Therapists in Tacoma, WA

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Photo of Kirsten Devlin, Marriage & Family Therapist in Tacoma, WA
Kirsten Devlin
Marriage & Family Therapist, Kirsten Devlin, MA, LMFT
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98407
Not accepting new clients
For real... I love working with people experiencing relationship problems, depression, anxiety and traumatic experiences that are holding them back. Why? Because I see those things get better everyday and that's awesome. Deeper connection, peace, fulfillment, creating a life you love, all possible. Counseling can make an enormous difference when facing adversity. It awakens courage and enhances wisdom, allowing more ease and intimacy. I am nurturing as well as direct, trusting in your ability to change. I want to work with people who are ready to roll up there sleeves, break painful patterns, and begin healing.
For real... I love working with people experiencing relationship problems, depression, anxiety and traumatic experiences that are holding them back. Why? Because I see those things get better everyday and that's awesome. Deeper connection, peace, fulfillment, creating a life you love, all possible. Counseling can make an enormous difference when facing adversity. It awakens courage and enhances wisdom, allowing more ease and intimacy. I am nurturing as well as direct, trusting in your ability to change. I want to work with people who are ready to roll up there sleeves, break painful patterns, and begin healing.
(253) 400-3169 View (253) 400-3169
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Melissa Shivers
Counselor, LMHC
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98467
Not accepting new clients
I am not currently accepting new clients. I offer either in-person appointments or telehealth appointments for those who prefer to stay home. I am thankful to be able to help people through their challenging seasons. I enjoy working with individuals and have a special interest in working with those struggling with anxiety and depression. I am also passionate about providing Christian counseling for those who are struggling with faith-based issues.
I am not currently accepting new clients. I offer either in-person appointments or telehealth appointments for those who prefer to stay home. I am thankful to be able to help people through their challenging seasons. I enjoy working with individuals and have a special interest in working with those struggling with anxiety and depression. I am also passionate about providing Christian counseling for those who are struggling with faith-based issues.
(253) 292-9645 View (253) 292-9645
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Amy VanZandt
Counselor, MEd, LMHC, NCC
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98406
To quote Mariah Carey, “Love takes time.” I am a relational therapist, which means our working relationship and your relationships with others are incredibly important to me. Building relationships takes time and trust. Perhaps you have some life experiences that cause you to distrust others and maybe even distrust yourself. Maybe you're feeling anxious or depressed. I want to work with you to heal old hurts, understand current experiences, and help you learn to live and love fully. Reliving the past can be painful, but there is knowledge to gain from it. And maybe, in time, more love for yourself.
To quote Mariah Carey, “Love takes time.” I am a relational therapist, which means our working relationship and your relationships with others are incredibly important to me. Building relationships takes time and trust. Perhaps you have some life experiences that cause you to distrust others and maybe even distrust yourself. Maybe you're feeling anxious or depressed. I want to work with you to heal old hurts, understand current experiences, and help you learn to live and love fully. Reliving the past can be painful, but there is knowledge to gain from it. And maybe, in time, more love for yourself.
(253) 780-7586 View (253) 780-7586
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Elizabeth Marshall
Counselor, BSW, MFT, LMHC, EMDR
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98407  (Online Only)
It takes courage to ask for help. Do you struggle with anxiety, depression, loneliness, cPTSD, or trauma? Are you at a crossroads in life or feeling stuck? I specialize in helping people through these times and transitions to lead fulfilling lives. My approach is person centered and tailored to your unique needs and goals. Together, we will work to identify root causes and core beliefs. I'm skilled in EMDR, Brainspotting, DBT, TF-CBT, family systems, and Inner child work. I will teach you skills to decrease and overcome these symptoms. Together, we will increase emotional regulation and feelings of safety. Teens and parents love me!
It takes courage to ask for help. Do you struggle with anxiety, depression, loneliness, cPTSD, or trauma? Are you at a crossroads in life or feeling stuck? I specialize in helping people through these times and transitions to lead fulfilling lives. My approach is person centered and tailored to your unique needs and goals. Together, we will work to identify root causes and core beliefs. I'm skilled in EMDR, Brainspotting, DBT, TF-CBT, family systems, and Inner child work. I will teach you skills to decrease and overcome these symptoms. Together, we will increase emotional regulation and feelings of safety. Teens and parents love me!
(253) 262-0294 View (253) 262-0294
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Rae Miller
Counselor, MA, LMHCA
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98402
Not accepting new clients
Rae offers compassionate, non-judgmental therapy for women with the goal of bringing about understanding, healing, growth, and healthy relationships. She wants to support her clients regarding issues such as trauma, anxiety, depression, divorce, parenting, grief/loss, self-esteem, and relationship struggles.
Rae offers compassionate, non-judgmental therapy for women with the goal of bringing about understanding, healing, growth, and healthy relationships. She wants to support her clients regarding issues such as trauma, anxiety, depression, divorce, parenting, grief/loss, self-esteem, and relationship struggles.
(253) 465-2343 View (253) 465-2343
Photo of Tara Hollander, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Tacoma, WA
Tara Hollander
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, ACSW, LICSW
Verified
2 Endorsed
Tacoma, WA 98407
I am a LICSW with a focus on psychotherapy with adults, children and families. I have been a practitioner for 48 years, in private practice for 12 1/2 years and had been a psychotherapist for 26 years in the Behavioral Health Department at Group Health. While there, in addition to a general caseload that included Medicare patients, I ran a Children's Therapy Group, served on a county-wide child abuse oversight committee, co-chaired an inter-disciplinary case consultation team, and managed an intern program.
I am a LICSW with a focus on psychotherapy with adults, children and families. I have been a practitioner for 48 years, in private practice for 12 1/2 years and had been a psychotherapist for 26 years in the Behavioral Health Department at Group Health. While there, in addition to a general caseload that included Medicare patients, I ran a Children's Therapy Group, served on a county-wide child abuse oversight committee, co-chaired an inter-disciplinary case consultation team, and managed an intern program.
(253) 336-8720 View (253) 336-8720
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Eileen M Hirschl
Pre-Licensed Professional, MA, LMHCA
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98445  (Online Only)
I strive to create a warm, compassionate, empathetic, nurturing space that encourages emotional growth. I walk alongside individuals to inspire them to reach their healing goals or manuver through life's difficult transitions. I will also challenge you to be your best self and move towards your healing goals. The goal is to help you heal from present or past emotional wounds and offer new tools to help navigate you towards your best life. I am passionate about the power of personal growth and building healthy relationships, and following your dreams.
I strive to create a warm, compassionate, empathetic, nurturing space that encourages emotional growth. I walk alongside individuals to inspire them to reach their healing goals or manuver through life's difficult transitions. I will also challenge you to be your best self and move towards your healing goals. The goal is to help you heal from present or past emotional wounds and offer new tools to help navigate you towards your best life. I am passionate about the power of personal growth and building healthy relationships, and following your dreams.
(253) 518-3804 View (253) 518-3804
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Laurel Madson-Lawson Losninger Counseling
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98406
Waitlist for new clients
I work as a Couples (Family) and Individual counselor, serving their needs to improve connections and communication; to regain trust, compassion, and empathy. I work with Eating Disorders as well, with training from Residential Treatment facilities and managing a milieu for Outpatient Recovery. I am an artist who incorporates art therapy into sessions, as well as, EMDR. I would love to help you, or you and your partner in your recovery journey!
I work as a Couples (Family) and Individual counselor, serving their needs to improve connections and communication; to regain trust, compassion, and empathy. I work with Eating Disorders as well, with training from Residential Treatment facilities and managing a milieu for Outpatient Recovery. I am an artist who incorporates art therapy into sessions, as well as, EMDR. I would love to help you, or you and your partner in your recovery journey!
(253) 650-0166 View (253) 650-0166
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Stephanie K Self-Bence
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, EMMHS, CMHS
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98402
I am a solution-focused therapist with 10 years' experience working with Individuals, Couples, Children/Teens & Families. My initial objective is to stabilize whatever situation has led you to seek support. Once in a position of secure functioning, we will identify, understand, and resolve the underlying issues & barriers inhibiting your goals & objectives. I treat clients at all levels; from intensive, in-depth analysis to building parenting, family or relationship skills. My expertise includes all manner of clients, including Service Members and their Families (TBI, PTSD), Individuals, and all Couples. I have experience supporting children with disabilities (ADHD, Autism).
I am a solution-focused therapist with 10 years' experience working with Individuals, Couples, Children/Teens & Families. My initial objective is to stabilize whatever situation has led you to seek support. Once in a position of secure functioning, we will identify, understand, and resolve the underlying issues & barriers inhibiting your goals & objectives. I treat clients at all levels; from intensive, in-depth analysis to building parenting, family or relationship skills. My expertise includes all manner of clients, including Service Members and their Families (TBI, PTSD), Individuals, and all Couples. I have experience supporting children with disabilities (ADHD, Autism).
(206) 693-4925 View (206) 693-4925
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Michaela Cox
Counselor, LMHC, MHP, CMHS
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98406  (Online Only)
It takes courage and vulnerability to seek a therapist, and it is my goal to meet you with kindness, authenticity, and expertise. I believe there is deep goodness in sharing the broken parts of ourself with another in order to process hurts and find restoration. Together in therapy we'll create a space to tend to current symptoms while exploring the impact of past experiences and where you'd like to go from here.
It takes courage and vulnerability to seek a therapist, and it is my goal to meet you with kindness, authenticity, and expertise. I believe there is deep goodness in sharing the broken parts of ourself with another in order to process hurts and find restoration. Together in therapy we'll create a space to tend to current symptoms while exploring the impact of past experiences and where you'd like to go from here.
(253) 246-1326 View (253) 246-1326
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Sydney Hudson
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tacoma, WA 98403
Not accepting new clients
Please note, I am NOT currently accepting new clients. - First, I would like to acknowledge what it has taken for you to come this far. Searching for a therapist can be challenging, and it often brings up feelings of uncertainty, fear, vulnerability, or anxiety. I hope that you will soon be able to experience some relief and comfort in finding a therapist that meets your needs.
Please note, I am NOT currently accepting new clients. - First, I would like to acknowledge what it has taken for you to come this far. Searching for a therapist can be challenging, and it often brings up feelings of uncertainty, fear, vulnerability, or anxiety. I hope that you will soon be able to experience some relief and comfort in finding a therapist that meets your needs.
(253) 303-5817 View (253) 303-5817
Photo of Red Dahlia Art Therapy, Counselor in Tacoma, WA
Red Dahlia Art Therapy
Counselor, MA AT, LMHCA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tacoma, WA 98405
Red Dahlia Art Therapy cultivates emotional stability with individuals navigating life issues. Creative problem solving with a therapist that offers unconditional positive regard is key to maximizing your strengths and igniting your passion and resilience. Connect to your creativity and explore your journey. Nurture your center where your healing and growth thrive. The red dahlia is a symbol of strength and healing. With art therapy your unique life vision becomes clear.
Red Dahlia Art Therapy cultivates emotional stability with individuals navigating life issues. Creative problem solving with a therapist that offers unconditional positive regard is key to maximizing your strengths and igniting your passion and resilience. Connect to your creativity and explore your journey. Nurture your center where your healing and growth thrive. The red dahlia is a symbol of strength and healing. With art therapy your unique life vision becomes clear.
(253) 328-9579 View (253) 328-9579
Photo of James A Voss, Mental Health Counselor in Tacoma, WA
James A Voss
Mental Health Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tacoma, WA 98402  (Online Only)
Welcome, and thank you for stopping by. My name is James Voss and I am a licensed mental health therapist. I received my MA in Mental Health Counseling at City University of Seattle in 2018. Since then, I have worked with a diverse range of individuals on issues relating to anxiety, OCD, depression, and addiction.
Welcome, and thank you for stopping by. My name is James Voss and I am a licensed mental health therapist. I received my MA in Mental Health Counseling at City University of Seattle in 2018. Since then, I have worked with a diverse range of individuals on issues relating to anxiety, OCD, depression, and addiction.
(425) 375-7828 View (425) 375-7828
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Heart to Heart Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, MSW, LCSW, LICSW
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98403
I believe that each person holds a unique essence and recipe for happiness within. Feeling confused about the direction of your life, "stuck" in the same patterns, same "mistakes" even though you "know better"? You are not alone. It happens because we can't just think our way out of patterns, blocks, and imprints of trauma. My clients report significant, tangible improvements in the quality of their lives and relationships. While the time it takes for changes to take hold varies, all clients report feeling better after the very first session. Sessions are non-intimidating, compassionate, supportive, and inspiring.
I believe that each person holds a unique essence and recipe for happiness within. Feeling confused about the direction of your life, "stuck" in the same patterns, same "mistakes" even though you "know better"? You are not alone. It happens because we can't just think our way out of patterns, blocks, and imprints of trauma. My clients report significant, tangible improvements in the quality of their lives and relationships. While the time it takes for changes to take hold varies, all clients report feeling better after the very first session. Sessions are non-intimidating, compassionate, supportive, and inspiring.
(206) 504-3044 View (206) 504-3044
Photo of Tatjana Isaac, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Tacoma, WA
Tatjana Isaac
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, CMHS, MHP
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98411  (Online Only)
Accepting New Telehealth Clients - I provide trauma focused therapies for adults and adolescents with a non-judgmental, collaborative and strengths focused approach. This means that it is my highest priority to ensure therapy is a place where you feel equally empowered and cared for. Traumatic experiences rob us of a sense of autonomy and it is my hope to create a place in therapy where you can reconnect and show love towards all parts of yourself.
Accepting New Telehealth Clients - I provide trauma focused therapies for adults and adolescents with a non-judgmental, collaborative and strengths focused approach. This means that it is my highest priority to ensure therapy is a place where you feel equally empowered and cared for. Traumatic experiences rob us of a sense of autonomy and it is my hope to create a place in therapy where you can reconnect and show love towards all parts of yourself.
(253) 201-3051 View (253) 201-3051
Photo of Richard W. Solitaire, Counselor in Tacoma, WA
Richard W. Solitaire
Counselor, MA, MHP, LMHC, CMHS, ACS
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tacoma, WA 98409
As an African-American male providing therapy since 2007, I bring a multicultural perspective that has enabled me to work effectively with a wide range of clients. I'm a licensed mental health therapist who mainly works from a Cognitive Behavioral and Humanistic Therapeutic approach to help address many issues in counseling. My belief is that people and families experience different problems and need help to navigate through them by addressing their thoughts, feelings, behaviors and relationships with others. Washington State Approved LICENSED CLINICAL SUPERVISOR.
As an African-American male providing therapy since 2007, I bring a multicultural perspective that has enabled me to work effectively with a wide range of clients. I'm a licensed mental health therapist who mainly works from a Cognitive Behavioral and Humanistic Therapeutic approach to help address many issues in counseling. My belief is that people and families experience different problems and need help to navigate through them by addressing their thoughts, feelings, behaviors and relationships with others. Washington State Approved LICENSED CLINICAL SUPERVISOR.
(253) 455-7471 View (253) 455-7471
Photo of Eugenia Kang, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Tacoma, WA
Eugenia Kang
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSWA
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98402
Not accepting new clients
I am a clinical social worker based in Tacoma, Washington! I have experience working with children, teens, and adults in residential, school, and community settings.
I am a clinical social worker based in Tacoma, Washington! I have experience working with children, teens, and adults in residential, school, and community settings.
(253) 400-3565 View (253) 400-3565
Photo of Bao Dinh Ngo in Tacoma, WA
Bao Dinh Ngo
SUDP, LMHCA, LMFTA, EMDR, MHP
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98402
I specialized training in EMDR and I have experience working in a variety of settings, including outpatient and inpatient treatment centers, since 2019. I have experience working with diverse populations in the social services sector since 2018. Every person is unique and has the capacity to change for the better in order to become their ideal selves, in my opinion. To help you comprehend the value of both positive and negative experiences that contribute to the development of strength and resiliency, my main strategies include EMDR, hypnosis, motivational interviewing (MI) and cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT).
I specialized training in EMDR and I have experience working in a variety of settings, including outpatient and inpatient treatment centers, since 2019. I have experience working with diverse populations in the social services sector since 2018. Every person is unique and has the capacity to change for the better in order to become their ideal selves, in my opinion. To help you comprehend the value of both positive and negative experiences that contribute to the development of strength and resiliency, my main strategies include EMDR, hypnosis, motivational interviewing (MI) and cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT).
(253) 342-4002 View (253) 342-4002
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Calmli Guided Psychotherapy, PLLC
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT
Verified
Tacoma, WA 98446
Not accepting new clients
As a Systemic therapist who also understands the importance of a person-centered approach, I help individuals, couples, and family’s increase awareness of current emotional, behavioral, and communicative patterns that create a barrier to personal and interpersonal growth. Recognizing the importance of culture and identity, I utilize an intersectional approach to each individual and family.
As a Systemic therapist who also understands the importance of a person-centered approach, I help individuals, couples, and family’s increase awareness of current emotional, behavioral, and communicative patterns that create a barrier to personal and interpersonal growth. Recognizing the importance of culture and identity, I utilize an intersectional approach to each individual and family.
(253) 342-4289 View (253) 342-4289
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Mackenzie Nitz
Counselor, LMHC, MEd
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tacoma, WA 98405  (Online Only)
My mission is clear: to guide individuals towards long-term solutions, instill healthy coping mechanisms, and cultivate positive relationships. For this reason I am drawn to clients who share a desire for overall well-being and are ready to confront negative tendencies. This often involves exploring challenging questions, a process that leads to a deeper understanding of oneself. In order to do this I delve into my clients' histories, recognizing that understanding the past is crucial to addressing present challenges. I am dedicated to cutting through the noise and fostering honest communication within a safe and supportive space.
My mission is clear: to guide individuals towards long-term solutions, instill healthy coping mechanisms, and cultivate positive relationships. For this reason I am drawn to clients who share a desire for overall well-being and are ready to confront negative tendencies. This often involves exploring challenging questions, a process that leads to a deeper understanding of oneself. In order to do this I delve into my clients' histories, recognizing that understanding the past is crucial to addressing present challenges. I am dedicated to cutting through the noise and fostering honest communication within a safe and supportive space.
(253) 262-0102 View (253) 262-0102

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Number of Therapists in Tacoma, WA

1,000+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Tacoma, WA who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
88% Depression
77% Trauma and PTSD
76% Relationship Issues
76% Self Esteem
72% Stress
68% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

9 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

77% Premera
64% Regence
60% Aetna

How Therapists in Tacoma, WA see their clients

51% In Person and Online
49% Online Only

Gender breakdown

75% Female
21% Male
4% Non-Binary

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Tacoma?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.