Amy Hutchins LCSW
Amy earned her Master’s degree in clinical social work (MSW) from Walla Walla University in Missoula, Montana in 2012. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in the mental health treatment of adolescents and adults. Amy has extensive experience working as a therapist in school-based, community mental health and private practice settings. Prior to her work as a therapist, Amy worked as a women’s advocate for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Individual and family counseling.
Amy strives to provide a warm, nonjudgmental and empathetic environment in which her clients will feel heard, accepted, challenged and empowered. She believes in the holistic nature of therapy and works to collaborate mind, body and spirit in order to help her clients find peace and balance.
Amy has specialized training in the clinical treatment of trauma and has worked with clients who are survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, emotional/verbal abuse and religious and spiritual trauma/abuse. She has also worked with adult survivors of childhood abuse. Amy also has specialized training in the clinical treatment of mood disorders, depression, anxiety, panic attacks and stress management.
Amy is a firm believer that therapy is not “one-size-fits-all” and practices from a client-centered approach. She has experience providing a variety of therapeutic modalities including, but not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
Amy holds a trauma-informed, strengths-based perspective and works with clients who are ready to begin the healing process. She acknowledges the courage it takes to commit to counseling and considers it an honor to walk with her clients through their journey.
Amy enjoys spending time with her husband and loved ones. She enjoys creative writing, the arts, spending time in nature, delving into a good book and seeking out new adventures.
12-14, 15-17, 18-64, 65+
Trauma, Domestic Violence, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Bipolar Disorder , Depression, PTSD, Stress Management, Women’s Issues, Abuse, Anxiety/Fears/Phobia/Panic Attacks, LGBTQ+, Sexual Issues, Religious/Spiritual Issues, Grief/Death, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, ADHD , Adult WPATH Evaluations