Chantel  Thurman

Chantel Thurman

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Not accepting new clients in Madison Valley practice (updated July 08, 2020)

Not accepting new clients in Duvall practice (updated July 08, 2020)

Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Complex trauma
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Loss and grief

Professional statement

Chantel Thurman is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with offices in Madison Valley and Duvall, WA who works with adults across the lifespan. She specializes in working with trauma, including both acute and complex trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, relationship issues, loss and grief. While individuals come to see her for a wide range of issues, a history of trauma is a common theme. She also works with couples.

Chantel has advanced skills and training in EMDR therapy and utilizes it frequently in sessions, particularly for those individuals with a history of trauma. She works collaboratively with clients to develop treatment goals and to determine the best approach to meets client needs. She helps individuals develop healthier coping strategies and to supplement therapy work with additional support and resources as needed. In addition to EMDR, Chantel utilizes elements of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Jungian Therapy (including dreamwork) when appropriate and helpful.

Chantel’s therapeutic style is genuine, direct, nonjudgmental, and compassionate. She is passionate about her work and is there to support clients on their journey towards healing and growth. She looks forward to meeting you.

Message to clients

Whether you've never considered therapy before or you've been at it for years, I welcome the opportunity to collaborate with you as a skilled, holistic psychotherapist to help you achieve your personal goals for healing and growth.


Complex trauma - Overwhelming responses in the present as a result of past experiences such as physical, emotional or sexual abuse, neglect, growing up in a chaotic or stressful family

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Loss and grief - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Chantel Thurman is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $120 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $140

Therapist's note

Chantel can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Madison Valley practice


  • Mon 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Tue 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Wed 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Duvall practice


  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

EMDR Trauma Recovery Network of Western WA, Steering Committee Member and Volunteer Therapist

Holistic Psychotherapy & Counseling, Private Practice, Individual adults and couples

Eating Recovery Center of Washington, Partial Hospitalization Program Counselor Fremont Community Therapy Project, Intake Specialist

Pacifica Graduate Institute, MA in Counseling Psychology, 1996

EMDR Basic & Advanced training, 2012 - Present