Seattle Washington

Treatment is within your reach!

At the Gateway Institute in Seattle, Washington, we’re committed to making our comprehensive treatment programs, including anxiety treatment programs and OCD treatment services, accessible to everyone who needs them in the State of Washington or any location within the United States.


The Gateway Institute specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and other anxiety-related conditions such as Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic/Anxiety Attacks and Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), and Trichotillomania.


The behavioral therapy treatment methods utilized at Gateway to treat anxiety conditions are cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure and response prevention (ERP), exposure therapy (ET), and mindfulness-based behavioral therapy (MBBT).

The Gateway Institute welcomes Washington residents from Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Bellevue, Kent, Everett, Spokane Valley, and beyond to travel for treatment.

The Gateway Institute

11900 NE 1st St. Suite #300
Bellevue, WA 98005
Call 833-HEAL-OCD (833-432-5623)
Hours of Operation:
Mon: 8AM-6PM
Tue: 8AM-6PM
Wed: 8AM-6PM
Thu: 8AM-6PM
Fri: 8AM-6PM

Meet Our Seattle Washington Area Staff

Jim Sterner

Jim Sterner

LMFT | Lic #46088

Jim Sterner, LMFT, founder of The Gateway Institute, discovered his passion and interest in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) while studying psychology at the University of Maryland and Antioch University. This passion and interest in the field of OCD drove him to further studies at Phillips Graduate Institute in… READ MORE

Mona Khayal

Mona Khayal


Mona is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) whose practice welcomes individuals from all walks of life. With Mona, you’ll find a safe and inclusive space where your background is respected and valued. Starting in April 2024, Mona will be offering specialized treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related anxiety disorders at The Gateway Institute in Seattle, Washington. .… READ MORE

Chis Boicelli

Chis Boicelli

MFT Intern

Chris received his undergraduate degree in general psychology from Capella University and is finishing his master’s degree in clinical psychology, scheduled for the fall of 2024. He has diligently honed his skills through various clinical internships, including those at Eastside Counseling Center and now at The Gateway Institute. Chris will be focusing on providing specialized treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD),.… READ MORE


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