Redmond Kirkland WA Family & Relationship Counseling | Lynn Tienken

Coming Home - Relationship Counseling for Couples, Individuals, and Parent /Child

Getting to the Heart of the Matter
"Things aren't going well. There is no intimacy in our relationship. I want us to communicate better as a couple."

"I just want to know how to feel closer to my friends."

"It seems like all that I do is remind and yell at my children. I want to know how to really talk with my children."

These are the refrains of many individuals who express a desire to move closer to the important people in their lives. They are no longer satisfied with "life as it is" in their relationships.

Clarity of Purpose
People want to find meaning in their path toward closeness. Spirit leads the way in my counseling/coaching environment. My hope is that as I sit with people, helping them look fearlessly and searchingly, they will find their own feelings, motives, and actions that lead to self love and the love of others. This is the place of "home."

Redmond Kirkland WA Family & Relationship Counseling | Lynn Tienken
Lynn listens to me.
Lynn hears all of me, not just my words.
-- Father of 2 young adults

Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go, it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow.
-- Alice Mackenzie Swaim

Joyful Relationships
Relationships! Why are they so hard? Sometimes it's the reality that the partners or parents have gotten into a "head over heart" mode. The relationship takes on the pattern of analysis, criticism, judgement, and "matter-of-factness." Expressing what is in the heart-where the joy is-means becoming vulnerable. And that means feeling safe to express fears, worry, needs, or even delight. This is the first step to experiencing joy in a relationship.

Teaming with the Counselor/Coach
My relationship-building skills and ability to create a supportive counseling environment will help you develop your positive strengths in growing your relationship with your partner, spouse , or your child. It's a time of new discoveries, new adventures together and individually.

My Specialties:
  • Couples counseling
  • Child and parent coaching
  • Individual relationship counseling

  • My goal is to get individuals to look deeper than the current limiting behavior, and get to the heart of the matter. This is how we can experience lasting change.

    For a more information about my work call me with your questions.


    Lynn Tienken

    Lynn Tienken, MS, LMHC | 206-661-2825
    15600 Redmond Way, Suite 201, Redmond, WA 98052
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