Dr. Thomas Lucking

Dr. Thomas Lucking, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 97696 & Life Coach
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Dr. Thomas Lucking is the director of Therapy InMotion, a licensed psychotherapist, and a life coach. Dr. Lucking has split his career between solving two types of problems – digital and human. He worked as a software engineer for large technology companies like Microsoft and Texas Instruments before focusing on human engineering and how people optimize their lives: personally, interpersonally, and transpersonally.

Dr. Lucking is also a professor in a Master’s level psychology program. He has received degrees in computer science, counseling psychology, theology, and completed his doctoral research on the effects of digital technology on human well-being. Dr. Lucking believes the change process is multi-faceted. He empower clients with information, experiences, and many tools which he has developed. His tools help clients to communicate better, build intimacy in relationships, change habits, understand themselves, heal from trauma, and reconcile past wounds.

Dr. Lucking has decades of experience and can help you accelerate change in your life and your relationships.

Practice Areas & Specialties

  • Anxiety and stress management especially related to work-life balance
  • Asperger’s, Autism, and ADHD including Neurodiverse couples
  • Couples, families, and relationships including dating, sexuality, parenting, co-parenting, step-parenting, divorce, and infidelity
  • Decision making, discernment, and conflict resolution
  • Digital addiction and failure to launch
  • Emotional intelligence, goal setting, and vision-setting
  • Grief and loss
  • Personality typing, optimal well-being, and positive psychology
  • Spirituality, identity, and existential issues
  • Trauma and attachment disorders
  • ISM Communication for Couples

Clients: Adults, Teens, Children, Parents, Families, Groups, Teams in the workplace

Modalities: Person-Centered, Psychodynamic, Existential, CBT, Behavioral, EMDR, EFT, IFS, Experiential, Polyvagal, Biofeedback, Neurofeedback, Faith-Based, Expressive Arts, Positive Psychology

Locations: Telehealth, Los Gatos, Santa Cruz, Mill Valley

Dr. Lucking’s website is ThomasLucking.com


“We struggled for years with therapists that didn’t understand Asperger’s…it is only now that we are getting traction and rebuilding our relationship – thank you Dr. Lucking!”
– Neurodiverse clients

Relationship Renewal

“Dr Lucking, you played a big part in our life for which we are forever grateful. We are doing worlds better than before seeing you. Mutual respect and good listening are making all the difference.”
– Craig, couples client

Life Changing

“We talk about our life before Dr. Lucking vs. after Dr. Lucking. I certainly did NOT think we would be here. Thank you Dr. Lucking!”

– Couples client


“Since my partner and I have known each other (about 20 years) I think we’ve never communicated like we did last session. I believe in synchronicity and people showing up in life at the right time. Meeting Dr. Lucking has been a moment of synchronicity for us.”
– Couples client