Living on an island seems like it would be paradise, right? Well, no matter where you live, you are always going to have problems because nobody’s life is perfect. In fact, you can even become afflicted with a mental illness like an anxiety disorder out of the blue for no obvious reasons. The counselors in Mercer Island are unsure of the exact cause but they know how to treat it. 

Anxiety disorders can be recognized by constant and severe stress, insomnia, confusion, inability to concentrate, heart palpitations, and irritability. If you or someone you know is having any of these or similar symptoms, talk to one of the Mercer Island counselors today. 

Washington, Mercer Island
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with both a Bachelors Degree and a Masters Degree with over 15 years experience as a psychotherapist and as a psychiatric crisis specialist. I am also a geriatric mental health specialist and a child mental health specialist. My treatment approaches include cognitive-behavioral methods, problem solving techniques, mindfulness work, life-review processes and self-esteem building and anxiety-decreasing talk therapy sessions. I have a warm, caring style and way of talking that is supportive, helpful and relevant to the ...

Washington, Mercer Island
MA, LMFT, RYT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 10

No matter what you are going through, know that I am here to listen, support you and help you figure it all out! I look into different patterns throughout your life to help you understand why you might be feeling or acting a certain way. I help my clients overcome obstacles by looking into and exploring the various components of their lives. I help to foster insight and self-awareness, which can be the first steps towards making a real and lasting change! I work with my clients to alleviate their symptoms as well as find and fix the root of the issue... think...

Washington, Mercer Island
MA,LMHC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 3

Hi! Welcome! My name is Jodi. I am a clinical mental health counselor licensed in Washington with several years of experience working as advocate for others I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including: complex trauma, LGBTQ /identity issues, depression, anxiety, relationship strain, women's issues, and victims of sexual and domestic violence. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is directive and strengths-based. I believe in treating everyone with the same respect, conc...

Washington, Mercer Island
LMHC,LPC,MT-BC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! My name is Emily, and I’m a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) in the state of Washington, a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the state of Wisconsin, and am a board certified music therapist (MT-BC) with an M.A. in clinical mental health counseling and music therapy. If you are struggling to cope with difficult emotions or have experienced stressful life experiences, connecting with a therapist can equip you with skills and support. Additionally, working with a therapist can help you build awareness around yourself and your relationships. I ...

Washington, Mercer Island
MS,LMHC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor, a Nationally Certified Counselor with the National Board of Certified Counselors, and Professional Member of the American Counseling Association. In my education, I received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Florida International University with a minor in Fine Arts, and attended Miami's Barry University where I obtained a dual Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. I have over 10 years experience working in the mental health field in various...

Washington, Mercer Island
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome. My name is Erin Foley and I am a licensed Mental Health counselor in Florida and Washington. I have over ten years working in the counseling field. I assist clients struggling with work/school challenges, identity, cultural assimilation, anxiety, mood disfunction, family difficulties, life transitions, past trauma, and grief/loss. My approach to therapy is from a humanistic and systems perspective. I utilize many modalities from psychodynamic therapy, relational psychology, mindfulness therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. I also draw from my ex...

Washington, Mercer Island
LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 20

Hello! I am Maiah Merino and I am a licensed mental health counselor. I was trained as a Family Systems Therapist, meaning, I acknowledge the familial stories that were passed down and look at how those may be shaping your current narrative. I am Person-Centered, listening and following your lead as we develop goals and practices together that support your Counseling experience. I also utilize Creative Arts, Mindfulness, Narrative (stories and writing), Solution-focused, along with reflection to add support in a variety of ways for those I work with. I have...

Washington, Mercer Island
LMHC
Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with experience treating substance use, relationship conflict, domestic violence, LGBTQ specific counseling, major life changes, and I am kink and poly experienced and friendly. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish literature and a Master’s degree in counseling. Clients have commented that they find my approach to be caring and empathetic with a healthy dose of straightforward realness. I believe each one of us has struggles, that we need assistance from time to time, and that it takes real courage to reach out and ask for ...

Washington, Mercer Island
MSW,LICSW,BC-TMH
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

We come to therapy with our struggles. The hope is that we leave them behind, and go forward in life with freedom and joy. I am here to offer counseling and therapeutic support to you as you unburden yourself of limitation, and seek your innate capacity for transformation. My job is to care about you as you learn just how deeply you can care for you, too. To me, therapy is listening deeply – I listen to you. And you listen to yourself, to hear your irreplaceable, undivided, internally original voice. I am inspired always by the incredible power, dignity and...

Washington, Mercer Island
LMHC ,LPC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Welcome, and thank you for visiting my counseling profile! I am so glad you're here. My name is Kelly Banas and I am a collaborative, engaging, and compassionate licensed mental health therapist. I believe that a strong therapeutic relationship between therapist and client creates the condition for change in counseling. Operating off of this humanistic principle, I am highly empathic, accepting, non-judgmental and open to my client’s past and current experiences. Beyond this important foundation, I use an integrated approach of solution-focused, narrative, d...

Washington, Mercer Island
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I have been working as a Marriage and Family therapist since 2010. I was licensed in New Mexico for most of my career, but transferred to Washington state in 2016. I have worked with individuals and families from a variety of backgrounds and income levels and even served as a crisis counselor for a detention center for several years. Depression, anxiety, family/relationship problems, parenting issues, substance abuse, and Bipolar Disorder are part of my regular case load. I also enjoy working with clients who just feel "stuck" and need some support to find their w...

Washington, Mercer Island
MS,LMHC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hi my name is Heidi and I am a licensed mental health counselor in Florida and Washington State, as well as a board certified coach. I have over 7 years of experience, primarily working in private practice People come to therapy because they want to feel better. It may be relationship problems, anxiety/depression, work related concerns, etc., but whatever the reason, they want to feel better and do better. In my experience, most people want a greater understanding of themselves and their situation. Making life work and feeling more comfortable with themselve...

Washington, Mercer Island
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

I am a licensed professional counselor with over 15 years of experience. I love establishing a cooperative relationships with clients by listening carefully to their concerns and understanding those concerns clearly. As I gain understanding I will bring my professional knowledge and experience to the process and respectfully offer direction toward helping you resolve your presenting concerns. I have no single approach to counseling but utilize a number of appropriate and time-tested approaches as useful tools. Cognitive Behavioral approaches can often ...

Having a hard time selecting a therapist?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Mercer Island area. First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy or couple’s counseling; just pick what’s right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, and finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Mercer Island, elsewhere in the King county.

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

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, but the average price of a therapy session in Mercer Island ranges from $75-$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 Mercer Island and elsewhere throughout the state of Washington, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $40 to $70 per week (billed monthly).

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

Online therapists, including all those listed above able to work with people like you in or around Mercer Island offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs. Whether that’s via sms texting 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.

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. A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state. In addition to developing 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 in your everyday life.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss, an addiction or issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends or partner. A Mercer Island therapist can help you confront this issue and find ways to face it and heal. With more than 25,134 people in the city of Mercer Island, 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 today. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 98040 or surrounding zip codes, take a look at other available therapists in the popular nearby cities listed below.

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