Brittany Gadd, MA
[ VIRTUAL TEAM | returning Spring 2023 ]
As a third year graduate student in the Masters in Counseling Psychology program at Bastyr University, Brittany believes in a collaborative and holistic approach to counseling. Each person is impacted by physical, social, and psychological stressors that could be universal or unique to their personal story. In counseling, Brittany seeks to listen attentively, working with her clients to understand their unique experience and meet their individual therapy goals. Brittany is working to gather hours toward completing her practicum/intern hours for her master’s degree under the supervision of Virginia Agogliati, LMHC.
She supports adults (18+) navigating such things as anxiety, depression, life transitions, grief, panic, stress, trauma, and relationship challenges. Brittany takes an eclectic approach to therapy, drawing upon Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), psychodynamic and attachment theories, family systems, bodywork, yoga, and somatic therapies.
At the center of her therapeutic approach is the belief that our bodies can be our biggest asset to understanding our emotions. Aligning our emotions and identified values can help us show up authentically in relationship to ourselves and others. Additionally, the messages we received from caregivers during our formative years unequivocally informs how we relate to others, for better or for worse. Brittany works with clients to identify their patterns of behavior, while both acknowledging the ways they have kept us safe in the past and how they hold us back in the relationships we desire. Ultimately, Brittany believes each person is the expert on their own experience and is also the key to unlocking the life they want to embody.
- Anxiety/Depression, including Postpartum
- Faith + Spirituality
- Emotional Regulation
- Work / Life Balance
- Optum/UMR + Employer-Based UHC
- Kaiser Permanente Access PPO
- Direct Pay