Gain insight, heal wounds, change unhealthy thoughts and behaviors, create a new narrative... feel good
Experience a safe, judgement-free space to release negativity, develop skills that promote growth, resiliency and sound mental health.
Therapy is tailored to fit each individual. Therapy modalities include: Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Schema Therapy, Client-centered Therapy, Mindfulness, Guided Imagery and Sandtray Therapy.
Worried about your child? Not sure what is going on? Are you unable to get along with your teen? This is a terrible feeling that can possibly be alleviated with therapeutic evaluation and guidance. Depression, anxiety, lying, serious emotional outbursts, social and academic issues...find out what is causing the problem, take steps to resolve it, and in the process, grow closer as a family.
As a parent, it common get stuck in a rut. Beyond yelling, taking away technology and timeout, we do not always know what to do or have the energy to figure it out. Get creative--learning to parent with confidence and ease can start with a child as young as 9 months old. Re-energize your parenting and learn easy-to-apply skills and parenting practices.
You are not a depressed person...you are a person dealing with feelings of depression. You are not a crazy person...you are a person experiencing confusion on how to handle your emotional stressors. You are not an addict...you are a person dealing with an addiction. You do not have to define yourself based on a collection of symptoms. Stop the patterns. Rewrite your narrative...create and define YOU.
Take on your relationships, work and mental health with a new understanding and positive approach. Therapy can assist with depression, anxiety, situational or life stressors, relationships, career guidance, personality disorders, mood disorders and addictions.
Complex family dynamics and negative feelings can make cooperative parenting a challenge. Receive consultation or therapy to understand how to mitigate the effects of divorce. After a brief evaluation, a strategy is put into place that will allow divorced and separated parents to attend to their greatest struggles, while fostering strength and resiliency. Topics include:
Emotions in You and Your Children
Communicating Effectively with Your Children; Developmental Stages of Childhood and Divorce; Communicating Effectively with the Other Parent; New Identities and Adjusting; Visitation; Single Parenting; Co-parenting and Finances; Dating and Remarriage; Step-families
Amanda B. Clark attended West Texas A&M University, where she received a Bachelor of Art in Psychology and a Master of Art in Counseling. Amanda completed her graduate internship at an emergency shelter for abused and neglected children. During her time at the shelter, she developed a strong commitment to helping those in need. From there, Amanda joined the senior healthcare industry offering counseling to the geriatric population suffering from different forms of cognitive impairment, such as dementia and depression. This experience allowed her to not only to understand the needs of seniors, but also the joys of working with and spending time establishing meaningful connections to seniors.
In 2008, Amanda started and operated a private practice specializing in children, parenting, divorce and general adult therapy. After working in private practice for six years and sending her daughter off to college, Amanda made the decision to relocate to Seattle. Since, she has grown to love Seattle and is pleased to serve this diverse, vibrant community.
Therapy can be affordable for everyone. Most insurances are accepted. Currently, there is a wait time of 4 to 10 weeks to schedule an appointment for a new patient.
150 Nickerson Street, Ste 303, Seattle, WA 98109
Free parking is available.
Monday and Thursday 10am - 7pm
Tuesday and Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Sat: 10am - 2:00 pm