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Therapists

Vanessa Harris, LMHCA

My mission is to ensure a safe and secure space where you feel comfortable being your authentic self. As humans, we are the most knowledgeable about what’s best for us in our lives; however, sometimes, we need some guidance. I would love to help guide you through the path of self-discovery, awareness, and well-being.

I strive to be an active guide that will walk beside you on your journey to heal what is hurting. I am a person-centered and holistically focused therapist who is committed to collaborating. I provide a safe space for all to feel empowered, gain insight, and learn skills to get through difficult stages. If you are looking for someone who gets it, I would be happy to connect!

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Lindsay Larsen, Certified Counselor

I am currently a Certified Counselor completing my Master's  in Clinical Mental Health at Adam's State University. My therapeutic orientation integrates many facets of different theories from person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and common factors, to psychodynamic. However, I do not believe that one orientation suites every individual. We do not all fit into a cookie cutter. There may be those that benefit from incorporating interventions from different theories. I have also been inspired by Buddhist philosophy which integrates with this field nicely.  People need to be looked at as a whole not just as a label or condition. Therapy should be a safe space with nonjudgment and an emphasis on compassion and empathy. I want you to feel heard and accepted.  I am here to meet you where you are at. The client is the expert in their life, and I am here to serve as a guide to whatever journey you may be on. While therapy can involve heavy or deep conversations, I think it is important to be able to laugh at times. We are human at the end of the day. Therapy is also a place where we can grow. I look forward to being witnessed to the growth and the road of this therapeutic alliance journey. 

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Christall Murphy, LMHCA

Are you ready to embark on a transformative path toward healing and personal growth? If so, you've come to the right place! I'm Christall, MS, LMHC-A, NCC, and I’m looking forward to partnering with you and being your guide through life's twists and turns, and this incredible adventure we call therapy.

If you've been through the battles of life and emerged with scars, I'm here to help you heal. My specialization in trauma work means that I'm equipped with the tools and techniques to guide you toward recovery and resilience. I’m also passionate about working with young people on gender identity and sexuality issues.

I am trained in EMDR therapy, a proven method for processing past traumas and facilitating emotional healing. Additionally, I've honed my skills in the DeTur method, a powerful approach that confronts addiction and compulsive behaviors head-on, offering you the opportunity to regain the freedom you truly deserve. Moreover, I've undertaken extensive training in both the Recent Incident Protocol and the dynamic FLASH technique. These invaluable tools empower us to effectively address recent traumatic experiences, supporting your journey toward resilience and overall well-being."

Staying at the cutting edge of therapeutic techniques is important to me and I am currently honing my skills in Brain Spotting and Internal Family Systems (IFS). Don’t settle for the ordinary when we can explore the extraordinary together! Brain-Spotting is a cutting-edge therapy that explores the mind-body connection to address a wide range of emotional and psychological issues. IFS, on the other hand, focuses on understanding and harmonizing the various parts of our inner selves, promoting inner healing and self-compassion.

I am also trained in the Gottman Method (Levels 1 and 2) for couples, helping you build strong, connected relationships, or navigate the bumps in the road with grace.

In my counseling space, you're not just a client; you're a unique individual with your own story. I'm here to listen, understand, and support you every step of the way. This means that your needs, goals, and pace are at the center of our work together. I will provide guidance, support, and a non-judgmental space where you can explore your emotions, build resilience, and develop the skills to lead a more fulfilling life.

Let's be real, life is a rollercoaster, and we'll experience the ups and downs together. We'll tackle the serious stuff with compassion and grace, but we'll also find joy, humor, and genuine connection along the way.

So, if you are ready to take the first step towards healing, growth, and transformation, where we'll laugh, learn, and lean on each other as we navigate life's challenges and celebrate its triumphs. Let’s get started!

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Natalie Sovde, LMFTA

I am an LMFTA and I have worked in the behavioral health field since 2006 as SUDP. I graduated with my MA degree in marriage and family therapy in 2021. I am a firm believer that every person has strengths and my therapeutic approach is rooted in empathy with the belief that each person has abilities to flourish in life, recognizing that trauma and other factors can hide those abilities and strengths deep within us. Therapy is a way to gently explore our inner selves, bringing to light those strengths and hopes to overcome life's challenges in order to live a meaningful life. 

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Cathy Toporke-VanZanten

I profoundly respect that you’re searching for help. It takes boldness and courage to make the decision
to reach out for support, and I do not take that lightly.
I’m a Master’s in Clinical Psychology student at City University of Seattle and will be graduating in June
2023. I have experience working with clients facing challenges with depression, anxiety, family issues,
romantic relationship issues, abuse, meaning, spiritual issues, career change, and many other of life’s
stressors. The therapeutic environment I create is a compassionate, empathetic, calm, safe, trustworthy
space where you can be your genuine self. You will be heard. You will be respected. And we’ll
collaborate together toward your goals, and help you find life satisfaction and peace.

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