Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Bellingham, WA

Meet Our Providers

Catharine Perrin-Martin
Accepting:
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of WA
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Catharine Perrin-Martin, MSW, LICSW, MA

Philosophy of Care

Catharine is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and a Master’s of Education level therapist. Catharine has been a practicing clinical social worker for 30 years within many settings. She began her social work career working as a mental health therapist with children/families and as a mental health consultant in middle and high schools. She then segued to generalized clinical work with adults in an Employee Assistance Setting which allowed her to employ a Brief Solution Focused therapy model addressing issues of depression, anxiety, career exploration, addiction, life transitions and many other presenting challenges. She has also worked within a college setting aiding students with career counseling, exploring educational options and balancing life while attending university. Her most recent work has been supporting individuals with chronic illnesses, aiding with advanced care planning, hospice care and bereavement. She is well versed in issues of grief and loss and life transitions.

Catharine strongly believes that with kind and experienced counseling those who are reaching out for help can benefit from reflection, looking at patterns of coping that are still working and those patterns that may need improvement. Through her 30 years of social work, Catharine has employed many therapeutic models to aid others in reaching their counseling and life goals; dependent on the needs of the client or family and what will work best with their stated needs and desires for change. Therapeutic models such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Therapy, Family Systems, Rogerian/Humanist model and open non-judgmental listening and reflection have been utilized.  

Catharine looks forward to meeting with you and providing support and education with your counseling goals and hopes for your life and relationships.

Education

Master of Social Work
University of Washington

Specialties

  • Life Transitions
  • Grief
  • Relationships
Christina Lynch
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of WA
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
Self Pay Rate: $99

Christina Lynch, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Christina Lynch is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Child Mental Health Specialist in the state of Washington who has 10 years of experience partnering with children, adolescents and adults seeking help with behavioral issues, ADHD, depression, anxiety and trauma. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Eastern Washington University and received her Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from California State University Bakersfield.  

Christina utilizes strength based, person-centered, cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral and solution focused approaches to therapy. Christina does not prescribe to a one size fits all method and will work collaboratively with individuals to find the tools and method to best meet the unique needs of every individual she works with.

Christina seeks to establish a caring partnership with you, or your child, in order to assist in meeting your goals by building on strengths you already possess, and building the tools you need to live a healthy and fulfilling life.

Education

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology
California State University Bakersfield

Specialties

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Children and Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Self-harm
Constance Guy
Accepting:
  • Cigna
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Constance Guy, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Constance Guy is a licensed mental health counselor with over 9 years of experience providing clinical assessment and individualized therapeutic care for adolescents, adults and couples who are struggling with the stress that comes from life transitions. Connie also has extensive knowledge and experience in treating adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression, trauma related symptoms, gender and LGBTQIA+ concerns. Connie graduated from Calvin University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and from Capella University with a Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling.  

Connie utilizes trauma-informed cognitive behavioral approaches, collaborative, strength-based approaches that are individually tailored to best meet the needs of each client in order to assist them to build a life worth living. 

Connie believes in the power of empathy and connection to heal and transform people and bring them from a place of merely surviving to creating a life that they could only imagine. She has a passion for working with individuals, couples and families in the LGBTQIA+ community to provide them with the support, skills and hope needed to guide them in their journey of discovery and transformation. Connie is warm, genuine and intentional in creating an environment that invites clients to share their thoughts and feelings in an authentic way.  

Education

Capella University
Master of Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • PTSD & Trauma Related Disorders
  • LGBTQIA+
Javier Fregoso
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • BCBS of WA
  • Humana
  • Magellan
Self Pay Rate: $99

Javier E. Fregoso, LMHC

**Javier offers therapy services in Spanish and English

Philosophy of Care

Javier E. Fregoso is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Washington. He has several years of experience in the Mental Health field partnering with adults seeking help for depression, anxiety, life transitions, stress management, and family dynamics. The various clinical settings previously worked at include outpatient programs, group homes, and primary care. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Houston and received his Master of Arts in Counseling from Saybrook University.  

Javier utilizes an integrative approach to therapy such as humanistic, cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused, and existential modalities. He always strives to tailor all of these approaches to best meet the needs of every unique individual.

Javier believes that clients are the experts of their own lives and should lead the direction of therapy through a collaborative effort. His goal is to co-create a trusting, therapeutic space in order for clients to rediscover their strengths and authentic selves to achieve their goals. 

Education

Master of Arts in Counseling
Saybrook University

Specialties

  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Trauma
  • Stress management
  • Grief/Loss
  • Life transitions
  • Adjustment issues
  • Spirituality
Patrick Swann
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of WA
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Patrick Swann, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Patrick Swann is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Washington with 5 years of experience working with those that have co-occuring mental health and substance abuse issues. Helping all people from those at square 1 attempting to find how to begin their path with psychoeducation, to those maintaining gains they have already made through previously through life experience.

Patrick uses dialectical behavioral, strength based, and solution focused strategies to build a therapeutic relationship that sets the stage to improve one’s quality of life.  

Patrick is looking for a way to connect one’s passions to making therapeutic gains, as it is integral to making therapy both successful and worthwhile. Patrick is focused on making the therapeutic relationship one of trust, as it is the most important factors that exists in therapy.

Education

Masters in Mental Health Counseling
University of Central Florida

Specialties

  • Anxiety/Stress
  • Depression
  • Substance Abuse
  • Personality Disorders
  • Anger Management
Ryan Sever
Accepting:
  • ComPsych
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of WA
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
Self Pay Rate: $129

Ryan Sever, Psy.D.

Philosophy of Care

Ryan Sever is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Washington who has 10 years of experience helping individuals and families becomes the best versions of themselves. He has worked with individuals ranging from age 5 to 75 seeking assistance with life and work stress, anxiety, depression, addiction, family challenges, and relationship struggles. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of West Georgia, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Central Florida, and Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the Florida School of Professional Psychology.

Dr. Sever views the therapy environment as a collaborative place where an individual can become a better version of themselves. He focuses on the strengths of the individual and helps the individual use their strengths to overcome challenges. Dr. Sever uses cognitive-behavioral and solution focused approaches to assist individuals in recognizing and achieving goals throughout the therapeutic process.

Establishing and maintaining a strong therapeutic relationship is the highest priority for Dr. Sever. He believes that creating an environment of mutual trust and collaboration is the foundation of a successful therapeutic process.

Education

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
University of Central Florida

Doctorate of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Florida School of Professional Psychology

Specialties

  • Work Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family challenges
  • Relationship challenges
  • Veteran’s challenges
  • Life transition
  • Relaxation and mindfulness

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