Rasa Tavangar is a licensed marriage and family therapist, specializing in individual, couples, family and adolescencents therapy, and maintains a private practice in Santa Cruz, California.
She has over 8 years of experience as a marriage and family therapist. Rasa graduated from Santa Clara Univeristy with Masters in Counseling Psychology. She had 6 years of internships at different agencies where she worked with a broad spectrum of clients. Rasa spent 6 years at Process Therapy Institute where she learned the art of Process Model and became certified as Process Instructor.
She offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth, ease, well being and deepest fullfilment in life.
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
DBT - Dialectic Behavior Therapy
CBT - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
EFT - Emotional Freedom Technique
Sandtray with Adults
Professional Activities and Memberships
Member of CAMF - California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists