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Barbara Bennett, MA
Educational therapist
Specializes in educational evaluations with focus on LD and AD/HD. Provides educational therapy to teach academic skills and strategies based on students individual learning strengths. School, and IEP consultations. Life management issues for AD/HD adults, at home and in the workplace.Link206-325-2522Seattle and the Eastside
Claire Nold-Glaser, MEd A
College Planning and Educational Consulting
Guides students and their families through the college research, application and selection process. Emphases are placed on helping students identify the “best fit” schools and programs.Link425-373-1192Bellevue
Cynthia Dupuy, MA, PhD
Explanations, LLC
Represents families in school meetings and helps to communicate the goals and needs of the child. Can attend IEP meetings, Multi-Disciplinary Team Meetings and Parent Teacher conferences. Uses customized testing with detailed resultsLink425-378-7634Mercer Island
Belinda Lafferty, MA, LMHC
Bellevue Center for Counseling
Counselor who works with individuals, couples and families. Specializes in LD&ADHD issues. 425-746-7338Bellevue
Cathy A. Jenner, MA,LMHC
Connects Counseling
Ms. Jenner specializes in helping individuals with learning problems, ADHD, anxiety, depression and life changes. Provides short term solution-focused counseling for teenager/adolescent issues, parenting concerns, learning problems, and relationship issues. Link206-595-2920

North Bend, Snoqualmie, Fall City, Carnation
Charlotte Svenson, MSW, ACSWCurrently works with adults only. Her therapy includes ADHD, depression and anxiety. In addition she is a licensed marriage counselor and offers group therapy that focuses on relationship issues.425-453-2826Bellevue
Cristi A. Thielman, MS, LMHCProvides individual and couple counseling services for adults. Specializes in workplace and career issues, depression, anxiety, stress management and disability issues. Link206-352-3752Seattle
Debra A Boyle, MEd
Education Consultant/ Academic Tutor
Assists with special needs and/or very difficult learning challenges such as low-functioning autism spectrum, speech/language or basic skills to high functioning ADHD disorganized or unmotivated students. Debra also works with head trauma/stroke recovery tutoring, ESL adults and children, executive functioning training. Works with all ages.425-785-5286
Diana M. Cales, MEd, LMH
Certified Mental Health Counselor
Individual, family & group psychotherapy. Counseling with LD & other educationally challenged adults, adolescents & children. 425-822-7872Kirkland
Don Baker, MA, LMHC
Don has personal and professional experience with the diagnosis of ADHD and works extensively with adolescents and adults dealing with ADHD issues. He provides services for individuals, couples, and groups. Don offers a workshop series on Life Strategies 101 and Life Strategies Traction. Link206-745-4732Seattle
George T. Lynn, MA, MPA, LMHCSpecializes in working with families dealing with difficult issues such as AD. Provides neuropsychological counseling to children, adolescents and adults. Bipolar, Tourette’s Syndrome, and Aspergers. Provides diagnostic assessments and IEP consultation, parenting strategy consultation, relationship and marital counseling. Link425-454-1787Bellevue; Seattle
Ivey West, MEd
Healing Places Counseling Center
Experience assessing adolescents & adults for learning disabilities and attention issues. Provides appropriate documentation for SAT’s, GRE’s, LSAT’s and assorted licensing exams such as the real estate licensing exam and the National Occupational Therapist licensing exam. Reports are co-signed by a PhD level professional as required for some settings. Can also go into the educational setting to assist students in setting up compensation and accommodation strategies, and can counsel family and student as needed. Ivey has a private practice counseling office and is experienced in working with young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome as well as individuals with issues with depression, anxiety, grief, and developmental hurdles.253-655-0947Tacoma
Jerry M. Jackson, MSW, ACSW
Meydenbauer Professional Services
Works with LD&AD/HD issues and all of its subsets including ODD, OCD, anxiety and depression. School therapies, social and emotional (IEP and 504 accommodations). Provides family therapy and therapy for couples that are experiencing LD/ADHD issues in their marriage.425-502-9414Bellevue
Judith Cantor, MSW, LICSW, LMFTLicensed Clinical Psychotherapist who helps couples in all stages of life with a variety of problems including anxiety depression, self-esteem, issues of transition, work stress, relationships and communication, and families dealing with LD/ADHD issuesLink206-526-8137Seattle
Kathy A. Kearney, MSW, CMFTWorks with ADHD issues, attachment disorder, behavior and adoption issues.206-781-6605Seattle
Laura Schneider, LMHCMs. Schneider’s Casey’s Club invites all kids to join and learn great social/emotional skills. The lessons are beneficial to everybody. The clubs are therapeutic groups that always have two mental health counselors as facilitators with no more than 10 club membersLink425-503-3925Kirkland
Leslie Fields, M.Ed., LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Ms. Fields has been a certified School Counselor and has years of experience as a school teacher. She specializes in anxiety, depression, school difficulties, Attention Deficit Disorder, family changes, grief and loss, relationship skills, parenting and behavior therapy.Link425-503-3925Kirkland
LifelineCoaching Services PLLC
Nancy Holm, Ph.D
Assessment based coaching for adults and families with Attention Deficit Disorder (including professionals and entrepreneurs, artists). Includes organization, individualized time-management, goal-setting and career transition strategies. Encourages multi-modal treatment model in collaboration with other professionals. Certified by Profiling Consultants for professional and career transition services. 425-483-5811Bothell
Lisa Ann Mikulencak, MA,LMHCIndividual therapy for adults including women’s issues relating to childhood trauma, depression, mood disorders. Parenting consultation, support and therapy to parents struggling with issues related to child rearing. Social Skills groups for elementary school children is also provided. Link206-683-8625Seattle
Lynne Hakim, LICSW, BCD
Lynne Hakim Psychotherapy & Consultation, PLLC
Supports people of all ages with learning disabilities. It includes therapy, coaching and school based interventions, advocacy and academic consultation, ADHD performance coaching as well as providing psychotherapy.Link206-228-3233Mountlake Terrace
Marlena Haffner-Love, MSW, LCSWWorks with young adults needing help with behavior. Behavioral modification and supports emancipation issues. Adult ADHD in marriages and the workplace. Will work with parents of children trying to decide about medication issues. Specializes in elder care425-279-7317Bellevue
Mary Lee McElroy, LMHC, CCDCI
Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Certified Chemical Dependency Counselor
Experience working with AD/HD: education, pre-diagnosing, coping skills, coaching, support, parenting skills and drug/alcohol issues. Therapy groups for adults who have been diagnosed with AD/HD. Individual, Couples, and Family therapy.Link425-452-9079Mercer Island
Melinda Johnson, LICSW
Melinda Johnson Counseling Services
Provides individual/family counseling, works with youth with learning disabilities, ADHD, Aspergers, and mood problems (suicide assessments). Assists in collaborating with school staff including IEP and 504 Plans. Works with pre-school to young adults.509-946-1309; 815-385-6460
Michael Galloway, MA, MFT, LMHC
Licensed Marriage & Family counselor
Certified Chemical Dependency counselor
Licensed Mental Health counselor
Michael takes a holistic view of individuals he is counseling, working with families of teen-agers, including problems with ADHD. Individual and group counseling, alcohol, and drug issues, group meetings also available.Link206-526-7945Seattle
Nancy Merrill, MA, MEd, LMHCHelps individuals and families cope with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and anxiety disorders. Works with ages 17 and older425-820-5150Kirkland
Sandy Swan, MedHas experience as a classroom teacher, school psychologist and foster parent. Offers individual therapy for children including LD and ADHD, social skills and self-esteem groups. Parent support also available.Link253-234-4459Renton
Steve Best, MS, CMFTProvides individual counseling with adults, children, and adolescents. He specializes in relationships, family and marriage issues, parent/child challenges created by ADHD and other learning disabilities. He works comfortably with clients from a wide range of religious and spiritual back grounds.Link425-451-4749Bellevue
Susan B. Burns, MA, LMHC
Family Connection
Holistic relationship approach to individual and family counseling: trauma, anxiety disorders, parenting issues, social skills, transitions, grief and loss, personal growth and learning disabilities for adult/child/couples.Link425-881-9000Bellevue
Toni Napoli, MA
Counseling West Seattle
Provides a broad range of therapy services to individuals, couples and families including services for children and adolescents, women’s issues, and domestic abuse. Group work is available.Link206-938-5947Seattle