Professional Counseling in Tacoma, WA

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Carolyn Ratley, LMFT, CMHS

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Carolyn

2002 65th Ave W, Tacoma, WA 98466

I feel honored to walk alongside adults, children and families; sharing their joys, fears, traumas, and dreams. I believe in the healing power of family and know that children and teens have a support system that is vital to aiding in their success.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Children And Teenagers
  • Autism
  • Divorce
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Adoption
  • Play Therapy
  • Adults
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Robert Olsen, MS, LMHC, CTT

Licensed Counselor & Certified Life Coach
Phone & Email:  Contact Robert

3102 S. 23rd St, Tacoma, WA 98405

Rob and Dori Olsen started Marriage and Family Life over 20 years ago. We provide Couples Counseling, Life Coaching, and Educational Services to couples, marriages, families, individuals, churches, and small businesses.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Marriage and Couples Counseling
  • Professional Life Coaching
  • Pre-Marriage Counseling
  • Christian Coaching
  • Separation & Divorce
  • Intimacy & Emotional Health
  • Blended Family Counseling
  • Classes/Seminars/Workshops

Chris Moseman, MA, LMHC, CMHS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Phone & Email:  Contact Chris

Within Driving Distance of Tacoma, WA

I work with adults and children who are caught, struggling in relationships and within themselves, find relief and wholeness in who they are at their core. I am glad to talk with you in a Free Phone Consultation, to experience me and see if we are a good fit together.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression And Anxiety
  • Abuse: Sexual, Emotional
  • PTSD
  • Marriage And Family
  • Childhood Issues
  • Divorce
  • Grief And Loss

Patricia (Patty) Swanson, M.A., LMFT, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Phone & Email:  Contact Patricia (Patty)

6922 22nd St. W., Suite C, Tacoma, WA 98466

I have been compassionately serving clients in a warm, secure environment for 21 years. Your needs and concerns are respected as we will together find the best solutions for your difficulty. You will better understand yourself and those who join you here.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Depression And Anxiety
  • Child And Adolescent
  • Adjustment To A Situation
  • Couples - Premarital/Marital
  • Trauma
  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • Critical Incident Stress Mgmt.
  • Family Therapy

Myla Haider, MA

Phone & Email:  Contact Myla

Within Driving Distance of Tacoma, WA

I am glad to be able to offer the flexibility of evening and weekend appointments as well as phone and video sessions as requested to individuals, couples and families.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • PTSD
  • Anger Management
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Military/Police/First Responders
  • Stress Assessment and Management
  • Substance Abuse/Codependency
  • Multicultural Counseling
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Related Sites:
City of Tacoma, WA
Washington State Department of Health Mental Health Professions

Therapy Tacoma, WA

Counseling Lakewood, Fife, Auburn, Downtown Tacoma, Dupont, Ft Lewis, McChord

Tacoma, Washington is a growing city with a variety of attractions for children, teenagers, and adult family members alike. The diverse communities in the Theatre District are undergoing a real Renaissance, with the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts driving it all, as Downtown Tacoma strives to remake itself into the Heart of the City. The Tacoma Art Museum is a great place for families to enjoy an educational experience, while also creating memories to last a lifetime.1 Families with children should check out the hands on exhibits at the Children's Museum. Use all that great water around the city to go salt-water kayaking or scuba diving, or enjoy the wonders of nature by exploring forests, beaches, and breath-taking views in beautiful Fort Defiance Park. Galleries, theatres, gardens, and shorelines are just moments away, giving you and your family an endless amount of options.

Mental Health in Tacoma

The Peirce County Community Connections Division provides community members with a vast number of resources regarding local support groups. Groups meet for a variety of purposes, including Alzheimer's support, grief sharing, survivors of violence, and those recently divorced. Groups specifically for issues important to women are available, as are groups for those recovering from chemical dependency. Peirce County also provides a crisis hotline to those in an immediate emergency. That number can be reached at 253-396-5180.2

On any given night, almost 2,000 adults and children reside on the streets of Tacoma.3 There is growing concern to provide shelter to these people and offer support regarding mental health issues, which are highly common in homeless persons. Support for the homeless is provided by Catholic Community Services, which provides much-needed comfort, shelter, and protection to these individuals. This center provides a safe place to both men and women and caters to their mental health concerns by offering on-site mental health outreach and therapeutic services. To acquire further information, call 253-572-0131.4

Current Initiatives

The Youth Program Quality Initiative seeks to improve the quality and access to youth programming in the Tacoma area. The initiative supports youth programs that serve kids between the ages of 10-18 and focuses on strengthening after-school and summer programs so that youth have access to high quality, meaningful and relevant activities in the city. A special emphasis is placed on programs that are conducted on a group basis, rather than on an individual basis. For information about the initiative, call 253-383-5622.5


1. Wikipedia. (2014). Tacoma, WA. Retrieved from,_Washington.
2. Peirce County Government. (2012). Support Groups. Retrieved from Health.
3. City of Tacoma. (2014). Community Data Report. Retrieved from
4. Catholic Community Services. (2014). Tacoma Avenue Shelters- Tacoma Washington. Retrieved from .
5. Greater Tacoma Community Foundation. (2014). Youth Program Quality Initiative. Retrieved from

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