Elana Morgulis is a psychotherapist based in Northern California who works with individuals and couples. Many of her clients come to address anxiety, life transitions, trauma, relationship issues, and work stress. Elana is particularly passionate about helping people struggling with codependency and self-criticism. She also has advanced training in fertility and perinatal issues.
Elana is trained in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Somatic Psychotherapy, and holistic practices such as meditation and yoga. Her integrative approach allows clients to explore thoughts, beliefs, and patterns of behavior as well as dynamics in relationships with openness and non-judgment. Her depth helps to identify the root cause of challenges and liberate stuck parts that are holding the client back. Her style is holistic as she pays attention to the mind, body, and spirit.
In session, Elana may offer mindfulness tools that can be used in stressful situations. She’s skilled in helping clients identify their mental, emotional, and relational needs, so they can set healthy boundaries where they're needed. She also loves offering guidance on journaling and affirmations that can be used outside of session.
Her clients most often report feeling more confident and peaceful. They make decisions with clarity and alignment with their values. They report having more tools to navigate life and relationships. Overall, her approach allows clients to take better care of themselves, to develop self-awareness, and feel more empowered in their lives.
Elana's style is compassionate, intuitive, and practical. When clients first start therapy, she focuses on creating a safe relationship, understanding what’s going on, and setting goals and intentions together. Elana received her M.A. from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. She has over 10 years of experience. Outside of private practice, she loves hiking, travel, espresso, and recording guided meditations.