Mental attitudes and emotions are important elements in overall health and should be considered when treating illness and disease. Bastyr counselors focus on the connections between emotional, spiritual and physical health. They offer support for those dealing with work-related stress, relationship issues, life transitions and health problems, particularly chronic health problems.
As a long-time student of tai chi and Eastern philosophy, Dr. Davis follows the path of lifelong learning with a beginner's mind. Dr. Davis works with students and clients in similar ways, treating each experience as individual, ephemeral and sacred.
Dr. Goldenberg's clinical interests include intersections of sociopolitical location and healing from trauma, grief and loss, use of mindfulness and meditation for treatment of anxiety and depression, and utilizing harm-reduction methods for overcoming addictions.
Dr. Hofsess’ clinical areas of interest include working with anxiety/stress related disorders, women’s issues and relationship/couples concerns, sexual trauma and substance use.
As an generalist practitioner of counseling psychology, Dr. Riedesel places special emphasis on the areas of Health and Vocational Psychology, especially as they intersect with stress, trauma, culture and spirituality.
Dr. Rosen's clinical interests include the application of cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based interventions for treatment of anxiety, depression, habit disorders, stress-related conditions and optimal performance.
Dr. Smith's clinical interests include psychosynthesis, spiritual psychologies, anxiety, depression, meditation, career counseling and life-purpose work.