LMHC-S, SUDP, CSAT, CPTT, CMAT
Heidi is a masters-level licensed mental health therapist who specializes in working with people who have been affected by sex addiction, infidelity, pornography, and substance abuse. She holds a National Certification as a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), a Certified Partner Trauma Therapist (CPTT), and as a Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist (CMAT) from the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP) and is a licensed Substance Use Disorder Professional (SUDP) for the state of Washington. She is licensed in Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii. Heidi is a Meadows-trained therapist and completed Post-Induction Training (PIT) and Attachment Focused EMDR (AF-EMDR) training through the Parnell Institute to address trauma. She has also completed Level 1 clinical training of the Gottman Method Couples Therapy through the Gottman Institute.
Heidi has been in recovery since 1989 and has a passion for helping others to heal from addictive behaviors. Whether you want to stop a behavior that is destroying you and your loved ones, or whether you have been in recovery for a while and want to get outside help, she would love to work with you to help you achieve long-term sobriety and serenity.
During her career, Heidi has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings, including Gentle Path at The Meadows in Arizona. She received extensive training from the leaders in sex addiction therapy, including Dr. Patrick Carnes. She also had the pleasure of working with Dr. Claudia Black, an innovative clinician whose work involves examining the impact of substance use and sex addiction on the family. While at Gentle Path, Heidi worked as both primary and family therapist. She also led lectures on many topics related to sex addiction and family dynamics. She has also provided outpatient services for two different agencies in Bellevue, Washington. Currently, she is on staff as an adjunct instructor at Eastern Washington University teaching in their Addictions Studies program.
Heidi believes in creating a safe place for clients to become vulnerable and self-aware so that change can occur. She works collaboratively with clients to ensure they take an active role in their therapy. Her orientation to the practice of psychotherapy is integrative where she uses a wide variety of techniques to help clients reach their goals.
LMHCA, CDPT, CSAT-C
Rebecca has years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families affected by addiction. She is a licensed, masters-level therapist for mental health and chemical dependency in Washington. She is a certified sex addiction therapist candidate (CSAT-C) through the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP). She has extensive experience working with people suffering from trauma, anxiety, depression, and abuse.
Rebecca has been in recovery for over 15 years and understands firsthand the pathway to long-term recovery. Her clinical training and personal experience make her uniquely qualified to help people struggling with the effects of sex addiction and substance abuse. Trained in both sex addiction and trauma therapy, she has the understanding to help addicts and their betrayed partners move through trauma and betrayal.
Rebecca uses a variety of therapeutic interventions, such as:
• Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REPT) which are helpful for social anxiety and depression
• Hypnotherapy, which helps change destructive patterns, reduce or eliminate unwanted behavioral and thought habits, and recover from trauma
Rebecca is certified in Lifespan Integration® therapy, a neuro-brain level modality developed to clear single-incident or long-term trauma.
Rebecca offers Christian-based therapy at a client’s request.
MA, LMHCA, CPC
Thom is experienced and trained in serving others through their struggles with their personal life, developmental growth, and relationships. Through his experiences and endurance Thom has become a counselor and coach who provides useful and practical knowledge and know how to his clients. He has a heart for helping others and has made that his profession.
Thom has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and a Bachelor degree in Applied Behavioral Science. Thom is also certified in Lifespan Integration therapy and Emotionally Focused Couples therapy. He is certified in Emotional Intelligence Assessment and is a Certified Professional Coach. The credentials listed above, and numerous additional training and certifications, support and influence Thom’s approach to counseling and coaching and maximizes the benefits he provides to you.
In addition to his education and training Thom brings to you a valuable amount of life experience. Those experiences include; a private counseling practice and a personal life and business coaching practice. They include independent small business ownership, corporate trainer and sales professional and tenured college shop instructor. Additional experiences are 25+ years of substances abuse recovery, 12-step AA, Alanon and Coda participation and sponsorship, adult reformatory recovery program assistant and adolescent rehabilitation internship service worker. Thom is now a grandparent after many years of single parenting. .
Thom’s mission is to provide you a safe environment in which you can grow, come to know yourself more deeply, and find a way to improve your life and quality of living. Thom’s counseling and coaching moves clients to a purposeful future giving them the capacity to reorient their lives in the direction of meaning congruent with their values.
Thom continues to grow his therapeutic education and experience by attending professional trainings, workshops and seminars and is involved in a peer consultation group with other colleagues. Thom is also currently writing the book “Powered by Soulutions”, a story of emotional growth, personal development, and recovery.
Darren is experienced and licensed in working in chemical dependency with expert knowledge on the disease of addiction and brings 17 +years of recovery experience along with his professional experience. Helping clients and their families navigate through chemical dependency. He has several years of working with adolescents, young adults, adults and people from all life situations. He has a passion for helping people navigate positive life changes and removing blocks to growth. Darren has been working in chemical dependency for 8 years and was clinical director/supervisor at 2 Co-occurring facilities helping build from the ground up, has volunteered with missions and recovery cafes for years to help the homeless population and has added EFT level 1 and 2 to his skill set to help clients change stress level which allows the body to function and move post the blocks caused by anxiety.
“I’m grateful to use my 17 years experience as a person in recovery, experience in the jail and prison system and homelessness as a means to help others navigate the fears, blocks and loneliness that keeps us in the dark. My own recovery with substance use and trauma has brought me here. I absolutely love what I do shoulder to shoulder with my clients. I have so much compassion for the journey people take by having enough courage just to show up. ” LGBTQIA+ ally.
MSPsy, CP, MIM
Robert is a masters-level Transformational Life Coach who specializes in working with people who have found themselves on a self-destructive and family destructive path. He excels in walking with others as they move to a new path that leads toward their healthy authentic self. Robert recognizes that there are many types of barriers that block the path to the client’s healthy authentic self. Clients are encouraged and supported as they take an honest look at their destructive paths while developing a clear vision of the healthy path they want to travel.
Robert recognizes that there are many diverse barriers to walking one’s healthy path. Some of the barriers he has helped others with include, sex addition, pornography addiction, substance abuse, workaholism, pharisaical thinking, spiritual identity and obsessive negative thinking. He also enjoys helping adult children of alcoholics and those who struggle with ADD and ADHD and marriages affected by ADD and ADHD. It is not uncommon for Robert to work with clients who may struggle with more than one personal barrier.
28 years ago, Robert’s life path was changed forever when he began his new recovery life. He likes to say he has been trained since birth as he grew up in an alcoholic family. His new life path took him back to school where he earned: a BA in Teacher Education, a Masters of Science in Psychology with an Emphases in Life Coaching, a Masters in Ministry and a Chemical Dependency Certificate. Robert fortified his education and coaching skills by becoming certified as a Brain Health Coach through Amen University and facilitating the Genesis Process with thousands of clients for over 15 years.
His new life path led him to work as a school prevention intervention specialist in local middle schools and high schools. Robert’s carrier included many years as a chemical dependency counselor in outpatient programs. For 15 years Robert worked as the president and clinical director the nonprofit chemical dependency agency e founded. Robert is excited to join the Fourth Dimension Counseling and Coaching staff where he can utilize his life history, strong education and years of practice to help others.
Lisa has been enjoying the gifts of recovery since 2010. She finds tremendous fulfilment in being able to use her administrative talents to give back. To a community which has given her so much.
During her 20+ years as an administrative professional, Lisa has held positions non-profit healthcare and the tech industry. She is active in the partner community ensuring their voices are heard and they have the resources necessary to find healing. Lisa holds a special place in her heart for anyone on the recovery journey, addict, partner, family, and friends.
Lisa lives by this principle- “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou
Our therapists, counselors and coaches are licensed, certified and experienced in helping individuals and couple’s dealing with serious trauma and emotional challenges including:
Our offices are located in Seattle, Kirkland and Tacoma and we provide services throughout Washington State including King County, Pierce County and Snohomish County. Due to Covid-19 we are currently providing our counseling and coaching services online through a secure private connection. We have licensed therapists and counselors in Washington, Alaska and Hawaii so we are experienced at providing quality, effective counceling, therapy and coaching solutions via remote video conferencing for individual, group and couple counseling and coaching.
At Fourth Dimension Counseling and Coaching we provide a variety of counseling and coaching options including individual and group therapy and counseling for both men and women as well as couples counseling and coaching services.
Fourth Dimension Counseling and Coaching has offices in Seattle, Kirkland and Tacoma. We provide remote video conferencing counseling, therapy and coaching throughout Washington State, Alaska and Hawaii.
We provide counseling and coaching services to clients throughout Western Washington including Puget Sound including Seattle, Mercer Island, Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond, Woodinville, Bothell, Sammamish, Issaquah, Renton, Maple Valley, Kent, Tacoma, Olympia, Gig Harbor and Covington.