My name is Jeanette "Jan" Kaschmitter and I have been a licensed therapist in Washington State for over 20 years. For the last 10 years I have worked in fully integrated mental health and substance abuse programs. During the course of my career I have worked in community mental health, inpatient psychiatric and a tribal clinic. I have provided individual, couples, and group counseling to primarily an adult population. The methods I use come from several different therapeutic models. Some of the specific techniques used are derived from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. I consider myself eclectic in nature and strive to meet the individual needs of people served. I have specialized training in grief and loss, trauma/sexual abuse, anger management, co-occurring disorder, and pain management. It is my belief that we are all capable of healing and reaching a healthy balance in our lives. There is no greater privilege than to take this healing journey with someone and to see how much they can truly achieve. I am very blessed.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Emptiness, Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
WA LMHC LH00007259
Jan is a great therapist , very attentive to my problems, always available and her guidance is truly appreciated.
Written on Nov 16, 2021 after therapy with Jeanette "Jan" for 4 months on issues concerning addictions, family conflicts, parenting issues, and adhd
She is so humble and kind. I love talking with her I feel understood!! I love her style of therapy.
Written on Nov 01, 2021 after therapy with Jeanette "Jan" for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, and adhd
Jan is incredibly helpful. It has been a tough time for me, and many of the problems I've had are issues that could have easily kept me reacting unhealthily to life. But because she listened, because she always gave me insights, and because she reminded me to be compassionate towards myself, I've been looking at life with more hope than I used to.
Written on Oct 30, 2021 after therapy with Jeanette "Jan" for 4 months on issues concerning relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes