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.


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.

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.

Wendy Smith, MA, LMHC

Wendy Smith, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

18 W. Mercer St., Ste. 360, Seattle, Washington 98119 | 206.965.8749

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.

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.

Julie Wilson, M.A., L.M.H.C.

Julie Wilson, M.A., L.M.H.C.

Psychotherapist

2200 6th Ave, Suite 606, Seattle, Washington 98121 | 206-855-3026

I work with individual adults helping them identify and understand the "puzzle pieces" that contribute to underlying conflicts and meaning within their personal context. I am conversational and non-judgmental while being analytical and intellectually informed.

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.

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.

W. Michael Hart, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Seattle, Washington 98052 |

I’ve been seeing people for close to 30 years across a broad range of settings and clientele. I’m kind, thoughtful and direct when warranted. I build trust by being honest and respectful and I work hard to help people truly get unstuck and create a new sense of self.

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.

Heath Foster, MA, MS, LMFT

Heath Foster, MA, MS, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

1432 34th Avenue, Suite 212, Seattle, Washington 98122 | 206-335-2952

I'm so glad you found me! I'm a Seattle psychotherapist and I work with clients to reduce the suffering in their lives, connect better with others, and cultivate passion and purpose. I create a supportive, accepting environment where you can regain hope and get unstuck.

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.

Alison Withey, MA, LMHC

Alison Withey, MA, LMHC

Individual, Relationship and Group Counselor

3130 E. Madison St. Suite 203B, Seattle, Washington 98112 | 206-250-9060

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.

Kristene Kaim, MA, LMHC, MHP

Kristene Kaim, MA, LMHC, MHP

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

2200 6th Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98121 | 206 898 3709

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 through such challenges.

Anavadya Taylor, MSW

Anavadya Taylor, MSW

Individual, Relationship and Group Counselor

Houghton, Kirkland/Seattle, Washington 98033 |

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.



Related Sites:
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. 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.