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Barbara Grote Therapist in Seattle

Barbara Grote

Licensed Psychologist

(206) 330-6175

927 N. Northlake Way
Suite #220
Seattle, WA

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927 N. Northlake Way
Suite #220
Seattle, WA
(206) 330-6175

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(206) 330-6175

Barbara Grote

Licensed Psychologist

Barbara has a doctorate in clinical psychology & is a licensed psychologist. She works with individuals who are experiencing depression/mood disorders, anxiety/panic attacks, relationship issues, life transitions (divorce, job change, bereavement, serious illness), and trauma. She works with a range of individuals including executives, artists, students, professionals, service workers, small business owners, and others. Her approach is caring, and individually tailored to each client's personality and therapy goals. She listens carefully to understand what you are experiencing, and offers feedback and observations. She attempts to create an environment that is collaborative, non-judgmental, and safe. She draws upon her training in humanistic, relational, neurobiological (especially for trauma), and cognitive therapy approaches as appropriate. Short and long-term therapy work. Insurance and private pay accepted. Individual adults & teens & couples counseling.

Child/Adult surviors of dysfunctional families: Adult survivors of child abuse, neglect or molestation who now seek help for adult problems. One area of specialty in my practice is working with adults--now facing issues such as depression, anxiety, or relationship issues--who experienced abuse, neglect, molestation, or family dysfunction as children. If appropriate, I may use my training in somatic therapy (based upon neurobiological and attachment theories). This approach uses somatic inquiry, somatic empathy, somatic observation, and principles such as oscillation to bring the body back into a normal or regulated state. Because each person I see is unique, I work with you to find the approach (talk therapy, collaborative problem solving, dream work, etc.) that is most helpful.

People come to see me for different reasons. Some of these include: to alleviate symptoms or suffering, to get help navigating through a difficult time in life, to heal from trauma, to resolve a short or long term issue, to gain additional self understanding or acceptance, or to become more fully the person you are. In addition to being a psychologist, I bring to my practice diverse life experience-- heading a non profit, being a high tech exec, and being a parent.

Call or email Barbara Grote for your free phone consultation now - (206) 330-6175.

Treatment approaches used:

Treatment orientation:

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Jungian
  • Somatic
  • Patient-Centered
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic and relational

Professional Memberships:

  • Northwest Alliance for Psycholanalytic Study

Client Focus:

Age Specialty:

  • Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19 yrs.)
  • Adults
  • Elderly (65+)

Niche Specialty:

  • Adults who experience Abuse

Education Supporting Specialty:

I have additional training in Somatic Transformation, one way to work with trauma.

Also Addressed in My Practice:

  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief & Loss
  • Life Changes
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma & PTSD

My Qualifications:

Years in Practice: 14 Years
Highest Degree: Ph.D.
School: Pacifica Graduate Institute
Year Graduated: 2006
License No. and State: PY00003587 WA

Additional Credentials:
  • Somatic Transformation


    Sliding Scale: No
    Initial Free Face to Face Consulation: No
    Free Telephone Consulation: Yes
    Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Visa, Discover, Mastercard
    Insurance Plans Accepted:
    First Choice Health, LifeWise, Premera BlueCross, Regence BlueShield, Other: Bridgespan