Therapists

Areas

Olympia —

Bill Stoner MA, LMHC (Olympia)

  • (360) 561 – 3737
  • http://www.mentalgardener.com/
  • Insurance: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Regence, Tricare, Premera, Lifewise, Atena
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive, list of specialties on main page, included are: PTSD, anxiety, depression, relationships, grief/loss, life transitions etc.
  • Works with adolescents, adults, seniors, couples, families, and groups.

Gabi Clayton, LMHC (Olympia)

  • (360) 888 – 5291
  • http://www.gabiclayton-lmhc.com/
  • Does not bill insurance, contact for more information.
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive and competent, specialties on main page include: depression, trauma, stress, sexual orientation and gender identity issues, family of origin issues, grief, loss, etc.
  • Works with adults, teens, couples, families, and small groups.

Janet Brodsky, LICSW (Olympia)

  • (360) 951 – 0951
  • http://www.southbay-counseling.com/
  • Insurance? Out of network provider mainly, approx. $90 per session. Some low cost slots available sometimes, but usually filled up, there is a waitlist.
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive and competent, specialties are mainly trauma and anxiety and serving underserved populations.
  • Works with teens, adults, individuals and groups. Provides consultation and training as well.

Karen Kirsch, MA CM RSMT (Olympia)

  • (360) 705 – 1216
  • karenbodyofknowledge@gmail.com
  • karenbodyofknowledge.com
  • Insurance? (Call for insurance information)
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive and working towards competency.
  • Does somatic therapy, dance therapy, authentic movement, Bartenieff Fundamentals, Laban Movement Analysis, developmental movement

Keylee Marineau, MA, LMHCA (Olympia)

  • (360) 464 – 7636
  • https://transyouthtransfamilies.wordpress.com/about-tytf/
  • marineau@gmail.com
  • Insurance?
  • Trans* focused and LGBQ+ positive and competent, likely willing to write hormone letters if needed, specializes in trans* youth.
  • Works with individual, couple, and family therapy support groups.
  • Note: Site is old and possibly outdated, worth an e-mail or call to see if still willing to accept clients. Verification needed.

Lynn Grotsky, LICSW (Olympia)

  • (360) 412 – 1319
  • swabh.org/grotsky.html
  • Call for insurance information
  • Trans* competent, especially for trans* youth.
  • Works with young children, adolescents. (More?) Therapy, training, consultations.

Dr. Maile Bay, JD, PsyD, MSCP (Olympia)

  • (360) 529 – 3755
  • mmbay@comcast.net
  • Out of network provider, does do sliding scale. Average cost is $100 per session.
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive, may be willing to do letters for surgery, Talcott Broadhead is a good resource to help with letters if need be, specializes in trauma, family conflict, and sexual abuse.
  • Some information may be outdated, verification needed.

Mary Ann Russell, LMHCA (Olympia)

  • (360) 970 – 1259
  • http://www.maryannrussell.net/nbd/
  • mary@maryannrussell.net
  • Takes some insurance, contact for further information. $90 for 50-60 min. Does do sliding scale.
  • Trans* focused and LGBQ+ positive and competent, specializes in: gender, sexuality, anxiety, depression, obsessions, compulsions, addictions, boundaries.
  • Works with children, adolescents, adults, and elders. Individual, couples, families, and group.

Matt Goldenberg, Psy.D. (Seattle – soon Olympia)

  • (206) 745 – 9532
  • drmattgoldenberg@gmail.com
  • Call for insurance information
  • Very trans* competent and friendly, LGBQ+ competent and friendly, focused on both.
  • Works with adolescents, adults, families, (more?).
  • Moving to Olympia in May 2016.

Nanci Lamusga, CC, LMHCA, LICSW (Olympia)

  • (360) 688 – 9737 (For PiPE: (360) 357 – 4472, hearing impaired number toll-free Washington Relay Service: 1-800-833-6388)
  • https://www.youthchangeagents.org/Therapy.html
  • Info@YouthChangeAgents.org
  • Contract therapist through PiPE downtown Olympia. See page for requirements, generally for survivors and ‘at-risk’ youth. Ages 13-30. Trans* and LGBQ+ positive and competent. Uses ICATH
  • Services through PiPE are free.
  • Still doing independent counseling? Verification needed.

Socket Klatzker, MA, LMFTa, LMHCa (Olympia?)

  • (360) 640 – 4237
  • http://www.socketklatzker.com/
  • Does not take insurance. Sliding scale fee from $60-100 for individual 50 min sessions. $80-100 for 50 min couple sessions. Group fees vary.
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive and competent, specializes in: trauma, conflict mediation, sexuality, gender, depression, anxiety, relationships, life transitions, etc. Uses expressive and art therapies, psychodrama, somatic awareness and embodiment, ritual and ceremony, anti-oppression and culturally aware counseling, etc. Uses ICATH.
  • Works with individuals, couples, any kind of relationship, groups, collectives, and families.
  • Note: May be moving? Possibility of skype therapy.

Stacey Plate, MA LMHC

  • (360) 402 – 7674
  • contact@staceyplate.com
  • staceyplate.com
  • Call for insurance information
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ competent and positive. Works with adults and teens, will write letters for hormones and surgery.

Talcott Broadhead, MSW (Olympia)

  • (360) 402 – 0240
  • http://www.talcottbroadheadmsw.com/
  • broadhead@gmail.com
  • Does not take insurance. $120 per 50 min session for individuals. Also provides consultations, see page for more information.
  • Strong preference given to trans* and previous patients. Trans* and LGBQ+ positive, competent, and specialty. Also specializes in trauma recover and underserved/disenfranchised populations (homeless/street dependent, sex workers, current and former foster youth).
  • Works with individuals.

Teresa Guajardo, MA, LMHC, LMP (Olympia)

  • (360) 789 – 7025
  • http://connections-mindbody.com/
  • Out of network provider, may be able to get reimbursed by insurance. Teresa only works directly with Crime Victims’ Compensation insurance. $100 for 50 min session, $150 for 80 min. Sliding scale may apply if you qualify.
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive and competent, likely willing to write hormone/surgery letters.
  • Works with individual and couples youth and adult.

 

Seattle —

Ezra MF Goetzen, Psy D, LMHCA (Seattle)

  • (646) 397 – 2005
  • http://www.ezramfgoetzen.com/Home.html
  • Out of network provider, may be able to invoice your insurance. $130 per 50 min session.
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive and competent, uses ICATH model, willing and has credentials to write surgery letters according to Washington State insurance requirements, list of specialties on main page, included are: trauma, communication, intersecting identities, anger, depression, anxiety, coming out as queer or trans, exploring body issues, cultivating self-esteem, etc.
  • Works with adults, adolescents, and couples.

Hez Wollin, LICSW (Seattle, Capitol Hill)

  • (206) 470 – 9918
  • http://www.hwollintherapy.com/rates-and-contact-information.html
  • Out of network provider, willing to provide receipt for you to submit to insurance, $100 per session, has some low cost slots available.
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive, competent and focused. Other specialties include: trauma, vicarious trauma and PTSD, childhood sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, grief, loss, difficult family dynamics, anti-oppression, social justice, life transitions. Definitely willing to write surgery and hormone letters. Uses ICATH model.
  • Works with children, adolescents, adults, and families.
  • Bilingual: Spanish. (Offers therapy in Spanish).

Jana Ekdahl, MA, LMHC (Seattle)

  • (206) 328 – 4747
  • http://www.transformationalunfolding.com/
  • jekdahlseattle@msn.com
  • Insurance? Definitely willing to do reduced prices for students (last known reduced price $70 per session).
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive, competent and specialty, does write hormone letters if needed, specialties on main page include: grief and loss, relationship issues, self-awareness, life transitions, etc.
  • Works with adults, couples, older adolescents, and seniors.

Kieran Sawyer Mcmonagle, MA, LMFTA (Seattle)

Matt Goldenberg, Psy.D. (Seattle – soon Olympia)

  • (206) 745 – 9532
  • drmattgoldenberg@gmail.com
  • Call for insurance information
  • Very trans* competent and friendly, LGBQ+ competent and friendly, focused on both.
  • Works with adolescents, adults, families, (more?).
  • Moving to Olympia in May 2016.

Seattle Counseling Services

  • (206) 323 – 1768
  • 1216 Pine St #300
  • http://www.seattlecounseling.org/
  • Offers a range of psychological services, many covered by insurance (Medicaid, Apple) with a high level of trans* and LGBQ+ competency. Sliding scale may also apply.

Therapeutic Health Services (Seattle)

  • (206) 323 – 0930
  • Info@ths-wa.org
  • http://ths-wa.org/programs-and-services/
  • Counselors and a psychiatrist available, low income friendly. Free vouchers available for the qualified. Quick service. Visit programs and services page to see what is offered.
  • Trans and LGBQ+ friendly.

 

Other areas—

Farah A. Westbrook, MA, MHP, LMHC, CMHS, NCC (Gig Harbor, WA)

  • (253) 280 – 9888
  • FarahWestbrook@seamarchc.org
  • SEA MAR Community Health Centers.
  • Trans* and LGBQ+ positive (verification), willing to write surgery letters. Call or e-mail for more information on specialties and competencies.