Life is what you make of it. You can make your life into the best experience possible, or if you're suffering from depression, anxiety, or any other problem life throws at you, you may not feel like you're fit enough to cope with life. If you feel that way, a counselor based in Issaquah can help. 

The meaning of Issaquah is unclear. It can mean “the sound of birds,” “snake,” or “little stream.” It’s all up to your interpretation. A counselor can help make sure you have a strong focus on life. Talk to a counselor today if you want to learn more. 

This is Jono Lee's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LICSW, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

Hello, my name is Jono. I am an individual and family psychotherapist. Thank you for your courage and trust in coming and allow me to understand what you have been going through and your present concerns. For all of us, life can sometimes be difficult when we are faced with all sorts of challenges. When things don't go well, it is natural and normal for us to feel stressed, defeated, discouraged and disturbed. The feelings of depression, anxiety, loss, desperation and helplessness can make us feel isolated and hopeless. Often our problems appear to be never-...

This is Jodi Shipley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

Hi! Welcome! My name is Jodi. I am a clinical mental health counselor licensed in Washington, Colorado, and Maine with several years of experience working as advocate for others. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including: life adjustments, LGBTQ /identity issues, depression, anxiety, communication skills, goal setting, improving relationships, women's issues, and improving one's day to day quality of life. My counseling style is directive and strengths-based. I believe in treating everyone with the same respect, concern, and genuine...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 4

I am a clinical social worker and have been providing psychotherapy for four years. I have experience working with individuals and families. I have worked with a wide range of concerns but have the most experience working with individuals who are experiencing anxiety and/or depression, are struggling at home or at work, are going through grief, or struggling with life transitions. I have experience working with individuals with ADHD, ASD, ODD, Bi-Polar Disorder and PTSD. My counseling style is educational while still empathetic. I am open-minded and can connect...

This is Glaiza Gatdula's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am a strengths-based therapist who values meeting my clients where they are at with their life challenges. I believe that every person has their innate strengths. These strengths are their tools to get through difficult life circumstances. My work is to help my clients create awareness of these strengths and guide them in using these as tools to improve their quality of life. I have worked with children and families in a variety of settings since 2010. I also have worked with families in diverse cultural backgrounds such as military families, minority groups,...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington state. My counseling style is compassionate, warm and empathic. I believe that at the core of all successful therapy starts with a good therapeutic relationship. I work from a strengths base approach incorporating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Compassion Focused Therapy tailored to meet client needs. I feel providing a safe environment is key for a person to feel comfortable to be able to tell their story. I look forward to working with you.

This is Tracy  Wiesneske's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Sleeping disorders, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 13

For more than a decade I have provided individual, family, and group therapy services. I have a wide array of specialized training to treat many different diagnoses, including Depressive and Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Kinetic Disorders, as well as Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and compulsive behaviors. I specialize in treating men and women of the Millennial and Generation X generations, creative and gifted individuals, as well as children with behavioral and developmental disorders. My emphasis is on holistic, individually tailo...

This is Amy Moss 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,GMHS
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

Hi! My name is Amy Moss. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Therapist with over 20 years in the field of Social Work and over three years as a Mental Health Counselor. I specialize as a Geriatric Mental Health Specialist. I also have experience working with domestic violence, self-esteem, problem-solving, depression, anxiety, bi-polar, schizophrenia and other issues. I have worked extensively with individuals with severe trauma and abuse histories. I believe in working with you to become the best person you can become. I have a warm, non-judgmental ...

This is Trent  Eisenbeisz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 3

I am a licensed independent clinical social worker with over 10 years of experience working as a clinican, therpaist , and crisis interventionist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use problems, psychosis, and ADHD. I also helped people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. I would like to clarify my expertise does not include eating disorders, or pornography addiction as of yet, although I do understand some of the symptoms and causes. My therapy style is genuine and solution ...

This is Tiffany  DeMark's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am a mental health therapist licensed in Washington with over 10 years of experience working with families and individuals who struggle with behavioral health symptoms. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, parenting problems, relationship issues, and career challenges. My therapy style is interactive and direct. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and further, I don't stigmatize or label. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, solution focused, psychodynamic and pers...

This is Kristina Callender's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Grief, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

My counseling style is empathetic, mindful, client-centered, and straightforward. I believe in treating everyone with respect and being sensitive to the needs of others. I have extensive experience working with individuals coping with illness and/or disabilities and supporting people through loss and/or adjusting to different lifestyles. I am committed to helping people including parents, caregivers and professionals to mitigate burnout and achieve balance. I partner with my clients to achieve healthy lifestyles including anxiety and stress management, smoking ...

This is Maureen Horgan     's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW she/her
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

It appears that the world is opening up again! There has never been a time like the last two years we've lived through. There are threads of excitement for reconnecting and engaging in pubic life again, and many people remain uncertain, anxious or depressed.  My goal in working with you is to support you through your challenges and help you identify and utilize your internal capacity to cope, connect and live a meaningful life.  I support individual adults living with depression, anxiety, and challenges with life transitions such as career stress and/or changes...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 12

Dabney has a passion for working with people struggling with a variety of issues, including dysfunctional behavior rooted in shame, addiction, self-loathing, low self-esteem, perfectionism, trauma and abuse and grief/loss. I am driven to help individuals heal their wounds, develop a new relationship with their thoughts and transform their lives. I am passionate about helping my clients reach their full potential by living their lives more confidently and authentically. I have over twelve years of experience as a therapist and have provided therapy in individual a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Washington with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is frank aldridge's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LMHC,frank aldridge
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Amberton University and a Bachelors of Science degree in Communication with a minor in Sociology from the University of Arizona in Tucson. I enjoy working with individuals and families and have experience working with issues of anxiety, depression, substance abuse, trauma, emptiness, relationships, life transitions and others. I began my counseling career 14 years ago as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Dallas Texas where I was a therapist and family c...

This is Tasha Sloan's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Welcome! I am Tasha. I am a licensed Social Worker in Oregon and Washington. I received my Master's Degree in Social Work in a small mountain town in North Carolina, and then moved back home to the West Coast. I’m so glad you have found your way here. Whether this is your first time looking for support or if you have worked with someone in the past, I will meet you right where you are and hope to build genuine rapport allowing for openness and a safe space for healing and positive change. My approach is personable and open hearted. I have spent a lot of my life ...

This is Martha  Portman 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LPCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Multiculturally aware, bilingual, independently licensed mental health therapist who understands that compassion and relationship building are at the core of the healing process. I am a trauma-informed, dialectical, and person-centered clinician who believes in both practical and deeply, emotionally based healing processes. I am a graduate of John Carroll University and have 9 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have worked with clients in various community mental health settings with problems ranging from situational life stress to sever...

This is Hilary Chentow's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Delaware, Washington State and Pennsylvania with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, lgbt-related issues, coping with grief and loss, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Randall  Kahn's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 30

Hello. If you’re seeking a senior therapist, with many years of experience and continuing education, who is known for his compassion, wisdom, experience and sense of humor, you may have come to the right place. After some years as a carpenter, building and remodeling homes, I returned to school to complete a B.A. in psychology and social work followed by an M.Ed in counseling psychology. I’ve worked in a variety of settings as a therapist, starting as a psychiatric technician in a trauma care hospital in 1993, later developing a rural mental health clinic with f...

This is Bethany Kelley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hey there and welcome! I am a Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working in the Mental Health and Addiction fields. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, parenting problems, career/life change, military adjustment concerns, LGBTQ+ and relationship issues. I believe each person is unique and so I use a person centered approach with a very warm, non-judgemental and compassionate style. I believe in treating others with the highest level of respect and dignity. I will meet you where you are and...

This is Karen Karres's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Issaquah, Washington (Issaquah, WA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed in Washington with 16 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Issaquah? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Issaquah area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Issaquah' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Issaquah, or elsewhere in the King county or state of Washington.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Issaquah therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Issaquah counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Issaquah, WA ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Washington will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Issaquah and elsewhere throughout the state of Washington, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Issaquah offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Issaquah has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Issaquah, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Issaquah therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 37322 people in the city of Issaquah, WA finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 98029 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Issaquah therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Issaquah, Washington can serve:

98027, 98029

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Issaquah' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Issaquah's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Issaquah, Washington?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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