Counseling in Seattle, WA. Find the Right Therapist.

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


Michelle Barenchi, MA, LMFT

Michelle Barenchi, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

3301 Burke Ave N., Suite 220, Seattle, Washington 98103 | 206-475-7837

You have the capacity to make lasting changes in your life and relationships; however, challenging and difficult situations can often get in the way of being your best self. Together we can open the door to new possibilities and hope.

David Kahle, LMHC

David Kahle, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

2366 Eastlake Ave E, Suite 215, Seattle, Washington 98102 | 206-851-7450

Hi and welcome! I'm glad you're reading this. Chances are good the challenges you now face have you feeling stuck. I provide a compassionate place where you can find clarity and strength to push past these challenges, become unstuck... and have a really great life.

Tom Eggert, MA, LMHC

Tom Eggert, MA, LMHC

Licenced Mental Health Counselor

2208 NW Market Street, Suite 315A, Seattle, Washington 98107 | 206-769-6377

All aspects of our lives have purpose and importance and deserve the chance to thrive. From this vantage point, I help you in all areas of your life; Spiritual, emotional and physical, as each affects the wellbeing of the whole.

Linda James, M.Ed.,MS

Linda James, M.Ed.,MS

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

9500 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, Washington 98115 | 206-724-6857

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.

Julie Holt, MA, LMHC

Julie Holt, MA, LMHC

Psychotherapist

2366 Eastlake Avenue East, Suite 417, Seattle, Washington 98102 | 206 979 6764

I look at my client's world from a systemic lens. This means that we figure out together how to create long lasting and effective changes that really work for you to get you what you want.

Darchelle Worley, MA, LMHCA

Darchelle Worley, MA, LMHCA

Psychotherapist

3417 Fremont Ave N, Ste 314, Seattle, Washington 98103 | 206-858-0300

I provide confidential, compassionate psychotherapy for individuals seeking lasting change. Be it gaining clarity, addressing a self-defeating pattern, improving your relationship with yourself and others, or finding meaning in your life, I am here to help.

Cyndee Baldwin, MA, LMHC

Cyndee Baldwin, MA, LMHC

Relational Psychotherapist / Counselor

1818 Westlake Ave N, Suite 414, Seattle, Washington 98109 | 425-361-3990

I will help you transform your relationships in life, while understanding yourself and others in a more meaningful way, maintain a truthful and accurate self-esteem, and to face life's challenges with more freedom and flexibility.

Anavadya Taylor, MSW

Anavadya Taylor, MSW

Individual, Relationship and Group Counselor

Bellevue/Kirkland, Washington 98004 | Email anavadya@me.com

Whatever your circumstances, discover the perspective & enthusiasm you need to live a A TRULY EXTRAORDINARY, MEANINGFUL & CREATIVE LIFE. Eliminate worry & negative patterns that cause unhappiness & stress. All it takes is an investment of time & energy.

Shellie Gravitt, MA, LMFT

Shellie Gravitt, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

3417 Evanston Ave. N. #203, Seattle , Washington 98103 | 206-724-4694

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.

Antioch University Seattle

2326 6th Avenue, Seattle, Washington

Mental health evaluation satisfy court-order requirements. We serve all ethnic groups and LGBTQI individuals including children, adolescents, adults and older adults. Counseling options include individual therapy, family therapy, play therapy, clinical consultation, couples therapy, and art therapy.. The Clinic does not prescribe or manage medications.


Fees - sliding scale based on income and household size; therapy starts at $20, assessments start at $250. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Emily Wood, MA, LMHC, NCC

Emily Wood, MA, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

2722 Eastlake Avenue East, Suite #300, Seattle, Washington 98102 | (206) 445-2649

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.

Lynn Buell, MSSW, LICSW

Lynn Buell, MSSW, LICSW

Psychoanalyst and psychotherapist

1111 E Lynn Street, Seattle, Washington 98102 | 206-860-2962

"Why pay Psychiatrist prices when you can see a certified psychoanalyst for less?" I provide a safe, compassionate place to address your concerns and will work you to reduce unfair self-criticism and work toward greater self-knowledge and acceptance.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Seattle, Washington 98188 | 1-877-606-6161

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.



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Washington Mental Health Professions Licensure

Therapy Seattle, WA

Lynnwood, Bothell, SeaTac, South Seattle, West Side, U District, University, Bainbridge

The Emerald City, nicknamed for the lush evergreen forests surrounding this Pacific Northwest area is the largest coastal port city in this region. Surrounded by the waters of Lake Washington and Puget Sound, it is approximately 100 miles south of the Canadian-United States border.1 European settlers arrived in the mid 1800s, and now Seattle's population is over 630,000 people.1 The metro area that includes Tacoma, Bellevue and Everett has well over 3 million people. In 1971 three friends opened the first Starbucks at Pike Place Market in Seattle and from there expanded to foreign soil at the Waterfront Station in Vancouver, British Columbia. For a day of family fun, consider a visit to the Pacific Science Center. Children love to learn about how our world works and will be fascinated with the exhibits. Microsoft, the world's largest software manufacturer, moved to Bellevue in 1979. Seattleites have been referred to as the most literate and educated of people among American cities.

Mental Health in Seattle

As in many cities across the nation, some Seattle residents struggle with substance abuse. However, a greater percentage of Seattle citizens use drugs than citizens in many other cities. Nearly 20 percent of people 12 years of age or older in Seattle report having used an illegal drug in the past year, which far surpasses the national average of 14.7 percent. Over 9 percent of adults in Seattle have a substance abuse disorder and another 7.5 percent struggle with depression.2 As a result, thousands of people in the Seattle area are living with a mental health issue that would benefit greatly from therapy and clincial treatment.

Dozens of support groups are offered in the Seattle area for people who live with mental illness. Those who have an obsessive-compulsive disorder and their family members can participate in the OCD/Hoarding group. Family support groups for those with a loved one who has a serious and persistent mental illness meet throughout the city. Young adults who live with psychosis can find encouragement in the Appreciative Living Group. All groups are conducted by the Seattle chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness and are offered for free. For information about group meeting times and locations, please call 206-783-9264.3

Current Education

The College of Education at Seattle University offers a Master's Degree program in Community Counseling that prepares students to work with individuals, groups, and families on a variety of mental health related issues. Students receive comprehensive theoretical instruction in therapeutic techniques, counseling, and psychology. Students also acquire tools that allow them to provide services that are respectful, ethica, and culturally competent. Graduates of the program are qualified to work in counseling settings, career education settings, and community mental health settings. Additional information about the program is available by calling 206-296-5750.4


References

1. United States Census Bureau. (2017). State and County Quickfacts. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/
2. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2016). Substance Use and Mental Disorders in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue MSA. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUHMetroBriefReports/NSDUH-Metro-Seattle.pdfa
3. National Alliance on Mental Illness. (2017). Support Group Calendar. Retrieved from http://www.nami-greaterseattle.org/support.html
4. Seattle University. (2008). Community Counseling. Retrieved from http://www.seattleu.edu/coe/counseling/Default.aspx?id=5492

Seattle is located in King County, Washington. It has a land area of 83.83 square miles and a water area of 58.72 square miles.  The population of Seattle is 704,325 people with 296,633 households and a median annual income of $70,594. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Seattle, WA

Mostly Affordable

Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Seattle for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Seattle public health department.