Peterson Counseling

Grow. Heal. Thrive.

Welcome to my counseling practice. Please take a look at the therapy services I offer and don’t hesitate to reach out with questions or inquiries. I look forward to connecting with you soon!
— Carolyn Peterson

Counseling Services

As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.
— Rumi

I provide therapy to adults (ages 18+) and specialize in the treatment of trauma and eating disorders. I also work with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, and relationship concerns.

Areas of Focus


  • Abuse and Neglect

  • Childhood Trauma

  • Sexual Trauma

  • Relationship Trauma

  • One-time Traumatic Experiences

Eating Disorders

  • Anorexia

  • Bulimia

  • Binge Eating Disorder

  • Body Dysmorphia

  • Body Esteem

  • Relationship with Food

  • Relationship with Exercise



Relationship Concerns


Therapeutic Approach

I am a highly relational, depth-oriented therapist. I draw on various therapeutic approaches including psychodynamic, object relations, narrative, attachment, and relational psychoanalytic therapies. I believe a trusting, authentic therapeutic relationship is essential to all good therapy.

Education &Trainings:

  • BA in Psychology

  • MA in Counseling Psychology, 2012

  • Allender Center Trauma Certificate I

  • Lifespan Integration Training I, II, III


  • International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP)

  • Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study

  • American Counseling Association

  • Center for Object Relations

Cost & Insurance

Cost of therapy:

  • $130 per 50min session

I am an in-network provider for:

  • First Choice Health

If you have First Choice I will collect a copay at the time of session, and will bill your insurance for the rest.

I am an out-of-network provider for all other insurances. If I am out-of-network with your insurance, I will collect the full session fee at the time of service and will provide you with a receipt you can submit to your insurance for out-of-network reimbursement.


Contact Carolyn

If you feel we'd be a good fit for working together or are interested in talking further, please don’t hesitate to reach out via the form below, or by calling me at: 206.999.6520

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