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Location

  • Bothell / Canyon Park

Specialties

Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Bipolar Disorder, ADHD

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Cassie Matsuzaki, MS, LMHC, NCC

ABOUT

My goal in therapy is to create an environment in which people people feel safe to share about themselves and their lives.  I view therapeutic relationships as a partnership, collaborating with clients to address identified concerns.  I believe that this relationship is the most essential factor in the healing, change and growth process.

I employ a Person Centered, Strength Based approach in therapy, letting the needs of the individual drive the therapeutic process.  I often use directive and non-directive techniques as needed to promote positive change and growth.  I value using different mediums to promote healing and growth, including art, play, and other expressive techniques.  I utilize evidence-based practices including CBT, DBT skills, MI, and BSFT as appropriate during treatment.  I am training in using TF-CBT and have successfully used this modality to address trauma and trauma related concerns in children and adolescents.

I am a licensed mental health counselor who graduated with a Masters of Science degree in Applied Psychology: Mental Health Counseling from Easter Washington University.  Upon completion of my degree, I worked in community mental health for over seven years.  I have experience working with a diverse clientele and specialize in treating depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, life transitions, and trauma.

I work with children (10+), adolescents, and adults.  I have over six years of experience working specifically with children, adolescents, and their families.  I especially enjoy working with adolescents and young adults, addressing the unique needs of this age group.

I look forward to working with you and your healing and growth journey!

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Western Washington University
  • Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Eastern Washington University
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) – License #LH60437376

Self-Pay

A Good Faith Estimate of expected charges is provided upon scheduling or upon your request for self-pay clients.

Cancellation Policy

Must cancel 24 hours before the appointment to avoid $100 fee.