Terry Paquin, LICSW

Terri was born and raised in Jefferson County on the Olympic Peninsula.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in Art at The University of Washington and then a master’s degree in social work.  Terri started her career as a therapist and social worker in rural Maine and stayed there for over 20 years.  During her time in Maine, she worked in community mental health, private practice, school social work, emergency room social work, and in-patient psychiatric care.  As a rural practitioner, she developed skill and confidence in working with people ranging in age from toddlers to seniors.  Terri also worked as a supervisor of therapists providing care to children in foster care and she supervised M.S.W. students from The University of Maine in Orono.

In 2010 she moved back to the Olympic Peninsula with her husband and their cats and dogs, to be near her family again.  For seven years she worked at a local community mental health center doing intakes and honing her diagnostic and assessment skills.

Terri primarily uses cognitive-behavioral therapy, insight-oriented therapy, play therapy, and motivational interviewing with patients. She is comfortable working with people who have many different issues they need help with.  Terri enjoys living out in the country and spending time there with her husband and their pets.  She likes reading, good television dramas, painting watercolors, and walking on the beach.

Degrees/Other Info

Degree: University of Washington