Stress Management Therapists in Washington

Stress is a normal, and at times even helpful, part of life. When experienced at a low-to-moderate intensity and over a short period, stress can function to help improve your performance or serve as motivation to achieve important life goals. However, as helpful as it is in some circumstances, stress can also be problematic when it becomes intense or chronic in nature. In such cases, it can negatively impact both physical and mental health. Many events can trigger unhealthy levels of stress, ranging from relationship issues to work deadlines to internal thought patterns.

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Heather Lowrey

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Sex/love addiction - Relationships - Financial stress - Eating disorders - Depression
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Alexandra Steen

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Attachment issues - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Women's issues
 In-person & online
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Yojana Veeramasuneni

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Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Attachment issues - Depression - Race & cultural identity - Trauma
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Teona Callaham Amble

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
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Kaleb Dequan Sinclair

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Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Willow Pearson Trimbach

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Depression - Life transitions - Relationship issues
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Sisu Healing Partners

Group practice

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Addiction - Substance abuse - Life coaching - Family issues - Codependency
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Angel Asuncion-Reed

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Cultural adjustment - Family issues - Identity development - Relationship issues
 In-person & online
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Antonia Derramas

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Caregiver stress & support - Identity development - Life transitions - Race & cultural identity - Women's issues
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Charlene Ray

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Loss and grief - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Mindfulness
 In-person & online
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Arlether Wilson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Depression - Forensic psychology - Medical professionals' mental health - Substance abuse - Neuropsychological testing
 In-person & online
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Mary Ford

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Emotion regulation - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
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Michelle Christine Spoelstra

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Career counseling - College & graduate student mental health - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement
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Ayushi Shah

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life transitions - Relationship issues
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Esther W Wanjihia

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Couples counseling - Burnout - Divorce & separation - Imposter syndrome - Worry
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Blair L Prescott

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Caregiver stress & support - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Self-esteem - Sexual harassment & assault - Trauma
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Jessica Feldman

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Trauma
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David Dean Shoup

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - ADHD - Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Men's health
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Kim Altman Weiss

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Infertility counseling - Postpartum depression - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Chronic illness - Women’s mental health
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Dao Nguyen

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Online only
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Albert Quainoo

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anger management - Binge eating disorder - Bipolar disorder - College & graduate student mental health - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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Shawn Brossart

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Career counseling - Depression - Life transitions - Perfectionism
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Nicole Marie Hoyes Wilson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - ADHD - Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Depression - Life transitions
 In-person & online
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Terry Basolo

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, and sexuality topics - Self-esteem - Life transitions
 In-person & online
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Erin McManus

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Depression - Anxiety - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
 In-person & online
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Rachel McKay

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Existential crisis & challenges - Anxiety - Family issues - Identity development - Spirituality & religion
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Benu Lahiry

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Relationship issues - Couples counseling - Entrepreneur mental health - Career counseling
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Jon Peters

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Divorce & separation - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Spirituality & religion
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Bobbie Jo Hunter

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Life coaching - Trauma
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Emily Rose Barr

Therapist

Accepting clients from Washington

Stress management - Anxiety - Codependency - Depression - Life transitions - Women's issues
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FAQs about how to find a therapist in Washington

How do I find a therapist in Washington?

Find a therapist 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 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 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 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 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 Washington?

Therapists located in Washington offer session fees from <$100/session. To find a therapist who meets your budget, filter by session fee on Zencare. 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 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 Washington?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist 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 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 Washington who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists 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 therapist in Washington who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists 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 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 Washington who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists 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 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 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 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 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 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 therapist 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 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 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 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 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 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 therapist 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 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.