Dr. Arlether Wilson is a Licensed Professional Counselor located in University Place, WA. Dr. Wilson provides clients substance abuse mental health services, helping them regain control over their lives. Often, Dr. Wilson’s clients’ substance use causes relationship conflict and conflict in the workplace. She also helps those with depression, anxiety, PTSD, and those experiencing overwhelming grief.
Dr. Wilson encourages clients to set goals for themselves and their mental health. Clients reflect on what they want their lives to be like, and then set smaller goals that they can aim for with the support of Dr. Wilson. Dr. Wilson also encourages clients to consider their readiness for change through Motivational Interviewing, a therapy modality that’s helpful in creating meaningful change in one’s life. Clients learn techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), as Dr. Wilson teaches them how to avoid the cognitive distortions that hold them back from feeling balanced, whole, and loved. Dr. Wilson’s style is empathetic, understanding, and professional as she offers her expertise.
Dr. Wilson has a PhD in Counseling Psychology from Walden University. Her background is in forensic mental health care, which involves offering mental health treatment to those within the legal system. She has created a mindfulness coloring book for adults and children, and has been published in many psychology texts.