Are you concerned about an older adult, and not sure what the next step should be?
We have years of experience to assist you in the decision making process.
Thorough Bio-Psychological-Social Assessments regarding a client or loved one can be useful for both professionals and family members who want to know an elder's decisional capacity, next steps for care planning and what the most appropriate level of care might be.
Assessments can be provided in-home or in our Edmonds office, or another requested location. All assessments include cognitive testing, functional assessment and screening for older adult specific mental health disorders. Assessments include a written report with a summary and recommendations as well as contact with the healthcare provider if needed.
We also provide in person consultation and counseling for family members who are unsure about how to help their elder and would like assistance and support.
Counseling can be provided for the older adult in our Edmonds office. We know that it can be difficult for some elders in times of transition and life changes to travel, so we can come to them in limited cases within the north King County and south Snohomish County area.
We specialize in helping our clients to address and cope with life transitions such as the death of a spouse or other loved one, relocation from their homes, or other life change. We provide support through the feelings of grief, loss, depression and anxiety that can often accompany the aging process.
For office counseling visits, please contact Bluestone Psychological Services @
(425) 775-4059 Ext 1 to schedule an appointment or you can email us at www.bluestoneps.com.
We do take Medicare for our services. We are approved for other forms of insurance as well and also take private pay clients.
We provide training opportunities for anyone interested in learning more about older adults and the unique issues and challenges they may face.
We provide approved CEUs for mental health professionals and social workers. We can provide agency trainings on such topics as dementia, older adult mental health disorders, hoarding disorder, how to conduct geriatric mental health assessments, stress management and self-care for the elder as well as the professional.
Please click the link below to find out what classes are being offered currently.
We are approved clinical supervisors with the State of Washington and supervise MSW candidates who want to become Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers (LICSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselors. We also provide supervision for mental health clinicians with masters degrees who wish to become Geriatric Mental Health Specialists.
Services can be provided for individuals or groups.
Rates for our services are very reasonable.
Please call (425) 275.2791 for an initial consultation.
"Terri has wonderful assessment skills and writes great reports. Terri is committed to her clients and their care. I am proud to work with you. You are a wonderful clinician." - Heather Dagg, ECN
"I so appreciate your thorough assessments and information that you provide in the hand-off for me to do my work." - Kari Peterson, RN, Evergreen Home Health Psychiatric Nurse
"Terri did such a fantastic job with my mother! She had my mother talking about things I've never heard her talk about." - a client's daughter
"I was not expecting too much out of your visit with my parents based on my past experience. But Terri's natural talent, compassion, ability to grasp so quickly the elements that needed to be addressed, the medical knowledge she possessed, was so evident. Your follow through has been spot on." - a client's daughter
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