Counseling Center

Scotts Valley Counseling Center's mission is to provide affordable therapy services to the greater Santa Cruz area. We increase access to high-quality mental health services for underserved populations, especially youth, promoting a healthier, more inclusive, and socially just society. Our Registered Interns allow us to offer reduced fees based on need, and support our synergistic goal to provide excellent training for future therapists, further increasing access to mental health care.

We also provide free counseling and life skills groups to children in Scotts Valley schools.
Our therapists are available to provide help with a variety of life challenges within a relationship context, such as:
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Addiction/Substance Abuse
  • Relationship Issues
  • Family Conflict
  • Eating Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • PTSD/Trauma
  • Bi-Polar Disorder
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Grief Work
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Chronic Health Conditions
  • Life Transitions
  • Weight Loss Issues
  • Parental Concerns
  • Co-Parenting
Please see our Staff Page for a description of the services and specialties our therapists provide. Then give us a call. You can either call the therapist that seems to fit your needs directly, or you can call our central phone number and leave a confidential message. Our Intake Coordinator will return your call promptly and discuss with you how we might be able to help.
If you are ready to explore the challenges that keep you from leading a truly fulfilling life, our therapists are ready to help you.