Jaime Cara


Jaime Cara


Telehealth Available
Professions: Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist, Life Coach
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Clinical Mental Health Counseling Associate
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: $150 for 50 minute session
I offer a limited number of sliding scale slots based off income and ability to pay full fee
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability


Seattle, Washington 98116
Seattle , Washington 98109

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My Approach to Helping

Are you looking to better understand your patterns and develop a more authentic sense of self? Are you finding yourself questioning the meaning of your life and feeling alone in the face of existential dread? Are you struggling with anxiety? You may be looking for emotional support and a space where you can better understand your inner world. Whether your are dealing with a loss of a loved one, mental health struggles, a life transition, or want to gain greater insight, I would be honored to support you through the process of healing, growth, and self-discovery.

I help clients cultivate greater self-awareness, self-compassion, and emotional resilience. My goal is to help you discover your true self and learn to live authentically, in a way that feels right for you. I use an integrated and relational approach in my work and believe that the therapeutic relationship is a key component to the therapeutic process.

I work with a diverse range of adults and feel privileged beyond belief that I can help affirm and support my clients. I understand how difficult it can be to take the first step towards seeking support. But I also know that therapy can be life-changing, and I'm here to support you on your journey towards growth and change.

More Info About My Practice

My work is rooted in person-centered, somatic, existential, narrative, and IFS modalities. But those are just guiding points. Therapy isn’t about working within tiny, neat boxes. Our work will be unique and evolving. It will grow as you grow. I primarily work with adults, and I have a specialized focus in life transitions, trauma, women’s issues, and serving the LGBTQIA+ community. I also believe advocacy is an essential part of mental health treatment- I work through a social justice lens, and I wholeheartedly embrace a Health at Every Size approach.

How My Own Struggles Made Me a Better Therapist

I have felt weighed down by my past and disconnected from my true self. I know what it's like to want more out of life. I understand how hard change is and the discomfort that can come from feeling stuck.

I lived the first part of my life behind a mask of people-pleasing and trying to be what everyone else wanted me to be. I struggled in my childhood and early adulthood with limiting beliefs, overcoming trauma, and self-esteem issues.

Through my own healing journey, I knew that it was time to help others give voice to the authentic parts of themselves. This is why I enjoy doing transformational work with my clients. I know first-hand the powerful changes that are possible through the therapeutic process and relationship.

Services I Provide

  • Coaching
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    I strive to embrace a holistic and inclusive approach with my clients. You are a whole person, and I am here to support you in harnessing your most authentic self. Many of my clients identify as working professionals, entrepreneurs, and creatives with struggles related to anxiety, people-pleasing, self-identity, limiting beliefs, and trauma. Several have experience with therapy, and they feel motivated to continue working on themselves.

Industries & Communities Served

  • Education
  • Entertainment Industry
  • First Responder/Medical Professionals
  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Humanistic Psychology (humanism)
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Somatic Psychotherapy
  • Transpersonal Psychotherapy

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