Find a Therapist in Seattle, WA

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Carolyn Sharp, LICSW

Carolyn Sharp, LICSW

Verified Credentials

Clinical Social Work, Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"I believe that therapeutic change occurs through a supportive, trusting relationship in which the clients' strengths are drawn out and highlighted. Within ..." read more

Seattle, WA 98102

Carolyn Sharp, LICSW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 10934

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Morgan Sontag, MS

Morgan Sontag, MS

Verified Credentials

Coaching, Psychotherapy, Social Work

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"Weaving Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks work (authors of multiple books, including Conscious Loving and The Conscious Heart) with the best from Buddhist psycholo..." read more

Seattle, WA 98126

Morgan Sontag, MS Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 01210

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Elizabeth Peixoto, MS, LMHC, LMFTA

Elizabeth Peixoto, MS, LMHC, LMFTA

Verified Credentials

Mental Health Counseling, Psychotherapy, Marriage & Family Therapy

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults

"Are you concerned about your child's behaviors or mental health? When working with children, adolescents, parents, and families, I enjoy exploring the mean..." read more

Seattle, WA 98119

Elizabeth Peixoto, MS, LMHC, LMFTA Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19138

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Theresa Nuccio, LICSW

Theresa Nuccio, LICSW

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults, Elders

"I offer an integrative approach to psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and adolescents. Meeting clients where they are with presence and empathy is ess..." read more

Seattle, WA 98102

Seattle, WA 98136

Theresa Nuccio, LICSW Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19110

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Anne Ihnen, MA LMHC

Anne Ihnen, MA LMHC

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy, Mental Health Counseling, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Adults

"I offer gentle, supportive counseling and psychotherapy for people dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, life changes, loss and grief, trauma, a..." read more

Seattle, WA 98101

Anne Ihnen, MA LMHC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 01592

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Jeanne West, MA., LMHCA

Jeanne West, MA., LMHCA

Verified Credentials

Counseling Psychology, Counseling, Psychotherapy

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"I use scientifically-supported techniques at a speed my clients set. I am LGBTQ proficient. I like to partner with clients to plan evidence-based treatment..." read more

Seattle, WA 98102

Jeanne West, MA., LMHCA Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19182

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John Sherrodd, MA, LMHC

John Sherrodd, MA, LMHC

Verified Credentials

Mental Health Counseling, Psychotherapy, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Adults, Elders

"I work with people that want to live fuller lives. I seek to accomplish this by improving their social, relational or emotional well-being and strive to i..." read more

Seattle, WA 98103

John Sherrodd, MA, LMHC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 18604

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Lauren R. Pollard, MA, LMHC

Lauren R. Pollard, MA, LMHC

Verified Credentials

Psychotherapy

Age groups I work with: Adults

"I often hear clients use the word "stuck" to describe themselves: stuck in a pattern, stuck in a rut, stuck in a lonely place. Together, we will explore an..." read more

Seattle, WA 98102

Lauren R. Pollard, MA, LMHC Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 03215

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Dr. Phil Brown, LMFT

Dr. Phil Brown, LMFT

Verified Credentials

Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy, Counseling

Age groups I work with: Children, Teens, Adults, Elders

"For most people, family relationships, (both past and present) are the focal point of their lives. Such relationships are often the source of our greatest ..." read more

Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Seattle, WA 98104

Dr. Phil Brown, LMFT Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 04437

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Joel Grossbard, PhD

Joel Grossbard, PhD

Verified Credentials

Psychology

Age groups I work with: Teens, Adults

"Each individual comes to therapy with a unique set of experiences, values, and goals. I strive to identify their motivation to seek help and to support the..." read more

Seattle, WA 98105

Joel Grossbard, PhD Phone Number: 1-800-651-8085 ext. 19943

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Nestled between beautiful Lake Washington and Puget Sound, Seattle is home to over 600,0001 residents, a vibrant music scene, and delicious coffee. This breathtaking city, located in King County, offers residents endless entertainment, lush surroundings, and a skyline that is rivaled only by its natural scenic backdrop. The outdoors beckons residents to indulge in fishing, hiking, camping, and other activities, while downtown Seattle lures citizens and visitors with its engaging array of shops, businesses, and entertainment venues. Well-known for its cool, wet weather, Seattle is also recognized as the birthplace of many musicians and genres, including grunge music. The city draws thousands of visitors every year to its sporting events, tourist attractions like the Space Needle, and festivals, including the Seattle International Film Festival.

 

Mental Health Statistics
According to the Washington Department of Health, 9% of King County residents reported having more than 14 poor mental health days in any month in 2004 and 20062. Between 2009 and 2011, there were an average of 500 cases of domestic violence for every 100,000 residents3. From 2005 through 2010, 19% of Seattle metropolitan area adults reported using illicit drugs, with 7% misusing prescription pain relievers. During that same time, 7.5% of all adults reported having symptoms of depression, and 9.3% reported having a substance abuse problem4.

 

Promoting Recovery and Resilience in King County
In November of 2012, King County approved a new ordinance focusing on improving recovery and promoting resilience among all its residents5. With the understanding that recovery is a process, the county chose to focus on the journey of recovery and how to best accommodate the needs of residents with mental illness. Using a multi-prong approach, the five-year plan targets employment counseling, peer support, mental health services, counseling, violence reduction, family focus, child welfare, housing, medication, and substance abuse to help residents achieve recovery and resilience.

 

The new ordinance will complement the existing architecture of services provided by the county and the city that include broad coverage for mental health care and precision programs for specific issues. The Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) program addresses the needs of residents with serious mental illness. ACT is designed to provide a continuum of care to ensure clients can receive the services they need within their community. ACT aims to reduce criminal involvement by intervening with appropriate mental health care, transitional housing, and other assistance.

 

The mental health needs of children and family are handled through a variety of channels, including wraparound services, Children’s Crisis Outreach Response System, long-term inpatient programs, and juvenile justice liaison services. Families can also benefit from various programs that target specific needs related to parenting, addiction, and abuse, among others. Two unique initiatives allow for cross-system continuity, providing seamless behavioral health services in King County. They are the Cross Agency System Trainings and the King County Systems Integration Initiative. Together, they bring awareness to multi-modal care and integrate information relating to services received by children, youth, and families throughout the county6.

 

1 Seattle.gov: Department of Planning and Development. (2013). Population and Demographics. Retrieved from http://www.seattle.gov/dPd/cityplanning/populationdemographics/default.htm

2 Washington State Department of Health. (2013). Health of Washington State: Mental Health. Retrieved from http://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/5500/GHS-MENT2007.pdf

3 Washington State Department of Health. (2013). Health of Washington State: Domestic Violence. Retrieved from http://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/5500/IV-DV2013.pdf

4 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2012). Substance Use and Mental Disorders in the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue MSA. Retrieved from http://www.samhsa.gov/data/NSDUHMetroBriefReports/NSDUH-Metro-Seattle.pdf

5 King County. (2013). Mental Health Services: Recovery. Retrieved from: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/MentalHealth/Recovery.aspx

6 King County. (2013). Mental Health Services: Children and Youth. Retrieved from: http://www.kingcounty.gov/healthservices/MentalHealth/Services/Youth.aspx