Seattle Counseling Service

at 1216 Pine St, Suite 300, Seattle, 98101 United States

Proudly serving the LGBT Community since 1969, we celebrate 45 years of mental health and addiction recovery service this year!

Seattle Counseling Service
1216 Pine St, Suite 300
Seattle , WA 98101
United States
Contact Phone
P: (206) 323-1768


Seattle Counseling Service is a community based organization that has been dedicated to promoting health and wellness within the LGBT community for 45 years. SCS began as a solely volunteer-supported effort in the summer of 1969 to fill an unmet need for community members to connect with one another in a safe and supportive environment. Over the years, SCS has become a nationally recognized leader in cutting edge approaches to therapy, education, intervention and recovery. There are many reasons that people decide to go into therapy. Some of us need help managing depression, anxiety or sever mental illness. We may need support as we go through a major life transition or begin to explore our identity. Sometimes we just want outside perspective and insight. Mental health services include: - Individual Therapy & Case Management - Couples & Family Therapy - Group Therapy - Psychiatric Services and Medication Management Sometimes we feel conflicted about giving up our drug of choice, even when we realize it's causing problems in our lives, and recovery can seem like an impossible goal. It is a process that requires time, commitment, motivation and support. We can help you engage in the treatment process, modify your attitudes and behaviors related to drug use and increase healthy life skills. All services are completely confidential. We offer: - Chemical Dependency Assessments - Individual Counseling & Case Management - Group Therapy

How To Get to Seattle Counseling Service

Bus #10, 11, 14, 43, 49

Opening time

  • Mondays: 08:00- 20:00
  • Tuesdays: 08:00- 20:00
  • Wednesdays: 08:00- 20:00
  • Thursdays: 08:00- 20:00
  • Fridays: 08:00- 17:00

General Info

Change can be scary, but counseling is a step toward making positive and lasting change in your life and perceptions of yourself. If you are struggling with addiction or mental illness, working to resolve intimate partner conflicts, or just need an experienced outside perspective to help you make better choices, we can help. We are committed to providing the highest quality care in an atmosphere free from judgment, fear and discrimination. And because we believe that a person's ability to pay should not determine their access to services. We have a sliding fee scale, accept Medicaid and many insurance plans, and work hard to procure grants and donations to increase access to services. Call us today or visit our website to get started. To make a tax-deductible donation online, visit:

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Published on 2014-12-18 22:22:05 GMT

Hepatitis Education Project will provide FREE hepatitis C testing and information today, from 2-4 p.m. at SCS. Testing is open to anyone (clients, community, staff, etc). No appointment needed—just walk-in!

Published on 2014-11-19 21:50:42 GMT

Today marks the first day of our new 2014-2015 Intern group. This is the first year we have accepted 9 new interns from 9 different universities! We welcome Brooke Stepp, Craig Bixler, Elise Witek, Jacqui Sarsfield-Vassall, Kassondra Wilson, Lisa Allan, Ryely Waite-Jones, Terry Basolo and Wendy Enden!

Published on 2014-09-02 21:24:04 GMT

Yesterday's staff meeting was full of tearful goodbyes as our beloved interns attended their last all staff meeting with us. The best of luck to Fievel Jack Finley, Devin Majkut, Nancy Haver, Ellen Bartlett, Amy Dunville, Katie Myers-Wiesen, Cori Smith and Adam-Jon Aparicio. You will all be missed so much!

Published on 2014-08-06 21:28:43 GMT

ANNOUNCEMENT Who: Women/Female-Identified Folks in Recovery What: Women/Female-Identified Sober Support Group Where: Seattle Counseling Service When: TBD Why: SCS is looking for a Group Facilitator How: Contact Aleks Martin via 206.323.1768 x123 or

Published on 2014-07-29 22:39:02 GMT

ANNOUNCEMENT Who: Gender Non-conforming Folks in Recovery What: Gender Non-conforming Sober Support Group Where: Seattle Counseling Service When: TBD Why: SCS is looking for a Group Facilitator How: Contact Aleks Martin via 206.323.1768 x123 or

Published on 2014-07-29 22:38:21 GMT

Thank you thank you thank you to Sinfinite Productions for the fundraiser they held for us last Thursday - the Queen for a Day Charity Drag Queen Auction emceed by the hilarious The Bianca Del Rio brought in a total of $5,685 to benefit Seattle Counseling Service! We couldn't have done it without our performers, bidders, sponsors and of course Jimmy and Arden at Sinfinite. Drum Roll please for our gratitude list: Performers Donatella Howe, Lady chablis, Diamond st james Black, Jessica Paradisico, Brooke Lynn Bradshaw, Mark Finley, Alessandra Hunt, Cherry Sur Bête à la Mode, Isaac Scott and of course our own talented . Now for our sponsors! Seattle Repertory Theatre, Julia's on Broadway, Atomic Cosmetics / Xerion Skin Science, Amy's Limousine Service, Kimpton Hotels, Teller and Associates, New Chapter Weddings, One Love Wedding Showcase, Neighbours Seattle, The Baltic Room, Champion Party Supply. These individuals and businesses are helping SCS to continue providing vital services to our LGBTQ community. <3

Published on 2014-07-28 20:27:22 GMT

A very warm welcome to Will Bryson, Psychiatry Resident, who joins us now to help us meet our ever-growing demand for quality LGBTQ-competent psychiatric care! He will be with us until December. Welcome, Will!

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