MEET THE NAVIGATE TEAM

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.

CLINICIANS


I believe that it is important to make openness, respect, and curiosity the most important parts of my work as a counselor. My 20 years of [ Read More ]
West Seattle office I believe therapy is a sacred place where we explore the tension between acceptance and change. Using evidenced-based therapies, I work with [ Read More ]
I endeavor to empower individuals, couples, and families to face life’s obstacles. Using a hybrid approach that incorporates techniques from Solution Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral [ Read More ]
Stella Dobry

Stella Dobry, MS, LMFT

206-459-7994 ext. 111

I enjoy working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples to strengthen relationships and navigate the challenges of life. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, [ Read More ]
Dennis Eames

Dennis Eames, MS, LMFT

206-459-7994 ext. 113

I am committed to growing couple and family relationships. My mission is to cultivate secure and connected, passionate and safe relationships at home and in [ Read More ]

James Furrow, Ph.D, LMFTA

206-459-7994 ext. 110

My Approach In the uncertainties and storms of life finding a “still point” to see oneself and one’s life is essential to finding a way [ Read More ]
Nolan Giesbers, MS, LMFT
A large part of why I have chosen to be a counselor is to simply help those in need. Many people come to therapy wanting [ Read More ]

Stephanie Justus, MS, LMFTA

206-459-7994 ext.106

I believe in the power of the therapeutic relationship as a catalyst for exploration and healing. While recognizing the uniqueness of every individual I work [ 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 ]
Ashley O’Neil

Ashley O’Neil, LMHCA

206-459-7994 ext. 112

I believe therapy provides a unique opportunity for healing as well as exploring and understanding our emotions and behavior. I work primarily with children, teens, [ Read More ]
I am passionate about helping clients experience deeper connection, belonging, and hope in their mind, body, soul, and relationships. My approach focuses on engaging from [ Read More ]
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, [ Read More ]

CLINICAL AND TRAINING SUPPORT


Amy Paulson, MSW

Executive and Life Coach, Training Coordinator

Amy provides key leadership to the professional training program and organizational needs of Navigate Family Therapy and serves as a Coach to individuals and groups. Amy received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington and has been a Trainer at Microsoft, taught classes in both the of Communications Dept and Social Work Dept at Seattle Pacific University and is a trainer with UW Forefront Suicide Prevent Program. She has advised, and created internal infrastructure and communication systems for small businesses, schools, and ministries and has founded, built and managed teams in a number of thriving organizations. Amy speaks, facilitates, leads retreats and is an Executive and LIfe Coach. She loves doing high level 1-on-1 coaching with individuals, helping them align how they are showing up in life and working with who they want and were created to be. She has special interests in women’s issues, teens and young adults, executive functioning/Adhd, and multicultural identity.