Mrs. Charlene Takeuchi “Mrs. T”

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Charlene is affectionately know as “Mrs. T” in her role as School Counselor at STMS on Wednesdays since 2008. She provides staff, students & their families support; In-Service trainings for staff and faculty annually; Parent Group trainings as requested or needed. She brings 40 years of experience in Education, Counseling & Therapy, Family System Advocacy, and Business.

Mrs. T possesses her Master of Art (MA) in Counseling & Applied Behavior Science from Bastyr University; a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Vocational Rehabilitation; Certification & Licensure as a Special Education Teacher K-12. She holds licenses in WA State as a LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor) and a LMFT (licensed Marriage & Family Therapist).

Since 2008, Charlene has maintained and provided:

  • Counseling & Therapy services via her private Family Systems practice (CSimpleWorks, PLLC) as a LMHC and a LMFT; (Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist)
  • Supportive counseling to STMS students & their families in the service of their child’s education experience (School Counselor)
  • Advocacy support services as the Kitsap PCAP Clinical Director and King county PCAP Clinical Director (Parent-Child Assistance Program offered in 11 WA State counties).

Her philosophy of “there is a solution for every problem:” and “God doesn’t make junk!”, embraces acceptance of culture and personal value systems and promotes healing through understanding via communication and behavior changes. Charlene is a member of St. Mark Parish in Shoreline.