Teletherapy for Chimacum, WA

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Barbara Hansen
Counselor, LMHC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Chimacum, WA 98325
Therapy is something you have probably contemplated for awhile. It takes a lot of courage to work on tough issues that are making your life less fulfilling than you have envisioned. People seek counseling for different reasons. It can be something from your past that you feel it is time to work on or help finding your direction and motivation to reach your goals. I work with you to overcome whatever blocks are in the way of living the life you want to live.The important thing is to bring more joy into your life.
Therapy is something you have probably contemplated for awhile. It takes a lot of courage to work on tough issues that are making your life less fulfilling than you have envisioned. People seek counseling for different reasons. It can be something from your past that you feel it is time to work on or help finding your direction and motivation to reach your goals. I work with you to overcome whatever blocks are in the way of living the life you want to live.The important thing is to bring more joy into your life.
(360) 774-1794 View (360) 774-1794
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Jessica Tartaro
PhD
Verified Verified
Chimacum, WA 98325  (Online Only)
Are you tired of feeling lonely or dissatisfied in your relationships? Do you ever wonder if you just weren't "cut out" for love despite wishing desperately for it? As an Intimacy Coach, I specialize in teaching individuals and couples how to cultivate deep, satisfying and authentic relationships. Together, step-by-step, we will examine what gets in the way of vulnerability so that you can finally get close to others. As a team we will work to shift your fear of getting hurt into the courage to open. You will learn how to get your words to match what's really true on the inside.
Are you tired of feeling lonely or dissatisfied in your relationships? Do you ever wonder if you just weren't "cut out" for love despite wishing desperately for it? As an Intimacy Coach, I specialize in teaching individuals and couples how to cultivate deep, satisfying and authentic relationships. Together, step-by-step, we will examine what gets in the way of vulnerability so that you can finally get close to others. As a team we will work to shift your fear of getting hurt into the courage to open. You will learn how to get your words to match what's really true on the inside.
(360) 583-5963 View (360) 583-5963
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Leslie Fleming
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
6 Endorsed
Chimacum, WA 98325
Waitlist for new clients
I offer a unique, holistic approach to transformational healing and growth through a weaving of shamanism, psychotherapy, and coaching. I am direct, compassionate, and intuitive in working with clients, offering deep integrity, fortitude, and over 3 decades of shamanic practice supporting journeys of healing, personal mastery, and authenticity. The transformational work of embodying who you truly are and why you are here is a beautiful, challenging journey of embracing and integrating all of who you are with deep compassion and fierce love. A journey I invite you to take and am honored to support.
I offer a unique, holistic approach to transformational healing and growth through a weaving of shamanism, psychotherapy, and coaching. I am direct, compassionate, and intuitive in working with clients, offering deep integrity, fortitude, and over 3 decades of shamanic practice supporting journeys of healing, personal mastery, and authenticity. The transformational work of embodying who you truly are and why you are here is a beautiful, challenging journey of embracing and integrating all of who you are with deep compassion and fierce love. A journey I invite you to take and am honored to support.
(206) 745-6238 View (206) 745-6238

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Online Therapists

Is online therapy as effective as in-person?

Numerous studies suggest that online therapy can be as effective as in-person therapy. However, further research is needed to determine if online therapy provides the same benefits across all client populations. Individuals with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, or those who may benefit from in-person check-ins, like those with eating disorders, may not experience the same level of benefit from online therapy. Nonetheless, the success of online therapy, much like in-person therapy, often hinges on the quality of the therapeutic relationship between the therapist and the client rather than the specific modality of therapy used.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of therapy conducted online?

One of the main advantages of online therapy is its convenience for both clients and therapists. It also allows clients who require specialized therapy to access a wider range of professionals than they could with only in-person sessions. Additionally, online therapy may be a more affordable option in some cases and often offers the same insurance benefits as in-person therapy. However, online therapy may not be suitable for everyone, especially those who value face-to-face interaction with a therapist. Therapists may find it more challenging to assess clients accurately in an online setting due to reduced nonverbal cues on camera. There is also the increased risk that disruptions caused by external factors, such as technology malfunctions, can hinder the therapy session. For these reasons, many therapists offer a "hybrid" therapeutic approach, alternating between seeing clients in-person and online.

Is online therapy suitable for children and adolescents?

Just like with adults, the accessibility and convenience of online therapy can greatly benefit children and adolescents. In fact, children and adolescents may be more accustomed to navigating online platforms than older adults, making online sessions feel more natural for them. Teens might also be interested in using additional online tools, such as therapist-recommended apps, as an adjunct to online therapy sessions. Apps for developing CBT skills, practicing mindfulness exercises, or tracking thoughts and moods can be helpful for teens receiving therapy. However, it's important to note that not all therapeutic modalities are well-suited to online therapy, especially those used with younger children. For example, play therapy, which helps younger children express their emotions, often requires in-person sessions to be fully effective.

Can I receive prescriptions and medication management with online therapy?

The ability for psychiatrists to prescribe medications through online therapy varies based on the medication and the states where the medical professional and client are located. While many prescribing regulations were relaxed during the COVID-19 pandemic, some states still enforce rules, especially concerning controlled substances, which may mandate an in-person visit before prescribing. Generally, however, medical professionals can prescribe non-controlled substances through online therapy sessions just as they do during in-person sessions.