Jennie Snell, PhD                                 206.932.2590
Child & Adolescent Psychologist                               
Copyright © 2007 West Seattle Psychological Services

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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 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 Mexico.
  • Fellow, U.W. Child Study and
    Treatment Center.

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

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.
West Seattle Psychological Services
4746 44th Ave SW, Ste. 202 (Level C)
Seattle, WA 98116

We are located in the West Seattle Junction, across the
street from Junction Hardware