About Erik

Erik Willis completed his Master of Counseling degree and passed the National Counselor Examination, earning his NCC designation. He is currently seeking licensure. Erik is passionate about helping people become fully functioning, happy, healthy human beings—fully alive. Erik practices an eclectic style of counseling that combines Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral, and Person-Centered theory and techniques that he tailors to each person or couple and situation. He is insightful, respectful of diverse value systems and worldviews, and is committed to helping clients change.

Prior to earning his degree in Counseling, Erik earned a Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication from the University of Washington.


Erik believes that a compassionate caring environment helps clients feel safe to work through the change that they want to accomplish.


Erik believes in the ethical treatment of his clients and is committed to helping them accomplish their goals.


Erik is aware of the multicultural diversity present in today’s society and is committed to respectful treatment of diverse cultures.

Tailored Treatment Approach

Erik believes that treatment ought to be tailored to the client because each person is unique and special. This means that he practices an eclectic style that he tailors to each unique individual.

Contact Erik for information or to schedule an appointment.

News & Articles

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