Therapist Profile

Celena Allison, M.A.
Professional Title:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
725 Front St. Ste 200 Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4538
(831) 419-9224
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
Are you feeling stuck, trapped, and anxious? Perhaps you feel you don't measure up to what you believe others expect of you, or to what you expect of yourself? These feelings and others may indicate an underlying misalignment in your life. It may be time to discover what is underneath your feelings, aching to come out of hiding. Growing the ability to reconnect with your life, and with others who are important to you, may be key. If you are feeling anxious, it may be that something in you is trying to get your attention. Although anxiety and panic attacks can be scary, learning to relate to anxious feelings in a new way can be an invitation for new understanding, meaning, and creativity. Through being interested and curious, while maintaining awareness and presence in the body, we can, together, unearth what needs tending and care. I cultivate with clients a compassionate, caring environment by listening deeply, maintaining non-judgment, and observing what you are interested in and passionate about. I help you discover the obstacles that seem to block your ability to take action, and invite your process to unfold at whatever pace is necessary.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Individual and Couples Psychotherapy
Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


M.A., Pacifica Graduate Institute, 2002

Area of Specialty

Career Stress and Changes
Depression/Clinical Depression
Interracial Couples
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth


Theoretical Orientation
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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