In addition to being incredibly beautiful and serene, we welcome all sexual and gender identities with no judgment. Utilizing a directive, compassionate approach, I guide couples into empathic interactions leading to a safe and secure loving attachment. The same set of predictors was examined in relation to ambivalence. Over the years I have learned that the fit and connection between myself and the client can make a huge difference. The current study examines predictors of relationship quality among 44 lesbian couples, 30 gay male couples, and 51 heterosexual couples across the transition to adoptive parenthood. Couples often work with me to enhance and strengthen their relationship, adults come to me for help with anxiety, depression, stress, and ADHD, and seniors often seek help navigating the aging process. I have a general practice and address a variety of concerns related to mood disorders, anxiety, stress, trauma, grief, relationships, sexual orientation and gender identity.
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Everett, WA therapists focusing on lesbian/gay/bisexual/transgender (lgbt)
As such, I don't offer just one approach to each client but instead offer adult integrative psychotherapy consisting of many approaches. Marriage Counseling for Same Sex Couples. New York and Washington, D. Psychology Today does not read or retain your email.
Ken Urie and TherapySites expressly disclaim all warranties and responsibilities of any kind, whether express or implied, for the accuracy or reliability of the content of any information contained in this site, and for the suitability, results, effectiveness or fitness for any particular purpose of the content. I provide a safe and compassionate place for people to tell their story and create new stories involving self worth, healthy relationships, and a sense of empowerment. The point of premarital pre-nuptial, pre-union, engagement counseling for any couple is to help them focus on what they are doing and to create clarity about how they do it. Gay and lesbian couples often seek the expertise of a qualified counselor. If you or someone you care about lives in Everett or surrounding areas, you will be happy to know that we also offer the counseling support you need at our beautiful Everett location.
I have over 7 years experience working in the mental health field with children, teens, young adults, adults, and older adults geriatric. Journal of Counseling and Development. Thus, it appears that the effect of avoidance coping on relationship quality may differ by gender. I also do hypnotherapy and psychological evaluations. One item was dropped from the conflict scale due to low reliability. Adoptive couples in relationships of short duration might consequently experience more distress in their intimate relationships across the transition to parenthood. I return all phone calls.