Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention is a University of Washington developed, evidence-based treatment that has been shown to be helpful for individuals who are currently in recovery for addictive behaviors.
Carey DeMartini received her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Art Therapy from Antioch University Seattle in 2002. She became a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) by the state of Washington in 2006 and has been a Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC) since 2007. In addition to her training in mental health counseling and art therapy, Carey is also trained in yoga instruction and yoga therapy. She has worked in the mental health field in a variety of settings. She is grateful for a wide range of experiences in working with people of all ages individually and in groups facing together life transitions, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, multicultural issues, stress management, trauma, addictions, and eating disorders. Carey works collaboratively with her clients. She believes it is important to listen to her clients’ goals and intentions for coming to therapy, explore past experiences as they relate to their situation, and problem-solve in a non-judgmental, safe, and compassionate therapeutic environment. Her theoretical approach to therapy is eclectic and guided by psychodynamic and humanistic theories as well as person-centered, strengths-based and mindfulness practices. Foundationally, she believes in each person's intrinsic capacity to learn, heal, grow, and thrive.
(Licensed mental health counselor, license LH00010362)
Possession of up to one ounce of marijuana is legal in Washington State for those over the age of 21. However, you may not smoke pot anywhere on the University of Washington campus.
The most obvious signs that a friend has a drinking problem include:
This group will be a combination of a psychoeducation group– using 'The Body Project' workbooks, developed for promotion of body acceptance and the prevention of eating disorders; and a process group, in which members share t
Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) is a service for students who want to explore their alcohol use. It is designed to assist students in examining their own substance use behaviors in a non-judgmental and non-confrontational environment.
The goal of BASICS is to help students reduce risky behaviors and harmful effects from drinking.
She received her Bachelor's in Psychology from University of Washington, and Master's in Counseling from Seattle University. Trilingual in Mandarin Chinese, Taiwanese and English, she has served as a counselor working with diverse populations on a college campus, private practice, youth drug and gang prevention program, tobacco cessation program, overseas disaster relief counseling, and Asian American community mental health agencies in Los Angeles and Seattle area. With her person-centered, strength-based therapeutic approaches and her deep sense of compassion, Chia-Wen has assisted many to overcome their life struggles and mental health challenges, to achieve their treatment and their life goals. As an immigrant from Taiwan, Chia-Wen has experienced the cultural adjustment in her adolescent years. She loves to help people overcome their life transitions, such as cultural adjustment between collective and individualistic cultures, and achieve their potentials. She is passionate in helping and empowering young adults during their identity development and crisis, relational struggles, and overcoming anxiety and depression.
(Licensed mental health counselor, license LH60209064)
Rachel received her MA in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College in 2003. She has previous mental health experience in residential, day hospital, outpatient and school settings. Recently, Rachel has been working with adolescents, young adults and families in the areas of Chemical Dependency and Eating Disorders. Rachel's areas of interest include family issues; transitioning into adulthood and other life changes;eating disorders and substance abuse. Her therapeutic orientation is eclectic; but balances positive regard with problem solving. Of particular interest is Dialectical Behavioral Therapy; Family Systems and Narrative Therapy.
(Licensed mental health counselor, license #LH00009572)
Dr. Suydam received her M.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1992 and her B.S. in Psychobiology from University of Southern California in 1988. After completing a residency in general psychiatryand a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at University of Washington in 1997, Dr. Suydam worked in the community at Seattle Childrens Home, Fairfax Psychiatric Hospital and Overlake Hospital as well as having a privatepractice. Her interest in HIV psychiatry and Emergency psychiatry led her to workat UW Virology Clinic and Harborview Medical Center for several years beforejoining the staff at Hall Health in 2012.Languages