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Yasmina Mobarek, LLC
4.8
from 42 reviews
  • 138 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Baishakhi B.
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Yasmina is an absolutely great therapist, she is very accommodating to fit the therapy session in our schedule. She was organized and competent in probing the issue in hand. Thank you Yasmina.

  • 11 years in business
Jason R.
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Larry is a pleasure to work with. He is a good listener who can deliver insightful observations and advice, always with a sense of humor, which is welcome during therapy.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Elizabeth M.
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Heather has given me several tools that help guide me in my life today. I highly recommend her to anyone that is looking for a therapist.

Dawn Merydith, LICSW
5.0
from 1 review
    Catherine H.
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    I have found Dawn to be an incredible listener. She is both perceptive and honest. Most importantly, she is extremely supportive. It feels very safe to talk to her.

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    I provide counseling and psychotherapy for those seeking self-improvement, or to change negative patterns in themselves and relationships. I also work with those struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, and trauma.

    • 2 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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    My main specialties are grief/loss, trauma/traumatic loss, anxiety and panic disorders, PTSD, adult survivors of child abuse, relationship issues, anticipatory grief and death process. My style is informed by a system’s perspective where I draw on many modalities to offer you a holistic path that is tailored to your needs and goals. I am also trained in Lifespan Integration (LI 1 & LI 2) which is a mind-body therapy that is highly effective for treating trauma.

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    Because I address directly the most influential issue determining success which is relationship to self.

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    I have many years of academic and life experience to offer patients. My passion and gift are to help others be lifted up in their lives and work through their life issues to live more peaceful, productive lives.

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    I provide in-depth and compassionate psychoanalytic psychotherapy for adults as well as couple's counseling. I have twenty years of experience in private practice. If you are willing to do the hard work, you can heal from and find your way through destructive, self-defeating patterns and behaviors. Change is possible.

    • 13 years in business
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    We offer Dream Analysis, Family and Couples , and Individual; Therapy , Hypnotherapy, and our approach is Spiritual

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    The object is to show you how to become self-directed in life and in all you do , to your own benefit . You have a Knowing which underlies what perplexes . Let us uncover that Knowing together .

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    Psychotherapy is not easily described in 100 words or less. It varies depending on the personality of both the therapist and the client and the particular issues the client brings to therapy. My role as your therapist is to provide an environment in which you feel safe and secure enough to explore the thoughts, feelings and beliefs that are causing your distress. This type of work takes time. Short term behavioral therapy can be helpful and I will draw from these methods when appropriate; however, I have had many clients report that methods such as CBT never get to the core of what is causing their suffering. My experience as a client and therapist has taught me that deeper, long-lasting results are more likely to happen in the presence of patience and perseverance. ***Given the confidential nature of this work, I do not ask clients to leave reviews.

    • 1 year in business
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    Parks Psychotherapy Group provides comprehensive mental health counseling and case management to teens, individuals and families throughout Snohomish County. We are able to provide therapy in our Everett office and, under certain circumstances in your office, home or your teen's school.

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    I am a depth therapist, specializing in gender non-conforming clients, and non-conformists in general.

    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
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    I provide therapy for individuals and couples. I may be able to help you better cope with anxiety or depression, or to find greater personal fulfillment in your life. You are welcome to contact me even if you are not sure if psychotherapy will help you. After you let me know of your circumstances and what you are looking for, I will be able to understand if seeing me would be helpful for you.

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    We provide comprehensive assessment; psychiatric services; medication management; treatment planning; service monitoring; symptom management; supportive psychotherapy; family, marriage and grief counseling; case management and connection to support service; and after-hours intervention. By helping children, teens and their families discover their resilience and capacity for recovery, we foster healing and hope. In schools and in homes, we help young people and their families overcome the effects of poverty, violence, mental illness, and substance abuse. Our counselors provide a range of culturally appropriate therapies, including family therapy and play therapy for younger children as well as individual and group therapy. Creative Change's counselors provide therapeutic and assessment services for individuals who are struggling with challenges related to emotional health (like anxiety and depression), family problems, drug and alcohol use, peer relationship issues, child abuse, trauma, bullying, school difficulties, and behavioral problems. Our compassionate and professional staff are available to provide services at Renton, Kent, and Auburn schools and at times, in homes or community settings. We offer the following: * Individual Therapy * Play Therapy * Skill Building * Behavior Change Support * Family-Centered Therapy * Parenting Strategies * School-Based Early Prevention and Intervention Services -- In addition, we have established relationships with schools in the Auburn School Districts and provide extensive, school-based services. Check with your school's front desk to get more information. * Office Community-Based Counseling -- We are targeting at-risk youths and families, giving them a chance to cope with trauma, restore families by reducing violence and give care and hope to children who are abused and neglected. * Drug and Alcohol Treatment -- We are serving individuals seeking drug and alcohol assessments in addition to intensive outpatient treatment. * Chemical Dependency Assessments -- We use a detailed assessment to get a picture of the whole individual -- mental and physical health, drug and alcohol use, peer and family relationships, and legal issues. * Individual and Group Counseling -- We work with families to overcome the challenges of drug and alcohol abuse. The counselor can recommend a range of services, from outpatient individual and group sessions to inpatient treatment. We set goals that use your interests and strengths. * Relapse Prevention Services -- We are helping individuals identify or create the natural resources that exist in their own lives, communities, and families. * Case Management and Referrals -- We are connecting individuals to resources, dual diagnosis, emotional regulation, anger, mental health issues, trauma, risk management, and finding the trigger element that may exist connecting them to support structures to maximize potential for sobriety.

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    I offer fee-for-service general psychiatry with emphasis on psychotherapy. I have expertise in the following: * addiction issues, including chemical dependency and codependency perspectives * mood disorders * depression, anxiety and mixed * relationship issues * life transitions * grieving and loss * workplace relations and strategies I focus on developing skill for personal responsibility, relying on psychotherapy and mindfulness meditation skill. I offer medication management for clients seen in psychotherapy, with the intention of employing the minimal medication possible.

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    My 25 years as a psychotherapist has prepared me for the intensity of personal healing work. I was trained for many years in Bioenergetic Body work, so I have an in-depth understanding of energy pathways in the body and in emotional release work. My training in object relations psychology helps me to track early issues in my clients, and Jungian psychology has helped me to facilitate work with the ‘soul’. Trained as an actress, early on, theatre work taught me the importance of ritual and ceremony. I hold high standards of integrity and the highest respect for each person with whom I work.

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    I am a therapist who cares not just someone whom is concerned by numbers.

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    I’ve been practicing psychotherapy for 24 years. I have considerable experience with many different issues including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, relationship struggles, grief, coping with chronic illness, career struggles, abuse suffered in childhood, autistic spectrum disorders, and more. Yet, my professional expertise is humbled by a personal awareness of just how hard it can be to change. It takes the right sort of support and a lot of courage.

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    I specialize in helping individuals and couples find meaning and connection in times of transition and difficulty. My particular areas of expertise include LGBTQ concerns, recent or past trauma, identity based issues, and long term work.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    What is a psychologist?

    A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

    A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

    • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
    • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
    • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
    • Overcoming addictions.
    • Managing chronic illness.
    • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

    What are the types of psychologists?

    Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

    • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
    • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
    • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
    • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
    • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
    • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
    • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
    • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
    • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
    • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
    • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
    • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
    • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
    • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
    • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
    • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
    • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
    • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
    • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

    How much do therapists cost?

    If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

    Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

    Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

    To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

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