Therapist | MAC | LMHC
Director of 3rd Street Therapies
Education and Licensing
Gina graduated with a BA in Psychology from Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA and earned her Masters of Arts in Counseling from Western Seminary Seattle (currently known as The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology) in 2001. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Washington.
Experience and Therapeutic Style
In private practice (since 2002), Gina works with adolescents, adults, couples and groups. Her style is conversational and relational. Gina works from a Biblical foundation as well as psychological theory and practice. Attachment, Trauma, Object Relations and Existential Theories are among the orientations that she draws upon.
Since 2001, Gina has worked at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology (previously known as Western Seminary Seattle, then Mars Hill Graduate School) in various capacities, including Clinical Faculty in the Practicum Department, and Assistant Instructor.
Currently, Gina is the Practicum Director and an Adjunct Professor at The Seattle School. She teaches counseling training to masters degree students, supervises practicum instructors, and directs the practicum program. She co-teaches the course Evil, Abuse and Spiritual Warfare, and speaks at Abuse Helpers and Effective Trauma Care Conferences with Dr. Dan Allender.
Gina and her husband Byron are co-owners of 3rd Street Therapies.
Areas of Expertise
- Relational problems
- Sexual abuse issues
- Dissociative disorders
- Attachment and personality disorders
- Prayer and spiritual counseling
- First Choice (preferred provider)
- Premera (registered out of network provider)
- Gina will bill any insurance plan that works with out of network providers
Her most joyous activities are spending time with Byron (a Youth Pastor), and their four grown children, spouses, and adorable grandchildren (they make her laugh). She loves worshiping in song, playing guitar, gardening, ballet, and kayaking with her husband Byron (and Orca whales!).