynamically, with mindfulness and somatics (focus on the body's experience.) I draw on modern research in the areas of trauma, attachment, the brain and the body to ground my practice.
(707) 587-2223
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
I offer a warm, engaged, relational approach and am here to support you in understanding and processing what you are going through. If you are struggling to find peace in your day to day life, if you are in pain, feel like something is wrong with you, I can work with you to tend to the places that need your attention and help you care for the soul. I work psychodynamically, with mindfulness and somatics (focus on the body's experience.) I draw on modern research in the areas of trauma, attachment, the brain and the body to ground my practice.
Devon Maher
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CET, SEP, RYT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Offers online therapy
I utilize an eclectic framework, incorporating an object relations theoretical orientation, with mindfulness, somatic experiencing, SFT, narrative therapy, CBT, EMDR and relational dynamics.
Hello, and Welcome, I'm Devon Maher. I'm a licensed Marriage Family Therapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Mindfulness Based Eco Therapist (Therapy Outdoors) and a Registered Yoga Teacher. I've been working in the mental health field over 10 years and am deeply drawn to this work. I believe in the power and capacity of each human being and their ability to heal. I believe with the right support, understanding, and guidance we all can live with more ease, belonging, and happiness, and live a truly fulfilled life. If you're struggling and want support in living a more fulfilled life, reach out, theres no better time than now.
(707) 309-2759
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Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Offers online therapy
I utilize an eclectic framework, incorporating an object relations theoretical orientation, with mindfulness, somatic experiencing, SFT, narrative therapy, CBT, EMDR and relational dynamics.
Hello, and Welcome, I'm Devon Maher. I'm a licensed Marriage Family Therapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Mindfulness Based Eco Therapist (Therapy Outdoors) and a Registered Yoga Teacher. I've been working in the mental health field over 10 years and am deeply drawn to this work. I believe in the power and capacity of each human being and their ability to heal. I believe with the right support, understanding, and guidance we all can live with more ease, belonging, and happiness, and live a truly fulfilled life. If you're struggling and want support in living a more fulfilled life, reach out, theres no better time than now.
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Tamara Green
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Not accepting new clients
My work is highly relational, strength based, and I love to help clients find their own internal wisdom and compass.
My practice focuses on young adult and adult transitions into college, careers, marriage and parenthood. I have experience with fertility and infertility, pregnancy, parenting, and new parent dynamics. I have worked predominately with young women and mamas exploring how to navigate change, expand into bigger identities and build capacity to become stronger and more empowered individuals moving forward.
(707) 414-3054
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Not accepting new clients
My work is highly relational, strength based, and I love to help clients find their own internal wisdom and compass.
My practice focuses on young adult and adult transitions into college, careers, marriage and parenthood. I have experience with fertility and infertility, pregnancy, parenting, and new parent dynamics. I have worked predominately with young women and mamas exploring how to navigate change, expand into bigger identities and build capacity to become stronger and more empowered individuals moving forward.
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All Rivers Therapy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
I use a variety of humanistic, relational, cognitive, somatic and trauma-informed approaches, working from a holistic perspective.
My practice specializes in mental health, family life, trauma and addiction recovery for teens and adults. I am experienced in treating co-occurring issues of addiction, depression, anxiety, grief, life transitions and trauma. I have worked with pervasive mental illness, substance abuse, eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders as well attachment wounds and early childhood trauma. I help families and individuals untangle relationship and behavioral patterns and find new ways of relating to self and others, regulate emotions, identify core values and make meaningful and positive life changes.
(707) 456-6045
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
I use a variety of humanistic, relational, cognitive, somatic and trauma-informed approaches, working from a holistic perspective.
My practice specializes in mental health, family life, trauma and addiction recovery for teens and adults. I am experienced in treating co-occurring issues of addiction, depression, anxiety, grief, life transitions and trauma. I have worked with pervasive mental illness, substance abuse, eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders as well attachment wounds and early childhood trauma. I help families and individuals untangle relationship and behavioral patterns and find new ways of relating to self and others, regulate emotions, identify core values and make meaningful and positive life changes.
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Linda Ibitz
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Waitlist for new clients
I have 25+ years of experience working with children & their families. Much of my experience is working with children in foster care, with families formed through adoption, with individuals who have histories of trauma( exposure to domestic violence, abuse or neglect) & with children who have attachment challenges. I have experience in working with children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder who are experiencing anxiety or other mental health symptoms. I have worked for many years with children and families going through separation and divorce. I use current developmental, relational and trauma informed models and frameworks in guiding my therapeutic assessments and interventions.
(707) 398-9068
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Waitlist for new clients
I have 25+ years of experience working with children & their families. Much of my experience is working with children in foster care, with families formed through adoption, with individuals who have histories of trauma( exposure to domestic violence, abuse or neglect) & with children who have attachment challenges. I have experience in working with children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder who are experiencing anxiety or other mental health symptoms. I have worked for many years with children and families going through separation and divorce. I use current developmental, relational and trauma informed models and frameworks in guiding my therapeutic assessments and interventions.
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Evelyn Natalya Fleischman
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
I specialize in somatic psychotherapy, a body/mind approach that helps you change core beliefs and attitudes that are causing you suffering. My approach is relational and uses mindfulness to bring awareness to the parts of yourself you don't ordinarily notice. In our sessions, we slow down and pay attention the story your body is telling as well as the mind. The work is highly experiential, creative and transformative!
(510) 239-5301
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
I specialize in somatic psychotherapy, a body/mind approach that helps you change core beliefs and attitudes that are causing you suffering. My approach is relational and uses mindfulness to bring awareness to the parts of yourself you don't ordinarily notice. In our sessions, we slow down and pay attention the story your body is telling as well as the mind. The work is highly experiential, creative and transformative!
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Sharon Siegler
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
I provide humanistic, relational therapy.
I know that we are whole all the time. I know that we are essentially good. Yet, I know that every one of us is not always able to believe this. As an extremely relational person and nature loving being, I have come to realize that a human thrives through healthy relationships and time in nature. Both of those provide mirrors to the wholeness and the goodness of that human.
(707) 414-3976
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Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
I provide humanistic, relational therapy.
I know that we are whole all the time. I know that we are essentially good. Yet, I know that every one of us is not always able to believe this. As an extremely relational person and nature loving being, I have come to realize that a human thrives through healthy relationships and time in nature. Both of those provide mirrors to the wholeness and the goodness of that human.
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Elena Chieffo
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CST Verified
Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Areas of specialty include a sex-positive approach to sexual, relational & intimacy issues; anxiety & depression; trauma & PTSD; grief & loss; life transitions; mindfulness, integration & empowerment.
Life experiences offer us opportunities for healing and self-discovery. I offer a dynamic, compassionate and supportive environment utilizing a strength-based approach. A vital part of my work is to support you in exploring your inner resources and innate wisdom while cultivating practices that will help you deepen into a greater sense of well-being. Exploring long-term objectives or short-term goals, my intention is to provide guidance and practical tools to help you gain greater insight and self-acceptance. I welcome individuals and couples of any gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and spiritual beliefs.
(707) 684-4777
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Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
Areas of specialty include a sex-positive approach to sexual, relational & intimacy issues; anxiety & depression; trauma & PTSD; grief & loss; life transitions; mindfulness, integration & empowerment.
Life experiences offer us opportunities for healing and self-discovery. I offer a dynamic, compassionate and supportive environment utilizing a strength-based approach. A vital part of my work is to support you in exploring your inner resources and innate wisdom while cultivating practices that will help you deepen into a greater sense of well-being. Exploring long-term objectives or short-term goals, my intention is to provide guidance and practical tools to help you gain greater insight and self-acceptance. I welcome individuals and couples of any gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and spiritual beliefs.
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Susan Greene
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Not accepting new clients
My style as a therapist is relational, dynamic and interactive.
Neuroscience is showing us what we have known instinctually forever; that it is through nurturing relationships that healing and human growth occurs. If we have been wounded in relationship or have unresolved trauma from the past, our fear can prevent us from seeking and maintaining nurturing and safe connections with self and others. As a therapist, I consider it an honor to provide a compassionate, safe and supportive environment on your journey toward wellness.
(707) 677-6043
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Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Not accepting new clients
My style as a therapist is relational, dynamic and interactive.
Neuroscience is showing us what we have known instinctually forever; that it is through nurturing relationships that healing and human growth occurs. If we have been wounded in relationship or have unresolved trauma from the past, our fear can prevent us from seeking and maintaining nurturing and safe connections with self and others. As a therapist, I consider it an honor to provide a compassionate, safe and supportive environment on your journey toward wellness.
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Kavita Comoglio
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
My sub-specialties are helping adult children of immigrant parents define a new identity that integrates their native and adopted culture so they feel a sense of belonging; and interracial/multicultural couples navigate difference and family, cultural and societal expectations as well as typical relational issues (communication, intimacy, trust, etc).
You want to feel secure in your identity, loved in your relationships, and engaged in your career. Together we will explore, imagine, and create the life you desire. You want to stop the nagging voice inside your head telling you “you’re not good enough” or “something is wrong with you” or “you don’t deserve love.” Maybe you have a good career, family and friends, but you still feel self-doubt, anxiety or emptiness. Moments of happiness are followed by dread that everything will fall apart and you will wind up alone and sad. I can help you feel present and secure in your relationships and life, instead of hiding and faking it.
(510) 621-6996
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Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
My sub-specialties are helping adult children of immigrant parents define a new identity that integrates their native and adopted culture so they feel a sense of belonging; and interracial/multicultural couples navigate difference and family, cultural and societal expectations as well as typical relational issues (communication, intimacy, trust, etc).
You want to feel secure in your identity, loved in your relationships, and engaged in your career. Together we will explore, imagine, and create the life you desire. You want to stop the nagging voice inside your head telling you “you’re not good enough” or “something is wrong with you” or “you don’t deserve love.” Maybe you have a good career, family and friends, but you still feel self-doubt, anxiety or emptiness. Moments of happiness are followed by dread that everything will fall apart and you will wind up alone and sad. I can help you feel present and secure in your relationships and life, instead of hiding and faking it.
Karen E. Prosen
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, AMFT, CHT Verified
Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
My approach is client-led and relational, always with unconditional positive regard.
You deserve to live a life of alignment and fulfillment and to receive support as you do so. Taking the step to speak to a therapist is an act of self-honoring. Whether you are looking to explore and improve your inner world, gifts, or relationships, selecting the right therapist can be a part of the process of moving in a new direction in your life.
(707) 606-0216
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Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Offers online therapy
My approach is client-led and relational, always with unconditional positive regard.
You deserve to live a life of alignment and fulfillment and to receive support as you do so. Taking the step to speak to a therapist is an act of self-honoring. Whether you are looking to explore and improve your inner world, gifts, or relationships, selecting the right therapist can be a part of the process of moving in a new direction in your life.
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Lauren Gray
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Not accepting new clients
My work with each client will vary depending on the need, so while I predominantly work from a relational and trauma informed perspective, I also draw from the following modalities: Existential-Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Attachment Based, Mindfulness, and Holistic Psychology.
Hello and welcome! I am honored that you are visiting this page. I am committed to creating a space in which you will feel safe, deeply heard and seen, and can be a co-collaborator in the therapeutic process. Having a solid therapeutic relationship is essential to the success of your experience in therapy and my approach is that I am a human in the room first, therapist second. I enjoy working with individuals who are in grief and those struggling with the challenges of being human, life change and transition, anxiety and depression, relationship difficulties, low self esteem, and trauma.
(707) 414-0124
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Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Not accepting new clients
My work with each client will vary depending on the need, so while I predominantly work from a relational and trauma informed perspective, I also draw from the following modalities: Existential-Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Attachment Based, Mindfulness, and Holistic Psychology.
Hello and welcome! I am honored that you are visiting this page. I am committed to creating a space in which you will feel safe, deeply heard and seen, and can be a co-collaborator in the therapeutic process. Having a solid therapeutic relationship is essential to the success of your experience in therapy and my approach is that I am a human in the room first, therapist second. I enjoy working with individuals who are in grief and those struggling with the challenges of being human, life change and transition, anxiety and depression, relationship difficulties, low self esteem, and trauma.
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Shanna Butler
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Offers online therapy
I offer support in several areas; PTSD/trauma recovery, anxiety, depression, relational struggles, identity development, and spiritual growth.
This human journey is dynamic and asks so much of us at times. Many of us find ourselves struggling internally or in our relationships and it is these moments that I am here for you. Like most of us, I imagine you want freedom from inner oppressive paradigms, an ability to cultivate and utilize resources that help you navigate swift currents or unknown terrain, and perhaps above all to be deeply understood.
(707) 414-0411
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Office is near:
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Offers online therapy
I offer support in several areas; PTSD/trauma recovery, anxiety, depression, relational struggles, identity development, and spiritual growth.
This human journey is dynamic and asks so much of us at times. Many of us find ourselves struggling internally or in our relationships and it is these moments that I am here for you. Like most of us, I imagine you want freedom from inner oppressive paradigms, an ability to cultivate and utilize resources that help you navigate swift currents or unknown terrain, and perhaps above all to be deeply understood.

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Relational life therapy in Santa Rosa offers strategies to combat marital dysfunction and restore harmony in relationships. Couples--those recovering from affairs, traumatic events, or a lull in passion--can find RLT helpful. To repair discord, the therapist identifies the main conflict upsetting the couples' emotional intimacy. Once the partners see how they both contribute to the problem, the therapist teaches them skills to improve the ways they relate to each other. Couples may see a change in their relationship within three to six months.