About Rasa Tavangar, LMFT

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist, specializing in individual, couples, family and adolescencents therapy. I maintain a private practice in Santa Cruz, California.

I graduated from Santa Clara Univeristy with Masters in Counseling Psychology and emphasis on health. I spent 6 years at Process Therapy Institute where I learned the art of Process Model and became certified as Process Instructor.

I am bilingual, multicultural, and mindful to cultural diversities. My approach is humanistic, experiential, somatic, transpersonal, Gestalt, spiritual, mindfulness and growth oriented.

I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. I hold supportive, nonjudgmental, caring space so you can fully be yourself. I acknowledge your strengths, I see your struggles, I hold unconditional love for every part of you, I hold the highest vision for you, and I feel honored to be a part of your transformational journey towards healing and well-being so you can live your highest potential.



M.A., Counseling Psychology, MFT track, Health Emphasis, Santa Clara University, CA, June 2011

B.A., Childhood Pedagogy and Psychology, Klaipedos Universitetas, Klaipeda, Lithuania, June 1999

License, Certifications & Awards

CA Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT #98298

Process Instructor Certificate from Process Therapy Institute, Campbell, CA

Play Therapy and Beyond, Certificate from Cross Country Education, CA

Pranic Healing Course with Master Choa Kok Sui, Certificate from Institute for Inner Studies

Advanced Pranic Healing Course with Master Choa Kok Sui, Certificate from Institute for Inner Studies

Additional Training 

DBT – Dialectic Behavior Therapy

CBT – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique

Theta Healing

Somatic work



Attachment Theory


Professional Activities and Memberships

Member of CAMF – California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists


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555 Soquel Ave suite 260
Santa Cruz, CA 95062

(831) 346-3146

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