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Meet Deborah Crandall


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Deborah Crandall, LICSW

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I provide therapy not only because I am passionate about personal growth and connection, but because I believe therapy works.  I am inspired by the vulnerability and strength that goes into the healing process. I sincerely believe you have within you what it takes to heal and that doesn’t mean you have to do it alone. Through therapy, I hope you feel renewed, motivated, confident, and safe enough in your thoughts and body to fully engage in life. I have had the honor to support those who are seeking out therapy for relief from their trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, and/or anger. For the past few years I have expanded my scope to focus on sex therapy, Gottman relationship tools, and Emotion Focused Therapy.

My counseling practice provides the opportunity to see clients face to face via video chat through a HIPAA compliant platform on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 9am – 3pm. I appreciate how virtual therapy gives both myself and my clients the opportunity to stay connected while maintaining an active lifestyle and a space for those who are most comfortable in their own personal setting.

I strongly believe the therapeutic relationship is the most important factor in facilitating change. I work from a humanistic and holistic framework and am committed to creating a space that is safe, trusting and non-judgmental. My hope is that we can work collaboratively, aiming to see the “full you” and hold deep and genuine respect for your self-knowledge and experiences. All parts of you are welcome. You are worth it, and I’d be honored to join you in your self discovery journey.


Some background info…

I am a prior service active duty Chaplain Assistant and wife of a soldier. I have a particular interest in helping those experiencing loss, separation, and traumatic transitions. I have deep respect for clients’ spiritual paths as it is often fundamental to the process of growth and healing. My counseling approach focuses on increasing individual self-awareness as I draw from interventions which primarily have roots from CBT, Life Skills Training, and DBT. I am passionate about partnering with the clients’ in identifying the most effective ways to succeed in their current stage of life and providing tools to cope with difficult circumstances that may arise along the way.


License No. and State: 60561807 Washington

For more information please visit Psychology Today

What To Expect


My focus is to make you feel at ease in the comfort of your own home through Telehealth services.

Once you are established as a patient, login to our Patient Portal to fill out paperwork.

Once your appointment is set up, simply login HERE to access Telehealth for your session.

Contact And Locate


Deborah Crandall | deb@lifebridgetherapy.com | 360.603.4212 | 360.603.4148 (fax)

2950 Newmarket St. Suite 101-168, Bellingham, WA 98226

*All services will be provided virtually through Telehealth*

 
Please contact Office Manager Rosalie at rosalie@lifebridgetherapy.com for any billing or insurance related concerns.
 
 

Inclusion Statement


Life Bridge Therapy is committed to supporting a diverse environment and providing valuable mental health services to all walks of life. Life Bridge Therapy provides services to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression or marital status. We believe our differences can broaden our awareness, enrich our daily experiences, and contribute to our collective strength.

Good Faith Estimate


Under Section 2799B-6 of the Public Health Service Act, you have the right to receive a “Good Faith Estimate” explaining how much your medical care will cost.

  • You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency items or services.
  • Make sure your health care provider gives you a Good Faith Estimate in writing at least 1 business day before your medical service. You can also ask your healthcare provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule an item or service.
  • If you receive a bill that is at least $400 more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill.
  • Make sure to save a copy of picture of your Good Faith Estimate.

For questions or more information regarding your Good Faith Estimate, visit http://www.cms.gov/nosurprises or call 1-800-985-3059.

What are my rights?

  • I am not obligated to receive services from Life Bridge Therapy or any out-of-network provider.
  • I can cancel services at any time by notifying my provider 48 business hours before the scheduled service date.
  • I have a right to initiate a dispute resolution process if the actual billed charges are substantially in excess of the expected charges included in this Good Faith Estimate.
  • I may start a dispute resolution process with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). I understand that the dispute process must begin within 120 calendar days from the date of the original bill.
  • There is a $25 fee to use the dispute process. If the agency reviewing my dispute agrees with me, I will have to pay the price on the Good Faith Estimate If the agency disagrees with me, I will pay the higher amount.
  • I can contact the No Surprises Help Desk at 1-800-985-3059 or visit http://www.cms.gov/nosurprises at any time to start the dispute process or to get more information.

What else Do I need to know?

  • Life Bridge Therapy is in-network with Kaiser Permanente, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield, and First Choice Health. However, it is important to note that some employer plans have third party payers in which the patient would need to check with their health insurance provider to make sure outpatient mental health services are covered as in-network.
  • Information provided in a Good Faith Estimate is only an estimate of services reasonably expected to be furnished at the time the Estimate was provided. Actual items, services, or charges may differ from the Estimate.
  • The Good Faith Estimate is not a contract.