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We believe that psychological and sexual health play vital roles in human functioning.


Services Offered

Welcome to Healing & Empowering Life Coaching and Psychological Services. We are a Telehealth practice, providing confidential services via telephone and videoconferencing, open to clients all over the United States and a psychotherapy practice covering NY, WA, and AZ.


For clients in the state of NY & WA, our team provides psychotherapy. We address depression, anxiety, and other mental health concerns. We can work with adults and older adolescents using cognitive-behavioral therapy, person-centered, and narrative therapy.


The team at H.E.L.P.S. are advocates for our LBGTQIA+ and TGNCNB (Transgender, Gender Non-Conforming, Gender Expansive, and Non-Binary) Communities. In session we address sexuality, gender, the coming out process, top/bottom surgical procedures, and challenges with our families.


We provide services to those in the Poly, Swing, and BDSM communities. We are kink-aware providers, with experience to differentiate BDSM and abuse. New or experienced BDSM practitioners will find a safe and open space to discuss their most intimate concerns.

Clinical Supervision

Need supervision for licensure? We will work with you to complete your supervision requirements for interns or pre-licensed clinicians in WA and NY. Please contact us to discuss rates.

Bariatric Coach

Wendy Pethybridge specializes in bariatric surgery. Wendy has 9+ years of experience with bariatrics.  She conducts evaluations to clear clients for bariatric surgery in NY & WA and can be a Bariatric coach to anyone in the U.S. She can be the support you need to make changes for long-term success.

Yoga & Meditation

Wendy Pethybridge is a yoga instructor and can provide services that utilize yoga, including meditation and mindfulness practices.


"Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin"

Ivan Pavlov

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Contact H.E.L.P.S.

We help our patients develop the tools they need to cope with life’s challenges. Contact us today to learn more and book a session.

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We look forward to walking with you on your journey.


New York


Contact Us

P (253) 257-5177
F (315) 546-2406

Office Hours

M-F: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (PST)

Sat/Sun: Closed
Appointments are required.