TOP 10 PSYCHOLOGISTS IN SEATTLE 

PSYCHOLOGISTS

1. Dr. Jennifer Pelton, Ph.D Child Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Pelton attended Pomona College for her undergraduate education, and received her Ph.D. in Child Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia. She completed her child clinical predoctoral internship at Stanford University School of Medicine. 

In addition to her work with adolescents, Dr. Pelton specializes in working with young adults who are moving into adulthood. She is committed to making the evaluation and treatment services more comprehensive, practical and tailored to meet the needs of each client.   

She is trained to work with adolescents and it always helps that she is humorous, warm, and has a down to earth style of counseling. 

Areas of focus: 

  •  Anxiety and OCD 
  • Eating Disorders and Body Image Disturbance 
  • Depression and other mood disorders 
  • ADHD 
  • Emotion dysregulation and self-harm 
  • Transitions to high school, to college, and post-college 

Location: 

Dr. Pelton is continuing to do all telehealth at the current time (virtual sessions) 

Contact details: 

Dr. Pelton 206-282-2802 

Website: https://www.jenniferpelton.com/ 

2. Joe Nelson 

 Joe Nelson specializes in couples’ therapy. His focus is on helping couples and adult individuals with communication, connection, vulnerability, and intimacy in their relationships.   

Puget Sound Psychotherapy & Psychiatry (PSP) is a collective of independent therapists based in Seattle, Washington, offering counseling for individuals, couples, children, families, and teens. 

Clinical areas of focus include: 

  • Couple Therapy 
  • Relationship Counseling 
  • Family Therapy 
  • Sexual Difficulties 
  • Intimacy 
  • Addiction/Substance Use and Abuse 
      

Professional License: 

Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor # LH 61079941 

Education: 

Gestalt Associates Training, Los Angeles, 2017 – present 

Seattle University, MA in Clinical Psychology, 2017 

Seattle University, BA in Psychology, 2006 

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays: Telehealth or in-person 

Location: 

2711 E Madison St 

Suite 210 

Seattle, 98112 

Contact details: 

Phone: (206) 669-4336    

PSP General Fax: (206) 855-6919 

Website: https://pugetpsychotherapy.com/index.php 

3. Kristen Lindley 

Kristen sees her clients as experts on their own lives and writers of their own stories. She has experience working with people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, life transitions, aging, grief and loss, eating disorders, trauma, and women’s issues.  

After living in Seattle while earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, she moved to Boston, Massachusetts to complete her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Boston University. Kristen is a therapist at Self Space, Seattle. 

Self-Space began in 1982 with two Seattle girls, Rachel & Jessica. Rachel was a mental health counselor and Jessica, a finance and operations executive. Their friendship and combined skill set led them to create Self Space. 

Location: 

2033 6th Avenue, Suite 826 
Seattle, WA 98121 

Contact details: 
Phone: (206) 414-8918 
Email: connect@selfspaceseattle.com 

Kristen’s email: kristen@selfspaceseattle.com 

Website: https://www.selfspaceseattle.com/ 

4. Steve Hammil 

 Steve Hammil is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Washington State License: LH 60241738) with a Masters of Psychology from Antioch University Seattle. He has been practicing for nine years. 

Having dealt with a severe inner critic much of my life he is dedicated to helping others deal effectively with the same. Helping others free themselves from misplaced guilt and punishing toxic shame is his passion. He wishes everyone to be free of this guilt and experience joy in their lives. 

Office Hours: 

Tuesday – Thursday: 10am – 6pm 
Friday: 10am – 5pm 
Saturday: 9am – 1pm 

Contact details:  

Tel: (206) 661-2854 

Email: steve@stevehammil.com 

Website: https://www.stevehammil.com/index.html 

5. Ruth Herman-Dunn, Ph.D.

 As a Licensed Psychologist with more than 25-years’ experience, she is trained in some of the most effective treatments available today including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Behavioural Activation, and other Cognitive Behavioural Therapy evidenced-based.  

Dr. Herman-Dunn received her M.A. in Counseling Psychology and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from University of Florida. 

Office Location: 

Jefferson Square Building 

4700 42nd Avenue SW 

Suite 540 

Seattle, Washington 98116 

Contact Details:

206-937-1186 x1 

 Website: https://www.ruthherman-dunn.com/ 

6. Julie Wilson 

South Lake Union Therapy is a private psychotherapy. Julie started her private practice in 2013. She has received her Master’s in Psychology from Seattle University (Educated in Existential Phenomenology). 

Julie works with adults on a wide range of issues like (not limited to): 

  • Men’s Issues Related to Relationships and Emotional Intimacy 
  • Workplace Stress Trauma and Burnout 
  • Childhood Trauma 

 
 Credentials 

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (L.M.H.C.) 

Location: 

South Lake Union Therapy in The Denny Building 
 
2200 6th Ave, Suite 606, Seattle, WA, 98121 

Contact details:  

Julie@SouthLakeUnionTherapy.com 

Phone: 206-855-3026 

Website: https://www.southlakeuniontherapy.com/ 

7. George Ankuta, Ph.D 

 Dr. George Ankuta is a psychologist located in Seattle, WA. He specializes in psychotherapy for depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sexuality issues, couples counseling and more. Dr. Ankuta serves a variety of clients. 

 He has completed his Ph.D. at an APA-accredited program in clinical psychology at Michigan State University in 1992. Dr.Ankunta completed his post-doctoral fellowship in sexual medicine at the University of Washington. 

He has over 25 years of experience conducting psychotherapy. He is originally from New York City and he has been practicing in Seattle since 1992.  

Location: 
200 1st Avenue West 
Suite 402 
Seattle, WA 98119 

Contact details: 

Phone: (206) 241-9068 

Business Hours: M-F 9am-7pm, Closed weekends 

Website: https://www.queenannepsychology.com/ 

8. Iris Song, Psy.D.

Iris Song is a psychologist with a private practice in the downtown Seattle area. She provides individual psychotherapy for adults and pro bono psychological evaluations for individuals seeking asylum. 

Iris received her doctoral degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2010 and holds a license to practice in the state of Washington (#PY60639248).  

She is experienced in working with survivors of trauma such as sexual assault, abuse and loss; as well as depression, anxiety, grief and mourning, low self-esteem or self-worth and others. 

Currently, Iris also works as a psychologist at the University of Washington’s Counseling Center.  

Teletherapy, or psychotherapy via video chatting is available. 

Song Psychology is currently doing virtual sessions only. 

Contact details: 

irissongpsyd@gmail.com  

Phone: 206.432.5300. 

Website: https://www.songpsychology.com/ 

9. Helen Widlansky, Phd – Licensed Clinical Psychologist 

Dr. Widlansky licensed psychologist (License #PY60513253) in the State of Washington. She earned her B.A. from Stanford University and her doctorate from DePaul University in 1997.   

Her training includes long and short-term therapy with adults and adolescents. She opened a private practice in Chicago and worked with adults as well as students. She practiced in Chicago until 2015 when she moved to Seattle. 

Dr. Widlansky is a licensed psychologist and has been providing counseling services for the past 19 years.  

Location: 

2811 East Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98112 

Contact details: 

847.477.0355 or 206.946.2365 

Website: https://hswphd.com/

10. Julie Holt 

Julie Holt is a licensed mental health counselor. She has a 20 year history of helping people break out of their habitual patterns. 

She graduated from LIOS, a school that was dedicated to experiential learning that blasted away blocks individual clinicians had in a way that prepared us for the very real task of helping people like you. 

She is constantly engaging in professional development and her own personal therapy and supervision to keep her in top shape for helping you with everything you bring to her. 

Location: 

2366 Eastlake Ave E 
Suite 417, Seattle, WA 98102 

Contact details: 

(206) 979-6764 

Website: https://julieholtcounseling.com/

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