Counseling and Therapeutic Services
Divorce recovery, grief and loss, and blended families can create challenging situations in families. Family therapy can help individuals and families as a whole to process through theses changes in productive ways that create strong families and resilient individuals.
A successful marriage is not in finding the right partner, but in being the right partner. Using Emotionally Focused Therapy, we help couples move beyond the surface issues, beyond communication styles, and understand how our need for intimacy is being thwarted by interaction styles that are not working.
Adolescents face a unique challenges resulting from changing brain structure, hormones and major potential life changes. We can help teens with mental health issues, college and career planning and other issues common to youth.
Children can struggle with resilience. Life’s difficulties can be overwhelming to them, and when these issues are not addressed children can end up withdrawn, angry, or defiant. It does not have to be this way. Our therapists are trained to handle the special mental health needs of children with ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, RAD, ODD, Grief, Trauma and a host of other childhood issues.
Adoption and Attachment Counseling
Adopting children from difficult places, whether that is internationally or from foster care, can be a challenging process. We are experts at helping your child to process their grief and trauma and to attach securely to their new parents so that they will have the healing they require to have happy, healthy lives. Children who have experienced significant trauma in their developing years having lasting neurobiological damage that can be repaired through therapy and excellent parenting.
Sexual Assault/Abuse Recovery
The violation of our sexuality is particularly difficult and leads to conflicting emotions of anger, guilt, shame, doubt and more. Healing is not easy or simple, but it is possible to overcome one of life’s most difficult circumstances.
We have several counselors specially trained in meeting the counseling needs of those who may not otherwise be able to attend a session in the office through secure two way video through a computer, smart phone or tablet. Perhaps you live in a rural area and lack access to counselors, travel frequently, are uncomfortable coming into an office, or simply prefer to receive counseling from the comfort of your home or office.
Currently, this service is available to clients who will be connecting from within the State of Washington. If you would like to be able to connect from additional states, let us know and we can likely arrange this for you.
In addition to these areas of specialty, our therapists are trained at helping with many other mental health areas:
- Therapy for Depression and Anxiety
- Parenting Support
- Grief Counseling
- Work and Career issues
- Stress Management
- Addiction & Recovery
- Conflict Resolution