My Approach to Helping
Christian St. Jacques is a licensed mental health care associate (LMHCA) in Washington State who received his Masters's in Counseling and Mental Health at Northwest University. He specializes in working with teens, young and older adult males, and couples. Christian draws from a variety of evidence-based approaches including Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), Attachment, Family Systems model, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy.
He addresses every client holistically by evaluating all biological, psychological, social, and spiritual variables that factor in an individual's mental health. Working within a variety of therapeutic frameworks that are adapted based on the needs of the individual or couple. The issues and challenges that you bring to counseling will provide the context for our work. In your time together, you will explore any one or a combination but not limited to your cognitive mental models, current and past relational patterns to gain insight into the origins of your emotions, thoughts, and behaviors.
Christian St. Jacques work with adolescent and adult men and couples provides care based on a diversity of needs, including but not limited to:
Teenage and Adult Males:
Male mental emotional health struggles
Personal growth, development, increasing self-awareness
Interpersonal relational challenges
Stress reduction and anxiety treatment
Mood Disorders such as Depression and Bipolar Disorder
Major life transitions such as marriage, divorce, break-ups, career, school, birth, death, etc.
Sexually unwanted behavior + other addictions
SexualVerbalPsychological Abuse (Impact and recovery)
Childhood AbuseTrauma (Impact and recovery)
Pre-marital counseling and preparation (SYMBIS Certified)
Couple and Marital conflict, communication and resolution
Emotional attunement & intimacy challenges
Impact of affairsinfidelity and addiction