Whitney is an individual and couples therapist at the Bellevue Trauma Recovery Center. She holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in Santa Barbara and is licensed to practice in Washington State. With dedication and expertise in the field of mental health, she is committed to providing comprehensive, trauma-informed therapeutic support.
Serving both adolescents and adults, Whitney utilizes a person-centered approach and provides therapy from a holistic lens. Her skills are rooted in Somatic Therapy, Polyvagal Theory, Emotional Transformation Therapy, and Internal Family Systems. Whitney believes that assisting clients in building autonomy and choice in therapy is critical for healing.
Whitney’s experience spans diverse populations, including new parents, grief-stricken individuals, survivors of abuse, those impacted by infidelity, individuals dealing with PTSD, anxiety, and more. She is particularly attuned to the needs of Latinx/Global Majority, LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities.
Within the therapy experience, Whitney considers the unique blend of histories, cultures, beliefs, relationships, identities, and stories that are a play. She is committed to forming relationships rooted in consideration, trust, and care, ensuring a supportive and affirming space for clients and their support systems.
Embark on a transformative journey with Whitney, where compassionate guidance, individualized care, and a commitment to well-being form the cornerstone of your therapeutic experience.
Education & Credentials:
Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology (MA)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate (LMFTA)
Emotional Transformation Therapy (ETT): Level 1 (to be completed by 2/9/24)
65-hour Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Counselor Training – Lumina Alliance
Surf Therapy for Trauma Recovery – Groundswell Community Project: Level 1
Trauma Responder – First Aid Arts: Level 1