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.
Relationship Issues
(831) 269-5023
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
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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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, PhDc Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
You're not sure why, but you find yourself feeling anxious and empty when you wake up in the morning. As a young adult in your 20's or 30's, your life looks pretty good on paper. But something is missing. You're not certain who you are anymore, and you are questioning your path, your relationships, or maybe your day-to-day grind. Lately, you've been doubting your self-worth and contribution. Or maybe a little voice has always been there, disparaging what you do, what you say, and who you are. You are tired of feeling muzzled, muted, and half-alive.
Relationship Issues
(628) 240-0926
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
You're not sure why, but you find yourself feeling anxious and empty when you wake up in the morning. As a young adult in your 20's or 30's, your life looks pretty good on paper. But something is missing. You're not certain who you are anymore, and you are questioning your path, your relationships, or maybe your day-to-day grind. Lately, you've been doubting your self-worth and contribution. Or maybe a little voice has always been there, disparaging what you do, what you say, and who you are. You are tired of feeling muzzled, muted, and half-alive.
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.
Relationship Issues
(831) 703-8969
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Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Relationship Issues
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, MA, LMFT, CCHT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Are you stuck in patterns of fears, confusion, indecision, or painful relationships? This stuckness and suffering hinder 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.
Relationship Issues
(831) 272-0611
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
Are you stuck in patterns of fears, confusion, indecision, or painful relationships? This stuckness and suffering hinder 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.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 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.
Relationship Issues
(831) 585-1052
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
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.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I have been working as a counselor and coach since 1992. But probably what makes my approach most unique is my 12 years living in Nepal from 1975-1988 and my deep study of Buddhist psychology. I blend these deep ideas into the work I do in a secular manner. I have recently published The Misleading Mind: How We Create Our Own Problems and How Buddhist Psychology Can Help Us Solve Them. Check it out. the key to happiness is mental health. The key to mental health is a balanced and wise mind so one can, ultimately, become one's own therapist and coach. Buddhist psychology is secular, scientific. Nothing to do with religion.
Relationship Issues
(831) 298-5823
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
I have been working as a counselor and coach since 1992. But probably what makes my approach most unique is my 12 years living in Nepal from 1975-1988 and my deep study of Buddhist psychology. I blend these deep ideas into the work I do in a secular manner. I have recently published The Misleading Mind: How We Create Our Own Problems and How Buddhist Psychology Can Help Us Solve Them. Check it out. the key to happiness is mental health. The key to mental health is a balanced and wise mind so one can, ultimately, become one's own therapist and coach. Buddhist psychology is secular, scientific. Nothing to do with religion.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MA Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
My commitment as a therapist is to help you obtain a more satisfying and rewarding life. I work with individuals and/or couples to assist them to: Create fulfilling, joyful relationships; Overcome anxiety and depresson; Acquire Self-Esteem and Confidence; Reduce limiting thoughts or beliefs; Move beyond loss and grief; Recover from divorce; Successfully move through life transitions. My goal is to empower and support you in identifying and moving beyond the personal obstacles that keep you from creating the relationships and life that you desire.
Relationship Issues
(831) 777-6217
Verified

Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
My commitment as a therapist is to help you obtain a more satisfying and rewarding life. I work with individuals and/or couples to assist them to: Create fulfilling, joyful relationships; Overcome anxiety and depresson; Acquire Self-Esteem and Confidence; Reduce limiting thoughts or beliefs; Move beyond loss and grief; Recover from divorce; Successfully move through life transitions. My goal is to empower and support you in identifying and moving beyond the personal obstacles that keep you from creating the relationships and life that you desire.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, APCC Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
I would like to celebrate you on your path! You may be considering therapy for various reason. Whether obvious or obscure you most likely have a clear sense of wanting to feel better. You may even be hopeful about experiencing more joy in your life. To assist you in your process; I will do my best to support your comfort in disclosure, faith in the discovery process and acknowledgment of new insight and perspectives. I will also help build your experiential awareness and vocabulary. Together psychotherapy can foster in you a more positive outlook, fulfilling relationships and an embodied sense of vitality in your life!
Relationship Issues
(408) 560-4034
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Relationship Issues
I would like to celebrate you on your path! You may be considering therapy for various reason. Whether obvious or obscure you most likely have a clear sense of wanting to feel better. You may even be hopeful about experiencing more joy in your life. To assist you in your process; I will do my best to support your comfort in disclosure, faith in the discovery process and acknowledgment of new insight and perspectives. I will also help build your experiential awareness and vocabulary. Together psychotherapy can foster in you a more positive outlook, fulfilling relationships and an embodied sense of vitality in your life!
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Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
HI and WELCOME! I work well with children, adolescents, teens, and adults. I seek to offer a welcoming and safe space for you to tell me your story. My approach is centered on the individual, creating an environment that is non-judgmental, empathetic, and supportive to express struggles, issues, fears, dreams, etc... I would like to support you and work together on solutions, accessing your inner strengths to face the challenges you have/are encountering.
Relationship Issues
(831) 228-8694
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
HI and WELCOME! I work well with children, adolescents, teens, and adults. I seek to offer a welcoming and safe space for you to tell me your story. My approach is centered on the individual, creating an environment that is non-judgmental, empathetic, and supportive to express struggles, issues, fears, dreams, etc... I would like to support you and work together on solutions, accessing your inner strengths to face the challenges you have/are encountering.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, CADCII, SAP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
People seek therapy for a variety of reasons. Life is challenging! These challenges beckon, often demand, our attention to change, self examination, and deeper understanding. Distress, discomfort and general lack of life satisfaction can be signatures of this beckoning. It is not always clear as to what or how to respond. My practice is built on a holistic, client centered, problem solving approach in identifying, and effectively managing current life challenges and healing old wounds. Skillful, compassionate support for navigating your experience of achieving wellbeing and life satisfaction is available here.
Relationship Issues
(831) 269-5095
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Relationship Issues
People seek therapy for a variety of reasons. Life is challenging! These challenges beckon, often demand, our attention to change, self examination, and deeper understanding. Distress, discomfort and general lack of life satisfaction can be signatures of this beckoning. It is not always clear as to what or how to respond. My practice is built on a holistic, client centered, problem solving approach in identifying, and effectively managing current life challenges and healing old wounds. Skillful, compassionate support for navigating your experience of achieving wellbeing and life satisfaction is available here.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Welcome! May I walk beside you as you continue to uncover, untangle, embody and enliven your life's purpose? I seek to be witness and ally to your own personal life's journey. C.G. Jung states, "Every advance; even the smallest, along the path of conscious realization adds that much to the world".
Relationship Issues
(831) 406-5946
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Relationship Issues
Welcome! May I walk beside you as you continue to uncover, untangle, embody and enliven your life's purpose? I seek to be witness and ally to your own personal life's journey. C.G. Jung states, "Every advance; even the smallest, along the path of conscious realization adds that much to the world".
Psychologist, PhD, REAT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Psychotherapy is an art and science providing individuals with an opportunity to heal and grow. In a confidential and caring environment I support individuals to face painful aspects of their lives, access their inner resources, and begin taking new and healthy steps into their futures. It is natural and necessary to grow and change throughout life. Individuals are called by life circumstances, relationships with others, or by an internal restlessness to relinquish old ways and to develop new abilities. In our work together, clients and I identify steps toward creating the future they want to live.
Relationship Issues
(831) 818-4569
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
Psychotherapy is an art and science providing individuals with an opportunity to heal and grow. In a confidential and caring environment I support individuals to face painful aspects of their lives, access their inner resources, and begin taking new and healthy steps into their futures. It is natural and necessary to grow and change throughout life. Individuals are called by life circumstances, relationships with others, or by an internal restlessness to relinquish old ways and to develop new abilities. In our work together, clients and I identify steps toward creating the future they want to live.
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Are you feeling "stuck" in your life right now? Do you notice recurring dysfunctional patterns in your life that you'd like to stop? Is it impacting your work, social, and/or academic life? Are your relationships being impacted by Covid 19?
Relationship Issues
(831) 531-4226
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
Are you feeling "stuck" in your life right now? Do you notice recurring dysfunctional patterns in your life that you'd like to stop? Is it impacting your work, social, and/or academic life? Are your relationships being impacted by Covid 19?
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MA, AMFT
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
I work with individuals and couples to untangle from patterns of drama, criticism, and codependency. I teach clients how to turn arguments into proactive conversations with win-win solutions. Our work together can include healing past hurts, feeling more sexually connected, and creating positive life changes. I have a particular affinity towards work with multiracial and multicultural couples and the intersectional work of power and privilege as it plays out in relationships. I am most interested in supporting my clients in finding relief from suffering and being truly happy.
Relationship Issues
(831) 302-6576
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Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Relationship Issues
I work with individuals and couples to untangle from patterns of drama, criticism, and codependency. I teach clients how to turn arguments into proactive conversations with win-win solutions. Our work together can include healing past hurts, feeling more sexually connected, and creating positive life changes. I have a particular affinity towards work with multiracial and multicultural couples and the intersectional work of power and privilege as it plays out in relationships. I am most interested in supporting my clients in finding relief from suffering and being truly happy.
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Counselor, MA, LPCC Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
I integrate body-centered and strength-based psychotherapy with wilderness interventions to offer a holistic and creative approach to working with clients. I focus on supporting clients addressing eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression and sexual identity development. I am passionate about supporting gender diverse, non-binary and transgender clients from a gender-affirmative approach. My aim is to address the whole person to understand patterns and create new healthy inner dialogue and behavior.
Relationship Issues
(831) 777-6523
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
I integrate body-centered and strength-based psychotherapy with wilderness interventions to offer a holistic and creative approach to working with clients. I focus on supporting clients addressing eating disorders, trauma, anxiety, depression and sexual identity development. I am passionate about supporting gender diverse, non-binary and transgender clients from a gender-affirmative approach. My aim is to address the whole person to understand patterns and create new healthy inner dialogue and behavior.
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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.
Relationship Issues
(831) 240-4097
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
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, LMFT Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Having relationship issues? I am here to help! I am Level 2 Gottman Method Couples Certified. Let me evaluate your communication and share effective tools that will help your relationship to thrive!
Relationship Issues
(415) 702-2489
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Relationship Issues
Having relationship issues? I am here to help! I am Level 2 Gottman Method Couples Certified. Let me evaluate your communication and share effective tools that will help your relationship to thrive!
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Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA, MBA Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
The decision to pursue therapy is a powerful step towards change and personal growth. Whether you're feeling stuck, overwhelmed by transition, needing to heal past hurts, grieve losses, or learn how to live a more authentic and meaningful life, together we will explore desired areas of change and growth. Even if what needs to change or what is holding you back is unclear, I welcome you to come in and start wherever you are. As your therapist my intention is to help you process life events, increase self-awareness, and discover insights in a safe and supportive environment.
Relationship Issues
(831) 359-4728
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
The decision to pursue therapy is a powerful step towards change and personal growth. Whether you're feeling stuck, overwhelmed by transition, needing to heal past hurts, grieve losses, or learn how to live a more authentic and meaningful life, together we will explore desired areas of change and growth. Even if what needs to change or what is holding you back is unclear, I welcome you to come in and start wherever you are. As your therapist my intention is to help you process life events, increase self-awareness, and discover insights in a safe and supportive environment.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
I am a licensed psychologist in private practice in the Santa Cruz area for over 40 years. My training in various analytic, somatic, trauma based, and cognitive behavioral psychotherapies has brought a creative depth to my work. I specialize in individual and couples psychotherapy, post traumatic stress, anxiety and panic disorder, depression, chronic illness, relationship issues, and personal growth. In addition, I have taught in several universities and colleges, as well as trained other therapists in California and internationally. For more information, please do not hesitate to call. www.helenresneck.com
Relationship Issues
(831) 777-2035
Verified
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Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Relationship Issues
I am a licensed psychologist in private practice in the Santa Cruz area for over 40 years. My training in various analytic, somatic, trauma based, and cognitive behavioral psychotherapies has brought a creative depth to my work. I specialize in individual and couples psychotherapy, post traumatic stress, anxiety and panic disorder, depression, chronic illness, relationship issues, and personal growth. In addition, I have taught in several universities and colleges, as well as trained other therapists in California and internationally. For more information, please do not hesitate to call. www.helenresneck.com
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
People generally seek therapy when something in their life isn’t the way they want it to be, whether it be uncomfortable feelings, difficult relationships, challenging transitions, problematic behaviors, etc.. Our task is a process of understanding the factors that have led to this place (i.e. early relationships, impactful experiences, traumas; whatever factors contribute to how one sees themselves), which then allows for looking clearly at the present, and looking intentionally towards the future, in identifying what is most important for you in your life, connecting with your authentic values, and aligning with those values.
Relationship Issues
(831) 222-7020
Verified
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Relationship Issues
People generally seek therapy when something in their life isn’t the way they want it to be, whether it be uncomfortable feelings, difficult relationships, challenging transitions, problematic behaviors, etc.. Our task is a process of understanding the factors that have led to this place (i.e. early relationships, impactful experiences, traumas; whatever factors contribute to how one sees themselves), which then allows for looking clearly at the present, and looking intentionally towards the future, in identifying what is most important for you in your life, connecting with your authentic values, and aligning with those values.

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Relationship Issues Therapists
If you're looking for help with relationships in Santa Cruz or for a Santa Cruz relationship therapist these professionals provide relationship therapy, relationship counseling in Santa Cruz and relationship advice. They include relationship therapists, relationship psychologists in Santa Cruz, relationship psychotherapists and relationship counselors. They can help with your relationship therapy, Santa Cruz family relationships, love relationships, long distance relationships, abusive relationships or other relationship issues. They can help you understand couples relationships in Santa Cruz, gay relationships, child relationships, sibling relationships and play relationships.

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.