Social Workers in Washington

Find the best social workers in Washington. The social workers below specialize in a number of issues, ranging from specific expertise such as eating disorders or trauma to more general practice like anxiety and depression. They have been vetted by the Zencare team for offering high quality, clinically rigorous care.

42 Matching Social Workers with Availability

Sisu Healing Partners's profile picture
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Sisu Healing Partners

Group practice

Accepting clients from Washington

Addiction - Substance abuse - Life coaching - Family issues - Codependency - Eating disorders & disordered eating
Online only
Nicole Marie Hoyes Wilson's profile picture
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Nicole Marie Hoyes Wilson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

ADHD - Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Depression - Life transitions - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
 In-person & online
Charlene  Ray's profile picture
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Charlene Ray

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Loss and grief - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Mindfulness - Self-esteem
 In-person & online
Jon  Peters's profile picture
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Jon Peters

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Divorce & separation - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Spirituality & religion - Stress management
Online only
Shawn  Brossart's profile picture
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Shawn Brossart

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Career counseling - Depression - Life transitions - Perfectionism - Stress management
Online only
Darcie  Kelly's profile picture
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Darcie Kelly

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Body dysmorphia - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma
Online only
Lisa  Ganz's profile picture
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Lisa Ganz

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Relationship issues - Spirituality & religion - Stress management - Trauma - Life purpose & meaning - Emotion regulation
Online only
Jessica  Feldman's profile picture
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Jessica Feldman

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Trauma - Assertiveness
Online only
Alison  Scarlato's profile picture
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Alison Scarlato

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Identity development - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Trauma - Work stress
 In-person & online
Jennifer  Harrison's profile picture
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Jennifer Harrison

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Depression - Somatic Experiencing - Trauma - Addiction - Existential crisis & challenges
Online only
HealthLinkNow's profile picture
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HealthLinkNow

Group practice

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma - Mood disorders
Online only
Renelle  Wolff's profile picture
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Renelle Wolff

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Parenting
Online only
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Yonna Swingholm

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Existential crisis & challenges - Relationship issues - Sexual health & dysfunction - Stress management - Trauma
Online only
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Mike & Kim Couples Counseling

Group practice

Accepting clients from Washington

Communication issues - Couples counseling - Divorce & separation - Life coaching - Relationship issues - Commitment challenges
Online only
Talk Heal Thrive Psychotherapy's profile picture
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Talk Heal Thrive Psychotherapy

Group practice

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Mood disorders - Shame
Online only
PSYCHe's profile picture
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PSYCHe

Group practice

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Mindfulness - Trauma - Adolescent mental health
 In-person & online
Bjorn  Dale's profile picture

Bjorn Dale

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Compulsive behavior - Depression - Suicidal ideation - Trauma - Emotion regulation
 In-person & online
Hilary Sweedler Chentow's profile picture
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Hilary Sweedler Chentow

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Life purpose & meaning
Online only
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Crystal Ross

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Sexual health & dysfunction
Online only
Lindy's Legacy, PLLC's profile picture
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Lindy's Legacy, PLLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Washington

Dissociative disorders - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Relationship issues - Veterans' issues - Psychological evaluations & testing - Mood disorders
Online only
Barbara  Brown's profile picture
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Barbara Brown

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Trauma - Anxiety - Depression - Loss and grief - Self-esteem - Mindfulness
 In-person & online
Rebecca  Kushins's profile picture
Vetted

Rebecca Kushins

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Internal Family Systems (IFS) - Mindfulness - LGBTQIA topics - Anxiety - Depression - Spirituality & religion
Online only
Collective Counseling Solutions's profile picture
Vetted

Collective Counseling Solutions

Group practice

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Addiction - Relationship issues - Mood disorders
Online only
NOCD - Therapists for OCD's profile picture

NOCD - Therapists for OCD

Group practice

Accepting clients from Washington

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Online only
Charlie  Janski-Ogunfidodo's profile picture
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Charlie Janski-Ogunfidodo

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Chronic illness - Gender identity & transgender health - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Trauma - Nonmonogamy, polyamory, and kink
Online only
Bernadette Antoinette Wood's profile picture
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Bernadette Antoinette Wood

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Addiction - Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Emotion regulation
Online only
Salome  Bohne's profile picture

Salome Bohne

Pre-Licensed Professional

Accepting clients from Washington

Men's issues - Parenting - Stress management - Trauma - Women's issues - Racism, oppression, and discrimination
 In-person & online
Jasmine  McCully's profile picture
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Jasmine McCully

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Race & cultural identity - Relationship issues - Women's issues
Online only
Candace  Raine's profile picture
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Candace Raine

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Anxiety - Depression - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Online only
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Laura Takacs

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Relationship issues - Trauma - Childhood trauma - Guilt
 In-person & online

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FAQs about how to find a social worker in Washington

How do I find a social worker in Washington?

Find a social worker near you in 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 social worker 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 social worker for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Washington?

Yes, most 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 social worker is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the social worker 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 social worker out-of-network in 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 social worker in Washington?

Many social workers 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 Washington. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network social worker, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a social worker in Washington?

Start your search for an appointment with a social worker in Washington on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Washington require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective social worker 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 social worker, 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 social worker, 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 social worker in Washington who sees clients after hours?

Find a social worker who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many social workers in 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 social worker in Washington who offers in-person sessions?

Find a social worker who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many social workers in 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 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 social worker 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 social worker in Washington who offers online sessions?

Find a social worker who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most social workers in 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 social worker, 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 Washington social worker 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 social worker near Washington without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Washington?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Washington on Zencare. Many social workers 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 social workers to choose from in 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 Washington?

Start your search for a great social worker in Washington on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of 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 social worker: 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 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 social worker 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 Washington?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in 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 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 Washington also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most 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 social worker, 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 Washington?

There are several options for paying for therapy in 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 social worker in 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 social worker 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.