Marcelina Chavez-Penner

Counselor, MA, LMHCA

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Marcelina Chavez-Penner

Counselor, MA, LMHCA

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Shoreline, WA 98133
(206) 278-7684
Offers online therapy

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About

Hi, my name is Lina. I am a queer, latine(x), white, femme therapist offering support in the greater Seattle area. I specialize in supporting children, teens, and young adults with trauma, anxiety, PTSD, depression, and attachment challenges, especially folks who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. I have experience working with a wide range of clients from children with FASD, young adults working through childhood trauma, and teenagers coming out as trans. Each one of us has a unique set of needs, so I am here to meet you where you are and walk with you at your pace.
My training has taught me that our traumas show up and play out in everyday aspects of our lives; therefore, my approach is relationship centered and client focused. The therapy we would do together is rooted in social justice values, psychodynamic relational theory, and somatic healing.
Finding the right therapist isn't just about finding someone with credentials, its about building a therapeutic relationship with someone you trust to support you when you most need it and who can celebrate your victories without dismissing your pain. If you want to see if we might be a good fit, email me to set up a free 15 minute consultation.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: Up to $120
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
I am not able to accept insurance at this time; however, I am committed to making mental health care affordable.
Email me or call (206) 278-7684 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 3 Years
  • Prelicense: Washington / MC61026457
  • School: The Seattle School
  • Year Graduated: 2019
  • Supervisor: Rachel Crosbie
  • Supervisor License: Washington / LH60706474

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: Association for Play Therapy
  • Member Since: 2021

Location

Shoreline, WA 98133
(206) 278-7684
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • LGBTQ+
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Attachment
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Child
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity and Expression
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Toddler
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Feminist
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Sand Tray
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 24 Jan 2022
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Marcelina Chavez-Penner

Counselor, MA, LMHCA