Natalie Toida, MA, LMHC is a licensed mental health counselor working with adult individuals who are struggling with anxiety, depression, stress, anger, childhood sexual abuse, trauma, life transitions, racial identity, and relationship issues. She earned her Master of Arts in Psychology degree at Seattle University and completed an internship at a mental health agency providing school based mental health counseling in low income, racially diverse communities. She has also worked at a shelter for women fleeing domestic violence, an inpatient psychiatric hospital for adults experiencing mental health crises, and a community mental health agency serving homeless adults suffering from chronic and severe mental illness.
Natalie approaches therapy from an existential and humanistic perspective and understands that a person’s life experiences and what they mean to each individual influences how they navigate their struggles, their lives, their relationships, and the world. Natalie is committed to practicing with compassion, acceptance, and non-judgment and aims to help clients navigate life’s challenges and live more meaningfully. Natalie utilizes Internal Family Systems (IFS), EMDR, and mindfulness based therapies.