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Katy Percini, LMF T
Trauma, grief, and emotional difficulties can often make us feel stuck in our lives. I work to help you process the difficult memories and feelings that have you feeling stuck, while also focusing on your strengths and resiliency.
I believe that lasting and healthy change is created through the process of self-acceptance and recognition of one’s own strengths, as well as the development and strengthening of your personal relationships.
My counseling style is compassionate, conversational, and creative and is tailored to meet the unique needs of each client. I believe that the therapeutic relationship should be collaborative, where I provide my professional expertise and experiences while recognizing that you are the expert about yourself and your family.
We will become a team, and I will work hard to create a secure space to explore your struggles, tap into your inherent strengths, and empower change. I offer my clients warmth and understanding, while helping you find a way to offer the same to yourself.
My areas of expertise include grief and loss counseling, unexpected and expected losses and life events, trauma, depression, anxiety, PTSD, self-esteem, relational conflicts with peers and family, and academic stressors.
I have specialized experience supporting youth, adults, families and communities impacted by crime, including homicides, assaults, sexual and physical abuse, relational violence, and mass violence events.
I particularly love working with youth (tweens and teens), students and teachers, women, and the LGBTQIA community.
My therapeutic orientation integrates family systems theory and grief counseling. Additionally, I draw from multiple theories including collaborative language systems, narrative therapy, trauma-informed approaches, creative interventions, and solution-focused therapy.
Professional training & memberships...
Professionally, I am trained as a Marriage and Family Therapist, and I hold a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Antioch University Seattle with an emphasis on working with couples, families and youth. I am licensed in Washington State, credential #LF60778606 and I am a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 'MFT's Working in Trauma' , and the 'Queer and Trans Advocacy Network'. I have completed EMDR training levels I & II through an EMDRIA approved training program.