James Emerson Bederaux-Cayne. MA, LMHC


I have a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University, Seattle (1998).  I am a Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LH 00006925); a National Certified Counselor with the National Board for Certified Counselors, a Clinical Member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association, and a Clinical Member of the American Counseling Association.  I have a certificate in Mental Health Clinical Supervision from University of Washington School of Social Work.  I am trained in and have certificates in EMDR 1&2.  I also have certificates in Basic and Advance Critical Incident Stress Management from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation. I have been practicing since 1995.

In addition to broad clinical training, I have specialized training and experience in marriage and family therapy, child and adolescent therapy, early childhood mental health issues, clinical supervision, disaster counseling, mediation and high conflict family problems. I work with children/adolescents, individuals and families.  I help people to manage depression, anxiety, transitions, relationship problems, healing from trauma, and developmental issues of childhood and adulthood. I provide EMDR and Critical Incident Stress Management services, as well as offer support to Survivors of Suicide.  I help those serving in the United States Armed Services and their families.  I help people in all aspect of family planning; including contemplation of fertility interventions, e.g. IVF.  I also assess potential Egg Donors, as well as those thinking about adoption, either relinquishment or expanding ones family. ‚Äč