Therapists Specializing in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Seattle

Find therapists specializing in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in Seattle below. All therapists have been vetted by the Zencare team for clinically rigorous, quality care. Visit their profiles to watch an introductory video and book a free initial call to find a good fit!

Maryetta  Healy

Maryetta Healy

18 West Mercer Street, Seattle, WA, 98119

Online Sessions, WA

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $185 per session

As a therapist I know that life can often present you with problems that challenge your ability to successfully cope with certain situations on your own. You may either feel flooded by emotional responses or you may find yourself shutting down, turning off the system which appears to be disrupting your life. The problem with shutting down in an attempt to escape the feelings, is that the result can be isolation which then leads to increased sadness, stressed relationships, and depression. I would like to be able to offer you a safe, protected place to talk about yourself and your struggles so that change can happen through a gentle, accepting process that will allow you to gain knowledge about yourself and allow you to regain your footing through self-acceptance.

Stephanie  Eldringhoff

Stephanie Eldringhoff

Issaquah, WA,

Online Sessions, WA

Insurances: Regence Blue Shield
Waitlist available in-person & online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $175 per session

Life has its ups and downs, and in the midst of those fluctuations, there often aren’t ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ answers. There are times when we all truly need help and support to navigate difficult challenges and choices. With the right guidance, it’s possible to process difficult feelings, become curious about the unknown, experience profound transformation and add to our life tool kit of skills and habits. In my psychotherapy practice, I specialize in working with worry, anxiety, panic, trauma (childhood and more recent events) and relationships. And sometimes people don’t need a psychotherapist but a coach to gain clarity on their goals, build a map to a brighter future and gain skills to get there. Working with me as a coach, you have the advantage of a coach who has deep psychological training. Regardless of our work together, therapy or coaching, it’s my aim to create a safe place for you to explore your life, to listen intently and truly understand your experience and perspective and provide you with real-world options that work best for you.

Heather  Lowrey

Heather Lowrey

4510 Thackeray Place Northeast, Seattle, WA, 98105

Online Sessions, WA

Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $165 per session

In a nutshell, an intimacy avoidant behavior is using something on the outside to fix something inside.  Intimacy avoidance behaviors include over-spending or over-shopping, problematic sexual or relationships behaviors (including excessive pornography use, codependency and avoidance of sex or relationships), substance abuse and eating disorders. 

Jon  Reeves

Jon Reeves

1107 Northeast 45th Street, Seattle, WA, 98105

Online Sessions, WA

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $165 per session

I offer psychotherapy for individuals, with a focus on college students and young professionals. People seek therapy in times of frustration, suffering, and dissatisfaction--in my practice I take time to understand what brings you in and take a deep, collaborative approach to treatment. Whether you are looking into therapy to deal with a one-time event or to manage a lifetime stressor, together we can facilitate change to help redirect your time and energy from distress towards living a fulfilling life.
My training spans many areas of mental health and I have experience with many problems that bring people to therapy. My particular areas of expertise are those most often encountered by 18-35 year olds, including anxiety and stress, depression, sexuality, and confusion about relationships and careers.
My motto is caring curiosity. Together we can develop a trusting relationship to help you understand and change what ails you. Please contact me to discuss how we might begin and visit my website to learn more about my practice.

Barbara  Brown

Barbara Brown

10516 East Riverside Drive, Bothell, WA, 98011

Online Sessions, WA

Insurances: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Medicare, Medicare (through Blue Cross Blue Shield), First Choice Health
Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $145 per session

I know how hard it can be to reach out and ask for help. Asking for help means moving out of your comfort zone and taking a leap of faith. I would be honored to walk along side you on your journey of self exploration.

Kyle  Forrest

Kyle Forrest

3123 Fairview Avenue East, Seattle, WA, 98102

Online Sessions, WA

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $180 per session

You can live a more satisfying life. Trust in yourself - in your informed intuition - to find a therapist that is right for you. I work collaboratively with individuals and couples. Feel free to contact me by phone or email. I look forward to talking with you.

Zev  Berkowitz

Zev Berkowitz

Online Sessions, WA

Insurances: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, United Healthcare, FIT Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), Oxford Health Plans, Aetna Student Health Insurance, Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Boston College Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), MIT Student and Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna), New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $130 - $175 per session

All you need to bring to therapy is an open mind and a willingness to explore. I am a very interactive therapist; I give a lot of feedback and guidance. In my work with individuals, I help people see how they developed the coping skills and defense mechanisms they did, and how to begin recognizing them in a less judgmental way. I also teach couples new communication skills: how to rebuild trust and safety after a breach, how to mirror one another, ways to validate and empathize. We work on breaking bad patterns and create healthier ones using positivity and appreciations.

It's so rewarding to help couples and families heal old and current wounds, and to see my clients use therapy as a way to soar to new emotional freedoms. Please don't be in pain anymore: contact me so we can set goals together, develop healthier ways of coping, and watch you blossom.

Lauren  Lowenthal

Lauren Lowenthal

631 Strander Boulevard, Tukwila, WA, 98188

Online Sessions, WA

Insurances: Cigna, First Choice Health, Optum, Premera Blue Cross, Regence Blue Shield
Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $145 per session

Imagine a counseling relationship where the total focus is on you: what you want in life, what will help you achieve it, and where you are listened to and accepted without judgment. Take the first step; I welcome the opportunity to help you on your change journey.

Seattle EMDR Associates

Seattle EMDR Associates

600 North 36th Street, Seattle, WA, 98103

Online Sessions, WA

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, First Choice Health
Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $160 per session

Seattle EMDR Associates is a therapy practice in the heart of the Fremont neighborhood in Seattle, WA. They work with individuals, couples, and families.

They welcome people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, as well as people who identify as LGBTQIA or have varied gender expressions. They have extensive experience with and a passion for working with people from marginalized groups and are welcoming to those in the kink, poly, and/or sex worker community.

Laura  Merritt

Laura Merritt

1700 Westlake Avenue North, Seattle, WA, 98109

Online Sessions, WA

Insurances: First Choice Health, Premera Blue Cross, Modern Health Insurance
Accepting new clients in-person & online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $170 per session

You've taken an important first step by being here at this site at this very moment. For many people, they are not quite sure what they want from therapy but they know they want something to be different. Perhaps you no longer want anxiety, stress or previous traumatic experiences to hold you back from your fullest potential. Perhaps you see a need to focus on self care and want to create work/life balance. Perhaps you're reevaluating your career or workplace environment and want to deepen your sense of meaning and purpose. Perhaps you have explored plant medicine, entheogenics, or psychedelics and are looking to integrate the information and experience. Perhaps something is holding you back from living your fullest potential, you're not quite sure what it is but you want to break-free of those limitations. Whatever it is that you'd like to see change, I will be your partner in your growth and healing, you just have to show up.

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