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Joe Woodard

Therapist | MA | LMHCA
Sojourner Counseling


Education and Licensing

Joe completed a Bachelor’s degree focused on Pastoral Leadership and Bible/Theology at Multnomah University, and has received a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology. Joe is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate (LMHCA).

Experience and Therapeutic Style

After completing his undergraduate training at Multnomah University in 2010, Joe began serving at a church in Western Washington while also working at the Cocoon House, an at-risk youth housing organization in Everett. These experiences led Joe to pursue further training by completing a Master’s in Counseling Psychology at The Seattle School of Theology and Psychology.

Joe interned at Westminster Chapel in Bellevue as a therapist offering counseling to adolescents and adults with a wide range of mental health concerns, including depression and anxiety.
Joe now offers counseling to individuals, including adolescents and couples. Joe focuses his practice on guiding those who are processing traumatic childhood experiences.

Joe understands counseling as a relational experience, and is informed by attachment theory and psychodynamic approaches. Joe sees his role as a counselor as one that journeys with others into the experiences of heartache and confusion. It is in this place that individuals find healing within and in relationships.

Areas of Expertise

    • Depression and Anxiety
    • Trauma Neglect, and Abuse (physical, sexual, spiritual and emotional)
    • Athletes
    • Identity Confusion
    • Adolescents and Adults

Insurance

In Network

    • Premera
    • Lifewise (WA and OR)
    • BCBS (not Boeing or KRC plans)

Out of Network

    • First Choice
    • Aetna
    • Cigna
    • CHPW
    • Most other insurance plans (not Regence, United, or Value Options)

Personal Information

Joe spends time exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest where he is often fishing, hiking or camping. In his free time, Joe also enjoys reading or sharing a meal with friends and family