Katherine Walter, LICSW

Katherine Walter, LICSW

Professions: Clinical Social Work, Counseling, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker - LW60136151
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 30469
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10516 E Riverside Dr
Bothell, Washington 98011
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Billing and Insurance

I am an in-network provider for:

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
  • ValueOptions

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My job is to help you find your strengths. When you are faced with a transition or a difficult situation and your old coping strategies aren't enough, I can help you look at things from a new perspective and help you develop concrete tools to address the issue.

Email or Call Katherine Walter, LICSW at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 30469

More Info About My Practice

I am on many insurance panels and I also accept private pay clients.

My office is not handicapped-accessible; it requires navigating six stairs. I will do home visits to any of the assisted or independent living facilities on Riverside Drive.

How Psychotherapy Can Help

Have you ever had the experience of really wanting to talk about something, but everyone you rely on - friends and family - all have their own needs and agendas? Maybe you're feeling frustrated by too many opinions about what you should do or how you should behave. A good support system is a give and take, but sometimes you need a bit more.

A therapeutic relationship is a different dynamic. A therapist should spend your time together completely invested in your well-being. There are no "sides" to take, no agenda to push, other than making sure you are safe. From that bedrock, we create a safe environment where you can try out ideas, clarify your beliefs, practice what you might say or do, and create a narrative of strength.

On the Fence About Going to Therapy?

Are you unsure if therapy is a good choice? Some people fear that going to therapy puts them in a vulnerable position, that they somehow relinquish control or their own free will. The media hasn't really done a great job of realistically portraying the therapy experience. In reality, therapy is about helping you achieve the best version of yourself. You choose how engaged you want to be, you choose how deep into the work you want to go. There are some times in your life when a brief intervention is all that you need; at other times, you might be interested in exploring the source of some of your ideas and beliefs. Your job, in therapy, is to be a partner in deciding what you want to work on, being vocal about how things are going, and most importantly - you are the one who will be doing the work. I'm only here to help.

Important Factors for Choosing a Therapist

Every one of us has strengths and weaknesses, family histories that strengthen us or hold us back, and guiding principles about what matters most. A good therapist should meet you where you are and see you as a whole person. It takes time to build trust, so it's a good idea to meet with several practitioners to see who is a good fit. A good match is a true treasure, and when you find that person, you can feel confident that you are heard and understood.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Consultation
  • Home-Based Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    People with serious or chronic illness, caregivers, elders, people in life transitions

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Cancer
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Somatization
  • Stress
  • Values Clarification
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Contemplative Psychotherapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy

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