Navigate Family Therapy is an intentional and innovative therapy and training organization. We serve the needs of individuals, couples and families, as well as the professionals who work with them through ongoing professional development. Our practice models are based on the most robust research and evidence-based strategies, founded on the principal that healing happens through significant relationships. We are committed to helping our clients transform their lives.

Heather M. Sund, LMFT

Executive Director and Consultant

I am passionate about helping individuals, couples, families, professionals and organizations thrive in their relationships. This fundamental part of our existence leads to greater happiness, meaning, purpose, productivity and life satisfaction. When our families, teams and communities thrive, we can experience the fullness of life we were created for. Together we can make that happen. I am committed to connecting relationally with people with acceptance, empathy and a willingness to see the best, even as [ Read More ]

James Furrow, Ph.D

Clinical Trainer

Jim provides ongoing training, mentoring and clinical support to the clinicians of Navigate Family Therapy. He is a recognized leader in the development and practice of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) with couples and families. Together with EFT originator, Dr. Susan Johnson, Jim co-authored Becoming an EFT Therapist: The Workbook and The EFT Casebook, along with other works specific to the practice of EFT with couples and families. His presentations are well regarded nationally and internationally [ Read More ]


I enjoy working with teenagers and adults around many issues including life transitions, anxiety, depression, and family and relationship problems. I utilize EMDR (Eye Movement [ Read More ]
I find joy when working with individuals, families and couples. My therapeutic approach is to create a safe, empathic and authentic relationship with my clients. [ Read More ]
I enjoy working with adults and couples at various stages of their lives. My primary goal is helping people recognize their strengths and needs in [ Read More ]


Amy Paulson Young MSW

Training Coordinator

Amy provides key leadership to the professional training program and organizational needs of Navigate Family Therapy. Amy received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington and has been a Consultant and Trainer at Microsoft, Adjunct Professor of Communications at Seattle Pacific University and was an esteemed Residence Life Coordinator. She has advised, and created organization systems for small businesses, schools, and ministries and has founded, built and led teams in a number of thriving organizations. Amy provides parent education as a speaker and facilitator and is a Life Coach and Parent Coach. She has special interests in women’s issues, teens and young adults, executive functioning/Adhd, multicultural identity and third culture kids and she is a Forefront Suicide Prevention Trainer.