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Find a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker or Addictions Counselor in

Edmonds, Washington
& Woodway, WA 98020 98026

Edmonds Area Therapists

photo of counselor therapist Julie A. Hanson of Edmonds WA 98026-8029Bluestone Psychological Services, PLLC
Julie A. Hanson, Psy.D.,  LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(425) 775-4059
7522 221ST Place SW, Edmonds, WA 98026-8029
Niche Specialty©: Trauma --emotional or physical. I help individuals suffering from the long-term impact of childhood abuse learn effective ways of managing their emotions and bodily experiences, better ways of relating to others, and safe ways to process their traumatic experiences.
Location: One block south of 220th ST SW and 76th Ave. intersection. Near Swedish Hospital-Edmonds and Top Foods.
General Practice Area: I work with individual adults and couples. My clients are typically working to resolve lasting issues with childhood abuse, relationship problems (better communication, restoring trust, building intimacy and safety), life transition issues (divorce/separation, becoming a parent/kids leaving home, aging parents), grief and loss, depression/anxiety, and stress management. Clients are also often searching for an improved sense of well-being and trying to understand the underlying causes of unhealthy behavior, especially around food and/or their use of drugs or alcohol. They are all working to create lives that reflect who they are and what they want. I utilize my training in the neurobiology of stress and trauma, cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness to help you understand what is contributing to your distress, habits and sensitivities. By working together, you will develop new coping skills, make meaningful changes in your life and learn new ways of interacting with others. You can get out of negative patterns and establish new ones that leave you feeling more empowered and in control of your life choices![ Email Julie A. Hanson ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Colleen Holbrook of Edmonds WA 98020-3632Colleen HolbrookMSW, LICSW, CMHS  
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
(206) 550-3502
420 5th Ave S., Suite #201, Edmonds, WA 98020-3632
Niche Specialty©: Parenting Problems & Skills. Counseling to insure the basic elements of parenting that are needed for stability, emotional well-being and to help raise healthy, well-adjusted kids.
Location: in the heart of downtown Edmonds at 5th and Walnut Street next to the Washington Mutual Bank.
General Practice Area: Therapy for children, adolescents, individual adults, couples and families. I began working in the mental health field in 1992. I'm a Child Mental Health Specialist, an Eating Disorder Specialsit and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Recently I've become involved in Collaborative Law helping families go through divorce with the least amount of damage possible to all involved, especially the kids. I see individuals, kids of all ages, parents and couples who are experiencing stress and difficulty in a variety of areas such as: anxiety, depression, eating disorders, sexual abuse histories, grief, loss, divorce and transitions. I also help parents construct parenting plans. I'd be happy to meet you and your family to work out better communicaiton, problem solving skills and bring more enjoyment to the most important job there is.
[ Email Colleen Holbrook ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Deborah Moran of Edmonds WA 98026Deborah Moran, MS, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
(425) 672-0414
8304 -196th ST SW, Edmonds, WA 98026
Niche Specialty©: Couple or Marriage Counselor. couples issues: increasing intimacy and connection
Location: Edmonds, Washington
General Practice Area: Counseling I work with couples and individuals regarding relationship problems dealing with communication, infidelity, intimacy, separation, divorce, remarriage, and parenting. Other problems that are commonly addressed are depression, sadness, worry, anxiety, panic disorders, life transitions, stress management, anger, grief and loss. I welcome all couples including GLBT, premarital, and those seeking marital/relationship enrichment counseling. Supervision I provide supervision for therapists working towards licensure for both LMFT and LMHC designations. Consultation I consult with practioners wanting additional support in workig with couples and individual's utilizing a systemic perspective.[ Email Deborah Moran ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Steve Dill of Edmonds WA 98020

Steve Dill Counseling
Steve Dill, M.A.,  LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(206) 818-9546
611 Main Street, Suite #F, Edmonds, WA 98020
Niche Specialty©: Trauma --emotional or physical. Couples Counseling, Addiction Recovery and Trauma Recovery.
Location: From the fountain in downtown Edmonds head up the hill on Main Street one block to 6th. 611 is the 3rd building from the corner of 6th on the North side of the street. You may enter from the parking lot behind the building.
General Practice Area: Healing often means addressing the "little t" trauma's as well as the big trauma's from our past. Experiencing overwhelming feelings breaks down a persons ability to relate to caregivers and sets up an aversion to future similar situations. When this happens often big parts of the self are shut out. AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy) prioritizes bringing a deeper, more authentic you back into relationship, back into life! I also enjoy helping couples manage the emotional demands of their relationships. When pain begins to build up staying together can be very difficult, even overwhelming. I am passionate about helping couples, especially couples struggling with betrayal as a result of pornography usage, sexual addiction, affairs or chemical dependancy. Trust is possible when you see personal change resulting from personal investment in treatment. This may require individuals to gain communication and other recovery/relational skills and make priorities around building their life together. I am trained in drug and alcohol recovery and have a Masters degree in Family Systems theory. I also have specialized training in sexual addiction recovery. Many of my clients are children of addicts or come from abusive families and are struggling with codependency. [ Email Steve Dill ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Harland Curtis of Edmonds WA 98020-3108Harland Curtis, MSLMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(425) 771-6025 or (206) 306-9030
115 - 3rd Avenue N., Edmonds, WA 98020-3108
Niche Specialty©: Marriage Counseling. Relationship and personal issue focused therapy for individuals, couples, and groups.
Location: downtown Edmonds near the ferry terminal
General Practice Area: <> INDIVIDUAL THERAPY for adult men & women seeking depression counseling, anxiety, loss & grief, or counseling for trauma from childhood abuse or neglect, traumas, loss, anger, shame & low self esteem. We will discuss & explore how you affect & are affected by your important relationships. As this helps to heal old wounds & brings new understanding to stuck & painful patterns of thought & behavior, your self confidence will improve along with new skills for developing & maintaining healthy & intimate relationships. <> COUPLES and MARRIAGE COUNSELING for couples who find themselves in nonproductive & often painful patterns. Approach is educational & interactive. Partners identify & work directly with problem areas such as differences in communication styles, ways in which partners impact one another, boundary issues, & mismatched agendas. Listen to your partner and express yourself in new ways that enhance empathy, reciprocity, personal meaningfulness & healing of old wounds.
[ Email Harland Curtis ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Alexandra Hepburn of Edmonds WA 98020Alexandra Hepburn, Ph. D.,  CC
Certified Counselor
(206) 915-8833
115 3rd Ave N, Edmonds, WA 98020
Niche Specialty©: Spirituality - Spiritually Oriented Psychotherapy. Integrating spirituality and counseling: bringing spiritual perspectives to counseling issues, and working with psychological issues in order to support spiritual growth.
Location: Downtown Edmonds near the ferry terminal
General Practice Area: I work primarily with people who are experiencing a changing sense of self, life transitions and crises, loss and grief, illness, trauma, the search for meaning and life purpose, spiritual emergency. In times of questioning and change (Who am I? What do I really want?), people often experience upheaval, anxiety, and confusion. In order to support clients in shifting old patterns and accessing inner resources, I use a variety of approaches such as EMDR, Brainspotting, Energy Psychology, dream work, body awareness, work with inner parts, self-inquiry, and mindfulness practice. [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

Susan Ruby, M.A.,  LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(206) 915-9876
144 Railroad Ave, Suite #221, Edmonds, WA 98020
Location: Approximately 1 block south of the Kingston Ferry terminal.
General Practice Area: Counseling for children, teenagers, adults and families in crisis. Maybe you have that sinking feeling that your child would be doing better if you were a "better parent." Or you might need help with energy-draining family issues (divorce, co-parenting with a difficult former spouse, step-parenting, your kids don't get along, your partner's ex is driving you crazy, and so on). Maybe you, or someone you love, has been the victim of abuse, assault or domestic violence, and it's wreaking havoc in your life. Give me a call; I can help. Non-traditional families welcome.[ Email Susan Ruby ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

Seasons: Center for Hope & Healing
Kathleen Albin, M.A.,  LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(425) 299-7753
8304 196th St. S.W., Edmonds, WA 98026
Niche Specialty©: Grief, Loss & Bereavement. supporting clients through the grief process after losing a loved one to death--especially death due to an accident or suicide.
General Practice Area: I work with adults who are dealing with the challenges of life, such as: relationship problems, life transitions (parenting, retirement, job changes, mid-life issues, divorce), grief and loss (particularly traumatic loss), and serious illnesses, such as cancer. Clients learn techniques for self-care, coping with grief and anxiety, and how to make changes that will support them in moving forward with their lives. In addition to my private practice, I run the Bereavement Program at Swedish/Edmonds, which includes groups for Traumatic Loss and Survivors of Suicide. I am a preferred provider for most major medical insurance plans. [ Email Kathleen Albin ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Kaji Martinez of Edmonds WA 98020Achieving Inner Balance
Kaji MartinezMA, LMHC, CMHS  
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(206) 715-0714
555 Dayton St, Suite #F, Edmonds, WA 98020
General Practice Area: Are you in a relationship or going through a break up that is causing stress to your life? Are you overwhelmed with feelings of depression and or anxiety? Do you want to be a confident person who looks forward to your day? Are you a parent who is struggling with your child? Are you ready to set personal goals and finally accomplish them? I am here to help. I am an advocate for your emotional wellness. I welcome you to utilize my full circle of therapeutic services to help enhance your life to its full potential. I have an integrated approach that is based strictly on your needs, which includes, client-centered, cognitive behavioral, and positive psychology. I want to provide you with the best possible chance to succeed. I strive to offer you emotional satisfaction to help overcome issues related to relationships, depression, anxiety, body awareness, stress management, grief and loss, and emotional/physical trauma.
[ Email Kaji Martinez ]

photo of counselor therapist Shelley Bartels of Edmonds WA 98020Shelley Bartels Counseling Services
Shelley BartelsMA, LMHC  
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(206) 271-9371
600 Main St., Suite #D, Edmonds, WA 98020
Niche Specialty©: Couple or Marriage Counselor. Christian counseling for couples and individuals.
Location: Downtown Edmonds, on Main Street, 1 block East of the fountain
General Practice Area: Building from a foundation of a Christian worldview, my psychotherapy style involves exploring your personal history and current circumstances to identify feelings, thoughts, behaviors and patterns that contribute to your current distress and unhappiness. With short term counseling I can provide support and skill building and immediate shifts in perspective. If you desire long term counseling I can help you examine deeper issues, working through hurts and wounds enabling healing and improved relationships. I also love to work with couples. Perhaps you feel terribly alone in your marriage or maybe you're always walking on egg shells believing no matter what you do it isn't good enough. I see couples who long to be fully understood, accepted, respected and valued by their mates. I work with you to provide tools and ways for you to escape hot emotions and negative patterns of interacting. This enables you to emotionally connect and problem solve and enjoy one another again. I'm experienced in helping couples restore trust after infidelity. I warmly invite you to give me a call. I have offices in Edmonds and Kirkland.
[ Email Shelley Bartels ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Edan Zebooloon of Edmonds WA 98020Greater Seattle Counseling
Edan Zebooloon, MALMHCA 
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate
(206) 841-0137
316 Main Street, Edmonds, WA 98020
Niche Specialty©: Relationship Problems. I address the underlying needs and feelings driving the behaviors so that you may better appreciate one another, bringing you closer than ever before, in the love you all are yearning for.
Location: Above Chanterelle Restaurant
General Practice Area: Whether you are struggling to connect in your primary partnership or family, I address the underlying needs and feelings driving the behaviors so that you may better appreciate one another, bringing you closer than ever before, in the love you all are yearning for. I work with couples of all types, including those dealing with the dynamics of addiction (from sex to alcoholism), and various family arrangements. With individual clients, I resolve their problems in relation to the world around them. Although I draw upon a variety of modalities and my own differentiation as a therapist, I most actively use Emotionally Focused Therapy.
[ Email Edan Zebooloon ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Ruth Blaikie of Edmonds WA 98020Art as Therapy
Ruth BlaikieMA, LMFT, AT  
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
(425) 778-8775
555 Dayton ST, Suite #D, Edmonds, WA 98020
Niche Specialty©: Art Therapy. Art making, creative self-expression and play are all natural forms of human communication and language. Art Therapy invites the client to use this "language" to express and heal from their emotional burdens. Art gives "voice" to more of the client's experience than just their words alone. Materials available: a large range of fine art & craft supplies, play therapy supplies, full sand tray, figurines, puppets, stuffed animals, games and music.
Location: Located in downtown Edmonds in the Heritage Building. Just one block S.E. of the fountain. Cross streets are 6th and Dayton.
General Practice Area: I am committed to helping clients feel better, reduce symptoms and improve their quality of life. It has been my honor to provide a safe, compassionate, contained, and healing environment to my clients in the Seattle and Edmonds communities for over 18 years. I offer child, teen and adult counseling, and work with individuals, couples, parents, primary caretakers, families and groups. My approach is collaborative and based on the concept of resilience. I firmly believe in the human spirit's ability to heal and restore. A strengths-based approach helps mobilize energies towards a healthier life. I have over 9 years of experience and training in helping those who have expereinced trauma and extreme trauma, resulting in dissociative identity disorder. This work has led to reduced symptoms, reduced hospitalizations, and improved functioning. Clients develop self-mastery over their day-to-day lives. Niche specialties are Art Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Compassion Fatigue (caregiver burnout), Parent/Mom Support, Identity, Personal Growth. Rate is $110/hour. Accepting Aetna, First Choice, and MHNet Insurance, as well as some DSHS Washington state coverage. Sliding scale available. Out-of-network billing available.
[ Email Ruth Blaikie ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Anne K. Luopa of Edmonds WA 98020Anne K. Luopa Counseling
Anne K. Luopa, MTS,  LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(206) 427-4524
406 Main St., Suite #102b, Edmonds, WA 98020
Niche Specialty©: Anxiety, Worry, and Stress Management Counseling. Anxiety and depression (in their many forms) often interweave themselves into your life and feel like barriers to the life you truly want to lead. While they seem to offer no choices, these challenges may actually be signals that something in your life needs attention. Learning to understand and interpret these signals is the beginning of positive change. My job as a therapist is to use the skills I have to help you discover and make choices that are in line with your values and well-being.
Location: 1/2 block from the fountain in downtown Edmonds
General Practice Area: If you are struggling to cope with some challenge, adjust to a health crisis or recover from loss, I may be able to help you. I specialize in anxiety, depression, chronic illness, health challenges, traumatic loss, bereavement, relationship problems, and other life transitions. I work with the uniqueness of your situation to explore your current concerns and develop new coping strategies while utilizing and enhancing the strengths you already possess. To these ends, my practice may include a variety of therapeutic techniques: talk therapy, artistic expression, journaling, creative visualization, role-playing, and guided meditation. I am a preferred provider with Premera, Lifewise, Regence, Uniform Medical Plan, First Choice Health, and Value Options. Other insurers are in process. Please call or contact me for more information.
[ Email Anne K. Luopa ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Debbie Lasky-Fink of Edmonds  WA 98155Debbie Lasky-Fink, MA, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(425) 308-3693
20056 19th Ave NE, Suite #104A, Shoreline , WA 98155
Location: Conveniently located within 3 miles of Lynnwood and Edmonds and a 1/2 mile east of the I-5 Edmonds/Lake Forest Park exit
General Practice Area: I work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in the areas of depression; stress and anxiety; life transitions and adjustment disorders including divorce, step-family issues, work related issues, chronic illness, loss and grief and retirement. Having served as a school counselor for nearly 25 years, I have many years of experience with special needs children and school related concerns, as well as expertise in working with school district personnel. I am also fluent in ASL. My approach is designed with the specific needs of the client in mind. Thus, I collaborate with each client to satisfy individual goals to promote health and growth.
[ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Paula Best of Edmonds WA 98020Paula BestMA, LMHC  
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(206) 484-0439
406 Main Street, Suite #111B, Edmonds, WA 98020
General Practice Area: I work with adults and older adolescents. As a relational psychotherapist, I draw upon a psychodynamic perspective and the concept of establishing a safe and secure environment to help you discover, feel and express your fears and desires. Feeling safe and secure is essential in growing as a person and in developing greater capacity to tolerate and manage difficult feelings. My style is relational in nature and my therapeutic approach is informed by psychodynamic and psychoanalytic thinking. My areas of focus include relational struggles, anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, self-esteem, life transitions, grief/loss and spiritual formation.
[ Email Paula Best ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Michelle Massey of Edmonds WA 98026Psychotherapy/Art Therapy
Michelle Massey, MSW, LICSW  
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
(206) 954-5413
22112 78th Pl. W, Suite #101, Edmonds, WA 98026
Niche Specialty©: Cancer Patients, Survivors or Care Givers. Children and Teens. Psychosocial Oncology for children and adults living with cancer. Medical Illness. Depression and anxiety. Art Therapy.
Location: Off 222nd and 78th, near Esperance park.
General Practice Area: Grief and loss, Psycho-oncology, depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, parenting, life transitions, reaction to illness, survivorship, navagating the medical system. Individual Therapy, Family Therapy, Children, Teens and Adults. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington with specialized training in Art Therapy. I currently work part time as a Social Worker at Gilda's Club Seattle and choose to follow my passion offering art therapy and traditional talk therapy for individuals, groups, couples, children, and families. Everyone runs into bumps in the road. I can help you navigate those bumps successfully. My approach: combination of family work theories which include empowerment based, psychodynamic, structural, cognitive behavioral theories, and art therapy. Through my approach I build relationships with my clients and will assist you throughout your journey. You will complete the resolution of presenting problems, process thoughts, feelings and emotions, increase communication, gain coping skills, and long term growth in a peaceful non-judgmental environment. Traditional talk therapy is available, however, I have found the added element of art to be extremely therapeutic and worth wile. All art materials provided and NO art experience needed. Major health insurance companies accepted.
[ Email Michelle Massey ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Terry Green of Edmonds WA 98020Integrated Counseling Services LLC
Terry Green, MS, LMFTA
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate
(206) 321-4850
611 Main St, Suite #E, Edmonds, WA 98020
Niche Specialty©: Couple or Marriage Counselor. Sometimes couples get caught in negative cycles of interacting that make it hard to connect at a level where their deeper emotional needs are met. Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) unpacks the negative cycle including the thoughts and behaviors that fuel and perpetuate it in order to help both partners understand their cycle so they can work towards stopping the negative cycle and developing positive interaction cycles that repair the relationship and facilitate deeper connections.
Location: Downtown Edmonds
General Practice Area: I work with adults, children, couples, and families, dealing with crisis, trauma, relational conflict, co-dependency, depression, grief and loss, life transitions, parenting, and women's issues. One specialty I have is with processing crisis, trauma, grief and loss, and PTSD. Trauma impacts life in a monumental way. With proper support and skills we can heal from the trauma and grow in ways we never imagined. As the wife of a veteran, I have a heart for our veterans and their families in the adjustments following the return from deployment and re-integration into the couple, family, and civilian life. I also work with family members of a loved one struggling with an addiction. Children process thoughts and emotions through play and I utilize a variety of play therapy techniques to assist this process. I want you to feel comfortable working together, so I offer a free consultation to make sure this is a good fit for you. I am available for some day, evening, and weekend appointments.[ Email Terry Green ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Peggy Farah of Edmonds WA 98020Deeper Cravings
Peggy Farah, MA, LMHCA 
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate
(425) 321-5859
122 5th Ave, Edmonds, WA 98020
Niche Specialty©: Weight Management Counseling. I specialize in helping you overcome the following food and body issues so that you can live healthier such as Compulsive, emotional and binge eating, Negative Body Image, Chronic Yo-Yo Dieting, Barriers to sustained weight loss (such as self-sabotage), Weight loss obsession, and Dealing with the stigma of obesity.
Location: Office in downtown Edmonds with a second office at The Mindful Therapy Group in Mountlake Terrace
General Practice Area: I provide mindfulness-based Psychotherapy and Coaching to individuals, couples, families and children focusing on the areas of:
Barriers to sustained weight loss such as compulsive, emotional & binge eating; Coping with chronic illness (for both patient and family); Grief and loss (bereavement, fertility issues, divorce); Depression, anxiety, stress and anger difficulties; Career and life transitions; Relationship Challenges. As your therapist, I see my role as one of partnering with you to remove the barriers getting in the way of you living your full potential for happiness.  This process involves providing you with tools, teaching you new skills and creating a safe space where I can help you access the resources and the wisdom that you already have but may be out of your view, concealed by your current struggle or life circumstance.  I see us as collaborative partners. Together we co-create your path to a healthier and happier life. I have an integrative approach to therapy drawing on concepts from both Eastern & Western Spirituality, Depth Psychology, Art Therapy, Movement & Play therapy, Gestalt, Person-Centered, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Systems Theories.  Primarily I resonate with and draw from the mindfulness-based approaches such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT).
[ Email Peggy Farah ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Lisa Puishis of Edmonds WA 98020Lisa Puishis, MSW, LMHC, LICSW
Licensed Mental Health Counselor , Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
(206) 568-4560
406 Main Street, Edmonds, WA 98020
Niche Specialty©: Self Esteem Issues. I work with people who want to strengthen their self-esteem and self-worth; overcome feelings of anxiety, depression and loneliness; recover from past traumas or abuse; and, improve the quality of their relationships. Depending on your needs and level of motivation, our work may be focused on a specific problem or it may be more expansive, touching on a variety of your personal concerns. My ultimate interest is in your emotional healing and growth, and I'm always honored to be a part of that process.
Location: Downtown Edmonds - Main Street
General Practice Area: My therapeutic approach is psychodynamic and relational, which means I'm interested in helping you safely explore the ways in which your personal history, from early childhood onward, may still be influencing your emotions, coping patterns and relationships. I'll help you tend to your feelings and memories so that you'll come to know yourself better and develop the capacity for compassionate self-care. Throughout our time together, I'll pay special attention to our therapeutic connection as I believe our relationship can serve as a rich resource for your authentic recovery and well-being. [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Cindi S. Whalen of Edmonds WA 98020Sound Insight Counseling
Cindi S. Whalen, M.S., LMFTA
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate
(425) 422-7843
555 Dayton Street, Suite #H-3, Edmonds, WA 98020
Niche Specialty©: Women's Issues. I specialize in working with women and couples in mid-life, that confusing time when depleted hormones, career changes, marital conflict, aging parents, adult children and significant losses can rock our sense of security. I also specialize in working with premarital couples and families to build stronger attachments and closer relationships.
Location: Located one block SE of the fountain in downtown Edmonds, in the Heritage building.
General Practice Area: I bring hope, heart and experience to therapy with women, couples, and families in the midst of turmoil. My clients say it's helpful to work with someone they trust in a safe, objective environment as they process difficult life experiences and emotions. They learn problem-solving skills and healthy coping strategies, as well as ways to address conflict, fear and anxiety. As a therapist trained in family systems, I can provide perspective and explain how the way you were raised may be impacting you now. You can choose to work on specific short term goals or engage in longer term therapy to address more entrenched patterns or deeper concerns. I will listen to your story with respect and acceptance, help you identify strengths, and then journey with you on the path towards greater self-compassion and healing. I believe in collaboration with frequent honest assessment of goals and progress. Asking for help and committing to grow takes courage. But it's also a "hope-filled" process and can be life-changing. [ Email Cindi S. Whalen ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Lily Wescott of Edmonds WA 98020Lily Wescott, M.A.,  LMFTA
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate
(206) 817-5727
555 Dayton ST, Suite #H, Edmonds, WA 98020
Location: Downtown Edmonds
General Practice Area: Life has its challenges, but I truly believe our most difficult experiences can also be our greatest teachers. Counseling can help you get unstuck from difficult personal or relationship patterns. I offer counseling for adults, teens, preteens, parents, and entire families who are struggling with the challenges that life inevitably brings. I specialize in working with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, grief and loss. As a Marriage and Family Therapist, I recognize that problems do not occur in isolation, but are impacted by relationships, community, and culture. I passionately believe that everyone is capable of enacting positive change. I use a combination proven therapy techniques and theories, including systems theory, narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy, and mindfulness practices. I believe that therapy is a collaborative practice. We will develop your goals together, and with your input I will tailor therapy techniques to your unique situation. Finding a therapist who is a good fit for you is important - I encourage you to call for a free 30-minute phone consultation to answer any questions you might have.[ Email Lily Wescott ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

photo of counselor therapist Fred Matheson of Edmonds WA 98026A Vagabond's Journey Counseling
Fred Matheson, M.A.,  LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
(206) 569-4937
7907 212th St SW, Suite #103, Edmonds, WA 98026
Niche Specialty©: Children and Adolescents. I have had the privilege of working with children and adolescents both as a teacher and therapist. Play is the language of the child and thus will be an essential part of therapy. I provide a safe space for your child to be heard, both in their words and through what their behavior is communicating.
General Practice Area: I work with children, adolescents, and adults. At some point in our life journey, we realize there isn't a manual to show us how to make our lives work the way we had hoped. We find ourselves navigating difficult relationships or unexpected tragedy. Others of us feel mired in a loss of meaning or a deep uncontrollable fear. Whatever the struggle, you do not have to do this alone. I would consider it a privilege to journey together with you. I believe that in the relationship that we form together we can access your wisdom and mobilize your resilience and resources in order for you to move towards a fuller, richer life. My approach is primarily within the relational model, though I will access other therapeutic tools when appropriate. We will collaborate through feedback on our therapeutic relationship. Through our interactions we will examine the relational strategies you needed in the past that are interfering with your present. My areas of focus include relational struggles, anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, self-esteem, life transitions, grief/loss and spiritual formation.[ Email Fred Matheson ] [ Go to counselor - therapist website ]

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