Shataia Brown Whitney, LMFT
Couple, Individual and Family Counseling 

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Contact Me

 

Phone:                   206-498-7239

Email:                     
shataia@shataia.com

Office location:       Renton Highlands 

(Note: I have moved my Seattle office to Renton close to Coulon Park and the Renton Landing. My new office is convenient to Bellevue, Tukwila, Issaquah and Seattle.)                            

 

Resources  
For self-discovery and personal growth:

            Websites:
            http://www.enneagramworldwide.com/

            Books:
            "The Wisdom of the Enneagram: The Complete Guide to Psychological and 
            Spiritual Growth for the Nine Personality Types" by Don Richard Riso and Russ 
            Hudson
            
For couples:

            Websites:
            http://www.gottman.com/

            Books:
            "Passionate Marriage: Keeping Love and Intimacy Alive in Committed 
            Relationships" by David Schnarch 

            "The Relationship Cure: A 5 Step Guide to Strengthening Your Marriage, 
            Family, and Friendships" by John Gottman

For managing depression and anxiety:

            Websites:
            
http://www.anxietycentre.com/

            Books:
            "Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life: The New Acceptance and 
            Commitment Therapy" by Steven C. Hayes and Spencer Smith

For individuals managing ADD/ADHD:

            Websites:
            www.nwchadd.org/seattle.html   

            ADD/ADHD Coaching:            
            http://www.addfamilycoaching.com/
            
            Books:
            "You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help Book for 
            Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder" by Kate Kelly, Peggy Ramundo, and 
            Edward M. M.D. Hallowell

            "Driven To Distraction : Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit 
            Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood" by Edward M. Hallowell

            "Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit 
            Disorder" by Edward M. Hallowell M.D. and John J. Ratey M.D.

            Support Groups:    
            SEATTLE ADULT MEETUP
            This group meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at 
            the Greenwood Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103  
            This meetup is for adults with ADHD, along with a separate meetup for non-
            ADHD partners or spouses that meets in the adjoining room at the same time. 
            Pete Terlaak, CPC, (http://www.coachforfreedom.com/) is the facilitator of the 
            ADHD group and Margaret Sutro, M.A.,LMH(Margaret@InnerSpaceStudio.net
            is the facilitator of the non-ADHD Partner Meetup.  


            SEATTLE ADULT ADHD SUPPORT GROUP & SPOUSE/PARTNER GROUP
            (Contact Margaret Sutro at 206-715-2227 for updated information on support groups.) 
            This group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 7-9 pm at the Plaza 
            Cafe in the University of Washington Medical Center located at 1959 NE 
            Pacific St, Seattle, Washington 98195-0001, Plaza Cafeteria Room B.  A 
            support group for spouses/partners that are non-AD/HD meets next door to the 
            Seattle Adult ADHD Support Group.  After the general announcement, 
            Margaret Sutro, M.A., LMHC, facilitates the non-AD/HD Partner Group.

For spouses of a partner with ADD/ADHD

            Books:
            "Is It You, Me, or Adult A.D.D.? Stopping the Roller Coaster When Someone 
            You Love Has Attention Deficit Disorder" by Gina Pera & Russell Barkley Ph.D

            Support Group:
            SEATTLE ADULT MEETUP
            This group meets the 3rd Thursday of the month from 6 pm to 7:30 pm at 
            the Greenwood Library, 8016 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103  
            This meetup is for adults with ADHD, along with a separate meetup for non-
            ADHD partners or spouses that meets in the adjoining room at the same time. 
            Pete Terlaak, CPC, (http://www.coachforfreedom.com/) is the facilitator of the 
            ADHD group and Margaret Sutro, M.A.,LMH(Margaret@InnerSpaceStudio.net
            is the facilitator of the non-ADHD Partner Meetup.  

For parents of children with ADD/ADHD

            Support Group:
            
EASTSIDE ADHD PARENT SUPPORT GROUP 
            The group meets on the second Monday of the month, 7-9 pm at the 
            conference room in the Mercer Island Presbyterian Church (Rooms A&B), 
            3805 84th Ave SE, Mercer Island.  Contact Jayne Carlin, (206) 230-9071 or 
            jscarlin@juno.com. Free and open to the public.
 

  

 Photo of Seward Park flower (top right) courtesy of http://www.shenaluna.com/

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