Anna J. Arnold-Grindy, M.S.W., Ed.S., LICSW
(WA State License #LW60655960

Anna grew up in Arlington, WA and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She graduated from Western Washington University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. In 2007, she earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work and in 2014, she graduated with a Master’s Degree in School Psychology from Eastern Washington University. Anna has also become dually certified as a School Social Worker and School Psychologist. Currently, she is helping clients at WCS while working part-time with the Arlington and Darrington School Districts as a School Psychologist.

Anna’s desire is to better the lives of people living in her community by applying her clinical social work skills and school psychology experience. She utilizes an eclectic approach to therapy while working with clients to achieve their personal goals. She and her husband have five children and they enjoy spending time together in the great outdoors and engaging in extracurricular activities, such as sports and hiking.

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Noelle S. Blacker, M.Ed., LMHC
(WA State License #LH60331747)

Noelle is a Washington native from Arlington.  After
graduating from high school, she attended California Lutheran University earning a B.A. in Sociology in 2002. Upon graduation Noelle went to work full time on Young Life staff in Lake Stevens, Washington where she enjoyed working closely with schools, students and parents in the community. 

Several years later, she started her graduate work at Seattle Pacific University and in 2007 earned her Master’s Degree in Education with a certification in school counseling.  Being a counselor both in the school system as well as in private practice combines many of her life passions to help others live life to their full potential. Noelle began working in private practice with Wrightway Counseling Services in 2011. She is happily married and loves spending time with her sons and two dogs.

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Shannon T. Crockett, M.A., LMFT
(WA State License #LF60093186)

 Shannon received her Master's Degree in Child, Couple and Family Therapy from Antioch University Seattle in 2006, and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Central Washington University. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the State of Washington and has worked with families in various settings since 2001. Shannon utilizes several treatment approaches, such as Cognitive/Behavioral, Parenting Education, Play Therapy, Family Systems and Attachment Therapy.

 Over the past decade she has focused her training on helping families with special needs including Autism, ADHD, Down Syndrome and other developmental disabilities. Shannon offers compassionate support and practical tools to better help manage the unique challenges in your life. She works with each individual and family to create the best possible approach, help implement it immediately and maintain it over time.

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Sara C. Jones, M.S., LMFTA
(WA State License #MG60585432)

Sara, originally from Colorado, moved to Washington in 2006 and fell in love with the Seattle area. She received her Bachelors in Psychology and Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seattle Pacific University. Sara has clinical experience working on the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Seattle Children's Hospital, working in a partial hospitalization program that specialized in eating disorder treatment and working with individuals, couples and families of all ages in both private practice and community mental health settings.

Sara uses an eclectic approach to therapy that is tailored to each individual's needs and goals. She incorporates emotion focused, family systems, cognitive behavioral and solution focused therapeutic interventions. Sara particularly enjoys working with teens, couples and women of all ages. In her free time, Sara loves spending time with her family, getting outdoors, and watching a good movie.

Contact:(360) 474-6262 x6 or

Kimarie K. Scholz, M.A., LMHCA

(WA State License #MC60810074)

Kimarie grew up on a farm in nearby Snohomish. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Western Washington University in 1995 and a Master’s Degree in Cross-Cultural Studies from Fuller Seminary shortly thereafter. She spent the next decade living in foreign countries, doing aid work, and then returned to the states with her husband to be a stay-at-home-mom to their five kiddos for another decade. She completed her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology in 2017 and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate.
Kimarie loves working with people of diverse backgrounds and tends to utilize a person-centered approach, focusing on helping the client feel empowered to discover their own solutions to life’s difficulties. She also has a passion for trauma recovery, women’s issues, and incorporating a holistic (mind, body, spirit) approach to counseling.

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Joel D. Wright, M.A., LMHC
(WA State License #LH00008912)

oel has spent most of his life in the Arlington-area. Since childhood, Joel has been passionate about helping people succeed. In 2000, he began providing mental health counseling in the clinical setting. Although he is trained and experienced in helping many types of people, with various issues, he specializes in working with students who have emotional and behavioral difficulties.


In 2001, Joel received his Master of Arts degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. He then moved back to the Arlington-area and began providing counseling at a local mental health agency. In 2003, Joel decided to open Wrightway Counseling Services in order to provide quality counseling in a convenient location for the families in his hometown.

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