Providers of Color (POC) Therapists in Seattle, Washington

Finding a BIPOC therapist can be an important first step for people of color (POC) who are starting the therapy search, and looking for a practitioner who may share their racial and/or ethnic background. Therapy seekers of color may feel and experience that therapists who share similar backgrounds understand their unique personal and professional experiences, family dynamics, and/or the stigmas against mental health in their cultures. Therapists who identify as part of the BIPOC community might be uniquely equipped to form a meaningful connection with someone who identifies as Black, Indigenous, or POC because of their shared experiences.

32 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Heather Lowrey

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Sex/love addiction - Relationships - Financial stress - Eating disorders - Depression - Anxiety
Online only
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Ayushi Shah

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life transitions - Relationship issues
Online only
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Teona Callaham Amble

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma
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Olivia White

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Phobias & fears - Self-esteem - Social anxiety - Childhood trauma - Worry
 In-person & online
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Averry Cox

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Identity development - Couples counseling - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Childhood trauma - Shame
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Benu Lahiry

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Relationship issues - Couples counseling - Entrepreneur mental health - Career counseling - Existential crisis & challenges
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Nicole Marie Hoyes Wilson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

ADHD - Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Depression - Life transitions - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
 In-person & online
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Mike & Kim Couples Counseling

Group practice

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Communication issues - Couples counseling - Divorce & separation - Life coaching - Relationship issues - Commitment challenges
Online only
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Shinichi Daimyo

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Relationship issues - Men's health - Race & cultural identity - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Anxiety - ADHD
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Sally Chung

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Cultural identity - Asian mental health - Couples counseling - Psychological testing - Relationships
 In-person & online
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Frank Wang

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Spirituality & religion - Existential crisis & challenges - Life coaching - Life transitions - Couples counseling - Race & cultural identity
Online only
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Avina Khiatani

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Relationship issues - Sexual harassment & assault - College & graduate student mental health - Cultural adjustment - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
Online only
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Arlether Wilson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Depression - Forensic psychology - Medical professionals' mental health - Substance abuse - Neuropsychological testing - Psychological evaluations & testing
 In-person & online
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Esther W Wanjihia

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Couples counseling - Burnout - Divorce & separation - Imposter syndrome - Worry - Anxiety
Online only
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Cara Thomas

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Cultural adjustment - Depression - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Self-esteem
Online only
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D.J. Burr

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Codependency - Men's issues - Relationship issues - Sex addiction - Trauma - Shame
Online only
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Christopher Duchene

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Identity development - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Relationship issues
Online only
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Jasmine McCully

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Race & cultural identity - Relationship issues - Women's issues
Online only
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Stephanie Wang

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Burnout - Depression - Self-esteem - Asian-American identity issues
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Sarah Jirinzu-Carratala

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Depression - Infertility counseling - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Immigration Evaluations
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Alison Batchelder

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Perfectionism - Insomnia & sleep issues - Imposter syndrome - Depression - Body image
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Debaki Chakrabarti

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Addiction - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Clinical supervision
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Holly Batchelder

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Phobias & fears - Relationship issues - Trauma
Online only
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Osakpolo Uwoghiren

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

ADHD - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Schizophrenia - Mood disorders - Panic attacks / panic disorder
 In-person & online
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Dekel Zuhri

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma - Hoarding - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
 In-person & online
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Samuel O Omolade

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Depression - Psychotic disorders - Mood disorders - ADHD - Schizophrenia
Online only
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Naomi Jackson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Race & cultural identity - Women's issues
Online only
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Takashi Matsuki

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Anxiety - Depression - Bipolar disorder - Obsessive compulsive disorder - Post-traumatic stress disorder - ADHD
Online only
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Louise Wheeler

Therapist

Waitlist

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Postpartum depression - Trauma - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Cultural adjustment
Online only
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Merit Psychology Group, A Professional Psychology Corporation

Group practice

Accepting clients from Seattle, Washington

Child mental health - Divorce & separation - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Neuropsychological testing - Psychological evaluations & testing - Stepfamily/Blended Family Issues
Online only

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FAQs about how to find a therapist in Seattle, Washington

How do I find a therapist in Seattle, Washington?

Find a therapist near you in Seattle, Washington on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Seattle, Washington?

Yes, most Seattle, Washington health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in Seattle, Washington. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in Seattle, Washington?

Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in Seattle, Washington. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in Seattle, Washington?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in Seattle, Washington on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Seattle, Washington require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in Seattle, Washington who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Seattle, Washington offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in Seattle, Washington who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Seattle, Washington have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in Seattle, Washington near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in Seattle, Washington who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Seattle, Washington continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local Seattle, Washington therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near Seattle, Washington without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Seattle, Washington?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Seattle, Washington on Zencare. Many therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in Seattle, Washington; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in Seattle, Washington?

Start your search for a great therapist in Seattle, Washington on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Seattle, Washington or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in Seattle, Washington go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in Seattle, Washington?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Seattle, Washington, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in Seattle, Washington include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in Seattle, Washington also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Seattle, Washington providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in Seattle, Washington?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Seattle, Washington. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in Seattle, Washington, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.