Counseling in Santa Cruz, CA. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Santa Cruz, California will help you make the changes you want.


Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

5905 Soquel Drive, Suite 400, Soquel, California 95073 | 831-479-1960

Contact Dr. Dufford today to discuss how you can resolve issues and achieve positive, lasting results in any aspect of life. Dr. Dufford offers a practical results oriented approach using a variety of therapeutic modalities within a caring, safe environment.

Taylor Wikel, MA, LMFT

Taylor Wikel, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Coming to therapy can be a vulnerable experience, which is why I aim to provide a safe, supportive, empathetic and nonjudgmental environment. Whether you are struggling with anxiety, depression or trauma, I will help you recognize your strengths in order to overcome you

The Lotus Collaborative

701 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, California

The Lotus Collaborative is a Health and Recovery Center in Santa Cruz, CA. We offer outpatient services, an intensive outpatient program, a day treatment/partial hospitalization program, free support groups, treatment scholarships, and transitional living. The Lotus Collaborative has a unique name that speaks to our unique treatment center, we offer a balanced individualized treatment approach using validated therapies for eating disorders.

Sean Sprigle, LPCC

Sean Sprigle, LPCC

Licensed professional clinical counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Hi there, my name is sean. My clients find me to be attentive, compassionate, patient, understanding, and knowledgeable. I have been told before that I’m easy to trust and people feel relaxed around me.

Anny Papatheodorou, MA, MA, MSc

Anny Papatheodorou, MA, MA, MSc

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

I strive to practice with depth, heartfelt curiosity, integrity and humility. You can think of me as a guide in your inner quest to seek a more meaningful sense of self, sense of relationship with others, sense of community, and sense of being in the world around us.

Anna Dasbach, M.A., LMFT

Anna Dasbach, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

2955 Park Ave, Soquel, California 95073 | 831-566-8077

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.

Annette Barnett, MA, AMFT119490

Annette Barnett, MA, AMFT119490

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

520 Mission St, Santa Cruz, California 95060 | 15103355222

NEW ZOOM CLASS on healthy relationships - more info in my bio! FIRST CLASS FREE! FREE in-depth communication guidelines at my website. Couples and family therapy LIGHTS ME UP:)! I am a relationship specialist utilizing EFT, PACT, NVC & more

Chris Lang, M.A.

Chris Lang, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

100 Doyle Street, Suite E, Santa Cruz, California 95062 | 831-234-1411

Entering into therapy can be a big decision & confusing process. By providing attentiveness, compassion, & collaboration, I offer support & direction that can help you toward meaningful & effective change, self understanding and personal healing.

Diana Karpavage, MA, LPCC

Diana Karpavage, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor & Certified EMDR Therapist

5819 Soquel Drive, Suite A, Soquel, California 95073 | 410-330-9517

I offer over 25 years of experience utilizing EMDR, spiritual, and cognitive therapy approaches to trauma, PTSD, grief, depression, anxiety, panic, abuse, pregnancy loss, post-abortion recovery, marriage, relationship & spirituality for women, men, teens and couples


You Have Found The Best Therapists in Santa Cruz, CA. Let's Get Started and Change Your Life.

Welcome to our California listing of values-centered therapists in Santa Cruz CA. Counseling in California with Theravive aims to be real and effective, going deep to resolve issues, heal broken relationships, and give you the right tools to move forward in a healthy and free way. Contact forms are "open" 24/7 it's free and easy to reach out, so select a Santa Cruz therapist above and start your new journey today.

Santa Cruz is located in Santa Cruz County, California. It has a land area of 12.74 square miles and a water area of 3.08 square miles.  The population of Santa Cruz is 64,220 people with 21,516 households and a median annual income of $62,164. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Santa Cruz, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Santa Cruz are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Santa Cruz public health department.