Ben Lucal,M.A., LMHC

Ben Lucal,M.A., LMHC

Telehealth Available
Professions: Counselor, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LMHC - LH61245714
Billing and Insurance:
Fees: My standard fee range is $110 to $150 per 50-minute session. I also provide a limited number of reduced fee spots below that range; contact me for current availability. I do not accept insurance. Clients enter a standard debit or HSA card into my secure client portal and it is charged at the time of session. Please contact me for more information and to schedule a free 15-20 minute consultation.
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222 Kenyon St NW STE 6
Olympia, Washington 98502

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My Approach to Helping

My mission is to provide a safe environment in which you can grow, come to know yourself more deeply, and find ways to move closer to your goals. We may be an especially good fit to work together if you are motivated to create change in your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and you see therapy as an active, collaborative process of mutual learning and new possibility. I see counseling as an investment in the areas of life that are ultimately most significant to our wellbeing.

Therapeutic relationships can help you build a greater sense of ease in your relationships with yourself and others, and with the unavoidable challenges of life. I frequently work with people to improve important relationships, emotional awareness, sexual and gender identity, polyamory, wealth and identity, anti-oppression, integrity, shame, and life transitions. In addition, I counsel and provide consultation about recovery from experiences of undue influence, coercion and exploitation, such as those common with con-artists and groups with cult-like features. It is my task to support and challenge you in your work to transform.

More Info About My Practice

I have enjoyed counseling in a private practice setting beginning in 2016 in my clinical internship under the supervision of Dr. Matt Goldenberg at the Rainbow Health Center in Olympia, WA. Before that I counseled in community mental health and provided in-school counseling at two public schools in Washington.

I earned a master's degree from the MA Psychology: Counseling Specialization program at the Leadership Institute of Seattle (LIOS) under Saybrook University and a bachelor's degree from the Evergreen State College where I studied psychology, alternative education, leadership, and diversity and liberation.

Services I Provide

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    In addition to keeping a general adult practice, I counsel and provide consultation about recovery from experiences of undue influence, coercion and exploitation, such as those common with con-artists and groups with cult-like features.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Attachment Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Creative Blocks
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Forgiveness
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Habits
  • Identity Issues
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Jealousy
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Money and Financial Issues
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships
  • Power
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Racism
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Love
  • Values Clarification
  • Workplace Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Breathwork
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Journal Therapy
  • Systems Theory /Therapy

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