Teresa Maples, MS LMHC CSAT CMAT (253) 271-4896 3208 50th St Ct NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Teresa is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Gig Harbor, Washington.
She has over ten years of experience as a therapist. She specializes in working with Families who are dealing with Life's Hurts, Habits, or Hangups. Among her areas of expertise are assisting clients to develop better relationships, heal from childhood neglect and abuse, and recover from addictive behaviors. She also provides Life Purpose Coaching for those who want to enhance their Lives and have a deeper more fulfilling Life.
In addition, Teresa has presented at State and National conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of Expressive Art Therapy, Parenting, Anger Management, Domestic Partner Violence, Life Hurts God Heals for teens, Lay Counselor Training, Life Purpose Coaching, and many others.
She has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 2001. She earned a Masters Of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology in 1999 from Eastern Washington University. Additional Training includes, 2 years Post Graduate Work in Expressive Art Therapy. She holds certifications as a Child Mental Health Specialist, and Mental Health Professional in the state of Washington. She is a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist, and a Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist through training with Dr. Patrick Carnes www.iitap.com.
Her experience over the years has been working with Individuals and Families who have had concerns regarding; depression, anxiety, childhood trauma and abuse, relationship issues, work place conflict, grief, medical diagnosis adjustment, ADHD, and sexual addictions. She has extensive experience working with family members who want to develop better more satisfying relationships.
Teresa is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complimentary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they’re striving for.
MS Eastern Washington University, 1999
License, Certifications & Awards
Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor LH0004733
Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, CSAT
Certified Muliple Addictions Therapist, CMAT
Life Purpose Coaching
Life Plan Facilitations
Expressive Art Therapy
CSAT, CMAT Trainings www.iitap.com