Deana Bieker

Winter is Coming.
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate
1 year in practice
Accepted Insurance Plans:
  • Cash only

About Deana Bieker

I am excited you are looking for someone to collaborate with to help you on your journey to find insight. My goal is help you create more peace in your life and reach whatever your definition of success may be. I have a Master’s of Science in Mental Health Counseling and I have studied Self-Compassion extensively. I grew up in Southern California and served eight years in the Navy before I decided to become a psychotherapist.

Do you ever feel that you are in a pit and you just cannot climb out? Do you find yourself in relationships where you give and others take and you resent it? My hope is that by working together we can bring clarity to whatever it is that brings you pain or frustration.

I use a great deal of humor in my therapy. I believe that laughter is healing and humor can be an amazing way to deal with anxiety or relationship problems. I also usually give a weekly homework assignment because I want our work to filter throughout your week.

I do all my work virtually through online counseling. I work with clients in Washington State and clients in certain countries. Learn more by visiting my website at synergisticcounseling.com or call me for a FREE 30 minute consultation.

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Greetings, Do you view the world in extremes as black and...  (more)Greetings, Do you view the world in extremes as black and white versus greys? Polarized thinking can often times cause us to become unhappy when we believe we are right and others are wrong. This is especially true with politics and religion since our views are usually more concrete. One way to be more "open minded" is to be mindful that everyone is entitled to their opinion whether you agree with them or not. That is simplistic I know but when we come to appreciate other people's differences and accept them rather than allow them to trigger us they no longer impact us. My challenge for you is the next time you have a situation arise with a topic that causes you frustration or perhaps anger, instead of steering away or arguing your point just ask questions. Engage the other person. Monitor your own reactions and see what comes up. By asking questions your relationship with this other person may change because you have just shown general interest. Your idea about why people choose to believe one way or the other may change as well because you just gave a person a genuine chance to share. Good luck to you. Remember that when our perceptions change then our world changes. The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

First I think we have to acknowledge that you are doing something amazing. You are putting yourself out there and becoming a Water Safety Instructor. We often times will focus on the negative and forget about the positive. Next, you had an incident where someone pointed something out which may... more

The information above is intended as general information...  (more)The information above is intended as general information based on minimal information, and does not constitute health care advice. This information does not constitute communication with a counselor/therapist nor does it create a therapist-client relationship nor any of the privileges that relationship may provide. If you are currently feeling suicidal or are in crisis, call 911 or proceed to your local emergency room.

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