privacy policy


Seattle Counselors Association (SCA) is a group of mental health counselors from various disciplines who come together to learn and support each other. The purpose of this website is to provide information about our organization to interested professionals. For people who might be looking for a counselor, this website provides an opportunity to learn about our members.

SCA and this website are not a referral service. Inclusion on our membership list on this website does not include a recommendation of any counselor. The information on this website does not constitute professional advice on mental health issues or conditions. This is an informational tool only. You should consult a mental health care professional for advice and/or treatment.

While we make a sincere effort to ensure the accuracy of the information found on this website, some items may be inaccurate or outdated. Inadvertent errors may occur. Additionally, SCA cannot guarantee the validity or accuracy of the information provided by members. SCA does not accept liability for any statements or actions of the counselors listed here.

SCA does not warrant the competence of any mental health professional, counselor contributions, or listings on this website or our directory. Use of this website should be for informational purposes or to locate a counselor. Using this website is wholly voluntary and will not result in any liability against SCA. In no event shall SCA be liable for damages to any user of the website or directories for the voluntary selection of a mental health professional, for the services of a mental health professional listed here, or for any other damages which may occur. SCA will not be held liable for any direct, consequential, or other damages resulting from the negligence of SCA or its agents.

By using this website and the SCA Find a Counselor, Membership Directory, and/or Therapy Groups & Workshops, the user acknowledges understanding and acceptance of these terms and conditions of the SCA website.

SCA does not guarantee the accuracy of information in other websites accessible through links on this site. Links to other websites do not constitute an endorsement by SCA. These links are provided for convenience only.


Seattle Counselors Association (SCA) does not sell, trade or exchange any personally identifiable information to any other company or organization. While we collect email address information from members as part of our database needs, SCA does not collect or track email addresses from general website visitors. We will not send you any unsolicited information, offers, or advertisements. SCA also wants to remind you that any Internet communication (like email), by its very nature, cannot be completely confidential.

SCA does collect some anonymous information each time you visit our website so we can improve the quality of our online service. We collect your IP address, referral data, and browser and platform type. We do not require you to share information that identifies you personally, such as your name or email address, in order for you to use our website. The SCA website assigns an anonymous identification number to your requests and links the following additional data to that number: the date and time you visited the website, your search terms, and the links upon which you choose to click. Like many other websites, we collect and store this anonymous user information to examine trends, administer the site, track users’ movements in the aggregate.


SCA may set and access cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small data file that a website may send to your browser and which may then be stored on your system. We use both session cookies and persistent cookies. For session cookies, once you close the browser, the cookie terminates. A persistent cookie is a small text file stored on your hard drive for an extended period of time. Persistent cookies can be removed by following internet browser help file directions.

We use cookies to track which pages on our website visitors view and which web browsers our visitors use. We also use “action tags” to assist in delivering the cookie. These action tags allow us to compile statistics and other data about our users on an aggregate basis, by embedding a random identifying number on each user’s browser. Then we track where that number shows up on our site.


All pages which go to make up the Seattle Counselors Association (SCA) website are copyrighted by Seattle Counselors Association. SCA is a non-profit Washington state based professional association. All rights reserved. SCA logo and the name “Seattle Counselors Association” are registered trademarks and may not be used without express written permission. Linking to our site is freely encouraged and no notice is required to do so.

Reproduction of any SCA website pages for any and all commercial use is generally prohibited without prior, written permission from the Board of SCA. Permission is granted to copy pages, links, and other materials for private, personal use only; for a handout for a presentation to professionals, consumers, or any organization; and for a handout to clients by any health-related professional. Use in any of the above fashion must clearly identify the source and copyright date of the material published, such as: “This material has been reproduced here with permission from (list full web address of the source document), copyright 2004-2010, Seattle Counselors Association. All rights reserved.” All other permission requests should be made via our standard feedback mechanism.

Original authors of all original materials on the SCA website retain copyright of their own work. Such materials may be removed upon the author’s request to the webmaster, and such requests will be fulfilled by SCA. All rights are reserved by the authors for the use and display of their work.