Edwin Wea

(M.A., L.M.H.C.)
Therapist Edwin Wea Photo

About Me

I am a licensed mental health counselor, in the State of Washington for over 20 years. I am trained in multiple modalities: cognitive-behavioral therapy, motivation interviewing, client-centered therapy, rational-emotive therapy and hypnotherapy. I have experience working with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, couple's counseling, family therapy. I specialize in working with multicultural individuals and blended families. I am a minority mental health specialist for African Americans. I have experience working with military individuals.

My style of interaction emphasizes the importance of unconditional positive regard. I promote a client's growth, healing and self-actualization. I treat all clients with dignity and respect, recognizing that therapy is a unique experience for each client. I tailor my approach to the client's strengths and their desire for specific behavioral change.

Counseling is a special journey for each person. It takes courage and motivation to seek help, working with someone you have never met before. I encourage the client to openly discuss their concerns/reflection throughout the counseling process, so that his/her journey is a good experience. I recognize that it is an honor to help clients explore change in their live, at their pace.

I look forward to helping you help yourself.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 20

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LMHC #LH00006859 (Expires: 2022-07-17)


Reviews

Written by M.I. on Oct 08, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and career difficulties

Edwin is a sage with clinical training. He's patient, perceptive, and encouraging on every issue I bring to him. He listens attentively and is quick to share anecdotes and observations in terms that resonate deeply. I would highly recommend Edwin for anyone looking for a friend disguised as a therapist.

Written by B.R. on Sep 23, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, and coping with life changes

Edwin has made me feel comfortable and confident from our first session. He truly listens to you and makes you feel like you can achieve your goals. He also is extremely competent and makes you feel confident in his expertise.

Written by J.E. on Sep 02, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues

I trust him already

Written by L.O. on Aug 26, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Edwin has been so helpful in his expertise for counseling me on my concerns. He has been a blessing to me.

Written by A.. on Aug 11, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Edwin changed the terms of our first session to something I was not comfortable with shortly before our scheduled meeting. When I mentioned that I did not appreciate this, he suggested I find a different counsellor with an air of someone who did not wish to deal with me.

Written by M.E. on Aug 04, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, and adhd

Edwin and I have just started working together. So I'm fairly new to him and him to myself, but it seems to be going very well he's very personable and easy to talk to! Probably one of the most important first impressions a counselor can make!

Written by D.E. on Aug 03, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and career difficulties

Edwin is an amazing counselor. Although I haven't requested a session for a while, He checks in via email weekly. Its really appreciated!

Written by L.A. on Jul 10, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 months on issues concerning coaching

Edwin is thoughtful, experienced and wanting to support my needs.

Written by T.Y. on Jul 09, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Have only had 2 sessions with Edwin so far, but I love that he is so kind. Always points me in the right direction and couldn't be happier with my experience so far.

Written by P.E. on Jun 27, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 10 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and parenting issues

I have been working with Edwin for almost a year and over that time he has demonstrated a consistent ability to hear my words and gently help me to deal with my challenges and fears and build a path towards my dreams.

Written by J.A. on Jun 08, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Edwin is literally the most understanding person I've talked with. He helped me understand life in a pandemic. I Highly recommend Edwin as a counselor.

Written by G.E. on May 28, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Great counselor.

Written by R.A. on May 17, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Dr. Wea is so great at listening and offering suggestions to help. He is never forceful or judgmental!

Written by D.E. on May 13, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

From the very first session Edwin made me feel very comfortable and supported to share my struggles and help me navigate my emotions. He's given me specific tools to help me make tangible changes in my life. The feedback he has given me comes with no judgement and a level of empathy and understanding that I haven't experienced before. I would recommend Edwin to anyone who is struggling and needs a positive and supportive presence in their life.

Written by M.A. on May 05, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 months on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and anger management

He is a great help

Written by M.I. on May 04, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd

Edwin is patient as he is capable. He is a joy to speak too

Written by R.E. on Apr 20, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

When I was full of doubt, Edwin saved me. I recommend Edwin to everyone and anyone. He’s very caring, open minded, nurturing, and effective with his feedback during our sessions. He listens and makes sure I feel validated, and always has a positive outlook, worksheet, and or book to offer. I have always been very reserved, and careful with who I talk to about my emotions, but Edwin made me feel safe and I am so thankful to have found this man. In just a few short months, I made a lot of progress and will continue to do so with Edwin. If you are looking for an angel on earth, Edwin is one of them.

Written by W.I. on Apr 19, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Very easy to talk to, a very understanding person.

Written by R.O. on Apr 14, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Mr. Edwin was very knowledgeable and compassionate. He offered multiple solutions to my problems and encouraged me to implement coping techniques he provided me with to help manage my stress and anxiety. I would recommend Mr. Edwin to anyone looking for a kind hearted person with a great respect for helping others.

Written by A.D. on Mar 29, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and

Edwin seriously is one of the best therapist I’ve ever been too, and I’m so thankful I was lucky enough to get matched up with him. He’s a great listener, cares, and has great advice. Instead of getting anxiety over sessions, I actually get excited. I know it’s going to be a judge free zone and a very calm atmosphere I’m entering into. He’s great and his practices are awesome. They have helped me improve so so much and I’m about to have my third session soon. I recommended him 1000000%

Written by B.R. on Mar 19, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, sleeping disorders, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Edwin is kind and a great listener

Written by F.R. on Mar 09, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

I am finding therapy w/Edwin Wea very helpful.

Written by J.O. on Mar 04, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

I love Edwin, he is a really compassionate and involved therapist who feels invested in me.

Written by S.A. on Jan 08, 2021 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and grief

I'm currently going through a very painful and difficult time in my life and Edwin has been my harbor in the storm. He has a quiet, caring and calm demeanor and I'm so grateful for his support.

Written by J.A. on Dec 21, 2020 after therapy with Edwin for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and relationship issues

Edwin is very compassionate, empathetic and non-judgemental, he has been a great sourse of support during a difficult time!

Written by J.O. on Dec 08, 2020 after therapy with Edwin for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

Amazing person Edwin, makes me feel listened to. He is always so willing to listen and help me understand how to make needed changes in my life.

Written by S.H. on Nov 25, 2020 after therapy with Edwin for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

My first experience with Edwin was great! He was very kind friendly and helpful.

Written by C.H. on Nov 09, 2020 after therapy with Edwin for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, anger management, and coping with life changes

Edwin is a fantastic listener and very respectful communicator. I end each session feeling more calm and with hope for a bright future - no matter the current issues I’m facing. I recommend him highly!

Written by C.A. on Oct 24, 2020 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

Edwin is acting and kind. He openly listens and always politely asks “would you like some feedback about that?” I really appreciated him asking. I’m not sure why, but just seemed so genuine. I feel very comfortable with Edwin and highly recommend him.

Written by A.M. on Oct 18, 2020 after therapy with Edwin for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coaching, and adhd

Amazing gentle and full circle approach.

Written by B.R. on Oct 10, 2020 after therapy with Edwin for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

Edwin and I connected at an extremely difficult time in my life. His kindness and understanding, along with quality expertise and experience helped pinpoint the things I needed to work on and consider most in order to both heal and generally improve. I'm grateful to the effort he always puts in to understand, care, and solicit advice. His kind demeanor and mutual respect makes connecting with him a simple task. Overall, he comes highly recommend.

Written by M.Y. on Oct 04, 2020 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, anger management, and coping with life changes

He understands my analogies, which makes it easy to relate with him.

Written by S.H. on Aug 30, 2020 after therapy with Edwin for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts

I appreciate how he checks in between sessions.

Written by K.A. on Aug 12, 2020 after therapy with Edwin for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and family conflicts

Edwin is great! He immediately zeroed in on the issues my husband and I were having and teased out some changes we could make. Our communication has improved significantly and we have new resources!

Edwin has a kind, conversational style and it easy to talk with. He followed up with messenger and sent helpful materials. Edwin has been a tremendous help and I'm glad we found him.