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Jo Laboff, LICSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Grief Depression Coping with life changes
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About me

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington State and a Geriatric Mental Health Specialist. My education and training is in both clinical social work and psychology. I have worked with adults of all ages as a psychotherapist, counselor, and Geriatric Care Manager. I can help individuals seeking support and guidance with anxiety, stress, depression, relationship issues, career issues, anger management, caregiver stress and aging issues. I believe that we all do the best that we can and trust that every one of us is capable of change, which is the primary goal of therapy. I use therapeutic models that are affirming, optimistic, and effective, including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, mindfulness techniques.

My counseling style is laid back and supportive. I have been described as compassionate, genuine, a good listener, and with a good sense of humor. I do not believe in stigmatizing labels. I like to focus on identifying your strengths and helping you to maximize them to overcome your obstacles. I'm here to help you sort through the things that are difficult right now and offer you a safe place to be open and honest without fear of judgment. You have taken the first and most important step by reaching out for help.

Each of us is unique and bring with us our own life experiences and individual factors that influence how we make our way in the world. My goal is to meet you where you are, to understand how you perceive and interpret your life experiences and to introduce you to ways of perception and reaction that lead you to a more satisfying and joyful life. I am here to encourage and empower you when you are ready. I look forward to working with you!

Professional experience

13yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Grief Depression Coping with life changes

Additional areas of focus: Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Caregiver issues and stress, Impulsivity, Mood disorders

Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Services offered

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License information

WA LICSW LW 60159256


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Jo Laboff. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

She is a wonderful listener to me. Provided me with wonderful insight and help where needed. The time she spent with me was appreciated as well.

Written on Dec 23, 2021 after therapy with Jo for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and coping with life changes