Joshua Gates, LMFT, MA
Joshua Gates
LMFT, MA
Joshua Gates, LMFT, MA

Joshua Gates

LMFT, MA
General Information
Online & In-Person Sessions
Male

Bio

Joshua Gates is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Puyallup, WA.

With over 10 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University specializing in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are anxiety, depression, communication skills, premarital counseling, parenting, addictions, compulsions, stress and anger management, and military family life.

Joshua is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Education:

MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, Pacific Lutheran University, 2004

License, Certifications & Awards:

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (WA), license # LF00002538
DSM-V Field Trials Collaborating Investigator, American Psychiatric Association, 2012

Professional Activities and Memberships:

Clinical Member, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Clinical Member, Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Areas of Expertise
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Attachment & Codependency
  • Depression
  • Marriage and Relationships
Additional Specialties
  • Anger Management
  • Coping with Life Transitions
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflicts
  • Grief
  • Mood Disorders
  • Parenting Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Trauma
Treatment Approaches
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Object Relations Based

Joshua Gates is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Puyallup, WA.

With over 10 years experience as a marriage and family therapist, and as a graduate of Pacific Lutheran University specializing in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are anxiety, depression, communication skills, premarital counseling, parenting, addictions, compulsions, stress and anger management, and military family life.

Joshua is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Education:

MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, Pacific Lutheran University, 2004

License, Certifications & Awards:

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (WA), license # LF00002538
DSM-V Field Trials Collaborating Investigator, American Psychiatric Association, 2012

Professional Activities and Memberships:

Clinical Member, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Clinical Member, Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Qualifications
License Number: LF00002538
Type: LMFT
State: Washington
Experience:
14 years

Languages:
English
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