Valinda Harlan

LMHC, LPC, NCC

Valinda Harlan

LMHC, LPC, NCC

Telehealth Available
Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Secondary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor - C5003
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: I do not accept insurance.
My fee is $175
I am fully vaccinated and got the booster.
I offer In-Person sessions two clients who are vaccinated.
I offer Telehealth and phone sessions
Weekend Availability
Evening Availability

Offices

10000 NE 7th Ave
100-D
Vancouver, Washington 98685

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My Approach to Helping

Does your relationship suffer from sexual issues, broken trust, or infidelity? Is there room for increased satisfaction and intimacy? I help individuals and couples heal from hurts, improve communication, increase intimacy, and achieve sexual health. I have experience and (WPATH) training working with transgender clients and helping people recover from religious traumaabuse, I provide a supportive safe nonjudgmental space for all types of couples. Please visit my website https:www.brightfuturecounseling1.com
I am an experienced therapist, meeting the highest standards of a National Board Certified Counselor, licensed in Wa. and Or. and a retired psychology professor. I am a Certified Marriage Therapist (Training in Gottman & Emotionally Focused Therapy) with training in Sexual Wellness and Transgender Health.
My eclectic approach is supportive and effective. I customize plans to successfully address core issues and facilitate change. Please go to my website www.brightfuturecounseling1.com for more information. The cost is $175 per session. I accept cash, HSA, credit, and debit. NO INSURANCE.

More Info About My Practice

My specialty is in addressing relationship and sexual problems, anxiety, and depression.
I am trained and experienced in helping couples with trust issues, infidelity, communication, and sexual concerns. My 20+ years of experience, certification in Pre-marriage and Marriage Counseling with additional training by the Gottman Institute of Marriage and Emotionally Focused Marriage Therapy has well prepared me to help you and your partner spouse.

I have a successful track record helping clients suffering from anxiety and depression. Working together with clients they improve their mood, feel more focused and motivated (get unstuck), reduce worry and manage stress better. Clients have improved their relationship with them-self and others and improve overall well-being. There is hope for you to enjoy your life more.

I am an affirming advocate of LGBTQ+ folx. I am a member of ALGBTIC (Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Counseling) with training from WPATH (the World Professional Association for Transgender Health).

My Role as a Therapist

I strive to create a safe nonjudgmental space for all types of couples and individuals. My casual style of doing therapy is supportive, direct, and effective. I use only best practices and proven techniques to help clients heal from past pains, address present problems, and find hope for the future. I offer communication and coping skills and encourage healthy boundaries. I asked challenging questions to entice self-reflection and personal responsibility.

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Services I Provide

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

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    I treat individuals for depression and anxiety
    I love to work with couples (traditional and non-traditional) to help them heal from hurt and trust issues, improve communication, increase emotional intimacy and sexual satisfaction.
    LGBTQ+ Affirming

Industries & Communities Served

  • Education
  • Entertainment Industry
  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Breakup
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Family Problems
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Spirituality
  • Trust Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Attachment-Based Family Therapy (ABFT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Discernment Counseling
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT)
  • Relationship Enhancement Therapy

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