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laura vander black, md

terapista y psiquiatra // therapist and psychiatrist

 
 
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Hello! I am a physician specializing in psychotherapy and medication management for adolescents, transitional age youth, and adults. My office is in South Seattle, right between Columbia City and Seward Park. I have advanced training in psychodynamic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy. I am bilingual and provide services in both English and Spanish. I look forward to meeting you soon!

Hola! Soy médica psiquiatra, y me especializo en la terapia y los medicamentos para adolescentes, jóvenes, y adultos. Mi consultorio se ubica en South Seattle, entre Columbia City y Seward Park. Tengo experiencia en terapia cognitiva, terapia dialéctica conductual, y terapia psicodinámica. Soy bilingüe y trabajo con pacientes en español y inglés. Espero tener el placer de conocernos pronto!

 

Preguntas // Questions

  • Do you take insurance?

​I am just starting up and am in the process of being credentialed on several insurance panels. ​

  • What is your approach to therapy?

Fundamentally, I see treatment as a collaboration where your goals and preferences guide what kind of therapy we do. I have advanced training and clinical experience in psychodynamic psychotherapy, CBT, and DBT and am happy to help you think through what approach would be the most helpful.

  • Don't psychiatrists prescribe medications, not do therapy?

This is a great question! All psychiatrists are trained to prescribe medication, and depending on their interests and training some psychiatrists primarily focus on therapy. I appreciate the role of medications and do prescribe them when needed, but the primary focus of my practice is therapy.

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Servicios // Services

Personalized Care and Guidance

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Terapia // Therapy

Individual therapy in English or Spanish for adults, adolescents, and transitional age youth

Medicina // Medications

Collaborative medication management that focuses on your personal goals

 

5100 South Dawson Street, #204 Seattle, WA 98118

206-984-3924

 
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