“Tell me what you’re looking for support with…”

Dr. Kari O’Neill, is based in Issaquah, WA & offers counseling in a supportative environment.

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Treatment Specialization

offered to ages 14+

Depression, Anxiety, & Stress Management

Relationships

Life Transitions

Chronic Health Issues

Grief Counseling and End of Life Support

Executive Coaching for Physicians

Located in Issaquah

1301 4th Ave. NW
Suite 103
Issaquah 98027

Hi, I’m Kari

I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist who provides support and practical feedback to help patients move their lives forward.

I have a Doctorate of Social Work. I am the previous owner and clinical director of a private mental health group practice that had over 20,000 patient visits before transitioning from a group practice into Kari O’Neill Counseling in 2022. I am an affiliated medical staff member with Swedish Issaquah.

Voted an Issaquah Highlands Connections Newspaper fan favorite.

Ask Kari: How can I stop my colleague from texting me late at night after work?

Ask Kari: How can I stop my colleague from texting me late at night after work?

I need some advice on to how to deal with a colleague at work who texts and calls me late at night. I think that she is lonely and needs some kind of social connection, but I have a full work schedule and a home life and I am growing tired of feeling like I need to respond to her. Plus, my wife is not keen on her contacting me anymore.  How can I get her to stop leaning on me for support?

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Ask Kari: I’m tired of being alone — how can I find love?

Ask Kari: I’m tired of being alone — how can I find love?

Help, I am feeling so lonely and defeated about finding love. I am looking for someone to share my life with, but I can’t seem to find the right person. I have tried dating online, going to local bars or sports activities, but I still have not been able to meet anyone who is of interest to me or vice versa. I have even gone on a few blind dates this year. I am tired of spending holidays alone. I want to have a Valentine next year, what am I doing wrong?

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Ask Kari: My daughter’s teacher over-shares details of her personal life with her students — should I confront her?

Ask Kari: My daughter’s teacher over-shares details of her personal life with her students — should I confront her?

My teenage child has been telling me recently that her teacher at her high school over-shares her personal information (who she went out on a date with and what happened on the date, what she fights about with her family, and what she talks about in her weekly therapy sessions with her counselor). My daughter told me at first it was interesting, even shocking, but now she feels uncomfortable. What do you think I should do, confront her?

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“My goal is to help people see their worth”

 

–Kari O’Neill
What I want patients to know:

1. They matter

2. Their feelings are normal

3. They can move their life forward

4. Say the whole thing

5. Living well is a daily practice

"Dr. O’Neill provides a safe space to talk out concerns. She gives me actionable ideas to work through challenging issues."

“Kari’s support, experience, and expertise helped me directly to deal with a huge family problem. The jury isn’t in yet as far as the results of my actions, but at least I know I did the right thing for my family member. I am so grateful!”

"She is open, honest, caring, very easy to talk to."

"Always so thoughtful and kind!! And has helped me a lot with my issues!"

"Kari is like visiting with a friend, an honest friend. Someone who challenges you to see a situation or circumstance for what it really is and then helps you troubleshoot through it. Guiding you to healthy new boundaries and giving you the confidence to keep those boundaries in place."

"Kari is an excellent health care provider and I would recommend her services to anyone I know."

"Kari has been not only my therapist but good friend. Her help has given me a much more positive attitude about life problems. She always has the answers I need to hear. I highly recommend Kari!"

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