Amy Hutchins
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Amy earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work (MSW) from Walla Walla University in Missoula, Montana in 2012. She is a dually licensed clinical social worker in both Washington (LICSW) and Oregon (LCSW) who specializes in the mental health treatment of adolescents and adults.

Amy has extensive experience utilizing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-FocusedCognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Narrative Therapy,
Motivational Interviewing, among others, as well as art and play therapy modalities, to effectively treat a multitude of clinical mental health disorders. She is also a certified Child Mental Health Specialist (CMHS) and a Mental Health Professional (MHP).
Amy strives to provide a warm, nonjudgmental and empathetic environment in which her
clients will feel heard, accepted, challenged and empowered. She believes in the holistic nature
of therapy and works to collaborate mind, body and spirit in order to bring balance and peace
to her clients. She is a firm believer that therapy is not “one size fits all” and practices from a
client-centered approach. Amy holds a strengths-based perspective and works with her clients
to discover their power to begin the healing process. She acknowledges the courage it takes to
commit to counseling and considers it an honor to walk with her clients through their journey.

 

Specialties: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), survivors of sexual assault, sexual abuse,
domestic violence and dating/relationship abuse, LGBT+ population, depression, anxiety, self-
esteem/self-empowerment issues, self-image issues, self-harming behaviors, family dynamics
and mindfulness-based stress reduction.

Contact Amy: amy@intouchcounselingservices.com