Eastside Counselors Association is a non-profit, professional organized to provide education
and networking opportunities for counselor on the each side of Lake Washington in east King County, Washington.
Existential Psychoanalytic Institute of Seattle is a contemporary psychoanalytic society, research institute, and
clinic dedicated to the exploration and treatment of the human condition through a synthesis of existential analysis, traditional
psychoanalysis, phenomenology, and critical philosophy.
European Branch of the American Counseling Association a
non-profit, professional organization dedicated to the support of
counselors living and working in Europe.
The Evergreen Art Therapy Association
is an affiliate chapter of the American Art Therapy Association, with
jurisdiction over the state of Washington.
International Association for Analytical Psychology, (IAAP) was founded in 1955 and is the accrediting and regulatory organization for
all professional analytical psychologists groups. The main objectives of the IAAP are to advance the understanding and utility of analytical
psychology worldwide, and to ensure that the highest professional, scientific and ethical standards are maintained in the training and
practice of analytical psychologists among its Member Groups.
International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors,
a division of the American Counseling Association, promotes excellence
in the practice of couples and family counseling.
International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education,
a professional association of individuals, programs, and students
specializing in addiction studies, including the use and abuse of
alcohol and other drugs, other addictions, counselor preparation,
prevention and treatment, research, and public policy.
International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium/ Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse, Inc.
sets the international standard of practice in
addiction counseling, prevention, and clinical supervision through
testing and credentialing of addiction professionals.
NAMI Greater Seattle: Advocates of the Mentally Ill,
listed as "co-founder and affiliate of the National Alliance for the
Mentally Ill (NAMI)." appears to be the new name (2004)
for what was formally known as "Washington Advocates for the Mentally
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
(A nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and
advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people
with severe mental illnesses.)
National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors
the largest professional membership organization that serves
counselors who specialize in addiction treatment.
National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders
(Dedicated to alleviating eating disorders and
promoting healthy lifestyle.)
National Association of Crime Victim Compensation Boards
an association of state boards that provide financial assistance to help families
and victims of crime.
National Association of Drug Court Professionals
[Drug courts are special courts given the responsibility to
handle cases involving substance-abusing offenders through
comprehensive supervision, drug testing, treatment services and
immediate sanctions and incentives.]
National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems represents all organizations serving people with
psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.
National Association of School Psychologists
represents and supports school psychology through leadership to enhance the mental health and educational competence of
National Association of Social Workers
the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world.
National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists, Inc.
an educational, scientific, and professional organization dedicated to
professionalizing the mental health specialty of hypnotherapy.
National Board for Certified Counselors an
independent not-for-profit credentialing body for counselors,
incorporated in 1982 to establish and monitor a national certification
system, to identify those counselors who have voluntarily sought and
obtained certification, and to maintain a register of those counselors.
National Career Development Center a division of the
American Counseling Association, promotes the career development of all
people over the life span, provides service to the public and
professionals involved with or interested in career
development--including professional development activities,
publications, research, public information, professional standards,
advocacy, and recognition for achievement and service.
National Coalition of Mental Health Professionals and Consumers, Mental Health Consumer Protection
National Council on Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity , now
known as SASH, the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health
offering hope and valuable resources to those seeking information about
National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification
is the nationally recognized credentialing organization for the profession of therapeutic recreation. Established
in 1981, as an independent non-profit organization. See also: CTRS.
National Eating Disorders Association promoting public
understanding of eating disorders and access to treatment.
National Society of Genetic Counselors is the
leading voice, authority and advocate for the genetic counseling
profession, and promotes the genetic counseling profession as a
recognized and integral part of health care delivery, education, research and public policy.
New Hampshire Mental Health Counselors' Association
a state chapter of the American Mental Health
Counselors Association, formed to provide a voice for mental health
counselors and promote the profession of mental health counseling.
National Guild of Hypnotists Washington State chapter of NGH, a non-profit professional organization dedicated to the
promotion of ethical stage hypnotists and hypnotherapists everywhere. The Washington State Chapter provides regular meetings
and educational opportunities for hypnotherapists, stage hypnotists and other interested persons. NGHWA meetings are open to
the general public.
National Rehabilitation Counseling Association founded in 1958 as an organization to represent the unique concerns of
practicing rehabilitation counselors. A Division of the National Rehabilitation Association, NRCA is the largest national
organization representing rehabilitation counselors practicing in a variety of work settings.
Northwest Association of Domestic Violence Treatment Professionals devoted to promoting
victim safety and upholding perpetrator treatment standards.
Northwest Indian Alcohol-Drug Specialist Certification Board, Leo A. Whiteford Chairman, PO Box 99268, Lakewood, WA 98499-0268 (253) 593-0294.
Pacific Northwest Society of Jungian Analysts
is a group of licensed mental health
professionals who have received specialized training in Analytical Psychology and are Certified as Jungian Analysts. The PNSJA is a
member society of the International Association of Analytical Psychologists (IAAP).
Professional Board of Hypnotherapy, Inc.
a voluntary membership organization and association designed for the
purpose of networking, education, and promotion of the art and science
of hypnosis and hypnotherapy.
Puget Sound Adlerian Society,
a nonprofit educational organization founded in 1975, the Puget Sound Adlerian Society offers information, referrals, workshops,
courses, and other resources. They also offer seminars, workshops, and other events for counselors, therapists, social workers,
educators, school counselors, parents, parent educators, and psychologists, with CE hours and clock hours.
Puget Sound Group Psychotherapy Network , a regional
affiliate of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, is a
professional organization with the mission of providing education,
information, and resources regarding group therapy.
Puget Sound Network for Compassionate Communication is a regional non-profit association of
volunteers that offers regional support for The Center for Nonviolent
Communication, a global organization whose vision we share by living and teaching
the process of nonviolent communication, which strengthens the ability of people
to connect compassionately with themselves and with one another, to share
resources, and to resolve conflicts.
Seattle Counselors Association: a local professional organizations where
greater Seattle area counselors, therapists and social workers meet, network and gain professional training CEUs.
Social Work Action Network,
a resource for social workers, offering resources and links to
associations and additional general social work information.
Southwestern Washington Association for Behavioral Therapy, an organization for mental health counselors--primarily in the
Lacey, Olympia, Rainier, and Tumwater, Washington area--with monthly networking and educational opportunities.
Tennessee Mental Health Counseling Association,
a branch of the American Counseling Association, serves counselors and
mental health consumers in the State of Tennessee.
United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy, promotes the art
and science of psychotherapy for the public benefit, promotes research
and education in psychotherapy, and promotes high standards of training
and practice in psychotherapy.
United States Association for Body Psychotherapy, founded in 1996, the USABP was
incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1997. Body
Psychotherapy is an inclusive field that draws from many eras and
traditions including the ancient traditions of intuitive and natural
healing, the somatic psychotherapies, the American Dance Therapy
tradition, the psychoanalytic field, and the more modern traditions
of Humanistic, Existential, and Phenomenological psychology. The
need for healing the mind-body split is the hallmark of Body
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