Amy Peterson LMFT, MedFT, CMHS, Counseling in Seattle, Washington, 98103

Amy Peterson

LMFT, MedFT, CMHS

Amy Peterson

LMFT, MedFT, CMHS

Professions: Counselor, Marriage & Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMFT - LF60773090
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: Free 15 minute phone consultation
$120hour individual session.
$150hour for family or couple session.
*limited sliding scale spots available based on financial need.
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability

Offices

Seattle, Washington 98103

My Approach to Helping

There are a number of reasons people choose to seek out therapy: grief and loss, an unexpected crisis, or a difficult life transition just to name a few. But when you are dealing with increased stress or feeling "stuck," it can be even more difficult to manage life's challenges or utilize former ways of coping in an effective way. Whatever your reason for seeking out therapy, my goal is to create a safe, supportive space to explore existential questions, gain a fresh perspective, and build hope that change is possible.

My approach involves providing support and challenging individuals and families to explore their thoughts, feelings, and behavior to make lasting, meaningful changes.

I have additional training in Medical Family Therapy and am passionate about helping individuals and families navigate the complex road of chronic and acute physical health conditions.

Services I Provide

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

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    I specialize in working with pre-teens, adolescents, young adults and their families. Frequent concerns I work with include life adjustments and transitions, relationship conflict andor breakups, anxiety, depression, and chronic health conditions.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Career Choice
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Illness / Disability
  • Chronic Pain
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • School issues
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Shame
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Teen violence/dating violence
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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