Counseling in Seattle, WA. Find the Right Therapist.

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Linda James, M.Ed.,MS

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

9415 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, Washington

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.

Wendy Smith, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

18 W. Mercer St., Ste. 360, Seattle, Washington

I believe that people contain the seeds of their own authenticity and development, and that it is the therapist's job to help the client remove what blocks his or her natural growth.

Tom Eggert, MA, LMHC

Licenced Mental Health Counselor

2208 NW Market Street, Suite 315A, Seattle, Washington

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.

Shellie Gravitt, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

3417 Evanston Ave. N. #203, Seattle , Washington

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.

Francesca Licciardi, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

2200 6th Ave , Seattle, Washington

My approach is based on helping others live fulfilling and happy lives. Making choices which are aligned with core aspects of who they really are and discovering the power they have in creating a world supporting optimal happiness.

Kristene Kaim, MA, LMHC, MHP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

2200 6th Avenue, Suite 606, Seattle, Washington

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.

Elizabeth Cabibi, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

Connie Curlett, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

3130 E. Madison St. #203B, Seattle, Washington

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.

Sean Jackson, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

1817 Queen Anne Ave N, #409, Seattle, Washington

I work daily with people from a variety of backgrounds who are making the choice to invest in themselves and their relationships. It would be an honor to help you find a new path in the life of your family, marriage, or relationship. I look forward to meeting with you!

Anavadya Taylor, MSW

Individual, Relationship and Group Counselor

Bellevue/Kirkland, Washington

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.

Karen Morton, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

9415 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, Washington

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.

Emily Wood, MA, LMHC, NCC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

2722 Eastlake Avenue East, Suite #300, Seattle, Washington

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.

Michelle Barenchi, MA, LMFTA

Marriage and Family Therapist

4500 9th Ave NE, Suite 300, Seattle, Washington

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.



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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