KARA CRUZ, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

MEET KARA

WELCOME! I'm glad you are here. Thank you for choosing me to provide services to meet your emotional wellness needs and goals. Reaching out for support is not always easy and I want to acknowledge your courage and ambition in taking steps to meet your wellness goals. I am Kara Cruz, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have over 18 years experience working with parents and children who want to work on their emotional wellness. My focus and love for helping others is in working with women and mothers who are experiencing depression, anxiety, or have had a traumatic event that has changed the way they live their lives. My goal is to work with people to help them heal and to help them live the lives they want.

MY AREAS OF FOCUS

Trauma

Couples

Therapy

Online

Therapy

Pregnancy/Postpartum

Issues

Depression

Bipolar

Disorder

Anxiety

ADHD

My educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Chapman University and a Master of Arts Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from Brandman University. I have completed numerous hours of professional development training, focused on the treatment of women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and children and adolescents with behavioral health needs. I have spent over 18 years working with parents and children in a school setting and over 11 years working at a local nonprofit agency in Modesto, California. 

I AM A PROFESSIONAL MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:

I AM A PROFESSIONAL MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:

THE CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS

(CAMFT)

POSTPARTUM SUPPORT

INTERNATIONAL

(PSI)

In addition to my work with women, youth and families, I love to learn about the connection of physical health and wellness to behavioral health. Thank you for being here. I hope that we can connect soon.

 

- Kara