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Pronouns: He/Him/His

I am a psychotherapist and professional musician currently living in the Pacific Northwest. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), I provide mental health counseling to adults in Washington State and New York State. My services include assessment, short term counseling and long term psychotherapy for individuals. I also provide group counseling to bands and musical ensembles. I am available for consultation in the fields of mental health and supportive housing administration.

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CREDENTIALS

ABOUT 

EXPERIENCE AND STYLE

I have practiced in a variety of settings as a mental health counselor including private practice, schools, wilderness therapy programs and as the clinical director of a residential supportive housing program in New York City. I believe that every hardship is an invitation to better know ourselves, those around us and our communities. I believe in the importance of strong therapeutic relationships and emphasize consistency, transparency and deep listening in my work. My approach is strength based, emotionally focused and trauma informed. I utilize mindfulness based practices, psychodynamic approaches and cognitive behavioral frameworks to facilitate therapy that is at once holistic and evidence based.

  • Washington State LMHC: LH61085057

  • New York State LMHC: 010034

  • Naropa University, MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology - Wilderness Therapy Concentration

SPECIALTIES
  • Mental health assessment and evaluation

  • Group counseling for bands and musical ensembles

  • Stress management and coping skills

  • Grief and loss

  • Trauma 

  • Mood disorders including anxiety, panic and depression

  • Relationship issues

  • Anger management

  • Communication skills

Please note that all services are currently provided remotely

 

CONTACT ME

PHONE

(360) 602-1749

E-MAIL

evanstraussLMHC[at]protonmail[dot]com

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