New Growth Counseling Services is an organization of mental health therapists from a variety of disciplines who joined together in 1993 as a resource for residents of Clallam and Jefferson Counties. All staff members have worked extensively with individuals, families, groups and organizations, and together have accumulated over 55 years of professional service to individuals on the North Olympic Peninsula. We are trained in a variety of treatment techniques. Ongoing staff development and education insures that the latest and most effective methods will be used to assist you. View our therapists’ Privacy Practices and Office Policies.
Rachel Hardies, M.A., LMHC
Rachel Hardies, M.A., LMHC, is a Washington state Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LH60310404). She received her Master’s Degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado in 2009. Rachel enjoys helping people learn to work with their life challenges in healthier ways and to improve their communication and listening skills. She also enjoys helping parents and caregivers learn different ways of interacting with children and helping families connect and enjoy each other.
Tien Vo, MSW, LICSW
Tien Vo, MSW, LICSW, is a licensed independent clinical social worker in Washington State (LW60967687). Tien enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults who are experiencing difficulty adjusting to changes in life, anxiety, depression, trauma, and interpersonal relationship issues. Tien’s approach to therapy is collaborative, where therapist and client work together to identify strengths to foster inspiration and self-compassion and to overcome life’s challenges. Tien utilizes primarily motivational interviewing, mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and solutions focused treatment modalities to help empower individuals. Tien also has additional experience incorporating expressive arts and drama therapy into the healing process.
Rebecca Barrett, MA, LMHC
Rebecca Barrett, MA, LMHC is a Washington State licensed mental health counselor (LH 61335891). Rebecca enjoys working with adolescents through older adults that are experiencing difficulties with life changes, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), depression, grief, and communication issues. She utilizes a combination of modalities including evidence based and solution-focused informed treatment including Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal communication skills. Rebecca has experience working with sexual and gender diverse individuals. She is committed to providing safe environments, where all feel accepted and valued. She helps individuals create and meet their goals by providing education, skills building, and support.
Susan Johnson, MSSW, LICSW, BCD-NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS
Susan C. Johnson, MSSW, LICSW, BCD, is a licensed, independent social worker in Washington State (LW 60601839). She earned her Master’s of Science in Social Work degree from the University of Texas, Austin in 1993, and has been licensed as LCSW in the state of Texas, Alabama, Florida, and Kentucky. She is a member of the National Association of Social Work and is recognized as ACHP-SW (Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Social Worker). Susan is a Board Certified Diplomate, advanced-generalist clinical practitioner, certified by the American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work.
Susan works primarily with adults throughout the adult lifespan who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, chronic pain, impact of physical illness, interpersonal relationship issues, and problems with adjustment to life’s challenges. With respect for the client’s unique life journey, Susan utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness practice, emotional regulation, solution-oriented therapies, and existentialism to assist the client in gaining self awareness and resilience. Based upon her clinical experience in hospice care, Susan also provides therapeutic bereavement counseling for those who are grieving a significant loss in their life.
Terri Paquin, MSW, LICSW
Terri Paquin, MSW, LICSW, is a licensed, independent clinical social worker in Washington State (LW 00009763). She earned her Master’s of Social Work from the University of Washington in Seattle and has been licensed as LCSW in the state of Maine. She is a member of the National Association of Social Work. Terri works with adolescents and adults who are experiencing anxiety, depression, interpersonal relationship issues, ADHD, and PTSD. She has experience working with sexual and gender diverse individuals and is committed to providing safe environments, where all feel accepted and valued. Terri practices a variety of evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), mindfulness, solution-focused therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Kerrie Buis, MSW, LICSW
Kerrie Buis, MSW, LICSW, is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LICSW) in the state of Washington, license number LW60919592. Kerrie works with adults and older adults who are experiencing a variety of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), personality disorders, and other issues. Kerrie has also received training in issues of gender transition and sexual orientation and is committed to being a safe place where all individuals will be accepted and valued. Kerrie practices a variety of evidence-based therapies, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) skills, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Kerrie is particularly interested in helping people heal, learn to be better communicators, have better interpersonal relationships, and have more understanding of their emotions and resulting actions.
Katie Rudd, Advanced MFT Intern
Katie Rudd, Advanced MFT Intern, is a credentialed counselor affiliate in Washington State (CG61360056) working to obtain her Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northwestern University. Katie utilizes Integrative Systemic Therapy (IST) in her work with adolescents, families, and couples, collaborating with her clients to help untangle the complex knots that are formed interpersonally and challenge us individually. Working to identify strengths and resources, Katie will work closely with clients to come up with solutions and skills needed to overcome a wide variety of challenges. Katie has experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Narrative Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Solution Focused treatments. She will provide a supportive environment- free of judgment. Katie has worked with diverse clients from all walks of life and is equipped to help you address your mental health and relational concerns. Katie Rudd is currently an Advanced Intern, working towards her clinical license and is under licensed supervision.
Tamara Odland, MC, LMHC - NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME
Tamara Odland, M.C., LMHC, is a Washington state Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LH61283069).
I received my Masters in Counseling Psychology and am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I am certified in Observed Experiential Integration (OEI), trained in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (Level II AEDP) and sand-tray therapy. Through my counseling work, I have gained experience in working with depression, anxiety, trauma/PTSD, relational difficulties, self-esteem, and addictions. I have also been a part of a research project that explored in-depth life stories of veterans who are struggling to transition after their deployments. I am particularly interested in supporting individuals who are dealing with the aftermath of traumatic experiences.
Meet The Team
We are a group practice of Senior Clinicians, Professional Associates, and Master’s level interns. Our practice is known throughout the community for quality service and diagnostic capabilities. Our practitioners specialize in various modalities and tailored services.