Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic

Psychiatry and Counseling Center
Address:
4445 Talbot Rd S
Renton, WA 98055
Phone: 425.656.4055
Fax: 425.656.5425
Hours:
RENTON LOCATION
Monday – Thursday, 8 AM to 5:30 PM; Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM

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Valley Medical Center provides professional assistance with mental health concerns for adults of all ages. To offer the best treatment plan for our patients, our staff of psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, nurse practitioners and emergency room counselors provide a collaborative, team approach to patient care. The Psychiatry and Counseling Clinic is one of the largest providers of adult mental heath services in the area.

Professional services include treatment for:

  • Clinical depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Social anxiety
  • Panic disorders and phobias
  • Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders
  • Marriage and family issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Life transition and growth issues
  • Relationship issues

Other Services Include:

  • Complimentary alcohol and drug consultations (provided on-site by Lakeside-Milam)
  • Coordination of ongoing care and consultations with other medical providers
  • Psychiatrist on-call 24-hours a day
  • Emergency Room Intervention Team (ERIT)

Behavioral Health Integration Program (BHIP)

The Behavioral Health Integration Program (BHIP) is a team-based approach to managing depression and anxiety in the primary care setting, and is based on the collaborative care model. Referrals to BHIP are made by your primary care provider. BHIP is currently available at the following clinics: Kent Primary Care, Covington South Primary Care, Highlands Primary Care, and Newcastle Primary Care.

If you are referred to the BHIP program by your primary care provider, s/he will continue to oversee your care and prescribe medications as indicated in consultation with the BHIP psychiatrist and Behavioral Health Specialist. The Behavioral Health Specialist will meet with you at the primary care clinic, will work closely with your primary care provider, and may provide short-term counseling or refer you to resources, depending on your needs.

Learn more about mental health services at Valley Medical Center.

To check insurance coverage and appointment availability, please call us today at 1.800.469.3979.


  • Sheryl Blake, LICSW

    Blake, Sheryl

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Behavioral Health Integration Program
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5435

    Insurance

    Find out if your health plan is accepted at Valley Medical Center. Click here for a list of participating plans

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Aaron Bobb, MD

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    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry and Counseling Center
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Aaron Bobb, MD completed his medical training at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and his psychiatry residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital, affiliated with Harvard University.
    He has a particular interest in treating patients with mood and anxiety problems.

    Insurance

    Find out if your health plan is accepted at Valley Medical Center. Click here for a list of participating plans.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Jennifer Braden, MD

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    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    Accepting New Patients:
    • No

    Locations

    Behavioral Health Integration Program
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.228.3440 ex. 3582Phone: 425.228.3440 ex. 3582
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Jennifer Braden, MD completed her medical training at the Medical College of Wisconsin, and residency, and fellowship at the University of Washington. Prior to psychiatry, she worked in public health as a medical epidemiologist.

    Dr. Braden enjoys the breadth of psychiatry but has a particular interest in mental health problems in individuals with chronic pain, other chronic medical conditions, and substance use disorders. She has also been involved in research focused on chronic pain, opioids and mental health. She provides psychiatric consultation in several of Valley's primary care clinics as part of the Behavioral Integration Program (BHIP).

    Insurance

    Find out if your health plan is accepted at Valley Medical Center. Click here for a list of participating plans

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Ronald Cohen, MD

    Ronald K. Cohen

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    Accepting New Patients:
    • No

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Ron Cohen, MD is a general and adult psychiatrist. He has practiced in Renton since 1988 and has been the Medical Director of Behavioral Health Sciences at Valley since 1995. In addition, he is the Medical Director for Clinician Wellness at UW-VMC. Dr. Cohen is Board Certified in psychiatry and administrative medicine.

    Insurance

    Please call 1.800.469.3979 to find out if your health plan is accepted by our clinic.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Dani Dutro, LMHC

    Dani Dutro

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Behavioral Health Integration Program
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Dani Blythe Dutro graduated from Arizona State University in 2009 with a master's in Counseling, and a certificate in Integrative Healthcare. She has experience and specialized training working with people suffering from trauma and symptoms of post-traumatic stress. Ms. Dutro worked in private practice with veteran and active-duty military clients before joining Valley Psychiatry and Counseling Center. She has a special interest in working with people who suffer from anxiety and stress, who want to learn how to be more present in their lives.

    Other Interests

    When not working directly with clients, Ms. Dutro can be found training or volunteering with her Therapy Dog.

    Insurance

    Please call 1.800.469.3979 to find out if your health plan is accepted by our clinic.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Bridgitte Elghanimi, LMHC

    Bridgette Elghanimi

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Nancy Eveleth, LMHC

    Nancy Eveleth

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    Accepting New Patients:
    • No

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Nancy has been working as a psychotherapist since 1986 when she graduated from Antioch University in Seattle, Washington, with a Master's degree in Psychology and Counseling. She also has a BA from Pacific Lutheran University in Business Administration. She has worked in a variety of settings including an inpatient eating disorder program, outpatient mental health clinics and private practice. Nancy began working at the Psychiatry and Counseling Center in September 2001. She is also the Clinic Manager.

    Nancy has experience in providing psychotherapy for adult clients with a wide range of issues. Of particular interest to her is working with clients that have food and weight issues, depression and anxiety. In her free time she likes to travel the world and she enjoys photography.

    Insurance

    Please call 1.800.469.3979 to find out if your health plan is accepted by our clinic.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Jamie Friddle, LMHC

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    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Jamie Friddle, LMHC, is a Washington-state licensed mental health counselor. He received a Master of Arts in psychology and theology from Seattle University in 2013.

    In practice, Jamie treated adult individuals with chronic mental illness at Sound Mental Health's Bellevue and Capitol Hill campuses, and worked with couples and individuals in private practice and at Samaritan Center of Puget Sound. Jamie achieved Level 1 certification in Emotionally Focused Therapy and is certified in Lifespan Integration and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, which emphasize the use of imagination and the body in treatment of trauma. He enjoys a psychodynamic practice at Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic that is informed by interpersonal, existential-humanistic, and somatic-oriented psychologies.

    Jamie has a special interest in treating incidental and relational trauma and the mood, anxiety, and identity disturbance these can cause. He also has a research interest in the function of spirituality in psychological growth.

    In his personal life, Jamie enjoys nature, art, and food of all kinds.

    Insurance

    Find out if your health plan is accepted at Valley Medical Center. Click here for a list of participating plans.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Stephanie Ker, LICSW

    Stephanie Ker

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Insurance

    Please call 1.800.469.3979 to find out if your health plan is accepted by our clinic.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Joanna Leung, PhD

    Leung,Joanna

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychology

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Joanna Leung, PhD, received her doctorate in clinical-community psychology from the University of South Carolina. She completed her internship at Temple University Hospital and post-doctoral fellowship in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at UMDNJ. Dr. Leung worked in private practice and at a bariatric center for several years in Iowa before joining Valley Psychiatry and Counseling Center in April 2015. She has a special interest working with patients who suffer anxiety and mood disorders, and wish to become more mindful in their lives.

    Other Interests

    In her free time, she enjoys time with her husband and her full time position as a mother to her three sons and dog.

    Insurance

    Please call 1.800.469.3979 to find out if your health plan is accepted by our clinic.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Nam Nguyen, DO

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    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Insurance

    Find out if your health plan is accepted at Valley Medical Center. Click here for a list of participating plans.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Triet Nguyen, DO

    Triet M. Nguyen

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Dr. Triet Nguyen enjoys working with a broad range of adult psychiatric disorders, but has interests in Attention Deficit Disorder.

    Dr. Nguyen is originally from Florida. He attended Emory University for both his undergraduate and graduate degree. After completing his residency at the University of Missouri, he moved to Washington and joined Valley Medical Center.

    Insurance

    Find out if your health plan is accepted at Valley Medical Center. Click here for a list of participating plans

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Rejoice Opara, MD

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    Specialties

    • Primary:

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: Yes
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Sandra Renner, LMHC

    Sandra Renner

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Insurance

    Please call 1.800.469.3979 to find out if your health plan is accepted by our clinic.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Patricia Stern, PhD

    Patricia Stern

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    Accepting New Patients:
    • No

    Locations

    Valley Family Medicine Clinic
    Valley Professional Center
    3915 Talbot Rd S Ste 401
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4224Phone: 425.656.4224
    Fax: 425.656.5099

    Biography

    Dr. Stern is the Behavioral Scientist for the Valley Family Medicine Residency program.

    Her professional interests include family therapy, medical ethics, and the relationship between nutrition and mood disorders.

    Insurance

    Please call 1.800.469.3979 to find out if your health plan is accepted by our clinic.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Eamonn Swords, MD

    Eamonn C. Swords

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry and Counseling Center
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Eamonn Swords has been a practicing physician for more than 25 years. Formerly he was a family practice physician. Currently Dr. Swords is Board Certified in Psychiatry. He is also interested in psychopharmacology.

    Insurance

    Find out if your health plan is accepted at Valley Medical Center. Click here for a list of participating plans

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Johanne Wall, LMHC

    Johanne Wall

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Johanne graduated from Central Washington University in 1992 with a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology. She has worked in a variety of outpatient mental health clinics before coming to Valley Medical Center's Psychiatry and Counseling Center in 2004.

    Johanne has experience working with adults with a broad range of issues. Of particular interest to her is working with clients who have experienced trauma, depression, and anxiety. In her free time she enjoys baking, hiking, and spending time with her family.

    Insurance

    Please call 1.800.469.3979 to find out if your health plan is accepted by our clinic.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Emily Wingfield, MD

    Emily J. Wingfield

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Dr. Wingfield received her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and completed her residency in Psychiatry at the University of Washington.

    Dr. Wingfield has a general Psychiatry practice, seeing a variety of patient issues with a special interest in mood and anxiety problems.

    Insurance

    Please call 1.800.469.3979 to find out if your health plan is accepted by our clinic.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: No
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Minjing Wu, MD

    Minjing Wu

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Behavioral Health Integration Program
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.4055Phone: 425.656.4055
    Fax: 425.656.5425

    Biography

    Minjing Wu is Board Certified in psychiatry. She has experience in both private and community mental health practice. Her interests include women's and ethnic minority's mental health issues. She speaks three Chinese dialects.

    Insurance

    Please call 1.800.469.3979 to find out if your health plan is accepted by our clinic.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Board Eligible: No
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers