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Healing Moments Counseling specializes in sex therapy, relationship therapy, individual therapy, and family therapy. The clinicians at Healing Moments Counseling are welcoming of LGBTQQIA+, non-monogamous clients, and are BDSM/Kink friendly.

*Due to COVID, Therapy is only provided online via HIPAA Compliant Services.


Kimberly Castelo, LMFT-S, CST-S, CEFT-T & S

She/Her Pronouns

Supervision with Kimberly:

My approach to supervision is collaborative.  I really enjoy working with supervisees on developing their personal goals around their work. 

  • I can provide supervision for LMFTA and LMHCA in the state of Washington.   
  • I can provide nationwide sex supervision and sex consultation. I also work with the Modern Sex Therapy Institute and give supervision to their students. 
  • I can provide nationwide Emotion Focused Therapy supervision to those wanting to learn more on how to work with couples from this approach and to those who want to become certified in EFT. 

Kimberly's clinical specialties:

  • Relationships and Individuals (LGBTQQIA+ relationships and individuals welcome​)
  • Relationships who are dealing with one partner (or more) having out of control sexual behavior​
  • Relationship dynamics
  • Communication and Secure Attachments
  • Medical professionals
  • A therapist of therapists

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Out of Control Sexual Behavior
  • Desire Discrepancy
  • Sexual Religious Shame
  • Affair Recovery
  • Gender Identity
  • Anorgasmia
  • High Tone Pelvic Floor (vaginismus)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Delayed Ejaculation
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Consensual Non-Monogamy
  • LGBTQQIA+
  • BDSM and Kink

Click here to listen to a podcast about Sex and MS given by Kimberly Castelo. (To hear more podcasts from Better Sex click here). 


Nika Gannon, MSW, LICSW

She/Her Pronouns

Supervision with Nika:

I am an approved supervisor for Washington state under LICSW licensure. My approach to supervision is rooted in developmental and relational principles.

  • I provide supervision to clinical interns at the Healing Moments Counseling
  • I provide supervision to associate level clinicians (SWs, MFTs, MHCs) – openings in November 2022
  • I provide consultation to fully licensed clinicians


Nika's clinical specialties:

  • Individual and relationship therapy - EFIT, EFT, and psychodynamic approaches
  • Sex therapy
  • Out of control behavioral patterns, addictive behaviors
  • Navigating crisis and assessing/managing risk (suicidality, violence, substance use related concerns)

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Out of Control Sexual Behavior (Sex Addiction)
  • Problematic Sexual Behavior
  • Desire Discrepancy
  • Erotic Conflicts​
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Sexual Shame
  • Body Image and Sex
  • Sex Education

Annie Yacopetti, LMHCA

She/Her Pronouns

Annie specializes in working with Couples & Individuals on: 

  • Relational distress & Conflict resolution
  • Insecure attachment styles
  • Anxiety and depression 
  • Life Transitions
  • Grief
  • Body Image
  • Codependency
  • Complex PTSD

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Infidelity (emotional and/or sexual)
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Desire Discrepancy
  • Sexual shame
  • Out of Control Sexual Behavior
  • Lack of Intimacy

Kyle Benson, LMFTA

He/Him Pronouns

Kyle specializes in working with: 

  • Couples and individuals
  • Couples struggling with infidelity or affairs (emotional and/or sexual)
  • Couples who are dealing with one partner (or both) having out of control sexual behavior
  • Individuals and couples with insecure attachment styles

Sexual concerns such as:

  • ​Sexual Trauma
  • Out of Control Sexual Behavior
  • Low Libido
  • Desire Discrepancy
  • Sexual Religious Shame
  • Gender Identity
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Delayed Ejaculation

(Telehealth Only in WA and FL)


Eli Etzkorn, LMFTA

They/She Pronouns

Eli specializes in working with: 

  • Gender Identity
  • Navigating Relational Structures
  • Creative Arts Processing
  • Attachment Styles
  • Life Transitions
  • Communication Skills
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Grief & Loss
  • Body Image
  • LGBTQQIA+

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Desire Discrepancy
  • Non-Monogamous Relationships
  • Sexual Shame
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Sex Education
  • Sex-Worker Allied
  • LGBTQQIA+ Allied

Ellen Benezra, LMHCA

She/Her Pronouns

Ellen specializes in working with: 

  • Couples
  • Individuals
  • Sex Therapy
  • LGBTQQIA+

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Vaginismus
  • Low Libido
  • Sex Education
  • Desire Discrepancy
  • Erotic Conflicts
  • Fetishes and Kink
  • BDSM
  • Non-Monogamous
  • LGBTQQIA+ Friendly

Celeste McClannahan, LMFTA

She/Her Pronouns

Celeste specializes in working with: 

  • Couples
  • Poly Relationships
  • Individuals
  • LGBTQQIA+
  • Life Challenges
  • Communication Skills
  • Insecure Attachment Styles
  • First Responders
  • Law Enforcement
  • Military / Veterans

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Conflict and relational distress
  • Attachment issues
  • Sexual religious shame
  • Desire discrepancy
  • Non-Monogamous
  • Faith Based Friendly
  • LGBTQQIA+ Friendly

Bailey Cheshire, Clinical Marriage and Family Intern

She/Her Pronouns

Bailey specializes in working with: 

  • Members of the LGBTQIAA+ community 
  • Teenagers and their families
  • Couples & Polycules
  • Gender Identity
  • Anxiety & stress
  • Depression & worry

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Consensual non-monogamy & polyamory
  • Survivors of sexual assault
  • Kink & BDSM
  • Faith Based Friendly
  • LGBTQQIA+ Friendly




Dara Foti, Clinical Couple and Family Intern

She/Her Pronouns

Dara specializes in working with: 

  • Couples and Individuals
  • Adolescents
  • Gender Identity
  • Body Image
  • HAES (Health at Every Size)
  • LGBTQIA2S+ affirming
  • Life Transitions
  • Anxiety and Depression

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Consensual non-monogamy
  • Desire Discrepancy
  • Infidelity
  • Sexual Dysfunction

Lily Myers, Clinical Individual and Couple Therapy

She/Her Pronouns

Lily specializes in working with: 

  • Gender identity
  • Self-knowledge and self-trust
  • Spirituality
  • Body image and relationship to food
  • Creative arts and writing expression
  • Mindfulness
  • Ethical non-monogamy and alternative relationship structures
  • Relationships to body, movement, and pleasure
  • Climate/eco-anxiety and grief

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Kink Positive
  • Queer Positive
  • Poly Positive
  • LGBTQIA+ Positive

Kristy Fisher, Clinical Individual and Couple Intern

She/Her Pronouns

Kristy specializes in working with: 

  • Individual Counseling
  • Relationship Counseling
  • LGBTQIA2S Affirming
  • Life Transitions
  • Anxiety, Stress, and Worry
  • Somatic work to deepen the connection with self

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Kink Positive
  • Queer Positive
  • Poly Positive
  • LGBTQIA+ Positive

Jennifer Goldsmith, Clinical Individual, Couple, and Family Intern

She/Her Pronouns

Kristy specializes in working with: 

  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Teen Therapy
  • Postpartum Adjustment
  • Chronic Illness
  • Life Transitions
  • Anxiety and Depression

Sexual concerns such as:

  • LGBTQ2S+ Affirming
  • Sexual Shame
  • Consensual Non-Monogamy

Hyacinth Kearney, Clinical Individual and Couple Intern

She/Her Pronouns

Hyacinth specializes in working with: 

  • Relationships of all constellations (consensual non-monogamy, polyamory, couples, etc.)
  • Kink
  • LGBTQQIA+ 
  • Gender identity
  • Life transitions 
  • Stress and burnout 
  • Anxiety and depression concerns
  • Body image
  • Grief and loss

Sexual concerns such as:

  • Desire Discrepancy 
  • Sexual shame and guilt
  • Attachment issues
  • Faith based friendly 
  • LGBTQQIA+ friendly

Therapy Services

Our therapists provide a variety of comprehensive services for individuals, couples, and families.

Relationship Therapy

We work with couples/partners using Emotionally Focused Therapy to help build closeness and intimacy. ​

We strive to help partners understand their communication patterns and learn to create way of turning into one another for support and healing. 

Connection and Pleasure

Our team is dedicated to help you embrace a fulfilling sex life. 

Intimacy, connection, and pleasure are an important part of life and relationship. ​

We strive to help each person create a sexual life where they can feel loved, seen, accepted and fulfilled.

Individual Therapy

At Healing Moments Counseling, we strive to help individuals find their voice and healing so that they can thrive. 

You do not have to heal, grow, learn by yourself. We are here to walk alongside you.


Supervision

In supervision you will learn how to:

  • Understand your interventions clinically 
  • Conceptualize each of your cases 
  • Understand ethical concerns 
  • Be accountable to our power 
  • Manage notes, treatment and safety plans, etc. 
  • Explore the person of the therapist, how it might show up in your cases, and what to do about it 
  • Help individuals and couples get unstuck 
  • Deescalate partners 
  • Collaborate with medical professionals and provide wrap-around-care for each client 
  • Work therapeutically from a bio-psych-social-spiritual-sexual lens 
  • Explore personal strengths and growing edges as a therapist 
  • Use your chosen theory (theories) with each client thoughtfully and effectively