Phillip L Lentz
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Phillip Lentz is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Seattle, WA. He works with adults who are managing difficulties with their own circumstances in life. Many of Phillip’s clients come in to process trauma in the past, navigate identity develop impacting the present, plan for expectations/fears of the future, or some overlapping combination of all three. Phillip has been helpful in collaboratively sorting it out the dynamic layers of symptoms within a client’s experience, making it more manageable for them, both short term and long term.
Phillip is trained in client-centered talk therapy, which uses verbal processing, and the relationship between client and therapist, to identify and organize thoughts and behaviors. In session, Phillip focuses on what the client brings and how each session connects to the overall dynamic of a client’s experience, in order to develop skills for managing problematic symptoms outside of session. This approach supports clients to problem solve on their own, using the experience of session to guide their thought process and resulting behaviors.
Phillip’s style is welcoming, yet challenging. He is intentional around setting up environment where the client can feel heard and understood. Respect and collaboration are very important for the therapeutic relationship to flourish. Phillip is dedicated to providing a relationship that is supportive and encouraging, to promote both safety and growth.
Phillip Lentz received his Master in Counseling Psychology from the Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. They gained experience at psychiatric residential facilities, counseling centers within a college setting, and within a community mental health agency. The range of experience has allowed Phillip to understand and empathize with even the most confusing presentations.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Identity development - Understanding, accepting, and strengthening one’s sense of self through the exploration of family, work, and personal values; addressing issues such as, race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, in the context of self experience
Anger management - Addressing sudden outbursts of anger or sustained resentment; developing healthy anger expression and outlets
Medical professionals' mental health - Support navigating work-related expectations and stress; addressing issues of burnout, hierarchical pressures, and vicarious trauma
Phillip Lentz is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 6 years
SOUND Health, Clinician, 2018 - 2020
Community Psychiatric Clinic, Clinician, 2016 - 2018
Seattle Pacific University, Clinician - Intern, 2017 - 2018
Seattle School of Theology and Psychology, MACP, 2018