About

Education & Professional Background

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Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Washington State
(#LH 60159915)

Master of Arts in Counseling & Psychology
Northwest University, Kirkland, WA

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

American Counseling Association-member  

Areas of Special Interest

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-injury
  • Grief & Loss
  • Relationship Problems
  • Life Transitions  
  • Anger Management
  • On-site mental health support to corporations & small businesses following a tragedy 


Evidence-Based Modalities

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) 

Location

Please make an apointment with Jennifer by phone.

Jennifer Hearidge MA, LMHC

1116 Key Street, suite 202, Bellingham, WA 98225

(360) 305-3660

Office Hours

Flexible and extended hours available.

Call for a free consultation.

Counseling Philosophy

Getting to the root of emotions and behaviors in a compassionate manner are the focus of counseling. Learning certain skills can help individuals express feelings appropriately and work through interpersonal issues to reach life changing goals. I utilize an array of techniques specific to client’s needs based on evidence-based therapies. 

A Bit More About...

Jennifer is local to Bellingham and began traveling the world as an adolescent. Her postgraduate education  has a multicultural bent and other experiences include math teacher at William Carey Academy (Chittagong, Bangladesh, 2007-2008) and salmon fisher (Alaska and Seattle,  2016). She enjoys cycling, outdoor activities, and rich food. 

Currently Serving

  • Adolescents (age 13+)
  • Adults

Payment

$120 per 50 minute session

Payments accepted by cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express. Sliding scale fee available.

Call to consult about insurance options. Currently accepting: Regence, Premera, Lifewise, Community Health Plan and Molina. 

Resources

  • Medical Emergency 9-1-1
  • Mental Health Crisis: 1-800-584-3578 
  • Crisis Text Line: Text “GO” to 741741
  • Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Services: 1-877-715-1563 or 360-715-1563