Therapist Profile

Ellis McCauley, M.S.
Professional Title:
550 Water St Suite E2 Santa Cruz, CA 95060 UNITED STATES
(831) 824-4540
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Marriage and Family Therapist

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
My approach is client-centered, collaborative, strength-based and at the same time I can be directive and gently challenging when needed. I support clients to shift thought patterns and behaviors that don't serve them. At the same time, I teach compassion and understanding for the ways that even the most unhealthy patterns are aiming to meet needs or create safety. I see my role as that of teacher, guide, mentor, coach, collaborator, witness, empath mirror. I am honored to be of assistance in such precious and powerful journeys to self.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday noon to 9pm.
Superbill provided
Credit Cards Accepted
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy
Online, Phone


B.A. in Psychology from University of CA/Santa Cruz M.S. in Counseling from San Francisco State University

Area of Specialty

ADHD-Attn Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
Childhood Trauma
Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming
Grief/Loss Terminally Ill
Issues of Abuse (Abused)
Issues of Abuse (Trauma)
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Rape Victims
Sexual Dysfunction
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Sand Tray Therapy
Victims of Crime
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists


Theoretical Orientation
Eclectic (Many Therapies)
Training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy in the treatment of trauma, attachment and development related challenges, comprehensive training in the treatment of Hairpulling and Skin-picking and OCD/spectrum disorders.
Languages Spoken
Caucasian (Non-Hispanic)


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