A Wellness Approach to Your Emotional Health

Eileen Dey Wurst is  a WA state licensed mental health counselor in private practice for over 15 years.  She is also a licensed clinical supervisor for counselors.   She has her B.S. in Psychology from Arizona State University and an M.A. in Counseling from Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ.    She is an active member in the Seattle Counselors Association.  View her credentials page for more information on her background.

Eileen’s counseling and social work background includes employment  in the areas of geriatrics, addictions, domestic violence, special needs, veterans affairs and career counseling and transition.  She has worked extensively with both adults and seniors during her career.

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Her personal style is one of being a compassionate witness and guide for couples and individuals in need of assistance and healing from such issues as:

  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Grief and Loss
  • Chemical Dependency
  • Career and Relationship Dissatisfaction

Eileen’s personal philosophy reinforces the idea that  “human beings, through their own consciousness, create their own values and determine a meaning to their life”.  She supports each client as they go through the rigors of defining and finding clarity for their life’s meaning and purpose.   As a guide, she provides perspective and insight for each challenge, in order to facilitate solution-oriented problem-solving.


She founded and directs The Reiki Training Program, the only state-licensed vocational school of Reiki and combines this modality within the context of the counseling session if a client so desires.  She has developed the technique of Insight Reiki, based on Process-oriented psychology, which combines both energy work and mindful counseling into the context of the session.  This technique is appropriate for dealing with chronic issues to provide deeper body awareness and the potential for greater insight and resolution.

Sessions are held in person in North and West Seattle and also by phone by appointment.

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at West Seattle Wellness, 2600 Barton Street SW, Ste. A24, Seattle 98126

Fridays at Fremont Professional Center, 753 N. 35th Street, Suite 208, Seattle 98103

You can view my availability for appointments here.

Please see Fees & Scheduling page for  additional info on appointments and fee schedule.   Regence, Cigna, Aetna, Kaiser and affiliates Group Health and First Choice  are accepted insurance carriers.

For more information please email eileenwurst@gmail.com or call 206.947.7687.


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