Lia Kamitsis is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee (CDPT) with offices in Maple Valley and Kent, WA who works with teens and adults across the lifespan. She specializes in substance abuse, including alcohol, meth, and marijuana, depression, anxiety, trauma, life transitions, adjustment difficulties & disorders, and LGBTQIA topics.
Lia primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help her clients change their thought patterns and develop healthier coping skills. She also mixes in Gestalt Therapy, Supportive Therapy, and mindfulness practices, when appropriate. Her sessions are person-centered, and she takes a team-oriented approach to ensure all of her clients’ needs are being met. For clients who need additional support, Lia will work with them to find more resources.
Lia wants all of her clients to live the life they envision and feel empowered to live authentically. Before working in private practice, she worked at Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare. She looks forward to meeting you.