Betsy Hicks MA., LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapy in Lacey, Washington, 98503

Betsy Hicks MA., LMFT

Betsy Hicks MA., LMFT

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Marriage and Family Therapist Associate License - LF60649745
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 24712
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677 Woodland Square Loop SE STE 11
Lacey, Washington 98503
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Billing and Insurance

Fees: Initial session: 80-90 minutes $95.00
Standard 50-60 minute session $85.00
Military and College Student discounts available.

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As a Marriage and Family therapist, I work with many different types of relationships facing a variety of concerns. I work with individuals, couples, and families. My goal is to provide a safe and comfortable environment where my clients feel free to express themselves openly and honestly and to provide compassion, insight, and practicality that can help open doors to hope, healing, positive growth, and change. As a family systems trained therapist I strive to help clients look at all aspects of their life to help identify influences that may be currently contributing to expressed concerns. I recognize each client is unique and the courage and patience that is often needed to develop long lasting changes. I work collaboratively with my clients to ensure we are meeting their goals and their true visions of how they want to live their life.

Email or Call Betsy Hicks MA., LMFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 24712

More Info About My Practice

The initial consultation is 80-85 minutes long and is $95.00. Each session after that is typically 50-55 minutes and the standard fee is $85.00 per session. I offer college student and military discounts (active duty, active reserves, National Guard, and retirees.)

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Working with couples is my passion. However, in addition to Couples/Marriage/Pre-marital counseling, I offer family and individual therapy. Moreover, I work with clients with other relationship challenges such as adult children and their parents or friendship conflicts. My philosophy is to work on making the best relationship possible. My goal is to for each person to feel validated, heard, and understood.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

Some of the possible benefits of therapy are increased satisfaction with relationships, resolution of issues, and a greater understanding of self, relationships, and cultural influences. Other possible benefits may be reduced stress and anxiety.

Furthermore, an individual, couple, or family, may develop increased communication skills, coping skills and a clearer sense of their values and goals.

Services I Provide

  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


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Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Bullying
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Identity Issues
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Jealousy
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Military and Veterans Issues
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Phobias
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Rejection
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Bibliotherapy
  • Collaborative Couple Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy

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