Therapy

Therapy  (Individual, Couples or Family Therapy):

PiPE offers free therapy for survivors of violence.

Who is eligible for therapy through PiPE?

  • Therapy is available to survivors of child sexual abuse, rape, sexual assault, sexual exploitation, hate crimes and other crimes, who would not be able to access counseling services due to lack of insurance or other barriers.
  • Therapy is open to survivors who are homeless, formerly houseless,  or ‘at-risk’ of becoming homeless (including runaways).
  • Ages 13 to 30

How do you access therapy through PiPE?

  • If you or someone you know is in need of services you can call Lexi, our mental health program manager and staff therapist at (360) 522-5536 or email her at lexi@pipeolympia.org. 
  • You can also come into PiPE during drop-in hours and ask to speak with an advocate about our therapy program.
  • All services are FREE and CONFIDENTIAL.

Please be aware that as service providers, we are mandated reporters and are required by law to contact Protective Services if you are in immediate danger from yourself or another and we have identifying information (such as your legal name, age or place of residence). In an effort to empower individuals, we are committed to providing you with an accurate representation of our abilities and limitations. 

PiPE’s therapists:

Lexi Albertslexi@pipeolympia.org, (360) 522-5536

Lexi Alberts is the mental health program manager and one of the therapists at PiPE. Lexi practices therapy from a perspective that acknowledges how trauma can impact many aspects of a person’s life. She works with participants to help process their experiences, heal, and then thrive after trauma. Lexi has a background in sexual assault survivor advocacy, crisis-intervention, and mental health counseling with marginalized populations. In an ongoing effort to recognize and address inequities, Lexi prioritizes social justice and multicultural perspectives as both a therapist and a member in her community. 

Teresa Guajardo

https://rainbowhealthcenter.com/user/teresa/

Mae Kessler, MA, LMFTA

https://www.maekesslertherapy.com/

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