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P.O. Box 2276
Bellingham, Washington 98227
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    Licensed Primary Therapist Needed. The Moore Center is Washington State's longest-established eating disorder clinic, delivering caring and cost-effective treatment for adolescents, young adults and adults. The Moore Center is seeking a Therapist for the 7-day Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program. The ideal candidate will provide comprehensive and ongoing assessments resulting in appropriate treatment and discharge recommendations, create an individualized treatment plan with specific and measurable goals, continually monitor progress and re-evaluate appropriateness of goals. Our Therapists also facilitates groups with expertise, demonstrating ability to engage, set limits and monitor the group process. Position Requires a Master degree in the mental health field, license in Washington State, and a strong desire to work with the eating disorder population. Please send resumes to


    Premera Blue Cross is seeking registered nurses and licensed mental health clinicians who are passionate and want to make positive changes for our members.  Premera offers competitive salaries and benefits including matching 401K and pension plan.  Premera is known for outstanding customer service, fostering innovation and rewarding success.  We offer extensive training and growth opportunities including Chronic Care Professional Certification, Certified Case Manager, Integrated Case Management and Registered Health Coach.  We are hiring case managers, CM team lead, engagement specialists, care transition managers and intake coordinator.  For more information or apply on-line at or contact recruiter or 425-918-4158.


    Clinical Counselor: Position is located at the Navy’s FFSC in Whidbey Island, WA to provide assessments & referral, short-term, solution-focused, individual, couples, and group counseling for eligible clients. Must be licensed as a LCSW, LMFT or LCP & have 2 years of recent clinical experience.  Apply online at www.zeiders.comEOE.


    Community Health Care is looking for a Behavioral Health Specialist. This position requires flexibility, strong assessment skills, strong intervention skills and the ability to blend social work practice with the overall functioning of the MSS team. The BHS will develop assessments based on face to face interviews and collateral information gathered by other team members. The Behavioral Health Specialist’s role on the MSS Team is to provide brief, culturally relevant assessments, counseling and interventions for MSS clients and reassessments and case management for eligible ICM clients. For more on this position and to apply, please visit our employment page at


    Downtown Seattle office for rent. Beautiful office sublet in downtown Seattle available starting January 1, 2014. Includes waiting room plus spacious session room fully furnished and tastefully decorated. Available 3 days a week, on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. $135 per day includes WiFi, water dispenser, coffee, tea supplies, etc. For more information contact Joy Oliver at


    Greg and Kathy Moore have office available for rent on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Renters can opt for one, two, three, or all four days. Their building is in Federal Way at a safe, convenient location. The office is attractively furnished. The rent is $120 per month for each day of the week and includes access to wifi, a kitchenette, waiting room, and copier/printer. We are looking for therapists who identify as Christians. Please call if you have any questions. 253-218-9406


    Large furnished psychotherapy office available for sublet in downtown Redmond. Bright office with many windows, air conditioning and free parking. Great location near Metro transit center, in small professional building. Waiting room shared with one other therapist. Available 1 -3 days a week, $150/ month per day. Contact Deborah Wilk 206-233-9936 or


    Become a Washington State licensed Mental Health Counselor or Marriage and Family Therapist with a Saybrook University MA Psychology, Counseling
    . This transformational, experiential, modular, onsite program can be completed at our Seattle campus in 2 years, including internship. Our students consistently receive high ratings in their internship settings, for their self-awareness and the capacity to artfully engage in the therapeutic relationship with clients. Our faculty have years of clinical experience and maintain active clinical practices within the Seattle area.


    Applied Suicide Intervention Skill Training (ASIST) Workshop. April 18 & 19, 2014. 15 CEUs. This is a two-day, highly interactive, practical, and practice-oriented workshop. Meets the requirements of the WA DOH suicide training law. South Puget Sound Community College, Hawks Prairie. For more information & registration:


    Emotionally Focused Family Therapy: Restoring Family Bonds. Co-Sponsors: Vancouver Couple & Family Institute and Clinical Psychology Centre, Simon Fraser University. April 4 & 5 2014, Vancouver, BC. CEU’s pending. Emotionally Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) helps people restore relationships and strengthen the security of essential family ties, using the power of emotion and attachment.  Four dynamic trainers bring EFFT to life with instruction, demonstration, and experiential exercises.  No prior EFT training required. FEE: $395 Early bird rate available until Feb 28, $425 Regular rate. Student and group rates are available. Web: Email:


    Wellspring Counseling offers Suicide Training Workshop Series.  The 2012 Matt Adler Suicide Assessment, Treatment and Management Act requires six hours of mandatory training for mental health professionals in Washington State. Attend one of 11 workshops offered in 2014. Learn more and register at over 60 years, Wellspring Counseling has been a trusted source for psychotherapeutic and educational services in the greater Seattle community. A division of Wellspring Family Services, Wellspring Counseling’s Seattle, Bellevue, and Redmond branch therapists work with individuals, couples, and families to cultivate emotional health and wellbeing.