Jaime Cara,LMHCA

Jaime Cara,LMHCA

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 work with Mentaya, a platform that helps clients get money back on out-of-network therapy sessions. I can provide a superbill for my out-of-network clients for possible reimbursement. HSA and FSA payments accepted. I have a limited number of reduced fee spots. Please reach out with any questions!
Free Initial Consultation
Evening Availability

Offices

Seattle, Washington 98119
Seattle , Washington 98166

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My Approach to Helping

Do you find yourself placing others' needs ahead of your own? anxiety and the nagging feeling of not being enough-or perhaps being "too much"-sound all too familiar? Are you feeling overwhelmed by a big life transition? Life's unexpected twists and turns can be daunting, but you don't have to face them alone. As a therapist specializing in personal growth and navigating life changes, I am committed to providing a space where your voice is acknowledged and your path to self-acceptance is supported. I believe that everyone deserves to feel heard and understood.

A strong therapeutic alliance is the cornerstone of my work, creating a partnership where we can explore your experiences and goals in a supportive, collaborative environment. I specialize in helping individuals like you who are seeking relief from anxiety and overwhelm, coping with loss, experiencing significant life transitions, or simply wanting to cultivate self-compassion and a better understanding of themselves. Through an integrative therapy approach, I draw on various techniques to build self-awareness and connect with your emotions, tailoring our sessions to your unique needs.

Let’s work together to create a path towards self-understanding and well-being. I am here to support you every step of the way. As a therapist, my hope is to provide a warm and down-to-earth space where you can be yourself. Seeking therapy takes courage, and I would love to connect with you! Message me to set up a complimentary 20-minute consultation.

More Info About My Practice

The therapeutic relationship is what guides my work, and I am informed by a person-centered, somatic, existential, and IFS lens. However, these are just guiding points. Therapy is not about working within tiny, neat boxes. Our work will be unique and evolving, growing as you grow. I primarily work with adults and have a specialized focus on anxiety, overwhelm, life transitions, adult ADHD, trauma, and serving the LGBTQIA+ community. I also believe that advocacy is an essential part of mental health treatment. I also work through a systemic lens and wholeheartedly embrace a body acceptanceneutrality and Health at Every Size approach.

How My Own Struggles Made Me a Better Therapist

I understand the feeling of being stuck and yearning for more in life. I have personally experienced the weight of my past and the disconnection from my true self. I empathize with the challenges of change and the discomfort that can arise from challenging internalized beliefs and confronting life's difficulties.

During my early life, I struggled with people-pleasing and conforming to others' expectations, facing limiting beliefs, trauma, and self-esteem issues. Therapy became a powerful tool for self-acceptance and transformation.

Having benefited from therapy myself, I am passionate about guiding others on their journey of self-discovery. I have witnessed firsthand the profound changes that can occur within a supportive therapeutic relationship, fostering curiosity and growth.

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    I work with a diverse range of clients, including working professionals, entrepreneurs, and creatives. Many of my clients face challenges related to self-acceptance, self-compassion, and navigating their inner complexities. If you resonate with being a sensitive soul, a people pleaser, an overachiever, or if you are looking to break free from societal expectations, you'll find a nurturing space here to explore, grow, and receive support.

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
  • Attachment Issues
  • Body Image
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Identity Issues
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Perfectionism
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Love
  • Shame
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy


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