Career Counseling and Coaching in Pleasure Point, California.

Find a top rated career therapist or coach in Pleasure Point, CA specializing in assessment, strategizing, personal marketing, workplace issues and goal-setting.


Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director
Career Counselor

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 95073 - Nearby to Pleasure Point.

Are you stressed or anxious about work? Struggling with career issues? Donald Dufford, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Director of Anxiety Treatment Services can help you gain clarity, composure and confidence in your career. Dr. Dufford has over 25 years experience and provides specific tools and techniques within a caring, supportive environment for personal insight and change. Please call now for a free 10 minute phone consultation.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Career Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Our careers make up a major part of our life. Careers can be pivotal for creating happiness in life or creating the opposite. In earlier days, people found their first job after high school or college and stayed in that job for the rest of their life. In past decades, the “one job for life” has evolved into six to ten job changing and career changing episodes. Every job change and career change often leads to anxiety, depression, fears, interview panic, lack of self-esteem, lack of self-confidence, somatic reactions and a devastating feeling that includes a lack of self-worth. Being fired and being hired revolve around rejection and the strive to be accepted. Career counseling works to make the above issues more tolerable and rational. It is directed...(view profile to read more)

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Career Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

Work is an enormously important part of our lives. As is often said, we spend more hours of our lives at work than anywhere else. So making that work as good as it can be is vitally important to our health, sanity, and general well-being. Yet that, like so many things, can be easier said than done. I can help you explore your upbringing and education, your personal values, needs, and desires, along with ambitions and fears to help you find and succeed along a well-chosen professional path. This kind of support and guidance is just as important for someone just embarking on a career as it is for someone well along the path. It's never too late to take control of your direction.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 95124 - Nearby to Pleasure Point.

While most career counselors love to give you capacity based profiles of what your talents and interests are for your best bet career choices, Grey Matters international believes that most people make predictably irrational decisions and then after making them learn way to make them fit into their identities using various types of rationalizations and strategies. We are able to assist folks in career counseling type settings by giving a deeper look at their decision making profile so they can better understand where the core frustration or desire is coming from in the world of work. Contact kevin@kevinflemingphd.com or 877-606-6161.

Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT
Career Counselor

Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95032 - Nearby to Pleasure Point.

I help people who work for others or in their own business explore ways to improve their focus on being successful and growing their skills. We can work on interpersonal relationships and ways you may be sabotaging your own success by being too stressed, demanding or invisible. We will focus on what you can do now to improve your attitude and your relationships to make work more enjoyable for you and the people around you. This works with customers, bosses and peers. We can also look at new skills you may want to get to expand into new roles and careers.

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT
Career Counselor

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 95032 - Nearby to Pleasure Point.

Most of us spend at least 1/3 of their lives at work. Given this amount of time, finding a career that we enjoy can be very important. We are most alive and fulfilled when we are using our gifts and talents. Counseling can be the ideal place to explore and identify these. Furthermore, some clients prefer a coaching approach, processing any obstacles that arise on their career path.

Elizabeth McGinnis, MA, APCC
Career Counselor

Elizabeth McGinnis, MA, APCC

Associate Professional Clinical Counselor

In 95032 - Nearby to Pleasure Point.

I specialize in working with people who are suffering from Burn Out in their jobs. If you are noticing a heightened sense of cynicism, contempt, either/or thinking, and/or a loss of interest in improving your situation, these are all signs of burn out. You probably have an idea of what you "should" do from blogs or well meaning friends but working up the hope or energy to take any of these steps might feel futile or pointless. Together, we work on injecting energy into your life and creating healthy patterns so that you can reclaim your interest and passion in your work.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Career Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

A wise person once told me, "Find something you love to do and find someone to pay you to do it." But the reality is that many people find themselves in careers they don't enjoy or lose the career they did enjoy. Whether you are disatisfied with your career, dealing with work related stress, or wondering what you are going to do next, counseling can provide a framework for you to work through the dissonance in your work life and get on the path of meaningful fulfillment with regards to your work or career, regardless of what stage in your life you are at.

Diana Karpavage, MA, LPCC
Career Counselor

Diana Karpavage, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor & Certified EMDR Therapist

In 95073 - Nearby to Pleasure Point.

Most frequently career counseling is utilized through high school guidance and college advisors, however, in private practice I have many opportunities to work with young adults trying to figure out what to do! This is a rewarding task because the path a young man or woman starts with can be life directing and life changing. Career is an important decision. Sometimes emotional or psychological blocks are hindering decisions about career or about moving forward all together. This is where counseling and sometimes therapy comes in to mediate any faulty thinking or negative beliefs about oneself that interferes with the process. This age group is one of my favorite.

Peter Cellarius, AMFT
Career Counselor

Peter Cellarius, AMFT

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

In 95032 - Nearby to Pleasure Point.

I was a Vice President in a billion-dollar high tech firm for several decades before becoming a therapist. I know better than most the stress, the challenges, the politics and also what it takes to succeed. I have worked with founders and CEO's, as well as with entry level contributors and managers. Let's figure out what success looks like for you, and how you can get back on track.


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Pleasure Point is located in Santa Cruz County, California. It has a land area of 0.75 square miles and a water area of 1.26 square miles.  The population of Pleasure Point is 6,004 people with 2,694 households and a median annual income of $54,621. .


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Affordable with Planning

Therapy in Pleasure Point is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Pleasure Point therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Pleasure Point public health department.