Who is rise psychology?

Hello! Rise Psychology, PLLC is the private practice of Dr. Lauren Helm, a licensed clinical psychologist in Washington state. Rise Psychology is located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. Please scroll below more information about the services Dr. Lauren Helm offers at Rise Psychology, or feel free to explore the website using the navigational menu above.


  • You want to find freedom from the grip of chronic anxiety, worry, stress, panic, indecision, uncertainty, obsessions/compulsions, self-criticism, self-doubt, or insecurity.
  • You feel "stuck" or "off path," and you want to better navigate challenges in your relationships, career, schooling, or other important life areas.
  • You want to learn and apply new coping skills that help you more effectively achieve your short and long-term goals.
  • You want to gain greater clarity about who you are and what your purpose is.

  • You want to rediscover the joy of being more authentically who you are, and you'd like help with building self-acceptance and empowerment.

  • Deep down, you know that you want more out of your life, and would like to explore how you can powerfully create a life that is meaningful and fulfilling.




Dr. Lauren Helm offers evidence-based psychotherapy for adults (18+) with stress, anxiety disorders, & other related issues. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance & commitment therapy (ACT), and/or heart-rate variability biofeedback (HRV-B) are the primary evidence-based treatments used to help you relieve suffering and cultivate optimal psychological well-being. Learn more here about how ACT, CBT, & HRVB may help you build self-awareness and self-compassion, practice healthy emotion regulation, and engage in effective, meaningful steps towards creating the life that you want.


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Rise Psychology's blog is intended to support your personal growth and development. Read about a range of topics to build your understanding of thoughts/emotions/behaviors, emotion regulation strategies, self-compassion, mindfulness, relaxation, communication strategies, attachment styles, time management, problem-solving strategies, values-clarification, action-planning, and more. Click here to visit Rise Psychology's blog.



ONLINE COURSES (coming soon)

Online classes and self-help educational resources are in the works and will be offered in the near future!  These online classes are being designed to help you to rise to your potential, and will serve as an accessible and affordable way to learn about how to make positive changes in your life that support personal growth and transformation. Learn more about Rise Psychology's plans for online classes today!








If you are interested in scheduling a free 15 minute phone consultation with Dr. Lauren Helm to determine if psychotherapy services offered at Rise Psychology are a good fit for you, you may schedule using the SimplePractice® secure online scheduling portal button below.

Note: If there are no appointments available for phone consultations, this means that unfortunately, Dr. Helm does not have openings for new clients at this time. Please feel free to check back later, or find other local mental health resources here.



Phone: 206-376-7414

Email: contact@risepsychology.com

Address:  1417 NW 54th St, STE 458, Seattle, WA 98107