I am a thoughtful counselor with best practices at the heart of all my patient encounters. I have over a decade of experience working with groups and individuals who present with a variety of issues, including trauma, substance use, depression, anxiety, and relationship problems.
I graduated from Pacific University with a Master of Arts in counseling psychology as well as from The University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology.
I utilize evidence base practices such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma Informed Therapies. I use mindfulness techniques as a supplemental practice for interested patients as well.
I am an easy listener who is interested in getting to know each patient and learn what their personal goals are and how I might help them. My therapeutic approach is human centered and unconditionally positive.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Codependency, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
OR LPC C5566
WA LMHC 61247072
Friendly and understanding of my needs. Very supportive and knowledgeable with a gentle approach to helping people learn to better care for themselves mentally.
Written on Sep 26, 2022 after therapy with Carri for 1 year and 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and adhd
Carri is a great listener and is really sharp, kind, and funny. I have a lot of "man issues" with asking for help or getting to the emotional components of my challenges. She has good ways to get into that and real tools to help!
Written on Nov 01, 2021 after therapy with Carri for 2 weeks on issues concerning trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching
Carri has been incredibly helpful getting me through a difficult time in my marriage. I really appreciate her experience, thoughtful suggestions, and insight. Our sessions have been great and I value her calm, funny, and non-judgmental manor.
Written on Sep 28, 2021 after therapy with Carri for 1 month on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues
Already have recommended to a friend and intend to schedule another appointment happy Labor Day!!! Focusing on labor! Should have positive response from some friends of mine. No need to respond vacation!
Written on Sep 06, 2021 after therapy with Carri for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression
Carri is great at bringing empathy to our sessions. I appreciate her expertise and providing gentle feedback when addressing difficult topics I am working through.
Written on Sep 03, 2021 after therapy with Carri for 1 year and 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes