Amy BarkerMA, LMHC
10550 Lake City Way NE, Suite E
Seattle, WA 98125
6512 20th St Ct W, Suite B1
Fircrest, WA 98466
Amy is an Adoption and Trauma Therapist with The Hope Connection of Northwest Family Life, offering quality, individualized general counseling services from a relational psychotherapeutic and cognitive behavioral approach.
Amy provides caring, specialized treatment in areas such as: adoption and foster care issues, birth family reunions, trauma recovery, PTSD, sexual abuse, grief and loss, identity struggles, anxiety, depression, anger management, children of divorce, cross-cultural adjustments, and more. She treats each client with deep empathy and great hope and desire for healing and wholeness.
She currently works with children, teens, adults, and families treating a variety of relational and personal issues and mental health concerns. She also facilitates ongoing Adoptive Parent Survival Groups and Adult Adoptee Discussion Groups in Seattle and Tacoma.
Formal Training and Certifications:
Amy holds a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology and is licensed with the state of Washington as a Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). She is a full-time therapist trained in Relational Psychotherapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Filial Play Therapy and Sandtray Therapy.
Amy also has specialized training in ADOPTS, a program for pre and post adoptive families Addressing the Distress Of Post Traumatic Stress in foster-to-adopt and adoptive children.
ADULT ADOPTEE DISCUSSION GROUP
First Thursday of the Month
10550 Lake City Way NE Suite E, Seattle, WA 98125
As an Adult Adoptee your voice is very valuable, and so is a safe place to be heard. In a non-threatening environment, come meet others who understand your experiences and feelings as an adoptee. While discussing relevant adoptee-related topics, you will receive support, feedback, education, and resources for the journey. Please come join us and find a place where you belong! (Dates and times subject to change; RSVP required.)
Cost may be covered by insurance. Contact Amy for more details. Free pizza included!
RSVP TO AMY AT ABARKER@NWFAMILYLIFE.ORG