Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic

Psychiatry and Counseling Center
Address:
4445 Talbot Rd S
Renton, WA 98055
Phone: 425.690.3414
Fax: 425.690.9414
Hours:

Monday – Thursday, 8 AM to 5:30 PM; Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM

Behavioral Health Integration Program (BHIP)
4445 Talbot Rd S
Renton, WA, 98055
Phone: 425.690.3414
Fax: 425.656.5435
Hours:

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, Fairwood Primary Care, Cascade 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.


  • Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    Biography

    Sara Bainter, LMHC, has interest in helping people manage anxiety, depression, bipolar and mood disorders, personality disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, grief, life transitions, and parenting concerns. Her specialties also include trauma work, those recovering from domestic violence, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, and ADHD. Sara graduated from the College of Wooster in 2007 with her BA in Studio Art and went on to get her Masters in Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy at Antioch University Seattle.

    Outside of work, Sara enjoys cooking, gardening, camping, being outdoors and spending time with friends and family

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
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    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Ronald K. Cohen

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • No

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 426.690.3414Phone: 426.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Dani Dutro

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Nancy Eveleth

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • No

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • friddlejamie7

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Stephanie Ker

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    Biography

    Stephanie Ker, LICSW, is skilled in Cognitive Behavioral (CBT) and Acceptance & Commitment (ACT) therapies. She sees a broad range of people who may be dealing with a wide variety of matters. She especially enjoys helping people who are experiencing panic attacks, excessive worry, fears & phobias, obsessive compulsive tendencies, trauma recovery, and/or grief.

    Stephanie has a BA degree in psychology from Whitman College and an MSW degree from the University of Washington. Before joining Valley Medical Center in 1998 she worked for two community mental health centers and in the child/adolescent unit of a psychiatric hospital. Outside the office you'll find this 2009 Employee of the Month in the stands cheering on any of Seattle's professional sports teams.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Leung,Joanna

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychology
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health, Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Bridgette Elghanimi

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    Biography

    Bridgitte Mathiasen, LMHC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Her interest is assisting individuals and couples to improve their quality of life. She got her Masters of Science in Clinical Counseling and Bachelors of Science in Human Development. She has experience in both Impatient Mental Health Care, Outpatient Mental Health Care and Community Crisis Intervention.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • NguyenNam7

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Vietnamese

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    Biography

    Dr. Nam Nguyen is an outpatient psychiatrist at Valley's Psychiatry & Counseling clinic and is also a consulting psychiatrist at the hospital.

    He is a board-certified general adult psychiatrist. He completed residency at The University of Texas, Medical Branch. After finishing residency, he worked as an attending psychiatrist at the inpatient psychiatry unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Triet M. Nguyen

    Specialties

    • Primary: Behavioral Health
    • Secondary: Psychiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    Biography

    Dr. Triet Nguyen enjoys working with a broad range of adult psychiatric disorders, with 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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
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    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    Biography

    Rejoice Opara, MD is a general and adult psychiatrist. She completed her residency training at the University of Washington.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Specialties

    • Primary: Behavioral Health
    • Secondary: Counseling

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: French, Spanish

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Eamonn C. Swords

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Johanne Wall

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Emily J. Wingfield

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Minjing Wu

    Specialties

    • Primary: Psychiatry
    • Secondary: Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Psychiatry & Counseling Clinic - Specialty Care
    4445 Talbot Rd S
    Renton, WA 98055
    Phone: 425.690.3414Phone: 425.690.3414
    Fax: 425.690.9414

    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.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers