Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CHT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"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."
Transgender Clients
(831) 531-8664
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"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."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"I understand what it's like to be overwhelmed by the world, to go through depression, anxiety, chronic pain, PTSD and chronic illness. I am a highly sensitive person (HSP) who has learned to thrive despite hidden disabilities. I offer one-on-one sessions including hypnotherapy, support groups for chronic pain and illness, and Brainspotting, a cutting-edge mindfulness-based modality that helps relieve psychological pain and trauma. I support healing and integrating your mind, body and spirit and have over 30 years of experience working with adults, children and groups. My office is in a peaceful, wheelchair accessible redwood setting."
Transgender Clients
(831) 264-0327
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Transgender Clients
"I understand what it's like to be overwhelmed by the world, to go through depression, anxiety, chronic pain, PTSD and chronic illness. I am a highly sensitive person (HSP) who has learned to thrive despite hidden disabilities. I offer one-on-one sessions including hypnotherapy, support groups for chronic pain and illness, and Brainspotting, a cutting-edge mindfulness-based modality that helps relieve psychological pain and trauma. I support healing and integrating your mind, body and spirit and have over 30 years of experience working with adults, children and groups. My office is in a peaceful, wheelchair accessible redwood setting."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Would you like to live a more fulfilled life with meaningful relationships? You have taken the first step! Finding the right therapist can be scary and confusing. I believe that a personal connection is the corner stone to a successful therapeutic experience. Sometimes traumatic events can bring us to lose our sense of well-being and our center and we need help regaining them. I see my role as guide and support in your path of uncovering your full potential. I work with adults, adolescents, children, couples and families. Please call me to see if we are a good fit."
Transgender Clients
(831) 216-5392
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
Transgender Clients
"Would you like to live a more fulfilled life with meaningful relationships? You have taken the first step! Finding the right therapist can be scary and confusing. I believe that a personal connection is the corner stone to a successful therapeutic experience. Sometimes traumatic events can bring us to lose our sense of well-being and our center and we need help regaining them. I see my role as guide and support in your path of uncovering your full potential. I work with adults, adolescents, children, couples and families. Please call me to see if we are a good fit."
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"I provide a supportive/safe place for growth/empowerment through education and behavior changes. With education, training, and ABA therapy, clients can gain tools to improve life. I work with people and pets! With ABA and other appropriate methods clients can reduce unwanted behaviors (e.g., procrastination, avoidance, indecisiveness) and increase productive behaviors. I welcome people with learning, social, gender/sexuality concerns. I honor APA/WPATH standards of care for Trans/Queer/Gender Non Binary/Expansive. A CSUMB Professor of Biological Psychology, Behavior 'Disorders,' and a student in PhD Psychology: Human Sexuality Program at CIIS, SF I offer broad perspectives."
Transgender Clients
(650) 866-1499
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Transgender Clients
"I provide a supportive/safe place for growth/empowerment through education and behavior changes. With education, training, and ABA therapy, clients can gain tools to improve life. I work with people and pets! With ABA and other appropriate methods clients can reduce unwanted behaviors (e.g., procrastination, avoidance, indecisiveness) and increase productive behaviors. I welcome people with learning, social, gender/sexuality concerns. I honor APA/WPATH standards of care for Trans/Queer/Gender Non Binary/Expansive. A CSUMB Professor of Biological Psychology, Behavior 'Disorders,' and a student in PhD Psychology: Human Sexuality Program at CIIS, SF I offer broad perspectives."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"I am not currently accepting new clients. I work with people who may feel sad, disconnected, lonely, anxious, or have problems with their relationships. I believe we all posses the wisdom and resilience needed to respond to this complex world with humor and balance. In our sessions together we will address the issues and experiences that tax that resilience. These may be things that are showing up as depression, anxiety, overwhelm, or just being stuck in patterns and relationships that are making you unhappy."
Transgender Clients
(831) 665-6782
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"I am not currently accepting new clients. I work with people who may feel sad, disconnected, lonely, anxious, or have problems with their relationships. I believe we all posses the wisdom and resilience needed to respond to this complex world with humor and balance. In our sessions together we will address the issues and experiences that tax that resilience. These may be things that are showing up as depression, anxiety, overwhelm, or just being stuck in patterns and relationships that are making you unhappy."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, CADCII, PCI
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"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."
Transgender Clients
(831) 623-5151
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"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."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"There is hope. I've worked with lots of folks who feel hopeless, anxious, upset, angry, or confused, and often their lives improve with positive support. My first goal in therapy is to listen with compassion and help build trust between us. We'll work in whatever way is comfortable for you, and when you're ready, we'll chart a course toward meaningful change. Whether I'm working just with you, or with you and your loved ones, I'll value each person's perspective and help look for positive solutions."
Transgender Clients
(831) 975-2864
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Transgender Clients
"There is hope. I've worked with lots of folks who feel hopeless, anxious, upset, angry, or confused, and often their lives improve with positive support. My first goal in therapy is to listen with compassion and help build trust between us. We'll work in whatever way is comfortable for you, and when you're ready, we'll chart a course toward meaningful change. Whether I'm working just with you, or with you and your loved ones, I'll value each person's perspective and help look for positive solutions."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Sometimes we need extra help when facing particularly painful, overwhelming, or puzzling situations. By setting aside a dedicated time and place in which to bring your full attention (and mine) to the task of sorting out what pains or blocks you, you give yourself the best opportunity to craft the life you wish to live. In the company of a skilled practitioner, the process of therapy can help you work through old patterns and address the challenges at hand. You can experience a greater sense of meaning, purpose, and peace in your life and in your relationships."
Transgender Clients
(831) 531-2727
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"Sometimes we need extra help when facing particularly painful, overwhelming, or puzzling situations. By setting aside a dedicated time and place in which to bring your full attention (and mine) to the task of sorting out what pains or blocks you, you give yourself the best opportunity to craft the life you wish to live. In the company of a skilled practitioner, the process of therapy can help you work through old patterns and address the challenges at hand. You can experience a greater sense of meaning, purpose, and peace in your life and in your relationships."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA, AMFT
Santa Cruz, California 95066
"By transforming feelings such as stress, anxiety and depression into motivation, the people I work with learn to identify and overcome obstacles to create change as large as life! In understanding that each person is unique, I combine various styles to create a therapeutic modality that is customized to each client. The people that I work with learn to recognize transitions as a part of life and an opportunity to learn and grow even through times that can feel overwhelming. I invite you to join me as you take on some of life's biggest challenges and start creating success that you deserve."
Transgender Clients
(831) 704-8795
Santa Cruz, California 95066
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Transgender Clients
"By transforming feelings such as stress, anxiety and depression into motivation, the people I work with learn to identify and overcome obstacles to create change as large as life! In understanding that each person is unique, I combine various styles to create a therapeutic modality that is customized to each client. The people that I work with learn to recognize transitions as a part of life and an opportunity to learn and grow even through times that can feel overwhelming. I invite you to join me as you take on some of life's biggest challenges and start creating success that you deserve."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MAEd, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"My primary goal is to create a safe, open, judgment free environment. It is my belief that people at every age are the experts of their experiences and have the answers they seek already within themselves. I work with you to uncover your unique truth, while helping you gain tools to more wholly experience your daily life."
Transgender Clients
(831) 346-1106
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"My primary goal is to create a safe, open, judgment free environment. It is my belief that people at every age are the experts of their experiences and have the answers they seek already within themselves. I work with you to uncover your unique truth, while helping you gain tools to more wholly experience your daily life."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"I am a compassionate, professional psychotherapist with an individualized way of treating each client. I believe each person has the strength inside themselves for change and healing. It is my role to identify your personal style and help you find the clarity you need to make necessary life changes. In doing so I utilize many theoretical approaches including; psychodynamic, existential/humanistic, solution focused and cognitive behavioral."
Transgender Clients
(831) 234-2010
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"I am a compassionate, professional psychotherapist with an individualized way of treating each client. I believe each person has the strength inside themselves for change and healing. It is my role to identify your personal style and help you find the clarity you need to make necessary life changes. In doing so I utilize many theoretical approaches including; psychodynamic, existential/humanistic, solution focused and cognitive behavioral."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"Most of us don't have the supports we need to change our lives for the better. I am passionate about supporting you to articulate wants and needs and navigate boundaries in your close personal relationships while balancing needs for feeling close to others and well connected to yourself."
Transgender Clients
(831) 777-4979
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Transgender Clients
"Most of us don't have the supports we need to change our lives for the better. I am passionate about supporting you to articulate wants and needs and navigate boundaries in your close personal relationships while balancing needs for feeling close to others and well connected to yourself."
Counselor, MA, LPCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Asking for support is not always easy. Whether you are looking for counseling, for resources, or hoping to book a training, I can support you. My clinical practice serves children, teens, and adults struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, gender identity development, neurodiversity (ASD and ADHD), grief and loss, transitions, and much more."
Transgender Clients
(831) 291-5419
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"Asking for support is not always easy. Whether you are looking for counseling, for resources, or hoping to book a training, I can support you. My clinical practice serves children, teens, and adults struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, gender identity development, neurodiversity (ASD and ADHD), grief and loss, transitions, and much more."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95065
"I believe in the capacity for people to make incredible change and growth in their lives. But it isn't easy! Regardless of the particular challenge you may be facing, with the right support, you can experience happiness and fulfillment in your life on a daily basis. I have worked in the helping profession for twelve years, and have helped hundreds of people make changes they didn't even know were possible. I love to help my clients, and hope to have the opportunity to help you!"
Transgender Clients
(831) 726-0097
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95065
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Transgender Clients
"I believe in the capacity for people to make incredible change and growth in their lives. But it isn't easy! Regardless of the particular challenge you may be facing, with the right support, you can experience happiness and fulfillment in your life on a daily basis. I have worked in the helping profession for twelve years, and have helped hundreds of people make changes they didn't even know were possible. I love to help my clients, and hope to have the opportunity to help you!"
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"We live in Paradise but I realize at times even Paradise feels difficult. Looking for a therapist can be as challenging as the reasons we are seeking one. I approach therapy as a team, working together to find solutions, work through challenges, look at your strengths in an effort to bring some solace back into your life and get you living again, not just surviving. My style is primarily interactive, I work through the eyes of curiosity and I like to use humor and try to interject some fun into our therapy sessions, realizing how heavy it could be to work through your stuff."
Transgender Clients
(831) 291-5393
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Transgender Clients
"We live in Paradise but I realize at times even Paradise feels difficult. Looking for a therapist can be as challenging as the reasons we are seeking one. I approach therapy as a team, working together to find solutions, work through challenges, look at your strengths in an effort to bring some solace back into your life and get you living again, not just surviving. My style is primarily interactive, I work through the eyes of curiosity and I like to use humor and try to interject some fun into our therapy sessions, realizing how heavy it could be to work through your stuff."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MFT, ATR
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"I believe therapy is the development of a safe and trusting relationship between the facilitator and the participant. Therapy can be hard work and getting started can be scary, however making art, using play or being in nature can ease this process. As your therapist I will encourage you to use your creative imagination as a vehicle to understanding your inner turmoil, psychic pain or stagnancy. Along the way we will be implementing these effective tools in cultivating a more fulfilling life experience."
Transgender Clients
(831) 471-5007
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"I believe therapy is the development of a safe and trusting relationship between the facilitator and the participant. Therapy can be hard work and getting started can be scary, however making art, using play or being in nature can ease this process. As your therapist I will encourage you to use your creative imagination as a vehicle to understanding your inner turmoil, psychic pain or stagnancy. Along the way we will be implementing these effective tools in cultivating a more fulfilling life experience."
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"Initiating therapy can be a daunting and challenging process, and that begins with selecting a therapist around whom you will feel comfortable, safe and respected. To help you with that process, I'll start by sharing a few things about myself. I became a therapist because I discovered that it was a large part of who I am. Even at an early age, I found that I was often the person others felt safe to let their guard down with - to share what was happening below the surface, and to seek out my advice."
Transgender Clients
(831) 425-2277
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"Initiating therapy can be a daunting and challenging process, and that begins with selecting a therapist around whom you will feel comfortable, safe and respected. To help you with that process, I'll start by sharing a few things about myself. I became a therapist because I discovered that it was a large part of who I am. Even at an early age, I found that I was often the person others felt safe to let their guard down with - to share what was happening below the surface, and to seek out my advice."
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
"You deserve to be respected as a unique individual, regardless of your age, race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity. I believe that each and every person that comes to counseling has a unique life experience and unique concerns that they bring into the counseling room. My goal is to meet each client where they are, and work along side them to help them achieve the goals they have come to counseling hoping to achieve. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families, drawing from a variety of research-based treatment modalities based on the needs of the particular client."
Transgender Clients
(831) 256-3271
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95062
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Transgender Clients
"You deserve to be respected as a unique individual, regardless of your age, race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity. I believe that each and every person that comes to counseling has a unique life experience and unique concerns that they bring into the counseling room. My goal is to meet each client where they are, and work along side them to help them achieve the goals they have come to counseling hoping to achieve. I enjoy working with individuals, couples, and families, drawing from a variety of research-based treatment modalities based on the needs of the particular client."
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
"My clients have told me that they appreciate my openness, curiosity, engaging style, and sense of humor. My style is warm and direct. I have specialized training in EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), which is an evidence-based practice shown to be effective in decreasing psychological distress caused by disturbing life experiences and trauma. I have a deep commitment to my continued education and engagement around issues related to race, power, and privilege and am dedicated to providing support for the LGBTQIA community, people of color, immigrants, and others who have been impacted by systemic oppression."
Transgender Clients
(831) 900-4513
Verified
Office is near:
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"My clients have told me that they appreciate my openness, curiosity, engaging style, and sense of humor. My style is warm and direct. I have specialized training in EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), which is an evidence-based practice shown to be effective in decreasing psychological distress caused by disturbing life experiences and trauma. I have a deep commitment to my continued education and engagement around issues related to race, power, and privilege and am dedicated to providing support for the LGBTQIA community, people of color, immigrants, and others who have been impacted by systemic oppression."
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."
Transgender Clients
(831) 667-5108
Verified
Santa Cruz, California 95060
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Transgender Clients
"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."

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