206-363-9601 hope@nwfamilylife.org

Marie Hoddevik, MA, LMHC


To make an appointment with Marie, please contact her at: 206-715-6991 or email her at mmhoddevik@hotmail.com

Office location: 11320 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125

Education and Clinical Experience

1965  BS, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Washington

2003  MA, Masters of Counseling/Psychology, Mars Hill Graduate School (now Seattle School of Counseling and Theology)

2003-2004  Training and coursework in Domestic Violence at Northwest Family Life including roles as Victim’s Advocate, Treatment Provider for Domestic Violence Perpetrators, and individual therapy for victims

2003-Present  Private Counseling Practice

2007  Advanced training in Lifespan Integration

2009  Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Washington State

2015  Training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), PTSD & Complex Trauma focus

2016  Affiliate at Northwest Family Life

Therapeutic Approach

According to my theoretical orientation, many of the forces and dynamics that have influenced the complexity and intensity of our problems are rooted in relational issues.  I work primarily from a relational style of therapy, drawing upon psychodynamic and existential, family of origin, attachment, object relations and didactic resources.  I believe that the source of our greatest joys and fears, our deepest pain and desires, are rooted in relational issues.  I view the counseling process as an alliance from which a safe place is provided to explore how our style of relating may interfere with experiencing a full and meaningful life.  In this alliance, my hope is that we can experience what Henri Nouwen speaks of so brilliantly in his writings on the Cup of Sorrow: “In the midst of of the sorrows is consolation, in the midst of the darkness is light, in the midst of the despair is hope, in the midst of Babylon is a glimpse of Jerusalem“.  I believe that certain problems can have a physical component as well – in such cases, medical consultation will be advised.

Insurances Accepted

Preferred Provider with Regence, Premera, BCBS, and Lifewise

Out of network with Aetna, Cigna, Value Options, United Healthcare (United Behavioral Health)

Personal Interests

I enjoy hiking in the mountains of the Northwest and Norway, reading, baking, knitting, classical music, and spending time with my 15 grandchildren, my friends and family.

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