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.

Safe

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

Ethical

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

Respectful

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

You Accomplished Something Great. So Now What? – The New York Times

Source: You Accomplished Something Great. So Now What? – The New York Times “The No. 1 predictor of happiness,” he said, is the “quality time we spend with people we care about and who care about us. In other words, relationships.” I think this is an important reminder about what really counts in life: relationships. …

How a PTSD expert developed a viable cure for heartbreak | WIRED UK

Source: How a PTSD expert developed a viable cure for heartbreak | WIRED UK Ever feel like you don’t want to remember “that” relationship, situation, or event? This was a fascinating article about a therapy that combines a drug (propranolol) with a talk-style therapy to remove the pain of a memory (a break-up or other …

Overprocessed foods add 500 calories to your diet every day – CNN

Source: Overprocessed foods add 500 calories to your diet every day – CNN During the past year, I’ve been adding strength training to my weekly routine for both my physical and mental health. I want to look and feel better, and I’ve been reaching my goals. This article on “calories” caught my attention because I’m …