Varinka Muldawer, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
LIC NO. 100381

Santa Cruz

Varinka Muldawer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) at Foresight, Santa Cruz. She received her Master’s in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from John F. Kennedy University in California. She has experience working in Community Based Mental Health, Mediation, Social Services and School-Based settings. She has 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. Varinka’s specialties include depression, anxiety, stress management, family issues, life management and more. She approaches therapy from a humanistic and client-centered perspective; focusing on empathy, genuineness, and unconditional positive regard. She aims to highlight strengths and create opportunities for growth. She has 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.

Family issues
Mood disorders
Body dysmorphia
Oppositional defiance
Grief and loss
Post traumatic stress disorder
Work/ employment
Marital relationships
Domestic violence


Santa Cruz

101 Cooper St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(831) 999-3580