Christeine  Terry

Christeine Terry

Psychologist, PhD
Washington Waitlist Online
Downtown Seattle Not Accepting In-person
Updated October 20, 2020

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Chronic health conditions
  • Substance use
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Adjustment to illness
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Dr. Christeine Terry is a Licensed Psychologist who welcomes adults across the lifespan to her practice in Seattle, WA. Dr. Terry often sees young professionals who are grappling with anxiety, and may be relying on marijuana or alcohol use to cope. She also works with family members of an individual with addiction. Additionally, Dr. Terry has extensive experience working with health challenges, and welcomes clients with chronic pain or illness.

No matter what brings the client to her door, Dr. Terry leads each session with a blend of compassion and evidence-based treatments such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Dr. Terry tailors each treatment plan to the needs and strengths of each client, and she is able to provide both brief- and long-term therapy plans. She looks forward to meeting you at her practice, located a quick walk from both Downtown Seattle and Pike Place Market.


Message to clients

At times we face experiences that can test or even overwhelm our abilities to cope. Whether it's adjustment to or living with a chronic illness, the worries or intense sensations of anxiety and stress, or the use of alcohol or substances in ways that cause problems in our lives, getting support and learning skills can help us navigate our challenges in more effective ways.


Specialties

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

Chronic health conditions - Managing the biological, psychological, and emotional aspects of a chronic health condition

Substance use - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use on physical, emotional, and relational health

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

Adjustment to illness - Support around adapting to a new diagnosis; skill-building for improved coping mechanisms, stress reduction, and symptom management

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health

Christeine Terry is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

  • Regence Blue Shield


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $140 (45min)
  • Ongoing sessions: $160 (60min)

Therapist's note

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


Location(s)

Downtown Seattle practice
509 Olive Way, Suite 1360, Seattle, WA 98101
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Tue 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Wed 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Washington)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Tue 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Wed 10:00am-5:00pm
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2013 - Present
Northwest Hospital, 2016 - Present
VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, 2013 - 2016
Portland Psychotherapy Clinic, Research and Training, 2010 - 2013
VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009 - 2010
VA Puget Sound Healthcare System, Internship, 2008 - 2009

University of Washington, PhD, 2009
Rollins College, BA, 2001


Languages

English