Psychologists and Family Therapists

See also Special Needs – Evaluations, Programs, Clinics and Therapy

Associations and Guides

Monterey Bay Psychological Association

MBPA Information & Referral Service
A Psychologist Referral Service and comprehensive contact list of psychologists.
“The Monterey Bay Psychological Association (MBPA) is a non-profit association of licensed psychologists in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties.”

Santa Cruz Chapter of California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
(831) 429-7786
For general information or to discuss referral options with a live therapist, please leave a message and someone will call you back.  Or use their ‘find a therapist’ feature and fill in the questionnaire to locate therapists with the expertise for which you are searching.

CAMFT Groups and Group Therapy List:

Psychologists and Therapists

Anna Dasbach, LMFT
Serving families through adoption, blended families, children, adolescents and individuals in Santa Cruz.

Allison Gilbert, LMFT
Specializes in women’s issues, relationships, post-partum depression, spirituality, and offers a blog on relationships.

Parents Center Santa Cruz
530 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Hotline: 831-426-7322
Professional counseling in a confidential atmosphere for parents and children. Parenting skill classes according to a court approved curriculum. Education and counseling for prevention of child abuse and to strengthen families.

Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency Mental Health Services
Adolescent and child mental health services for those families who qualify, including assessment, counseling (individual, family, and group therapy) school based day treatment, family support, and evaluation for psychiatric hospitalization. Services are located at multiple school and community sites.