Christa Frame Adams
Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)
Specializing in Children and Young Adults. I do play therapy with younger children primarily working around the areas of domestic violence, divorce, school & social issues, stress, anxiety, depression, and traumatic experiences. My work with adolescents has been around emotional issues such as school struggles, family issues, stress, depression, anxiety, as well as substance abuse issues. My work with young adults is with life transitions, relationships, and enhancing self discovery. I offer support for parents and help the family as a whole. I see families as a system that functions together, when one member is hurting or in pain it affects everyone involved. I would like to enhance the understanding and the communication between parents and their children.
Play Therapy with children ages 2-12 as well as Sandtray therapy with children 4-18 around problems of domestic violence, divorce, school & social issues, stress, anxiety, depression, and traumatic experiences. Sandtray offers an amazing insight into a person's experiences, as you see a child's work over several sessions more themes become evident on what they have experiences and how it has affected them. This modality works with clients of all ages. Counseling adolescents with emotional emotional issues involving school struggles, family issues, stress, depression, anxiety, or substance abuse issues. Primary modalities used with this population is talk therapy, sandtray, and family therapy.
Treatment approaches used:
- Eclectic Therapy
- Art Therapy
- Family Systems
- Play Therapy
- American Mental Health Counselors Association
- Association for Play Therapy
- Toddlers/Preschool (0-6 yrs.)
- Children (6-10 yrs.)
- Preteens/Tweens (11 to 13)
- Adolescents/Teenagers (14 to 19 yrs.)
13027 NE 70th PL.
Kirkland, WA 98033
144 Railroad Ave. , Suite 227
- Child Counseling
Education Supporting Specialty:
I am fully trained in play therapy, and continue with continuing education annually.
Also Addressed in My Practice:
- Anxiety and Panic Disorders
- Life Changes
- Trauma & PTSD
- Child Counseling
- Family Conflict
- Sexual Abuse
Years in Practice: 9 Years
Highest Degree: M.A.
School: University of Northern Colorado
Year Graduated: 2005
License No. and State: LH00011201 WA
Initial Free Face to Face Consulation: Yes
Free Telephone Consulation: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods:
Cash , Check , Visa , Paypal , Wire Transfer , Mastercard
Insurance Plans Accepted:
First Choice Health , Premera BlueCross