Our
Professional Associates

Professional Associates fee is $60 (individual services) and $100 (family and couple services).
Each of our PAs have obtained a Master’s degree and are currently working toward Washington state licensure and insurance paneling. They are supervised by Cary M Hamilton LMHC-S, CMHS, RPT-S, Sarah Moran LMFT-S, RPT, & Anita Baruah LMFT-S, CMHS, RPT
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CELIA COURSER, MA, LMFTA

Specialties: Play Therapy, Children, Parents, and Families
“You are important, no matter what your brain tells you.” - Karen Kilgariff
“Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.”
- Brene Brown
“You feel what you feel, and your feelings are real.” - Frozen 2 
Celia joined the Olympia Therapy team in April 2021 as a Professional Associate. She received her Masters Degree in Couples and Family Therapy from Antioch University Seattle in March 2021. She has also completed a year-long certificate program in Play Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy, and Child-Parent Relationship Therapy. Celia is currently working towards full licensure. 

Before pursuing her master's in couples and family therapy, Celia supported the community’s physical health with her role as an Exercise Specialist at a Physical Therapy office. Throughout her life, Celia has volunteered and worked with children, adults, and families in a variety of environments, some of which include: church camps, nursing homes, hospitals, and foster care. Both professional and personal experiences led Celia to pursue a career supporting the emotional and mental health of children and families. Recently, Celia worked with children, adults, and families in a community mental health setting. 

When she is not supporting you, Celia enjoys hiking, rock climbing, camping, watching Grey’s Anatomy, singing along to songs from Disney’s Frozen, seeing her family, and playing with her two cats and one dog. 

Educational and Professional Qualifications

BS, Kinesiology - Pre Physical Therapy, Western Washington University (2016) Minor, Sports Psychology, Western Washington University (2016) 

Certificate of Completion, Play Therapy (currently working towards RPT), Antioch University Seattle (2021) 

MA, Couple and Family Therapy, Antioch University Seattle (2021) 

LMFTA, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Associate (2021) 

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT, 2021)

Member, Washington Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (WAMFT, 2021)

Member, Association for Play Therapy (APT, 2021) 

Member, Washington Association for Play Therapy (WAAPT, 2021)

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Kellyn Tucker, MA, LMFTA

Specialties: TBA
“You are important, no matter what your brain tells you.” - Karen Kilgariff
“Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.”
- Brene Brown
“You feel what you feel, and your feelings are real.” - Frozen 2 

Kellyn knew early on that she had a yearning to connect and help people along their healing journey. She has studied different therapies in her education career with a start in music therapy, where she originally studied at Arizona State University. While in school, she taught one-on-one music lessons to students of all ages and abilities, including some children with special needs. She then switched her major to dietetics and finished her Bachelors of Science in Nutrition Science in 2017 from Kaplan University. 

 

While working with weight loss clients, she noted how her client’s nutrition choices were greatly influenced by their mental well-being and the healthy or unhealthy relationships they had with others. Because of this, she decided to pursue her Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy and complete her internship hours here at Olympia Therapy. She is most interested in working with young children and families at this time. 

 

When she is not working on school work, she loves spending her time playing, crafting, and exploring the outdoors with her two young boys, spending quality time with her husband, playing the piano, and cooking for her family.

Educational and Professional Qualifications

BS, Nutrition Science (2017)

MS, Marriage and Family Therapy (in progress)

Play Therapy Graduate Certificate (in progress)

Professional Affiliations

TBA