Comprehensive licensed psychiatric and counseling care is offered at the PRO Medical Counseling Center.
Life’s challenges can sometimes become overwhelming and diminish your ability to enjoy life. Our professionals strive to understand your individual needs and can help you implement strategies to bring relief.
Family conflict and Couples/ Marital Counseling
Learning disability testing
Mental health diagnosis and medication management
Ali is a cognitive behaviorist in therapeutic orientation, which means that she concentrates on dealing with thought processes and behaviors. Cognitive Therapy consists of defining problems, understanding relevant history, and designing interventions to alter behaviors, feelings, attitudes, or thought patterns.
Ali has been a Licensed Counselor since 2008. To make an appointment with Ali, call the Counseling Center at (425) 861-6252.
Cecelia approaches therapy as a collaboration between the therapist and patient. She believes success comes from working jointly with the patient to explore problems and finding effective personalized solutions that work for the individual. Treatment often includes solution-focused methods such as tasks to practice on the clients own.
She has worked in a variety of clinical settings since 2008.
Chris believes his clients should be trusted as their own experts, and lends structure and strategic questioning as a guide in finding solutions that work for them. When working with children, Chris uses play therapy, behavioral strategies, and emotional identification as a way of engaging the child in a language they understand. He also works to develop coping strategies that work for both the child and family.
Chris has been a Licensed Counselor since 2008.
Darla believes counseling should be collaborative process between client and therapist. She works with clients to set goals and ensure they are achievable. Darla uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help clients identify how their thoughts, feelings and behaviors are connected. She enjoys working with all ages, including children.
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Dr. Houser believes in delivering the most compassionate, honest and approachable level of care. He focuses on listening to the patient without judgement to provide comfort and trust. This is important in addressing complex mental health issues to understand the relationship between emotional and mental illness for positive outcomes. Dr. Houser focuses on a holistic approach to care by collaborating with the patient’s psychologist and/or personal physician.
Kelsey views counseling as a collaborative process. She believes each individual is the expert in their own life and partners with them to create clear goals in order to focus on how things can be better in the future. Her approach combines cognitive behavioral therapy, systemic (how people as individuals relate in relationships, interacting in groups and their interactional patterns and dynamics), and mindfulness based therapy.
Lauren believes in working in partnership with her patients to address the unique needs and goals of each individual. She focuses on assisting her clients in uncovering patterns that are keeping them from fulfilling their optimal health and wellbeing. Lauren uses a combination of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Client Centered Therapy, where the client takes an active role in their treatment with the counselor being nondirective and supportive.
She has been a Licensed Counselor since 2004.
Madeline specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, which helps clients learn new skills to manage painful emotions and decrease conflict in relationships. DBT focuses on mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. These skills improve an individual’s ability to tolerate negative emotions, manage intense emotions and strengthen relationships by improving the ability to communicate.
Madeline has worked in the field of mental health since 2007.
Megan specializes in the treatment of trauma, grief and loss, anxiety, depression, LGBTQ, cultural stressors, relationship and family conflict, body image and self-esteem. She was raised internationally which gives her the passion and experience for working with a variety of cultural backgrounds, lifestyles, and beliefs. She utilizes creative expression and mindfulness techniques to work with adults, children, and families.
Merrill believes therapy should be a collaborative process and focused on the joys of life. When working with families, she uses Family systems therapy to focus on the family as an emotional unit, which evaluates the individuals as parts of a system in relationship to the whole. For children, she engages the child in a language they understand using methods in concert with family therapy and parenting support.
Merrill has been a Licensed Counselor since 2007.
Terran views counseling as a relational process where the client and therapist work together to address issues and create goals around how to resolve them. Her approach involves Client Centered Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy to help clients achieve and maintain their ideal well-being.