Counseling in Bremerton, WA. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Bremerton, Washington will help you make the changes you want.


Julie Hanson, Psy.D., LMHC

Julie Hanson, Psy.D., LMHC

Psychologists, Licensed Mental Health Counselors

In 98105 - Nearby to Bremerton.

At Bluestone Psychological Services you'll find support and guidance through a challenging situation or help to understand and heal a long-term issue. In our safe, professional environment, we look forward to knowing you and working with you to achieve your goals!

Kristene Kaim, MA, LMHC, MHP

Kristene Kaim, MA, LMHC, MHP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 98121 - Nearby to Bremerton.

Making the decision to start therapy is a positive one. People often find themselves in positions where they need change, but don't know where to start. I provide a safe, down to earth, and compassionate place to explore and work such challenges.

Marcie Klevens, MA, LMHCA

Marcie Klevens, MA, LMHCA

Psychotherapist

In 98103 - Nearby to Bremerton.

Life can be hard, leaving you feeling unable to see a clear path ahead. Within a shame-free and caring environment, we'll start wherever you feel stuck and work to help you see the bigger picture, turning problems into opportunities for growth and lasting change.

Philip Kolba, MA

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

In 07739 - Nearby to Bremerton.

Are you fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? I specialize in online relationship counseling for LGBTQ and hetero clients. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success.

Israella Kleiman, MA, LMFT

Israella Kleiman, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist, AAMFT Supervisor, Clinical Director

In 98166 - Nearby to Bremerton.

The First Step is Reaching Out. Life is far more fulfilling when the mind and body are in balance and we strive to create a space where that journey becomes possible. We Provide Diverse Therapeutic Mental Health Services. Contact Us Today!

Connie Curlett, MA, LMHC

Connie Curlett, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 98112 - Nearby to Bremerton.

I help people find healing, empowerment and harmony in their life and relationships. If you are feeling overwhelmed, anxious, sad or stuck, unsure of what to do or where to turn, I can help you move away from what you don’t want and move toward the life you do want.

Emily Wood, MA, LMHC, NCC

Emily Wood, MA, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 98102 - Nearby to Bremerton.

I operate from a Person Centered framework and believe in the fundamental healing power of relationships based on trust and mutual respect. It is my great privilege to support people who are overwhelmed as they work toward achieving goals of their choosing.

Karen Morton, LMHC

Karen Morton, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 98103 - Nearby to Bremerton.

Don't let the pain rule your life; counseling can help. I provide therapy for people who are looking for hope and healing. I work collaboratively with my clients and believe there is great personal strength in every person who comes in to my office.

Shellie Gravitt, MA, LMFT

Shellie Gravitt, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 98103 - Nearby to Bremerton.

I believe that you are the expert on your own life and that everyone is capable of making desired changes. Participating in therapy, with a skilled clinician, will allow you to clarify your values and goals so that you can live the life you've always wanted.

Dwayne Stone, MS, LMHC

Dwayne Stone, MS, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 98103 - Nearby to Bremerton.

In the mental health field for more than 25 years with expertise in severe depression, psychosis, psychosis related to cannabis use, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder, PTSD and bipolar disorder. I also teach a great post-divorce parenting strategy.

Heath Foster, MA, MS, LMFT

Heath Foster, MA, MS, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 98122 - Nearby to Bremerton.

My approach is brief, systemic, strength-centered, client directed, and focused on outcomes. I work with adult and adolescent individuals and couples, using an evidence-based approach and building a relationship of trust and honest with every client.

Shawn Berthel, M.S., LCMHC

Shawn Berthel, M.S., LCMHC

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

In 98402 - Nearby to Bremerton.

My private practice offers individual, couple and family counseling services, as well as specialty services. I provide a safe place to discuss the issues that are important in your life. We work together to create strategies for better wellness and living.

Linda James, M.Ed.,MS

Linda James, M.Ed.,MS

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 98115 - Nearby to Bremerton.

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist. I work with individuals and couples who feel there is a void in their life. Being in a relationship where you feel lonely or depressed can be draining and defeating. Many people try to fill this void without success. Let me help.



Related Sites:
City of Bremerton
Washington State Department of Health Mental Health Professions

Therapy Bremerton, WA

Counseling Naval Station Bremerton, Oyster Bay, Navy Yard City, Kistap Lake, Port Orchard, Tracyton, Sheridan

Bremerton, Washington is a growing city with several attractions and events geared toward family entertainment and fun. This town has concentrated their revitalization efforts on waterfront boardwalks and tourist sites, such as opening the destroyer USS Turner Joy to public tours, making the city more family-friendly in the process. The attraction of commuters from Seattle who appreciate the town's schools, parks, and cultural programs, has been one of the main causes for the city's growth and development into the family-focused place it is today. In response to their increasing population, the city developed a wonderful complex at Bremerton High School, complete with a modern performing arts center that serves as the home of the Bremerton Symphony. At either attraction your children, teenagers, and adult family members are able to enjoy creativity at its finest. Specifically great for families with children, the Evergreen Children's Theater is located on 4th Street and is sure to grab the attention of children of all ages.1

Mental Health in Bremerton

Home to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and the Bremerton Annex of the Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton's population is comprised of thousands of active duty and retired members of the U.S. Navy.2 Members of the armed forces have unique mental health needs stemming from their service in the military. To ease the transition back to civilian life, Kitsap Community Resources offers assistance programs to veterans of the armed forces. Monetary assistance with rent and utilities is available to ease the stress that results from financial difficulties. Transportation services are offered for individuals who do not have a vehicle of their own or can no longer drive. All programs are paid for by Veterans Assistance Funds. Call 360-377-6739 to find out more about these services.3

Current Education

Parents who choose to have their child educated in the home can enroll in the Bremerton School District's HomeLink program. The purpose of the program is to pair parents with a certified teacher who guides and directs the home-based curriculum. Textbooks and learning materials are provided, and students who participate in the program are eligible to attend school activities and functions. Teachers monitor student progress and are available to lend assistance to parents should they need it. For information about this program, call 360-473-4280 4

The Bremerton Public Schools also offers a comprehensive special education program for children up to the age of 21 who have a disability. The special education program follows an inclusion model, which places special needs children in mainstream classes whenever possible. Students with physical needs can take part in physical and occupational therapy services. Speech language pathologists are also on staff to assist with the development of better communication skills. A transitional work experience program at the high school gives older students some job skills that can help them procure employment after graduation. Call the Special Education Department at 360-473-1011 for more information.5


References

1. City Data. (2017). Bremerton, WA. Retrieved from http://www.city-data.com/city/Bremerton-Washington.html.
2. United States Census Bureau. (2017). State and County Quickfacts - Bremerton, Washington. Retrieved from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/53/5307695.html.
3. Kitsap Community Resources. (2017). Veterans Assistance. Retrieved from http://www.kcr.org/veterans.htm.
4. Bremerton Public Schools. (2017). HomeLink Program. Retrieved from http://www.bremertonschools.org/homelink.
5. Bremerton Public Schools. (2017). Special Education. Retrieved from http://www.bremertonschools.org/domain/76.

Bremerton is located in Kitsap County, Washington. It has a land area of 28.39 square miles and a water area of 3.70 square miles.  The population of Bremerton is 39,520 people with 15,582 households and a median annual income of $45,658. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Bremerton, WA

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Bremerton, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Bremerton may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Bremerton public health department.