Veronica Tonay, Ph.D.
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Veronica Tonay, PhD, earned her masters and doctoral degrees in psychology from the University of California at Berkeley. She has been a licensed psychologist in Santa Cruz since 1997 (PSY CA 15379), and taught psychology at the University of California at Santa Cruz 1989-2018. Her psychotherapy practice is, since 2020, all via telehealth via HIPAA-compliant video platform or phone. She is based in Santa Cruz.

Dr. Tonay specializes in helping those who are experiencing relationship issues; depression, separation, or loss; stress and anxiety; the effects of abuse; life transitions; and creative blocks. She is a well-known dream researcher and expert; please click here for information on her books and to read excerpts; please click here for her archived dream blog, Creative Dreamers.

Unfortunately, Dr. Tonay is not accepting new clients at this time. New clients are referred to the Monterey Bay Psychological Association, which has an online directory. Current and returning clients and former students, please feel free to contact Dr. Tonay by secure email or phone (831-234-4849); no texts, please. If you don't receive a response within 48 hours, please check your spam box, or call back and repeat your phone number. Thank you!

Please click here for information about Dr. Tonay's practice, including Frequently Asked Questions and some self-help tips, and feel free to explore the rest of the site!