Last updated: 10/20/2016

Carol A. Jakus, MSW, LICSW (206) 755-9313
Last Updated: 10/20/2016
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Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Education/Personal Development Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Substance Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Neurological Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Traumatic Brain Injury
Office and Contact Information
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Carol A Jakus, MA, MSW, LICSW
210 1/2 W Galer St.
Seattle, WA 98119  

(206) 755-9313

Contact: Carol A Jakus

Office Hours:
Mon9:00am – 7:00pm
Tue9:00am – 8:00pm
Wed9:00am – 8:00pm
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours


Years of Experience: 32

WA - LICSW [LW00005946]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Social Work Supervisor
Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $140
Couples: N/A
Group: $25
Family: $175

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Beacon Health Regence BlueShield (Regence Preferred Plan)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) Regence BlueShield (RegenceCare)
One Health Plan

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17) Children (6-12)
Specific populations:
Cancer Patients Caregivers Chronic Illness
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Brain/Head Injured Children of Divorce College Students Diabetes Gifted Grandparents Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Step Families
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Existential Psychotherapy Feminist Holistic Humanistic Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Internal Family Systems (IFS) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Psycho-Educational Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Somatic Experiencing Systemic Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Advocacy Behavioral Behavioral Medicine Case Management Crisis Intervention Dance/Movement Therapy Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT Tapping) Focusing Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Hypnosis Information and Referral Jungian Mediation Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) Parent Guidance Pastoral Therapy Prevention Satir Social Support Transpersonal Psychology
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Group Peer Support
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian
Multi-cultural experience:

Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
8-Week evidence based group managing stress, anxiety, pain, depression, etc through learning the skills of mindful awareness. Meditation, movement and other skills included.
Group Focus: Stress
Pain Management
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adolescents (13-17)
Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: Soma Yoga Studio
Seattle, WA 98107
Phone: (206) 755-9313
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Thursday