Lighthouse Counseling

Lighthouse Counseling

Janus now offers full-spectrum psychotherapy services to Janus clients and community members. Therapy is effective for addressing issues like anxiety, depression, PTSD, mood disorders, substance use issues, grief, stress, life transitions, and more. Our therapy services are offered separately from our alcohol and drug addiction treatment programs, but therapy is a highly effective tool for clients enrolled in other Janus programs. Lighthouse Counseling services are available to individuals, families and children. Contact us at (831) 621-2700 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Lighthouse Counseling Provides:

  • Beacon-Credentialed Therapists
  • Offered With Or Without Addiction Treatment Services
  • No-Cost For Clients With Central Coast Alliance For Health
  • Third-Party Insurance Accepted
  • Sliding Scale For Cash Payments

Lighthouse Counseling provides no-cost psychotherapy to clients with Central Coast Alliance for Health. Services are offered on a sliding scale for self-pay clients, and some private insurance is also accepted.


Lighthouse Counseling Staff


Elisa Dakiwag, LMFT, Pyschotherapist – Clinical Manager of Recovery Services

Elisa’s passion for family and relationships is what led her to the field of therapy. She believes in supporting each client as an individual, guiding them toward congruency within themselves. Her compassionate and joyful style helps create a safe, empathetic arena for clients. Elisa earned an MA in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2011. She specializes in co-occurring disorders, substance abuse, couples and family therapy, using techniques like Emotion-Focused Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and client-centered approaches.



Craig Murray, MFTI – Psychotherapist

Craig received his master’s degree from the JFKU Holistic Studies program with an emphasis in transpersonal and somatic psychology. After an internship at Pajaro Valley Prevention and Student Assistance (PVPSA), Craig began working at Janus. Over the last 10 years, Craig has developed a compassionate, unbiased counseling style that empowers clients to achieve their goals and enrich their relationships.



Robin Oakey, LMFT – Psychotherapist

Robin specializes in treating substance use disorders with a trauma-informed approach. Robin’s compassionate, genuine presence, coupled with 10 years of experience in a variety of mental health treatment settings, offers every client the knowledge and individualized attention they deserve.