Janet Shelstad, MA

Janet Shelstad, MA

Psychotherapy  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
Janet Shelstad, MA is a psychotherapist in Lakewood, WA. She specializes in psychotherapy, child & adolescent psychiatry, and more.Read her story

10116 36th Avenue Ct SW Ste 109

Lakewood, WA 98499

Contact Information

(253) 332-1030

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Magellan Health Services
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Washington
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check if Janet Shelstad treats your condition or procedure

Janet Shelstad's conditions and procedures:

ADHD and-or ADD
Adjustment Disorder
Adolescent Counseling
Adolescent Depression
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Behavior Modification
Behavioral Disorders
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Counseling Services
Couples Therapy
Crisis Intervention
Depressive Disorders
Family Counseling
Family Psychotherapy
Individual Therapy
Marital Counseling
Marital Therapy
Marriage Break-Up
Pediatric Behavior Disorders
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Psychotherapy Services
Relationship Issues
Relaxation Therapy
Separation Anxiety
Stress Management

About Me

I am certified Adlerian therapist.  Adlerian therapy focuses on the client as an individual who is striving to be his or her ideal self. Adler has been called the "father" of family therapy, in that he was the first therapist to consider the cli...


  • Psychotherapy
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Marriage & Family Therapy


Pierce County Jail Mental Health Unit
Internship Hospital
Chapman University College
Central Washington University
Undergraduate School

Janet Shelstad's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Janet Shelstad


Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Janet Shelstad?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • Under 10 minutes
Janet Shelstad's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Janet Shelstad, MA
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Janet is conniving. She was recommended to me by Washington Apple Health as being trans-competent for children. Not only does she not know the first (or last!) thing about kids who are trans, but she said that it's possible to influence a kid to be trans! She also believed every lie that my...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Janet Shelstad, MA?
Janet is fantastic. She has been so helpful for my family. She's compassionate, informed, experienced, and really has the child's well being in mind and puts the child first.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Janet Shelstad, MA?
I saw Janet for year when I was living in Tacoma. I was coming out of a very dysfunctional situation both job wise and home wise. Our sessions were invaluable in helping me cope and move into a more healthy place in my life. She was a great listener and related very well with me. She was very...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Janet Shelstad, MA?
Janet needs to take a communication class. Take your children elsewhere! Very unprofessional
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option2
×Post a ResponseAre you Janet Shelstad, MA?
We came to Janet with very complicated family issues and I was relieved that we had. We have very complicated family issues, and once we had established a rapport with Janet, I felt we were really able to begin making progress. She really hears all sides of an issue and I feel she cuts right...Read More
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option2
×Post a ResponseAre you Janet Shelstad, MA?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Janet Shelstad?


Healing Places Counseling Center

  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: closed
    • Tue: 11:30am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 11:30am - 9:30pm
    • Thu: 11:30am - 9:30pm
    • Fri: 11:30am - 5:30pm
    • Sat: 10:30am - 5:30pm
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Beech Street (Multiplan)
Capp Care PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Behavioral Health
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
Magellan Health Services
Molina Healthcare
MHNet - Behavioral Health
Molina HMO
Premera Blue Cross
Balance Bronze 5500 PCP PPO
Balance Gold 1000 PPO
Balance Gold 1300 HRA PPO
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
United Healthcare