Career Counseling and Coaching in Watsonville, California.

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


Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT
Career Counselor

Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 95032 - Nearby to Watsonville.

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.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Career Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 93940 - Nearby to Watsonville.

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)

Peter Cellarius, AMFT
Career Counselor

Peter Cellarius, AMFT

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

In 95032 - Nearby to Watsonville.

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.

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.

Miryam Mejia, LMFT, Agent of Change
Career Counselor

Miryam Mejia, LMFT, Agent of Change

LMFT

In 93901 - Nearby to Watsonville.

Jobseeking is a major transition. Through journaling, sharing your resume and looking at your negative beliefs, I'll assist you in your search. Sometimes a dream job may not match your skills or current attitude. Through the use of The Truth Letter, I'll assist you in finding what hinders your from feeling fulfilled in your current job or finding your dream job.

Edward L. De La Loza, EdD, LCSW
Career Counselor

Edward L. De La Loza, EdD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Clients seeking career counseling are usually seeking more than an increase in their income and benefits package. They are often seeking a path to identify and express their life’s purpose professionally (and personally). In our collaboration, clients and I identify their core values and creative options. Also, together we uncover conscious and unconscious “cognitive constructs” that undermine the active pursuit of their ideal career. Finally, we collaboratively design a flexible plan that embraces their life’s purpose, while cultivating insight, skill and the daily commitment needed to attain a professional (and personal) path that will give them the most intrinsic satisfaction.

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT
Career Counselor

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 95120 - Nearby to Watsonville.

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.

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director
Career Counselor

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 95073 - Nearby to Watsonville.

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.

Diana Karpavage, MA, LPCC
Career Counselor

Diana Karpavage, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor & Certified EMDR Therapist

In 95073 - Nearby to Watsonville.

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.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Career Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.


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Watsonville is located in Santa Cruz County, California. It has a land area of 6.68 square miles and a water area of 0.09 square miles.  The population of Watsonville is 53,628 people with 14,216 households and a median annual income of $46,018. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Watsonville, CA

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Watsonville, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Watsonville may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Watsonville public health department.