Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Seattle, Washington

Find a therapist in Seattle, Washington  that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Seattle to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.


Amy Plumb

LMHC, MAC, CCTP
11 years experience
I work with you to identify how you want your life to look and feel like and then to address any blocks you might have to having the life you desire. I want to help you achieve your desired therapy goals as quickly as possible while giving you as much time as you need. I teach mindfulness skills to clients and skills to help them learn how to take control of their emotions... Read More
I work with you to identify how you want your life to look and feel like and then to address any blocks you might have to having the life you desire. I want to help you achieve your desired... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Dan Paulsen

MA, LMHC, PCC
10 years experience
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Life Coach who specializes in helping you overcome emotional and mental pain and to bring you out of the darkness into the light of hope, peace, and purpose. I have over 10 years experience in working with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, anger, OCD, disappointment, burnout, being stuck, out of balance, and being out of sync with yourself and others in your life. The therapy approaches... Read More
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Life Coach who specializes in helping you overcome emotional and mental pain and to bring you out of the darkness into the light of hope, peace, and purpose. I have... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Dr. Margaret Robertson

DMin, LPC, LMHC
12 years experience
I am a retired Navy Chaplain with 10 years of enlisted service and 8 years as a chaplain. I retired in 2008 and then worked as a mental health crisis worker and worked in private practice, then I housed homeless Veterans. I have a wide variety of experiences with many different types of people in many different situations. My expertise is in crisis and trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety and severe mental disorders.... Read More
I am a retired Navy Chaplain with 10 years of enlisted service and 8 years as a chaplain. I retired in 2008 and then worked as a mental health crisis worker and worked in private practice, then I housed... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Dr. Lonnie Stapp

LMHC, LCPC, Ph.D.
6 years experience
Through counseling, I help individuals who are dealing with any variety of problems that are interfering with their achieving a rich, full, meaningful life. Hard times often create the motivation and setting for a positive change. Serenity comes from knowing you can handle what life gives you and still enjoy the journey. As an integrative counselor, my understanding of people and my approach to counseling combines principals from various counseling perspectives. I believe that... Read More
Through counseling, I help individuals who are dealing with any variety of problems that are interfering with their achieving a rich, full, meaningful life. Hard times often create the motivation and setting for a positive change. Serenity comes from knowing... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Kristina Durene

MA, LMHC
5 years experience
Hello! My name is Kristina Durene. I am a mental health counselor licensed in the state of Washington with approximately 11 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, interpersonal and relationship issues, parenting and family problems, career challenges, and health and wellness challenges. I have worked with many individuals who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. In... Read More
Hello! My name is Kristina Durene. I am a mental health counselor licensed in the state of Washington with approximately 11 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked with clients with a wide range... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Erin Foley

LMHC
7 years experience
Welcome. My name is Erin Foley and I am a licensed Mental Health counselor in Florida and Washington. I have over ten years working in the counseling field. I assist clients struggling with work/school challenges, identity, cultural assimilation, anxiety, mood disfunction, family difficulties, life transitions, past trauma, and grief/loss. My approach to therapy is from a humanistic and systems perspective. I utilize many modalities from psychodynamic therapy, relational psychology, mindfulness therapy, somatic psychology and... Read More
Welcome. My name is Erin Foley and I am a licensed Mental Health counselor in Florida and Washington. I have over ten years working in the counseling field. I assist clients struggling with work/school challenges, identity, cultural assimilation, anxiety, mood... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Shasta Sitton

M.S., LMHC, LPC
12 years experience
Hello! My name is Shasta Sitton. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington State, and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Michigan. I have been practicing therapy for over 12 years both in person and online. I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric clients experiencing a variety of problems ranging from adjustment concerns to acute or longterm mental illness. I specialize in trauma and sexual assault, but also have extensive experience... Read More
Hello! My name is Shasta Sitton. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington State, and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Michigan. I have been practicing therapy for over 12 years both in person and online. I have worked... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Percival Fisher, Jr.

MSW, LICSW, LCSW, BCD
9 years experience
Hello Everyone! My name is Percival Fisher, Jr. However, you can call me "Percy" and I have been providing individual and group psychotherapy for 9 years. I am here to assist you to reach your goals in therapy. I provide a safe, warm, and interactive space to talk about your presenting issues. I have experience providing therapy to individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, anger, trauma, "coming out"/LGBTQIA related issues, and family conflicts. I utilize multiple treatment... Read More
Hello Everyone! My name is Percival Fisher, Jr. However, you can call me "Percy" and I have been providing individual and group psychotherapy for 9 years. I am here to assist you to reach your goals in therapy. I provide... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Lisa Tarrach

LMFT
10 years experience
Mindfulness based practices help my clients create healthy relationships and connection, lower Anxiety, Depression, impulsiveness and stress. It helps clients struggling with being present in their body during sex. You will find a core sense of empowerment from your work in therapy with me and heal old wounds around sex. Read More
Mindfulness based practices help my clients create healthy relationships and connection, lower Anxiety, Depression, impulsiveness and stress. It helps clients struggling with being present in their body during sex. You will find a core sense of empowerment from your work in therapy with me and heal old wounds around sex. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Dezryelle Arcieri

LMFT
8 years experience
Through the use of evidence-based practices, yoga, and mindfulness, Ms. Arcieri guides individuals and families through the delicate process of transforming suffering to allow for identification of the authentic self and a deeper connection to the human experience. Read More
Through the use of evidence-based practices, yoga, and mindfulness, Ms. Arcieri guides individuals and families through the delicate process of transforming suffering to allow for identification of the authentic self and a deeper connection to the human experience. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Morgan McGrath

LICSW
9 years experience
My approach in session is direct and active. I am curious by nature and find that most patients appreciate my honesty, humor, and willingness to ask questions, speak openly, and give direct feedback. I have an engaging style that balances my training and expertise with the reality that we are people sitting together having a conversation. Read More
My approach in session is direct and active. I am curious by nature and find that most patients appreciate my honesty, humor, and willingness to ask questions, speak openly, and give direct feedback. I have an engaging style that balances my training and expertise with the reality that we are people sitting together having a conversation. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Sima Kulshreshtha

LICSW
4 years experience
My specialty is working with people going through changes, whether it is life transitions such as divorce or job change, new or worsening health conditions, grief, or loss. I am skilled at working with people in crisis, and those with anxiety. I have a passion for supporting People of Color populations. Read More
My specialty is working with people going through changes, whether it is life transitions such as divorce or job change, new or worsening health conditions, grief, or loss. I am skilled at working with people in crisis, and those with anxiety. I have a passion for supporting People of Color populations. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Michael Kaufman

LCSW, LICSW
10 years experience
I'm client-centered & strengths-based, & believe my job is to try to understand how my client's brain works, to best assist each individual understand her/ himself. I have learned from the last 10 years working with a wide variety of amazing individuals that I must be very creative and flexible. I'm grateful for all who I have worked with Read More
I'm client-centered & strengths-based, & believe my job is to try to understand how my client's brain works, to best assist each individual understand her/ himself. I have learned from the last 10 years working with a wide variety of amazing individuals that I must be very creative and flexible. I'm grateful for all who I have worked with Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Guide to Finding Mental Health Professionals  in Seattle

Seattle, Washington is located in the Pacific Northwest off the Puget Sound and is home to
724,745 residents. The largest city in the state, there are many forms of outside entertainment
with the surrounding mountains, forests, and parkland to experience. Many industries including
Microsoft, Amazon, Costco, and Starbucks are headquartered in Seattle and give the city’s
economy a nationwide identity. Tourists who visit the city enjoy Seattle’s notable Space Needle
and Pike’s Place Fish Market. With unique experiences only found on the West Coast; Seattle
can be a visitor’s delight.

However, the city faces a variety of challenges. Due to the city’s increased popularity, residents
are faced with an affordable housing crunch and increased traffic congestion. Ranked 6th in the
nation for the worst average daily commute, Seattle residents find that they spend 54 minutes
traveling to and from work than other cities whose average commute is 49 minutes. Also,
citizens have seen a spike in Seattle’s homelessness population as a recent study indicated that
13% of its population lives in poverty. In 2018, the area held a point-in-time count revealing that
8,600 homeless citizens are part of King County’s ongoing homelessness crisis.

Additionally, mental health issues are a problem for Seattle. Research indicates that 13.7 suicide
deaths per 100,000 people occur yearly. Seattle’s males reported that they are 3 times more
likely than females to commit suicide as well as adults 45 years or older. In the King County
Community Health Needs Assessment , a portion of Seattle’s youth reported having depressed
feelings – an increase across the county. Recently, the area was also ranked 41st nationally in
addressing citizen’s mental health issues. This ranged from adults with serious thoughts of
suicide to adults with AMI (any mental illness) who did not receive treatment. While officials
recognize that the gaps in providing service exist, the Seattle area still remains inadequate on a
national level for providing treatment. This along with rapid housing costs can lead to stress,
anxiety and a host of health issues.

Deciding to go to a therapist can be easy, but for some, finding a therapist can feel like a difficult
experience. Let us help you with that process. Taking the time to find a therapist who will solely
be invested in your well-being is important. You may see concerns in your life as either vague or
inconsequential and it’s all right to seek help even during those times. Whether you or someone
you know suffers from suicidal thoughts or bipolar disorder, you do not have to face these
issues alone at home, in relationships, at work or school.

It is important to ensure when sharing your thoughts and feelings, you are comfortable with this
person during your session. First, determine the ailments that you suffer from while looking for
recommendations and our trained professionals can help you along the process. When
selecting your qualified Seattle professional, make sure that they are local and their office hours
are compatible with yours.

Questions to consider you during the research process are:
• Why am I seeking help?
• What are my goals in therapy?
• Am I more comfortable with a man or a woman?
• Are there any personal aspects I’m not willing to discuss?
• Do I want to be able to lead the discussion, or have it led?
• How long do I plan to attend therapy?
• Does my problem need extra specialization?

Take time to connect with professionals by viewing their profiles, bios, and blog posts. While in
many cases, the success of your treatment depends on developing a strong relationship with
your therapist. Once you have narrowed down the list of practitioners that meet your needs,
locations, and schedule, your next step is to schedule a time for a phone interview. This allows
you the opportunity to see if you can converse with them with ease, understand their style and
see if they were empathetic and interested in you.
Life can be difficult. Taking time to invest in you is a necessity. With effective therapy and
treatment, many individuals with mental health issues do live successful and productive lives.
Your therapy journey is about you and your needs and we wish you the best.

You can use our directory to find the best therapist for you.