JESSICA LAZARO, PsyD
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Jessica Lazaro is a generalist psychotherapist who provides therapy to individuals of all ages including young children, teenagers, and adults. Jessica has a master's degree in psychology and is finishing the requirements for her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Antioch University Seattle. Jessica has experience working with relationship difficulties, complex developmental trauma, depression, anxiety, and many other mental health concerns.
ABOUT JESSICA LAZARO
Jessica is a licensed mental health counselor (LH.60889640) who provides therapy to individuals of all ages in Bellevue, WA. Jessica received her Bachelor of Art’s degree in Human Services from Western Washington University. She earned her Master of Art’s degree from Antioch University Seattle in 2014, and is currently finishing the requirements for her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) from the same institution. Jessica’s training has a strong social justice focus, and she welcomes clients from all backgrounds in her practice. Jessica enjoys being part of a holistic treatment team and is open to working collaboratively with other providers.
Jessica is a Pacific Northwest native who began her work in the mental health field at a community counseling center in 2012, working with young adults and couples. Prior to clinical work, Jessica did volunteer work with veterans suffering from PTSD and TBI. She also coordinated a mentorship program for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Snohomish County. In 2013, her training broadened to include working clinically with children of varying abilities at a therapeutic day school in Mercer Island. From 2014-2018 Jessica gained additional experience working with adults, adolescents, and children in both inpatient psychiatric hospital and outpatient therapy settings. Jessica’s APPIC-approved doctoral internship was completed at Ryther Child Center in Seattle, WA.
Jessica is a client-centered therapist and enjoys working with people of all ages with a variety of concerns. Therapeutically, Jessica draws from multiple perspectives including relational, psychodynamic, and mindfulness-based interventions. Jessica is also skilled at integrating evidence-based techniques into therapy including acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), CBT, and solution-focused therapy. She enjoys long-term, moderate, and brief therapy work, depending on the unique needs of the individual.
When not working with clients, you can find Jessica spending time with family, enjoying the outdoors, or taking a yoga class. In her past career, she was a make-up artist and skincare consultant. With a passion for the creative, Jessica enjoys incorporating expressive arts into therapy work when appropriate.
Jessica Lazaro is private pay only. Payment is due at the time of service. If you would like to use out-of-network insurance benefits, Jessica is happy to provide you with a detailed invoice to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement. Please contact your insurance company directly to verify mental health benefits.
AREAS OF FOCUS
Anxiety and/or Panic Disorder
Executive Functioning Challenges
Grief and Loss
Life Transitions (college, adulthood, marriage/divorce, parenthood)
School or Workplace Challenges
CHILD AND FAMILY THERAPY
Parent-child Relationship Support
Our office has moved to Forest Office Park, Building F as of May 2019. There is all-day parking surrounding the building. Our building is ADA accessible and has elevators. Childcare is available in downtown Bellevue at Adventure Kids Playcare; mention our name for a discount.
Note that email is not confidential. Clinical information is best communicated via phone; however, due to a surge in referrals, our response time on email is much faster.
You may reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org