Hunter Badgley MA LMHCA
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate
Hunter received his master’s degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Gonzaga University in 2018 and is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA). He integrates techniques from several counseling theories including Internal Family Systems, Existential Psychotherapy, Interpersonal Neurobiology, and Client Centered Counseling. Hunter’s warm counseling approach is rooted in his belief that humans thrive when they are accepted and respected. He works together with his clients to create a safe space for personal growth and healing. He works with a wide variety of clients, primarily from adolescence through adulthood.
Hunter has extensive training in Internal Family Systems. He continues to engage in continuing education, regularly attending trainings in various counseling theories and ethics to stay engaged with the ever-expanding base of knowledge of mental health.
Hunter is especially interested in working with clients who face terminal illness or are grieving. He also enjoys working with client’s on identity development, providing a space for client’s to be seen and heard as they are. Through working with Hunter, it is his hope that you may be able to increase your understanding and acceptance of yourself, ultimately letting go of and coping with shame. He works to help you identify and normalize your emotions with empathy and respect for the human experience.
At home Hunter enjoys harvesting fresh food from the garden and sharing meals with family and friends. You may also find him hiking, cross country skiing, and exploring around Spokane. Hunter is married and has a young child, which is a daily source of joy in his life.