Find Therapists and Counselors in Olympia, WA

Find a Therapist in Olympia, WA

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

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Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Olympia who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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About Olympia 

Olympia is the administrative center of Thurston County and the capital of Washington State. The city has a population of approximately 51,000 people. The city’s economy is supported primarily by the state government. While residents earn an average annual income of $31,600, more than 17% of people live below the poverty line.

Olympia receives 50 inches of rainfall and 12 inches of snowfall each year. The city’s moderate summers and mild winters are considered ideal for outdoor recreation. Olympia maintains 40 public parks where it holds festivals and other events. 

Mental Health in Olympia

People who live in Olympia and other areas in Washington State may be at increased risk for a diagnosis of seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a subtype of depression. This mental health condition is associated with diminished light. It is prevalent during the winter months when many states have cloudy skies and shorter days. Over 10% of people in Washington are affected by SAD. 

Roughly 140 men and women work as mental health counselors in Olympia. However, residents with financial restrictions may have limited access to care. About 11% of residents are less than 65 years old and do not have insurance.

References:

  1. About Olympia. (2015, December 4). City of Olympia. Retrieved from http://olympiawa.gov/community/about-olympia.aspx
  2. Average weather data for Olympia, Washington. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.worldclimate.com/climate/us/washington/olympia
  3. May 2016 metropolitan and nonmetropolitan area occupational employment and wage estimates: Olympia-Tumwater, WA. (2017, March 31). Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_36500.htm  
  4. Seasonal Affective Disorder. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://access.ewu.edu/caps/selfhelp/sad
  5. Quickfacts: Olympia city, Washington. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/olympiacitywashington/PST045216