MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST
Vanessa is a PNW native and received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Family Studies from Corban University, and recently earned her Master’s Degree in Marriage, Couples, and Family Counseling at Lamar University. Vanessa has 14 years of experience working with adolescents and families in school and residential settings and is transitioning this experience into the clinical setting. Vanessa works to create a safe, welcoming space and sees counseling as a brave step in creating a life worth living. Her goal is to help clients articulate their experiences, clarify their self-concept, and edit parts of their narrative that are no longer serving them. When she isn’t working, Vanessa enjoys being out on a trail, walking her dog, Bodhi, biking, traveling and spending time with her family. Vanessa is currently a QMHP and working under direct supervision. Vanessa is currently working with clients age 12+.
Vanessa is experienced providing individual and family counseling to support you with: