Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CHT
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"In these times, we may lose our sense of meaning and direction. Stress can trigger new trauma, while activating old traumas. Do you find yourself in a crisis situation that you are struggling to resolve? Do you feel lost while seeking a renewed sense of self, creativity, passion or direction? Do you feel trapped in patterns that don't reflect who you are becoming? For 20+ years, I have aided individuals in resolving crises and discovering new meaning and direction. In a safe environment, using a 3 tiered depth approach, we uncover your soul's wisdom for healing and renewal."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 531-8664
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Sexual Abuse
"In these times, we may lose our sense of meaning and direction. Stress can trigger new trauma, while activating old traumas. Do you find yourself in a crisis situation that you are struggling to resolve? Do you feel lost while seeking a renewed sense of self, creativity, passion or direction? Do you feel trapped in patterns that don't reflect who you are becoming? For 20+ years, I have aided individuals in resolving crises and discovering new meaning and direction. In a safe environment, using a 3 tiered depth approach, we uncover your soul's wisdom for healing and renewal."
Psychological Associate, PsyD
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"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."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 331-4239
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Sexual Abuse
"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."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
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"My areas of expertise include, stress reduction, trauma, sexual abuse, couples communication, and parenting. I am an EMDR specialist with the latest training in ways to dissolve negative thoughts. EMDR is considered one of the most effective ways to treat trauma and damaging patterns of thinking. About one third of my clients include EMDR in their treatment plans. I work on Sundays and have flexible hours so that you can get the treatment you need. Some additional qualities I bring to my work include being a Buddhist, my background in expressive arts, and being an Australian with global experience."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 621-5302
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Sexual Abuse
"My areas of expertise include, stress reduction, trauma, sexual abuse, couples communication, and parenting. I am an EMDR specialist with the latest training in ways to dissolve negative thoughts. EMDR is considered one of the most effective ways to treat trauma and damaging patterns of thinking. About one third of my clients include EMDR in their treatment plans. I work on Sundays and have flexible hours so that you can get the treatment you need. Some additional qualities I bring to my work include being a Buddhist, my background in expressive arts, and being an Australian with global experience."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
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"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."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 508-3411
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Sexual Abuse
"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."
Psychologist, PsyD
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"There comes a time for many of us when we need to seek additional help, even when we have a strong, loving support network. Therapy is different than other types of support. It is goal-directed, and aimed toward self-discovery and accessing your own internal abilities. It is a collaboration between you, the expert on yourself, and a skilled therapist who can assist you in navigating through difficult situations and healing painful parts of yourself. I see individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship challenges, and difficult life transitions."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 278-4302
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Sexual Abuse
"There comes a time for many of us when we need to seek additional help, even when we have a strong, loving support network. Therapy is different than other types of support. It is goal-directed, and aimed toward self-discovery and accessing your own internal abilities. It is a collaboration between you, the expert on yourself, and a skilled therapist who can assist you in navigating through difficult situations and healing painful parts of yourself. I see individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship challenges, and difficult life transitions."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
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""Grief does not change you...it reveals you."- John Green. Loss comes in many forms; death of a loved one, family trauma, end of a relationship or job, a move/loss of home, and health issues. Experiencing grief because of loss can make us turn away just when we need the most support. We can also get triggered at certain times, especially around the holidays. Reaching out takes courage and I provide a safe, nonjudgmental and caring space to help clients express complicated emotions, manage anxiety/sleep issues, learn coping skills and practice self-care during these life changing transitions."
Sexual Abuse
(408) 340-7712
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Sexual Abuse
""Grief does not change you...it reveals you."- John Green. Loss comes in many forms; death of a loved one, family trauma, end of a relationship or job, a move/loss of home, and health issues. Experiencing grief because of loss can make us turn away just when we need the most support. We can also get triggered at certain times, especially around the holidays. Reaching out takes courage and I provide a safe, nonjudgmental and caring space to help clients express complicated emotions, manage anxiety/sleep issues, learn coping skills and practice self-care during these life changing transitions."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
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"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."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 740-8325
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Sexual Abuse
"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."
Psychologist, PhD
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"I believe in a collaborative therapeutic partnership, one that is supportive, alleviates emotional pain, and promotes growth and healing. My goal is to provide you and your family with the tools to create and maintain life-affirming change in order to lead a more balanced and empowered life."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 240-4338
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Sexual Abuse
"I believe in a collaborative therapeutic partnership, one that is supportive, alleviates emotional pain, and promotes growth and healing. My goal is to provide you and your family with the tools to create and maintain life-affirming change in order to lead a more balanced and empowered life."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
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"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."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 667-5966
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Sexual Abuse
"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
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"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."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 272-0613
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Sexual Abuse
"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, MFT
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"I believe the most important element for positive change is the relationship between the therapist and client. If the client can truly trust their therapist, he or she can allow themselves to explore, heal, and integrate all aspects of themselves. This leads to a feeling of wholeness and relief from anxiety, depression, low self esteem, and other issues. I use intuition and compassion, in addition to my training and education. I care about my clients, and feel honored to witness their efforts to grow and change. Buddhist philosophy informs my overall orientation towards the enduring resilience of the human spirit."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 346-0492
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Sexual Abuse
"I believe the most important element for positive change is the relationship between the therapist and client. If the client can truly trust their therapist, he or she can allow themselves to explore, heal, and integrate all aspects of themselves. This leads to a feeling of wholeness and relief from anxiety, depression, low self esteem, and other issues. I use intuition and compassion, in addition to my training and education. I care about my clients, and feel honored to witness their efforts to grow and change. Buddhist philosophy informs my overall orientation towards the enduring resilience of the human spirit."
Psychologist, PhD, MA
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"For over 20 years, I've successfully treated those suffering with the pain and frustration of depression, anxiety, separation/loss, relationship issues, creative blocks, and life transitions (several of these overlap!). I earned my doctorate at UC Berkeley, and, in addition to my psychotherapy practice, have taught psychology at UCSC since 1989. Psychologists are ethically required to use demonstrated, effective treatments for clients' backgrounds and life difficulties. I'm fortunate to have trained in many effective therapeutic methods, tailored to client needs and personality. I'm available locally and via video/phone sessions."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 359-4793
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Sexual Abuse
"For over 20 years, I've successfully treated those suffering with the pain and frustration of depression, anxiety, separation/loss, relationship issues, creative blocks, and life transitions (several of these overlap!). I earned my doctorate at UC Berkeley, and, in addition to my psychotherapy practice, have taught psychology at UCSC since 1989. Psychologists are ethically required to use demonstrated, effective treatments for clients' backgrounds and life difficulties. I'm fortunate to have trained in many effective therapeutic methods, tailored to client needs and personality. I'm available locally and via video/phone sessions."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"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."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 531-2207
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Sexual Abuse
"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."
Psychologist, PsyD
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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."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 750-1169
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Sexual Abuse
"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
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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!"
Sexual Abuse
(831) 350-6795
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Sexual Abuse
"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, MFT, CADCII, PCI
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"I believe that compassion and collaboration are key to a therapuetic relationship. Through the identification of each persons strengths and resources we are all capable of navigating life's challenges and it is my role to assist in the identification and effective utilization of these strengths and resources. If you are suffering from with ADHD, Depression, Conduct Disorder, Parenting issues, Criminal Behavior, adult and adolescent Bi-polar Disorder, addiction, or the effects of trauma, neglect, and abuse please contact me by text, phone or email at 831-588-7063. I have helped many individuals, couples, and families and perhaps I can help you."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 623-5151
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Sexual Abuse
"I believe that compassion and collaboration are key to a therapuetic relationship. Through the identification of each persons strengths and resources we are all capable of navigating life's challenges and it is my role to assist in the identification and effective utilization of these strengths and resources. If you are suffering from with ADHD, Depression, Conduct Disorder, Parenting issues, Criminal Behavior, adult and adolescent Bi-polar Disorder, addiction, or the effects of trauma, neglect, and abuse please contact me by text, phone or email at 831-588-7063. I have helped many individuals, couples, and families and perhaps I can help you."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW
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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."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 585-1052
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Sexual Abuse
"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
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Do you feel discouraged about your life or relationships? Or are you nervous or worried about what others think of you? Maybe you feel lonely or that no one really knows you? Or you may be facing a change or loss in your life, and not know which way to go. Or you may long for better communication with your partner, family or friends. By joining with you, we can explore these issues. It can take courage to get support, but with support and acceptance you can find your way. You do deserve this support for yourself!"
Sexual Abuse
(831) 471-5983
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Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Sexual Abuse
"Do you feel discouraged about your life or relationships? Or are you nervous or worried about what others think of you? Maybe you feel lonely or that no one really knows you? Or you may be facing a change or loss in your life, and not know which way to go. Or you may long for better communication with your partner, family or friends. By joining with you, we can explore these issues. It can take courage to get support, but with support and acceptance you can find your way. You do deserve this support for yourself!"
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
"Marriage and relationships are challenging and it is even harder to ask for what you want. Often people believe they are broken or their desires are shameful and I work to create change and facilitate communication. As a licensed psychotherapist, specializing in sex therapy, I work to help individuals, partners, and couples to connect. It is my passion to heal shame, have the hard talks, and facilitate communication. Personally, I know the challenges of maintaining the passion in a long term relationship and I don't believe it is normal to give up on intimacy."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 346-1251
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Sexual Abuse
"Marriage and relationships are challenging and it is even harder to ask for what you want. Often people believe they are broken or their desires are shameful and I work to create change and facilitate communication. As a licensed psychotherapist, specializing in sex therapy, I work to help individuals, partners, and couples to connect. It is my passion to heal shame, have the hard talks, and facilitate communication. Personally, I know the challenges of maintaining the passion in a long term relationship and I don't believe it is normal to give up on intimacy."
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
"Welcome! I work with youth and adults using a strength-based, humanistic approach to treatment. It is my belief that YOU are the expert and that it is my job to help you develop your inner strength and knowledge in order to feel better and live a more fulfilling life. My approach involves integrating mind, body and spirit in order for you to take the insight that you receive in therapy and put it into direct action in your life. It would be my pleasure to work with you. Additionally, I'm now offering tele-health sessions. Please message me to find out more."
Sexual Abuse
(831) 331-4858
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Sexual Abuse
"Welcome! I work with youth and adults using a strength-based, humanistic approach to treatment. It is my belief that YOU are the expert and that it is my job to help you develop your inner strength and knowledge in order to feel better and live a more fulfilling life. My approach involves integrating mind, body and spirit in order for you to take the insight that you receive in therapy and put it into direct action in your life. It would be my pleasure to work with you. Additionally, I'm now offering tele-health sessions. Please message me to find out more."

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