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About Me | Therapist | Bellevue, Wa

 I am a compassionate and dedicated Licensed Mental Health Counselor able to work effectively with a diverse, multicultural client base, of all ages, to facilitate positive change.  I specialize in individual therapy.  I work with clients who are dealing with trauma, depression, PTSD, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar and anger issues.  I provide therapy for clients who are suffering life transition issues.

I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges.  I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with individuals to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.  I continue my education in ongoing trainings and certifications in order to keep current with changes in evidence based theories.

Treatment Protocols I have studied and/or had training in: 
  
  Behavioral Activation (BA)
  Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
  Mindfulness
  Prolonged Exposure (PE)
  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  Cognitive Therapy (CT)
  Existentialism and Phenomenology
  Psychoanalytic Psychology


Education

Cognitive Therapy and Training Center, INC. in San Diego, California
     Certificates in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  
McLean Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School
    Certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy certified from McLean Hospital

  University of Washington - Seattle, Washington   
    Certificate in Psychological Trauma: Effective Treatment and Practice

  Seattle University - Seattle, Washington
    Master of Arts in Psychology Degree

  University of Washington - Seattle, Washington
    Bachelor of Arts Degree (Concentration in Psychology)

License, Certifications & Awards
  Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Washington State (LH60144186)
  Mental Health Professional, Sound Mental Health

Additional Studies
  Addiction: A Biopsychosocial Model, Essential Learning
  Better Brains/Better Bodies, Institute for Natural Resources
  Why We Worry: Understanding and Treating Anxiety Disorders, Institute for Brain Potential
  Brain Fitness after 30, Institute for Natural Resources

Professional Activities and Memberships
  Member, American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)
  Member, Washington Mental Health Counselors Association (WMHCA)
  Member, Diplomate in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT)


Providing therapy and counseling services for individuals, specializing in: Trauma, PTSD, Chronic Pain, Depression, Anxiety, Grief Counseling, Stress Management, Anger Management, Conflict Resolution.

Areas Served:
Issaquah, Mercer Island, Bellevue, Seattle, Kirkland, North Bend, Redmond, Snoqualmie, Sammamish, Redmond | Washington

 

 

 

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