Varinka Muldawer (She/Her)

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Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Santa Cruz, CA

  • Individual
  • Child

About My Clients

I have experience working in Community Based Mental Health, Mediation, Social Services and School-Based settings. I have a passion for working with adolescents, young adults, families, couples and individuals in order to support a healthy development and find a balance in each phase of life by teaching coping skills, self-awareness, and healthy pathways to achieving interpersonal growth and self-love during life’s many transitions.

My Background and Approach

I approach therapy from a humanistic and client-centered perspective; focusing on empathy, genuineness, and unconditional positive regard. I aims to highlight strengths and create opportunities for growth. I have experience working with children, teens, families, couples and individuals utilizing interventions from Solution Focused, Play Therapy, Art Therapy, Cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, strength-based approaches and mindfulness practices.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Out of Network
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross of California
  • Health Net
  • Kaiser
  • Managed Health Network
  • Anthem
  • Humana
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Optum
  • United Healthcare
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Wellfleet
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 5 years of practice
  • Languages: English, Español


888-588-8995 Email Varinka
101 Cooper St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

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