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Understanding One Another
Understanding One Another

Understanding One Another

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Introduction: UPDATED: January, 2021 *I have added a new book release-Beyond Us (on Amazon-e book included) Please check my name or title for book to be obtained. At this time with Covid, I’m ascribing to ALL of the following: In person with mask & social distancing, FaceTime or ZOOM and I will allow for a FREE 10 minute consultation. My experience is: 25 years of Child & Family Therapy. I’ve done professional Crisis intervention, conflict & resolution training. I consider “family dynamics” to be the client. I have professional experience with dual diagnosis (addiction & mental health issues) loss, PTSD, and Domestic Violence. lead therapist, and have worked in three states: CA, OR & WA. I have received feedback for having excellent listening skills while administering a holistic approach to therapy. A BEST outcome is integral and inclusive of all people being considered equal. *Insurance is no longer being an aspect of my services but reduced prices are! My fee in a clinic would be $120.00/hr. I’m offering $65.00 for 70 minutes. (In clinics, the norm is 50-minute sessions.) I cannot offer prices lower than this~ I also have access to a local psychiatrist if necessary, per referral for medication. Thank you for your consideration. I want this to be a “positively memorable” experience. Your well-being is my ultimate aim. I will work as long & hard as you do~ Let’s BE WELL together! This can be a best choice of your life. I will meet you wherever you are with utmost acceptance. May your life be filled with positivity moving forward. Thank you & my best regards, Jami Molitor Updike, MSW, QMHP

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Serves Vancouver, WA

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3 years in business

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Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, responsiveness, and value.

Excellent 4.9

8 reviews


Robert O.

Therapy and Counseling

She was really nice and understanding I hope she will take me on and be my mental health councaler for the time I need her really nice person
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Hello Robert... What a very nice thing to say l! I am hopeful my schedule will allow us to begin therapy and have meaningful experiences~ Thank you for the compliment, Jami Molitor Updike, MSW
Jul 27, 2020
Lisa Z.

Therapy and Counseling

Jami is an awesome therapist. She’s so down to earth and is easy to talk to.
Understanding One Another's reply
Thank you, Lisa for this endorsement. It seems to me, we were meant to meet. I look forward to helping, in the future in anyway I can. ~ Sincerely, Jami Molitor Updike, MSW
Sep 16, 2020
Julie M.

Jami is an extremely compassionate listener. She always asked great questions to help me untangle my thoughts. Always very real and nonjudgmental.
Feb 2, 2017
Margaret V.

Therapy and Counseling

Understanding One Another's reply
Thank you, Margaret! It was a pleasure meeting you!! KEEP smiling! Sending best wishes this week!! Jami-thinking of that PhD 😊
Feb 28, 2020
Renee M.

Marriage and Relationship Counseling

So far, so good
Understanding One Another's reply
You two are STARS-keep with integrity & never look back!!! 😊
Jun 21, 2019
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Jami Updike


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    In house Counseling Starts at $65.00/hr. Out call Counseling Starts at $75.00/hr. Driving no further than 20minute drive.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    We begin with a pre-interview via telephone to determine needs, (Optional) and if it appears to be a good fit for both/all parties. Communication styles is key! Establish the exact issue to be worked on, have a realistic goal/plan of action. *Include those (if any) who may have substantial input.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    MSW (Masters in Social Work) Degree 10 years Registered Washington State Counselor Former Employment Specialist for Commerce Department (WA State) assisting young people find jobs. Case Manager Supervisor for DSHS, Area on Aging. Crisis counselor, advocate for Domestic Violence, worked in a shelter providing education in this area. *Worked with the most (SED) adolescents in the entire state of WA, for two years.

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