Counseling in Seattle, WA. Find the Right Therapist.

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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.

Alison Withey, MA, LMHC

Individual, Relationship and Group Counselor

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

Are you feeling sad, experienced a loss or just feeling lost? I blend counseling, coaching and mind-body approaches to support and empower you move towards what nourishes and enriches your life while also working to calm and heal the areas where you are struggling.

Eric Borgh, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

411 West Mercer St, Seattle, Washington

We all need a space to figure out life. Whether it's a relationship, your faith, addictions, or your own feelings, I work to create a context that allows you place to find healing. I'm here to provide a helping hand in the journey.

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.

Jennifer Schwartz, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

3417 Evanston Ave N., Suite 204, Seattle, Washington

I am committed to helping my clients feel their best through care, compassion, and empowerment. As the client, you define the problem areas you want to address; I use my specialized knowledge to help you enact positive changes in your life.

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.

Marcie Klevens, MA, LMHCA

Psychotherapist

4649 Sunnyside Avenue N Suite 341 Seattle, Washington 98103, Seattle, Washington

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.

Heather Abbott, MA, LMHCA

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate

23106 100th Ave W, Edmonds, Washington

Change is possible. This tough season can be a cocoon - where you emerge resilient and compassionate. Let me provide a safe, compassionate place to navigate this loss. You don't need to do this alone. Let's create a path forward to a more whole, hopeful future.

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.

John White, LICSW, CMHS

Mental Health Therapist

1417 NW 54th St, Suite 480, Seattle, Washington

I provide strengths-based, solution-focused mental health therapy in the greater Seattle area. Please feel free to contact me and we can begin working towards your recovery goals.

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!

Lynn Buell, MSSW, LICSW

Psychoanalyst and psychotherapist

1111 E Lynn Street, Seattle, Washington

"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.

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

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.



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City of Seattle
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