Sienna Forest


I believe that every person carries the potential to heal and grow from the challenges and tribulations of life. We are all experts in our own lives, and my job as therapist is to help guide and support you on your path towards reconciling past and present in order to create a better future. As human beings, we all exist within the framework of our culture, community, and identity. Healing blossoms from connection, collaboration, compassion, and the courage to explore our innermost selves.

I am passionate about providing therapy that moves away from the rigid, hierarchical model and towards a more egalitarian, client-centered approach. As an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, I am interested in working with adolescents, couples, and adults. I am particularly interested in providing a safe space for folks to discuss sexual concerns, as well as to explore mindfulness and somatic bodywork practices. I truly believe that we cannot heal the mind without also paying attention to how our bodies are reacting to the experiences we carry within. I offer walk-and-talk therapy for clients in Santa Cruz County alongside teletherapy services, as I have found that some clients prefer to walk in nature while discussing mental health. My goal is to provide sex-positive, gender-inclusive, affirming therapy, and I work through the lens of relational-cultural theory and emotion-focused therapy, incorporating somatic techniques when appropriate.

In my free time, I enjoy rock climbing, trail running, deep conversations with friends, and getting lost in a meditative art project.

I am currently offering therapeutic climbing groups for teenage girls at Agility Boulders, located in Capitola, California. If you are interested in learning more about these groups, please visit

AMFT #127418
Supervised by Sheila Addison, LMFT #49616
Margin to Center Consulting

My Fees

Free 20 minute Zoom consultation session offered
$120 per 50 minute session (some cost slots are available for folks who cannot afford $120)

411 30th St. Suite 412
Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 629-1448

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