Nicolette Stenger
Nicolette Stenger - Licensed MHT
Education: Master of Arts - Marriage and Family Therapy
Board Certification: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate, Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate, Chemical Dependence Professional Trainee
Area of Specialty: Adult, couples, families, addiction, trauma, anxiety, depression, LGBTQ
Languages: English

Nicolette Stenger joined Sea Mar in 2015 at the Turning Point inpatient treatment center as a mental health therapist and chemical dependency counselor trainee. She transitioned to Sea Mar's Bellevue Behavioral Health outpatient center in 2016. Nicolette graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pfeiffer University, Charlotte, North Carolina in 2014.

Nicolette began her career as a therapist intern in 2013, providing mental health therapy to adults, couples, families, and children at the Pfeiffer Institute of Marriage and Family Therapy. She continued to provide services to families facing the challenges associated with an ill child at the Ronald McDonald House, and then began working with the substance use population as a therapist and teacher at the Charlotte Salvation Army – Adult Rehabilitation Center.

Nicolette has worked with clients of varying backgrounds, genders, ages, sexualities, and ethnicities. She approaches providing care through a systemic perspective and integrates a wide variety of models including: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems Therapy, Gottman Couples Therapy, Attachment, and Solution Focused Therapy. Nicolette believes each individual and each system is unique and requires a specifically-contoured plan for recovery. She strives to provide a safe and accepting space for her clients to do the hard and rewarding work of facing their own challenges.

Nicolette is new to the Northwest and has enjoyed exploring the Seattle area. In her spare time, Nicolette takes pleasure in reading science fiction novels, watching Netflix, trying new restaurants with her husband, and cuddling with her two large cats.

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