Jennie Snell, Ph.D.                                 206.932.2590
Child & Adolescent Psychologist                               
West Seattle Psychological Services
Copyright © 2007 West Seattle Psychological Services, 4204 SW Oregon Street, Seattle, WA  98116

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  Description of Practice

  • Assessment & treatment of child
    and adolescent concerns.
    including anxiety,  mood, ADHD,
    behavior, and life stress.
  • Anxiety Disorder focus includes
    Selective Mutism and Obsessive
    Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
  • Many insurance plans accepted.
  • Evening & Saturday
    appointments available.
                                        Clinical Style

  • Research-based, solution-focused, collaborative, practical and supportive.
  • I develop warm, productive relationships with parents and children.
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy incorporates play to engage and communicate
    with children at their level.
  • Encouragement of parent involvement and  frequent parent consultation.
  • School observation or consultation, when needed.
Education & License
  • Washington License, 1999
  • Ph.D., Clinical Child
    Psychology, University of
    Washington, 1998.
  • Intern, University of  New
  • Fellow, U.W. Child Study
    and Treatment Center.

Additional Experience
  • U.W. Adjunct Clinical
    Faculty, Psychology.
  • Clinical supervisor for
    psychology graduate
  • Research Scientist,
    Committee for Children.
  • Published research on
    bullying, social skills &
    children's mental health.

  Parenting Challenges

  • Supporting children through
    stressful events such as divorce,
    change of schools, bullying.
  • Tools for challenging behaviors.
  • Toileting concerns.
  • Sleep problems like bedtime
    resistance, night waking, refusing to
    sleep in own room.
  • Tantrums.
  • School refusal.