Although it's true that children are resilient, there are times when children and their families need focused support and therapy in order to move forward and reach emotional health and balance. I am a Clinical Psychologist and Registered Play Therapist who uses cognitive-behavioral, play therapy, animal-assisted therapy, art therapy, and mindfulness techniques to help clients achieve better mental health. Having been licensed for sixteen years, I have worked extensively with children who present with anxiety, depression, a history of trauma including post-traumatic stress disorder, attention deficit, obsessive-compulsive disorder, autism, grief issues, and behavioral concerns.
ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS! We believe that tending to your mental health is just as important as your physical health. We have a team of Mental Health professionals at Vancouver Wellness Studio who have different types of expertise to meet your needs. Our therapists use a Trauma-focused, Holistic, Collaborative, and Client-centered approach, and are able to provide clients with a different experience in therapy including Mindfulness, EMDR Trauma therapy, LENS Neurofeedback and Somatic Therapy. Our therapists can work together to provide you with coordinated care. Our team includes Kendall Hagensen, LMHC, BC-DMT (Lemecia Lindsey, LICSW)
Dr. Anson Service: No judgement. No "know-it-all-ism". No weirdness. I see my clients with unconditional positive regard and help them discover the source of their issues and how to feel better fast. In a world full of memes and one-liners we often search for simple solutions to complex problems. However, most problems cannot be solved so simply and require the help of a professional who has experience and training in behavioral and neurological issues. Real problems require real strategies and understanding. I also enjoy helping people reach new levels of success in life and business.
With seventeen years of experience working with children, adolescents, and adults, I have worked in schools, residential treatment centers, and outpatient settings, as well as on-site, in-home, and community locations. I enjoy working with all ages and specialize in children's mental health. My role as a therapist includes offering you (or you and your child, or your family) active listening, reflection, encouragement, helpful challenges, and constructive feedback. I use a positive relationship to support you or your child as you explore and express yourself.
If you’re looking for a therapy of depth, insight, and durability; if you’re seeking a highly-trained therapist with 35 years of experience who listens carefully and thoughtfully; if you’ve been disappointed by ‘quick fix’ approaches that promise much and deliver little; if you want an individualized approach designed specifically with your needs in mind, then please call me to discuss whether we might be a good fit.
Do you experience intense and unmanageable emotions? Do you often find yourself acting impulsively and engaging in self-defeating behaviors? Does it seem like you are simply surviving the journey of life rather than enjoying it? Change is possible! I am glad you are interested in counseling with me and I look forward to hearing your story. Through therapy I can help you learn new ways to cope with current difficulties, as well as heal old wounds. I will strive to help you discover your own inner strength and become your best self.
There are times in our lives when we need someone to help us navigate through difficult journeys such as grief and loss, or a circumstance in our lives which we cannot face alone. Perhaps anxiety is rearing its head, or there's a sense of being alone at a time where we need help. I believe it's always better to have someone to walk through these difficult journeys with us.
(1)Who am I? People describe me as unflappable, empathic and balanced. I believe in the potential of those I see. I know people can and do manage and sometimes overcome debilitating mental health conditions. I rely on client collaboration and feedback in order to stretch a person beyond the distortions that render one paralyzed. Be ready to stretch and discover that you can. (2)What is my professional experience? I have a little over 20 years in the social service and mental health field. I have worked within school, hospital, prison, and community mental health agencies in California, Oregon and Washington.
I am a clinician with years of training and broad experience that have brought about a deep understanding of how people come to feel and behave as they do. I work with people experiencing depression, anxiety, identity and self-esteem problems, relationship difficulties, pregnancy/postpartum adjustment, and those feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, or stuck. My approach is warm, compassionate, honest, and professional. I strive to be a steady and supportive partner throughout the therapy process and facilitate an increasing understanding of your emotions, patterns, and areas of identity impacting many areas of your life. I find curiosity and humor to be important tools in the process.
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Currently accepting new clients: It is essential to have a counselor that you feel comfortable with and is your "best fit" counselor. I provide a warm, authentic and non-judgmental environment where you can face challenges and work through difficulties while receiving genuine support. My approach to counseling is collaborative, compassionate, identity-affirming, culturally informed, relational and strengths based. I believe in giving you the time and attention you deserve and offer high quality care in a compassionate, supportive and culturally responsive environment to help you gain insight and live a healthier and happier life.
From struggling to THRIVING. Become more fully "yourself." Enjoy relationship satisfaction. Strengthen connection to something bigger that is meaningful. Get relief from depression and anxiety (really!). Improve effectiveness at work. Feel more at home in your body, content. Mindful and present. LAUGH. Choosing a therapist that is both really good AND a great fit is important. There is a difference here you will experience from the get go. The office is in a 1930's Cape Cod style house...inviting & comfortable. With warmth and character. David is unusually relational and "real." Sessions are 60, 75 or 90 minutes rather than 50.
I am Dr. Kathy Marshack, psychologist and author. My credentials go back decades including a Master’s Degree in Social Work and a Doctorate in Psychology. I've trained with the best too. But as valuable as my education, training and experience are, I also know that each one of you is as unique and special as your fingerprints. I want to help you, so I'm offering Online Therapy for Oregon and Washington residents and Online Education appointments for various topics. Check my clinical website to make an appointment with me: www.kmarshack.com. I am not currrently taking new clinical clients at this time.
Hi! I am happy you found me. Let's get to work. Together, with open/honest/and direct communication, we will work to identify and overcome your obstacles and improve your life, one step at a time. Do you feel overwhelmed with life? Are you struggling with a tough transition? I can help. Are you experiencing a life/family crisis? Do you need some coaching on important decisions in order to move your life forward? Call me!!! With over 15 years experience, I know how to help you. I work with individuals as well as married and unmarried couples.
At times the hurt, anger, anxiety or confusion brought on by life's challenges leaves us stuck or acting ineffectively, unable to determine our best next steps. During these times it can useful to have a guide, someone to help us identify our options, discover opportunities, provide tools for overcoming obstacles, and offer support as we heal and grow. This is my role as a therapist.
Wherever you are on your path to greater health, my goal is to assist you in finding your inner resources and strengths. I offer therapeutic services for the following: Depression, Anxiety, Adoption-related issues, Parenting, Women's Issues, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Relationship/Intimacy Issues and Family-of-Origin Issues. I welcome clients of all sexual orientations and/or gender identities. I also strive to be culturally sensitive and am open to learning more about the traditional backgrounds of my clients so as to provide more competent service.
Passionate about working with individuals who want to explore and connect with a more authentic sense of self as a basis for defining their lives, work lives and roles in the larger community. I offer a blend of personal and career counseling to provide a holistic approach to career and life planning. My typical client is interested in finding direction and fulfillment, but is overwhelmed or discouraged. Focusing on personal issues or mental health concerns can reduce barriers to moving forward. We can work on defining purpose and direction, handling stress and tackling career exploration and job search.
Are you out of balance? Not fully present: stuck in the past or dread the future? Do you want to feel comfortable with yourself and live authentically so you enjoy time alone and with others? I can help you move beyond talk therapy and learn to communicate with your timeless, internal wisdom; to integrate your body, heart and soul so you respond rather than react to life situations. Therapies I offer include Somatic Experiencing and EMDR (Eye Movement Densisitization Reprocessing) for trauma healing, depth psychology and dream work to uncover your unconscious strengths to navigate life with purpose and joy.
Has anxiety, fear or panic taken hold of your life? Has anger, depression or hopelessness made your life seem unbearable? Therapy can help you to overcome such obstacles and have a life worth living. Reaching out for help can be difficult but I encourage you to contact me or another professional so you can find hope, relief, and break free of the pain and suffering you are experiencing. I have worked with hundreds of adults including veterans and law enforcement.
I believe in our innate capacity to heal and to find our own answers to life's challenges. I help couples and individuals find stability when they are struggling with relationships, anxiety and stress. I specialize in Anxiety, Couples Counseling, PTSD, Identity and Spirituality. I am proud to work with military veterans and service members as well as law enforcement officers, first responders and their families. As a former adjunct faculty member in a Couples and Family Therapy program, I am practiced in working with couples with a wide variety of presenting concerns.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Bagley Downs, Vancouver are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Bagley Downs, Vancouver then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Bagley Downs, Vancouver, or Child Psychologists in Bagley Downs, Vancouver.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Bagley Downs, Vancouver psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Bagley Downs, Vancouver specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.