Anya Bates (she/her)

Accepting Clients

Anya (she/her) is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist with a specialized Mater’s level education focus in Expressive Arts Therapy.

Art Therapist in Santa Cruz, CA

  • Individual
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Adolescent/Teen
  • Group

About My Clients

Anya has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked with a diverse range of clients in multiple settings, including community clinics, non-profits and schools. Anya’s area of specializations include anxiety, depression, grief, stress, attachment issues, and trauma.

My Background and Approach

Anya will work with you to find different tools and methods that you feel integrate into your life and direct you towards the change you want. She uses Expressive Arts Therapy (EXA), Somatic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Strengths-Based therapy, Narrative Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness, and Attachment Theory. *Qualifications: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #103819 B.A. Sociology, University of Colorado, Boulder M.S. Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, California Institute of Integral Studies *Professional Affiliations: California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists Alma Que Cantana with Mireya Marcet, Expressive Arts Psychotherapy

I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 2 years of practice
  • Languages: English


408-679-2975 Email Anya
340 Soquel Avenue #214
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
910 Campisi Way, Suite 1-D
Campbell, CA 95008

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