"Love takes off the masks we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within."  James Baldwin







  • New York Times article about treating depression with Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy.  Read More...
  • As reported in Reuters Health, a recent clinical trial suggests that 'mind-body' therapy which focuses on the role of emotions in physical pain may offer relief to people with fibromyalgia. Read more...
  • The APA released an article on the benefits of psychodynamic psychotherapy and a new study's findings that patients continue to improve after treatment ends.  Read more...
  • As reported in Reuters Health, Mind-body therapy eases chronic pelvic pain. Read more...
  • According to Psychology Today, a recent study has suggested that therapy may be 32-times more effective at making you happy than obtaining money. Read more...
  • As reported in Reuters, findings from a study show long-term psychotherapy helps complex cases. Read more...               
  • As reported in Reuters, a finding from a clinical trial shows that psychodynamic psychotherapy is effective for panic disorder. Read more... 
  • FamilyDoctor.org's discussion of the Mind-Body Connection: How your emotions affect your health. Read more... 


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Substance Abuse

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Domestic Violence

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Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-562-6025

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Counseling Directories



  • Living Like You Mean It by Ron Frederick
  • The Call of Character: Living a Life Worth Living by Mari Ruti
  • Love's Executioner by Irvin D. Yalom
  • Hold Me Tight by Sue Johnson
  • Boundaries and Relationships by Charles L. Whitfield
  • Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg
  • The Five Keys of Mindful Communication, by Susan Chapman
  • Families and How to Survive Them by R. Skynner & John Cleese
  • Breaking Addiction by Lance Dodes
  • How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan
  • Getting Unstuck by Pema Chödrön


  • The Search for Authenticity: An Existential-Analytic Approach to Psychotherapy by J.F.T. Bugental
  • The Transforming Power of Affect: A Model for Accelerated Change by Diana Fosha
  • Advances in Contemplative Psychology: Accelerating Healing and Transformation ed. Joe Loizzo et al.
  • Balint Matters: Psychosomatics and the Art of Assessment by Jonathan Sklar
  • The Singularity of Being: Lacan and the Immortal Within by Mari Ruti
  • The Spell of the Sensuous: Perception and Language in a More-Than-Human World by David Abram
  • Modes of Therapeutic Action by Martha Stark
  • Changing Character by Leigh McCullough Vaillant
  • Body-Centered Psychotherapy: The Hakomi Method by Ron Kurtz
  • The Wise Heart by Jack Kornfield
  • The Evolving Self: Problem and Process in Human Development by Robert Kegan
  • The Hidden Spring: A Journey to the Source of Consciousness by Mark Solms
  • Lifespan Integration: Connecting Ego States Through Time by Peggy Pace
  • Hope and Dread in Psychoanalysis by Stephen A. Mitchell
  • Partners in Thought  by Donnel B. Stern
  • The Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel
  • The Matrix of the Mind by Thomas H. Ogden
  • The Primitive Edge of Experience by Thomas H. Ogden
  • Boundary and Space by M. Davis & D. Wallbridge
  • Exploring Forgiveness ed. Robert Enright & Joanna North

contact: trevor@slocumcounseling.com    (206) 309-4224