Rory Valentine Diller

Registered Psychotherapist, M.A., LMFT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #139783
 therapist: Rory Valentine Diller,
In-Person in Santa Cruz, CA
Online in California
Hello, I'm Rory! I am a nonjudgemental, down to Earth, kind-hearted, and supportive therapist. I work with all kinds of people, particularly folks who've dealt with trauma, childhood trauma, childhood abuse, domestic violence, narcissistic abuse, sexual trauma, addiction and alcohol abuse, neurodiversity, LGBTQ identity, self-harming behaviors, and anger issues. I specialize in treating Trauma, PTSD and Complex PTSD. I am a survivor myself and "get" a lot of what my clients are working through.

Client Focus

Session Format: Couple, Family, Group, Individual sessions.
Age Specialty: Adolescent, Adult
Demographic Expertise: LGBTQ+, Men, Military / Veterans clients.

Treatment Approach

  • Art Therapy
  • Dance/Movement Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Existential/Humanistic
  • Horse/Equine Therapy
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Person-Centered
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Somatic
Approach Description: My training is rooted in neuroscience, psychobiology, and the use of creativity in psychotherapy. My holistic approach integrates various treatments into talk-therapy and creates new pathways towards healing mind, body, and spirit. I am Person-centered and believe in empowering each person's innate capacity to heal and evolve.

Education & Credentials

Rory Valentine Diller M.A., LMFT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #139783
  • Male
  • License # LMFT #139783
  • Licensed in California
  • Practicing Since 2016
Education: I earned my Masters degree in Holistic Counseling Psychology at John F. Kennedy University with specializations in Somatic and Expressive Arts therapies, Developmental Trauma and PTSD.


  • Average Session Fee $175
  • Affordable sliding scale therapy: apply if you may be eligible.
  • I offer sliding scale/ low cost rates based on income and financial hardship.
  • Out of Network
  • Out of Network/ Private Pay

Rory Valentine Diller Practice Details

Therapy Sessions
  • Available In-Person in Santa Cruz, CA
  • Available Online for residents of California
Rory Valentine Diller Practice Description
Let's build a safe and meaningful relationship where you can unpack whatever you're going through each week. I'll collaborate with you to find treatment approaches that best suit your individual needs and keep you feeling supported & engaged. Let's find you relief!

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