Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CHT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
" Stress in challenging times can trigger new trauma, while activating old ones. 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 21 years, I have aided individuals in resolving crises, deepening self awareness, discovering new meaning through dreamwork, BodySoul integration and deep Psychospiritual exploration to finding meaning and a sense of Self. "
Spirituality
(831) 531-8664
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
" Stress in challenging times can trigger new trauma, while activating old ones. 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 21 years, I have aided individuals in resolving crises, deepening self awareness, discovering new meaning through dreamwork, BodySoul integration and deep Psychospiritual exploration to finding meaning and a sense of Self. "
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."
Spirituality
(831) 531-7827
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"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, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"My approach is based on the belief that you are naturally intelligent and resourceful. My role is to help bring out the skills, creativity, and strengths within you. The quality of your relationship with yourself and others leads to greater clarity and peace. Free yourself from the relational stress and conflict that so often occurs in love and work. I view the interrelationship of mind, heart, body, and spirit as rich sources of information. Compassion, insight, and intuition represent my style."
Spirituality
(831) 480-5258
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"My approach is based on the belief that you are naturally intelligent and resourceful. My role is to help bring out the skills, creativity, and strengths within you. The quality of your relationship with yourself and others leads to greater clarity and peace. Free yourself from the relational stress and conflict that so often occurs in love and work. I view the interrelationship of mind, heart, body, and spirit as rich sources of information. Compassion, insight, and intuition represent my style."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MACP, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"I am passionate about helping people heal. I am holistic in my approach and include somatic and mindfulness techniques. I am trained in EMDR, Hakomi with a specialization in trauma, RCS (Recreation of Self), neurofeedback, art therapy, and transpersonal psychotherapy. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (now Sophia University). My work is also informed by my background in yoga, meditation, and Qi-Gong. I look forward to working with you!"
Spirituality
(831) 219-2576
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Spirituality
"I am passionate about helping people heal. I am holistic in my approach and include somatic and mindfulness techniques. I am trained in EMDR, Hakomi with a specialization in trauma, RCS (Recreation of Self), neurofeedback, art therapy, and transpersonal psychotherapy. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (now Sophia University). My work is also informed by my background in yoga, meditation, and Qi-Gong. I look forward to working with you!"
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW, H'ndr'k
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"Healing for Addiction, Codependency and those affected by a Narcissist or Sociopath's behavior. I have been doing this work for over 27 years-NOT because I have to, but because I LOVE it. I am as engaged and enthusiastic about how therapy helps people as I was when I started. I have seen many people's lives change dramatically when they are given the education, tools, support and direction to courageously transform limitations into lessons they've needed to "get" but, unconsciously, have kept avoiding. With therapy, what's been bugging you can be faced and embraced."
Spirituality
(831) 612-1625
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Spirituality
"Healing for Addiction, Codependency and those affected by a Narcissist or Sociopath's behavior. I have been doing this work for over 27 years-NOT because I have to, but because I LOVE it. I am as engaged and enthusiastic about how therapy helps people as I was when I started. I have seen many people's lives change dramatically when they are given the education, tools, support and direction to courageously transform limitations into lessons they've needed to "get" but, unconsciously, have kept avoiding. With therapy, what's been bugging you can be faced and embraced."
MA, MFTI
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Do you struggle with your body? Think you're too fat/too big/too small/too unattractive or just somehow not good enough? Maybe you keep trying to lose weight or make changes, but they don't stick-- or maybe you've given up, and still feel miserable. Negative body image is a source of pain and distress for thousands of people, and often adversely affects physical and mental health, career satisfaction, and personal relationships. You don't have to settle for this!"
Spirituality
(831) 272-4906
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"Do you struggle with your body? Think you're too fat/too big/too small/too unattractive or just somehow not good enough? Maybe you keep trying to lose weight or make changes, but they don't stick-- or maybe you've given up, and still feel miserable. Negative body image is a source of pain and distress for thousands of people, and often adversely affects physical and mental health, career satisfaction, and personal relationships. You don't have to settle for this!"
Marriage & Family Therapist, DMFT, CSAT, CAS, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"SEX is fun! Sex is a blessings! Sex is a gift to a couple committed to each other! However, when the desire for sex drives a person to self-destructive behaviors, the fun is long gone. However, there is HOPE! I offer help to both the addict and the partner: for the addict....sobriety and then recovery, for the partner.....healing and recovery."
Spirituality
(408) 637-7642
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Spirituality
"SEX is fun! Sex is a blessings! Sex is a gift to a couple committed to each other! However, when the desire for sex drives a person to self-destructive behaviors, the fun is long gone. However, there is HOPE! I offer help to both the addict and the partner: for the addict....sobriety and then recovery, for the partner.....healing and recovery."
Psychologist, PhD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"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."
Spirituality
(831) 359-4793
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"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, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"I support adults, baby boomers, & elders in their move toward HAPPINESS. FREE 15 minute consultation. I invite you to my peaceful, hilltop office to explore & work through feelings of loss/grief, non-acceptance, feeling less-than, life transitions, dissatisfaction, helplessness, & pain. I can help you with empowerment, insight, & moving beyond impeding obstacles. With empathy & sometimes humor, I will guide you through life's crises & challenges. You can learn to stay mindfully in the present, an antidote to fear & helplessness. Life can always be better & we can remember to be thankful for the beauty & the good. I work with individuals & couples."
Spirituality
(831) 531-2407
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Spirituality
"I support adults, baby boomers, & elders in their move toward HAPPINESS. FREE 15 minute consultation. I invite you to my peaceful, hilltop office to explore & work through feelings of loss/grief, non-acceptance, feeling less-than, life transitions, dissatisfaction, helplessness, & pain. I can help you with empowerment, insight, & moving beyond impeding obstacles. With empathy & sometimes humor, I will guide you through life's crises & challenges. You can learn to stay mindfully in the present, an antidote to fear & helplessness. Life can always be better & we can remember to be thankful for the beauty & the good. I work with individuals & couples."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"I offer a modern engaging style of therapy. My philosophical approach recognizes the struggles and pains we share as humans. Common themes include motivation, choice, isolation-connection, uncertainty, and awe. We look with curiosity at what is important to you - your wants and the obstacles that hinder you. Despite the pressures of others and of culture, and the "shoulds" that nag and haunt us, I believe that we move more freely and live more richly when we come to recognize our fears and trust our wants."
Spirituality
(831) 240-4644
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"I offer a modern engaging style of therapy. My philosophical approach recognizes the struggles and pains we share as humans. Common themes include motivation, choice, isolation-connection, uncertainty, and awe. We look with curiosity at what is important to you - your wants and the obstacles that hinder you. Despite the pressures of others and of culture, and the "shoulds" that nag and haunt us, I believe that we move more freely and live more richly when we come to recognize our fears and trust our wants."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CCHT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"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."
Spirituality
(831) 272-0611
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"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."
MA, APCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Chronic pain and illness can give rise to a unique set of mental and emotional challenges. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been experiencing health challenges longterm, fear, despair, frustration and stress may be emotions you are experiencing daily. If you are looking for a safe space to talk about your health challenges and are interested in re-working your connection with your body in a gentle and holistic way I am ready to listen. "
Spirituality
(831) 226-7923
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"Chronic pain and illness can give rise to a unique set of mental and emotional challenges. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been experiencing health challenges longterm, fear, despair, frustration and stress may be emotions you are experiencing daily. If you are looking for a safe space to talk about your health challenges and are interested in re-working your connection with your body in a gentle and holistic way I am ready to listen. "
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Congratulations for taking a step towards creating change. Finding a therapist can be challenging and it is important to find one who is right for you. I offer a free introductory session which we use to get to know each other. Clients often come into my office feeling hopeless or nervous, but usually leave feeling more hopeful and relaxed. I love to see people grow and thrive with the support of therapy. My style is warm, empathic, and collaborative. In our work together we draw on your strengths and wisdom and my goal is to empower you to create a more joyful and fulfilling life."
Spirituality
(831) 539-0596
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"Congratulations for taking a step towards creating change. Finding a therapist can be challenging and it is important to find one who is right for you. I offer a free introductory session which we use to get to know each other. Clients often come into my office feeling hopeless or nervous, but usually leave feeling more hopeful and relaxed. I love to see people grow and thrive with the support of therapy. My style is warm, empathic, and collaborative. In our work together we draw on your strengths and wisdom and my goal is to empower you to create a more joyful and fulfilling life."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"I feel honored to work with people who are deeply examining the relationship they have to themselves and to the world. The therapy I offer is an exploration of what blocks aliveness and an awake, open, compassionate heart. If you are at a point in your life where you need some help navigating through a particular quality of being or a habit adversely affecting you or people in your life, I can help. Working together we can restore your functioning and bring it to a higher level allowing you to creatively respond to your life rather than react."
Spirituality
(831) 531-4392
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Spirituality
"I feel honored to work with people who are deeply examining the relationship they have to themselves and to the world. The therapy I offer is an exploration of what blocks aliveness and an awake, open, compassionate heart. If you are at a point in your life where you need some help navigating through a particular quality of being or a habit adversely affecting you or people in your life, I can help. Working together we can restore your functioning and bring it to a higher level allowing you to creatively respond to your life rather than react."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Challenges and setbacks can touch every area of our lives. You may be having difficulty navigating life transitions and changes, be feeling the effects of traumatic experiences, struggling with anxiety or depression, or grieving a loss. Perhaps you just feel an underlying sense of discontent, a lack of meaning/purpose or are overworked and burned out. Whatever your challenges, in our work together you can learn to skills and strategies to get "unstuck" and achieve relief, as well as discover your inner strengths and grow into your full potential. I accept full fee out-of-pocket payment from non-Beacon insurance clients."
Spirituality
(831) 661-9640
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"Challenges and setbacks can touch every area of our lives. You may be having difficulty navigating life transitions and changes, be feeling the effects of traumatic experiences, struggling with anxiety or depression, or grieving a loss. Perhaps you just feel an underlying sense of discontent, a lack of meaning/purpose or are overworked and burned out. Whatever your challenges, in our work together you can learn to skills and strategies to get "unstuck" and achieve relief, as well as discover your inner strengths and grow into your full potential. I accept full fee out-of-pocket payment from non-Beacon insurance clients."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"There's nothing hurt that can't be healed and there's nothing broken that can't be fixed. With insight, compassion and humor, I will support you on your journey towards right relationship with yourself and others. I am comfortable sitting with people who are having a challenging time on their journey and will create a safe space for us to move together towards deep healing and change. I invite a co-creative experience where together we hold the vision of your highest good and best possible life."
Spirituality
(831) 667-5108
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"There's nothing hurt that can't be healed and there's nothing broken that can't be fixed. With insight, compassion and humor, I will support you on your journey towards right relationship with yourself and others. I am comfortable sitting with people who are having a challenging time on their journey and will create a safe space for us to move together towards deep healing and change. I invite a co-creative experience where together we hold the vision of your highest good and best possible life."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"Would you like to feel whole, empowered, joyful and at ease with life? Whether you're going through a transition in your life, having relationship problems, dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma or looking for a deeper purpose in life, I would be honored to assist you towards well being. I will hold a sacred space for your wounds/pain to be seen, held, listened, accepted and transformed into your light and strength. I will teach you how to listen and trust your innate wisdom and guidance, I will offer lots of tools for you to become empowered, resourceful and free to consciously create the life you choose. "
Spirituality
(831) 610-7015
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Spirituality
"Would you like to feel whole, empowered, joyful and at ease with life? Whether you're going through a transition in your life, having relationship problems, dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma or looking for a deeper purpose in life, I would be honored to assist you towards well being. I will hold a sacred space for your wounds/pain to be seen, held, listened, accepted and transformed into your light and strength. I will teach you how to listen and trust your innate wisdom and guidance, I will offer lots of tools for you to become empowered, resourceful and free to consciously create the life you choose. "
Counselor, MA, LPCC, EMDR Cr
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95065
"I'm an experienced therapist of over 20 years having spent thousands of counseling hours with individuals, couples and groups. Women's issues such as sexual abuse, miscarriage, abortion, traumatic events, marital/relationship issues, depression, anxiety, grief and PTSD - are my specialty. I have counseled hundreds of couples to improve communication, intimacy/connection issues, trust; and to heal from infidelity, addictions and wounds that threaten the relationship. Issues of teens and young adults are important to address early in life: school, career, sexuality, relationships, traumas. Better to get help sooner than later!"
Spirituality
(410) 670-4607
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95065
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Spirituality
"I'm an experienced therapist of over 20 years having spent thousands of counseling hours with individuals, couples and groups. Women's issues such as sexual abuse, miscarriage, abortion, traumatic events, marital/relationship issues, depression, anxiety, grief and PTSD - are my specialty. I have counseled hundreds of couples to improve communication, intimacy/connection issues, trust; and to heal from infidelity, addictions and wounds that threaten the relationship. Issues of teens and young adults are important to address early in life: school, career, sexuality, relationships, traumas. Better to get help sooner than later!"
Psychologist, PhD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"I am receptive and open to what you have to say, supporting you with compassion and insight. Who are you at your deepest, truest self? I help you bring awareness to your inner process, effectively releasing emotion, mental blockages, and patterns. You can learn to offer yourself loving kindness and neutrally observe what you are feeling and thinking. You can acquire coping skills to adaptively face life's challenges. I offer solutions and hope for seemingly helpless situations."
Spirituality
(831) 800-2381
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Spirituality
"I am receptive and open to what you have to say, supporting you with compassion and insight. Who are you at your deepest, truest self? I help you bring awareness to your inner process, effectively releasing emotion, mental blockages, and patterns. You can learn to offer yourself loving kindness and neutrally observe what you are feeling and thinking. You can acquire coping skills to adaptively face life's challenges. I offer solutions and hope for seemingly helpless situations."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 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."
Spirituality
(831) 240-4097
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Spirituality
"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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